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Moomin Opera (Finnish: Muumi-ooppera) was a Finnish opera which originally premiered in 1974. It was written by Tove Jansson, directed by Heikki Värtsi and with music by Ilkka Kuusisto. As with the previous play Troll in the Wings, the story is based on Moominsummer Madness.

Cast

Personnel

  • Music - Ilkka Kuusisto
  • Libretto - Tove Jansson
  • Translation - Esko Elstelä
  • Director & choreography - Heikki Värtsi
  • Set design - Thomas Gripenberg
  • Masks - Hans Kling
  • Costumes - Hans Kling & Tove Jansson