Succesful opera Savitri in New Delhi

Opera Savitri was performed in New Delhi, India, in the end of March as a one-of-a-kind Finnish-Indian collaboration!

The performance took place at the Bahai Hall by the Lotus Temple, and the auditorium was packed full with contented spectators.

The production was a part of the year of celebration of the 70 Years of diplomatic relations between Finland and India, and was established by the Finnish Embassy and the Neemrana Music Foundation in New Delhi.

The performance directed by Juulia Tapola got it’s premiere in summer 2017, and in the execution in India the soloists (Laura Pyrrö, Jouni Kokora, Matias Haakana) were the same – as well as the pianist (Tiina Korhonen). Other musicians and the female choir consisting of 20 singers came from India.

In the picture posing with the soloists the Finnish Ambassador Mrs Nina Vaskunlahti. Namaste!