Watch the recording of Sanatorio Express performed by the Finnish National Opera on 2 October 2018.
Music Iiro Rantala
Orchestration Arttu Takalo
Libretto Minna Lindgren
Conductor Kalle Kuusava
Director Maria Sid
Sets, costumes Anna Kontek
Lighting design, video design Joonas Tikkanen
Cast: A SOPRANO Johanna Rusanen, A HUSBAND, SOPRANO’S PARTNER Waltteri Torikka, HEALER Hannu Niemelä, A TENOR Markus Nykänen, RECEPTIONIST Päivi Nisula, LADY 1 Anu Hoistikka, LADY 2 Ann-Marie Heino, MAN 1 Heikki Hattunen, MAN 2 Samuli Takkula
Sanatorio Express, composed by Iiro Rantala and written by Minna Lindgren, is a side-splittingly funny opera about today’s neuroses and relationships. The direction is by Maria Sid. Catchy melodies, a fascinating plot, and themes that are acutely familiar to us guarantee an entertaining opera experience for everyone.
Recommended for children over the age of 7.
Performed and subtitles in Finnish.
Production: Finnish Broadcasting Company and FNOB 2018.