John Storgårds

01.09.2022, 19:00

Korundi House of Culture, Rovaniemi

Lapland Chamber Orchestra

THE FUR HAT OPERA

Tapio Tuomela: THE FUR HAT OPERA, opera in two acts about sacrificing nature, guilt, betrayal, forgiveness and community empowerment, and whether the injustice done to nature, culture and humanity can be forgiven. Based on true events in Finnish Lapland (World premiere).

John Storgårds, conductor
Erik Söderblom, director
Sami Parkkinen, libretto

Cast:

Ville Rusanen, Reino, former salmon fisher
Mari Palo, Eevi, Reino’s wife
Hanna Rantala, Piija, Kekkonen’s sauna attendant
Juha Uusitalo, Kekkonen, president
Hannu Niemelä, Eelis, leader of the fur hat delegation
Aki Alamikkotervo, Lasse, member of the delegation
Jouni Kokora, Jouko, member of the delegation
Nicholas Söderlund, Jaakko, member of the delegation
Lasse Penttinen, Häyrynen, reporter
Markus Nieminen, Väyrynen, minister
Tuomas Miettola, Virolainen, minister
Veikko Vallinoja, Taxell, minister
Laura Salovaara, Pate Hinkkanen

Produced by Kemijoen kulttuurituki ry
Olli Tiuraniemi and Jussi Merikanto, producers 

 


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