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.