A concept album by Johanna Telander Kalevala: the Musical, featuring Tony and Olivier nominee Ramin Karimloo and Tony winner Alice Ripley, will be released in august. Ahead of his debut, get a glimpse of Karimloo singing from the sheet music in the video above, filmed during recent studio recording sessions.
The new musical follows two children on their fantasy adventure through an ancient haunted forest. They discover the healing power of nearly forgotten music in their quest to help the spirits of nature find the lost spirit of man.
The upcoming album also features Alyssa Fox, Marina Pires, Natalie Toro and Kay Trinidad with Amanda Yachechak, Brandon Contreras, Johanna Telander, Kristi Roosmaa, Madison Claire Parks, Omer Shàish, Quentin Garzón and Reeta Vestman.
Set includes Angeline Mirenda, Ari Aaron, Brittany Rodin, Clay Christopher, Courtney Cheatham, Eeppi Ursin, Elena Ramos Pascullo, Jade Rosenberg, Janine Colletti, Joey Boover, John Koski, Marc Christopher, Markus Kaitila, Marshall Ross, Mikael Haavisto, Nicholas Leung, Nicole Corris, Noel Houle-von Behren, Olivia Valli, Petra Jasmiina Haapamäki, Rebbekah Vega-Romero and Stephen Velasquez.
The concept album, with orchestrations by Marko Hilpo, is produced by Quentin Garzón and Kristi Roosmaa. Video production is by Danny Kaan.
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