The Long Long Journey

Location: Umeå
Arena/Place: NorrlandsOperan
Category: Children, Opera
Date: Tuesday 2 oct 2018 - Wednesday 3 Oct 2018

Ilon Wikland is one of our most beloved illustrators, mostly known for the cartoons in Astrid Lindgren’s books. Now, the poignant story of Wiklands life has become an opera for the whole family.

The story of Ilon Wiklands escape from Estonia during the second world war is based on a children’s book by Rose Lagercrantz. The libretto is written by Unga på Operans´ stage director Sigrid Herrault, and the music of Johan Ramström, director is Ellen Lamb. The music is performed by Norrbotten NEO. A collaboration with Norrbottenmusiken, Piteå Kammaropera & Kungliga Operan.

For children 7-9 years.


Date Time Arena/Place
2 Oct
Tuesday 2 oct 2018 19:00 - 20:00 NorrlandsOperan
3 Oct
Wednesday 3 oct 2018 19:00 - 20:00 NorrlandsOperan

Contact information

Phone number
+46 090154300
Contact person email
[email protected]

Facilities and services

Special requirements
Physically disabled facilities Non smoking  


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  • Tue 2 oct 2018 19:00 - 20:00 @ NorrlandsOperan
  • Wed 3 oct 2018 19:00 - 20:00 @ NorrlandsOperan

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