Vickan & Väinö – Korsholm Music Festival

Date: August 1, 2023
Time: 13:00 - 14:30
Location: Culture House Fanny, Finland

Vickan & Väinö is a bilingual children’s opera that tells the story of the construction of Finland’s new capital, Helsinki, by the architect Engel and two mice who save Engel’s plans. It is an opera about Finland’s multicultural history and friendship without a common language. The third opera by hugely popular contemporary composer Cecilia Damström is based on the script by Marina Motaleff-Kelly. The opera is aimed at 4–10-year-olds. (In Finnish and Swedish.) Cast: Hedvig Paulig, soprano, Ville Salonen, tenor, Aku Rantama, baritone and Sonja Vertainen, accordion. Performances at 13.00 and 14.30 o’clock. Tickets: 10€ for adult. More info can be found here.