The House of the Sun to be staged

Einojuhani Rautavaara’s chamber opera The House of the Sun (Auringon talo)  is to be staged by the Metropolia University of Applied Sciences on 9, 10 and 11 April 2021. The conductor will be Mikko Franck and the stage director Ville Saukkonen. This popular opera buffa tells about twin sisters whose family abandoned the splendour of their home and fled to Finland in the wake of the Russian revolution. The family became isolated with tragic consequences, but the old sisters escaped from the sad greyness of their everyday life into the memories of their glorious youth.