The musical Nattexpressen 18.3-29.3.2025



The musical “Nattexpressen” premieres on March 18, 2025!

The book “Nattexpressen” by the Swedish-speaking Finnish author Karin Erlandsson is now becoming a major family musical in a unique collaborative project between Finland and Sweden. The music is composed by Swedish-speaking Finnish composer Mikael Svarvar and the script by Swedish librettist Erik Fägerborn. Participating in and around the performance are graduating students from the Musical Academy in Umeå and Novia University of Applied Sciences in Jakobstad.

“Time is a cone, a funnel – an upside-down shape.

At the beginning, you have a lot of time – it seems enormous…” – Ulf, conductor on the “Nattexpressen”

Family musical in 2 acts.

Music & arrangements: Mikael Svarvar
Script and direction: Erik Fägerborn
Scenography: Pia Enroth
Choreography: Cynthia Kai
Costume design: Kitty Grenholm
Musical direction: Martin Segerstråle

Production: Novia, Jakobstad and Musikalakademien, Umeå in collaboration with Norrlandsoperan

Performances will be given on:

March 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29