Guggenheim Museum is well known for the abundunt arts events covering all performance genres beyond the any types of genres and repertoirs. This season, the museum presents exhotic performing arts exhibition combined music, dance and the ballet…!
U.S. OPERA PREMIERE: HILMA
MONDAY–TUESDAY, APRIL 15–16, 7:30 PM
On the occasion of the exhibition Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future, see the U.S. premiere of a chamber opera about Swedish artist Hilma af Klint, inspired by her unique body of spiritual works. Directed by librettist Mira Bartov, HILMA highlights pivotal moments from af Klint’s life, and features costumes by Ulrika Lilliehöök and a set designed by Fredrik Glahns. The cast includes Mette af Klint as the enigmatic Hilma; Fredrik af Klint, a relative of the artist, as Rudolf Steiner; and Alma Adolfsson, in a prerecorded performance, as Hilma’s little sister, Hermina. Composer Benjamin Staern connects tones and timbres with the colors and shapes of af Klint’s abstract works. Pianist Stefan Lindgren, violinist Victoria Stjerna, and cellist Andreas Lavotha provide accompaniment.
Upcoming Dance and Costume Commission
Reid Bartelme and Harriet Jung Design Dialogues
SUNDAY–MONDAY, APRIL 28–29, 7:30 PM
NYU’s Institute for the Study of the Ancient World’s exhibition The Ancient World and the Ballets Russes inspire Bartelme and Jung’s new costumes and new dances by Christopher Williams and Netta Yerulshamy.
The Australian Ballet
THE JOYCE THEATER
THURSDAY–SUNDAY, MAY 9-12
Join Joyce Theater for the Australian Ballet’s program of works by homegrown choreographic talent featuring Alice Topp’s acclaimed Aurum, the award-winning duet Unspoken Dialogues by Stephen Baynes, and a new work by Resident Choreographer Tim Harbour.
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New York, NY, 10128 United States
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