The Medium takes over Oulu Opera

Gian Carlo Menotti’s opera in two acts, a psychological thriller The Medium is on premiere on The Oulu City Theater’s main stage on September 2nd at 7 pm.

In the opera an aging medium, Madame Flora sets up spiritualistic séances together with her daughter Monica and mute, adopted helper boy Toby to bring comfort to those who have lost their loved ones. Suddenly the plot turns tricky when surrounded by dark, external world-like supernaturalness she feels strangling hands on her throat and starts hearing voices others don’t hear.

Director of the opera is Leena Salonen, Oulu Sinfonia is conduted by Jari Hämäläinen and main parts will be sung by Laura Pyrrö and Marjatta Airas. The performances go on until September 24th, further information www.teatteri.ouka.fi