Ilkka Kuusisto

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Ilkka Kuusisto in 2011.

Ilkka Taneli Kuusisto (born 26 April 1933 in Helsinki) is a Finnish composer of popular opera and father of Jaakko Kuusisto and Pekka Kuusisto. He was the general manager of the Finnish National Opera 1984–1992.

Works

  • Symphony #1 (1998)
  • Concertino improvvisando for violin & small Orchestra (2006)
  • Kun talo alkka solda (1992)

Operas

  • Muumiooppera 1974
  • Miehen kylkiluu 1977
  • Sota valosta 1980
  • Jääkäri Ståhl 1981
  • Pierrot ja yön salaisuudet 1991
  • Postineiti 1992
  • Neiti Julie 1994
  • Gabriel, tule takaisin! 1998
  • Isänmaan tyttäret 1998
  • Nainen kuin jäätynyt samppanja 1999
  • Kuninkaan sormus 2000
  • Pula! 2002
  • Matilda ja Nikolai 2003
  • Kotia kohti 2006
  • Vapauden vanki 2006
  • Taipaleenjoki 2009

References

  • "Finland in 1992: A land filled with festivals". The Finnish American Reporter. 5 (5): 10. 1992. 
  • Shauna Snow (December 5, 1989). "Music". Los Angeles Times. 


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