Jaakko Kuusisto

Extra performance for Jaakko's sold-out opera

The Finnish National Opera is organising one additional performance of Jaakko Kuusisto's new opera Jää (Ice). The performance is on Thursday, March 7th at 7 pm, and tickets go on sale on January 29th at https://oopperabaletti.fi/ohjelmisto-ja-liput/jaa/#Osta%20lippuja

Jaakko's opera sold out at FNO

The new opera by Jaakko Kuusisto titled Jää (Ice) premiered at the Finnish National Opera on January 25th 2019. The opera is based on the award-winning and bestselling novel by Ulla-Lena Lundberg, and was commissioned by the FNO. The libretto is by Juhani Koivisto, with stage direction by Anna Kelo.

All 12 performances are sold out. The opera runs through March 9th.

YLE Areena will live-stream the opera on March 5th at 7 pm. The stream can also be seen at www.operavision.eu and www.oopperabaletti.fi/live. YLE Radio 1 will broadcast it on March 22nd, ja Finnish TV viewers can see it on the YLE Teema channel on April 22nd.