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Kullervo

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Aulis Sallinen s opera, drawn from episodes in the Finnish national epic, the Kalevala, in the production that inaugurated the new Finnish National Opera House in Helsinki last
December. Sung in Finnish. Presented by Clive Bennett. and Finnish National Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Ulf Soderblom
Actl
9.00 Sleepless Nights
A daily diary on the theme of anxiety with poet Hugo Williams.
2: Losing My Books
9.05 Before the second act, Clive Bennett discusses the "Finnishness" of Finnish opera with Erkki Toivanen , artistic director of the new opera house.
9.30 Act 2

Contributors

Unknown: Aulis Sallinen
Presented By: Clive Bennett.
Conductor: Ulf Soderblom
Unknown: Hugo Williams.
Unknown: Clive Bennett
Artistic: Erkki Toivanen
Kullervo: Jorma Hynninen (bar)
His mother: Eeva-Liisa Saarinen (mezzo)
His father: Martti Wallen (bass)
Unto: Tapani Valtasaari (bar)
Kimmo: Jorma Silvasti (tenor)
Ainikki: Satu Vihavainen (sop)
Unto's 's wife: Paula Etelavuori (mezzo)
Wife of a smith: Anna-Usa Jakobsson (mezzo)
Hunter: Pertti Makela (bar)
Blind singer: Vessa-Matti Loiri (baritone)
Tiera: Marko Putkonen (bass)
Two strangers: Matti Heinikari (tenor) And
Two strangers: Esa Tuuttunen (baritone)

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