Group 2

Photo: Ewa Malmsten-Nordell

Opera Hilma af Klint

8.3 – 15.3 2019

Stockholm

World Premiere! The opera ”HILMA – an Opera about Hidden Art” combines tones and timbres with the colours and shapes of Swedish abstract artist Hilma af Klint, and her unique body of spiritualistic work. Experience scenes of Hilma af Klint’s life with projections of her paintings creating an illusion of coming from thin air. Music by Benjamin Staern, directed by Mira Bartov.

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

Fully booked

Schools are welcome on 8 March at 10.00. 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: operanhilma@gmail.com

Please state:

  • number of students and teachers
  • grade
  • if you wish to book a workshop

Participants

Hilma af Klint: Mette af Klint
Rudolf Steiner, Erik af Klint: Fredrik af Klint
Hermina (prerecorded): Alma Adolfsson
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

Photo: Håkan Larsson

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