Ludovic Tézier & Cassandre Berthon

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July 2022

Program and cast

Ludovic Tézier: baritone

Cassandre Berthon: soprano


Gabriel Fauré

Pleurs d'or (duet)
Le secret
Puisqu'ici-bas toute âme (duet)
Les berceaux

Francis Poulenc

Colloque (duet)
Les chemins de l'amour 

Henri Duprac

Chanson triste

Charles Gounod

Marguerite's aria "Il était un roi de Thulé" from Faust

Ambroise Thomas

Ophélie's and Hamlet's duet "Doute de la lumière" from Hamlet
Hamlet's aria "Ô vin, dissipe la tristesse!" from Hamlet 


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Zerlina's ja Don Giovanni's duet "La, ci darem la mano" from Don Giovanni
Don Giovanni's aria "Deh, vieni alla finestra" from Don Giovanni
Susanna's aria "Giunse alfin il momento - Deh, vieni, non tardar" from Le nozze di Figaro
Susanna's ja Count Almaviva's duet "Crudel, preché finora farmi languir così?" from Le nozze di Figaro
Count Almaviva's aria "Hai già vinta la causa!" from Le nozze di Figaro 

Vincenzo Bellini

Giulietta's aria "Oh! quante volte" from I Capuleti e i Montecchi
Riccardo's aria "Ah! per sempre io ti perdei" from I puritani 

Giuseppe Verdi

Macbeth's aria "Pietá, rispetto, amore" from Macbeth

Olavinlinna Castle

​The Savonlinna Opera Festival performances are held in two locations. Main location is Olavinlinna Castle.


Olavinlinna (Swedish: Olofsborg; literally St. Olaf's Castle) is a 15th-century three-tower castle located in Savonlinna, Finland. It is the northern most medieval stone fortress still standing.

The castle is built on an island in the Kyrönsalmi strait that connects the lakes Haukivesi and Pihlajavesi.


Transport to Olavinlinna

Transport to the opera performances and concerts is provided (for a charge) from the main Savonlinna hotels to the Castle and back.
18.00 Malakias Summer Hotel (Hernemäki) 
18.10 Tott Hotel 
18.15 Seurahuone Hotel 
18.20 Spa Hotel Casino and Vuorilinna 
18.25 Pietari Kylliäinen Hotel 
18.30 Olavinlinna Castle, Linnankatu stop.

The return journey leaves the stop on Linnankatu for charter buses near the Castle 15 minutes after the end of the performance. 

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