Hilma – an Opera about Hidden art
Date and time:
9 March at 15.30
12 March at 18.00
Place: the Auditorium, floor 2
Language: English. An introduction to Hilma af Klint’s work and to the opera will be given in Swedish.
Price: 240/180 SEK
Tickets: buy tickets
Before the opera begins there will be a short introduction in Swedish to Hilma af Klint’s work and to the opera. Total length, including introduction, 1 h 20 min.
Projections of Hilma af Klint paintings
This chamber opera, paints crucial scenes of Hilma af Klint’s life with projections of her paintings creating an illusion of coming from thin air. Mette af Klint plays the enigmatic Hilma af Klint, while anthroposoph Rudolf Steiner is portrayed by Fredrik af Klint, a close relative of the artist.
Opera for schools
Schools are welcome on 8 March at 10.00 and 13.00. A workshop can be booked in connection with the opera, subject to availability. Free entrance.
Book opera for schools and workshop by sending an e-mail to: email@example.com
- number of students and teachers
- what time you want to see the opera: at 10.00 or 13.00
- if you wish to book a workshop
Hilma af Klint: Mette af Klint
Rudolf Steiner, Erik af Klint: Fredrik af Klint
Piano: Stefan Lindgren
Violin: Victoria Stjerna
Violoncell: Andreas Lavotha
Idea and production management: Mette af Klint
Music: Benjamin Staern
Libretto: Mira Bartov
Direction: Mira Bartov
Musical direction: Stefan Lindgren
Light design and projections: Fredrik Glanhs
Costume: Ulrika Lilliehöök Larsson
Graphic design: Siw Lövkvist
Photo: Ewa Malmsten-Nordell
Production assistant: Kristina Lilliehöök
More on Hilma af Klint
Exhibition at Moderna Museet 2013: Hilma af Klint – A Pioneer of Abstraction
Exhibition at Moderna Museet 2005–2006: Hilma af Klint
The Opera is a collaboration between: Statens Kulturråd, Musikverket, Stockholms stad, Konstnärsnämnden, Moderna Museet, Stiftelsen Hilma af Klints verk, Af Klint Produktion, Fantastikerna and Funktionell Form.
The opera is produced by AF KLINT PRODUKTION based on an idea by Mette af Klint.