This opera production is as Finnish as it gets!
Come and experience the opera "Isänmaan tyttäret" ("Daughters of the Fatherland") in the famous Temppeliaukio church at the center of Helsinki on 21 and 23 October at 6 pm 2021!
The opera, "Isänmaan tyttäret" ("Daughters of the Fatherland"), is a large-scale production depicting Finnish soldiers and female volunteers in the Finnish Winter and Continuation Wars. The music is by the reknown Finnish composer, Ilkka Kuusisto, and the impressive libretto is by Pia Perkiö. The text is based on interviews by Finnish soliders and women working as volunteers in the so-called Lotta Svärd organization on the front.
The official patron of the production is the wife of the President of Finland, Mrs. Jenni Haukio.
One euro of each ticket bought will be donated to the Finnish War Veterans' Assossiation.
Stage director: Jonna Wikström, conductor: Kaapo Ijas, scenography: Tiina Paavilainen, Costumes: Pia Lasonen, choreography: Iiris Salmenmaa, opera choir: NaisSound, Procuction: Opera Tellus ry.
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