Jaakko Ilkka (opera)

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Scene from outdoor opera Jaakko Ilkka, dir. by Edvin Laine. Ilmajoki Music Festival, Finland, summer 1978. Front row from left: Eero Piirto [fi] (Kylmä-Jyrä), Tuomo Häkkilä (Jaakko Ilkka), and Jaakko Hietikko [fi] (?). Composed by Jorma Panula, libretto by Aarni Krohn [fi].

Jaakko Ilkka is an opera by Finnish composer Jorma Panula which deals with the eponymous peasant leader of the Cudgel War of 1596, and was composed between 1977 and 1978.