Ilon Wikland is one of our most beloved illustrators, mostly known for the cartoons in Astrid Lindgren’s books. Now, the poignant story of Wiklands life has become an opera for the whole family.
The story of Ilon Wiklands escape from Estonia during the second world war is based on a children’s book by Rose Lagercrantz. The libretto is written by Unga på Operans´ stage director Sigrid Herrault, and the music of Johan Ramström, director is Ellen Lamb. The music is performed by Norrbotten NEO. A collaboration with Norrbottenmusiken, Piteå Kammaropera & Kungliga Operan.
For children 7-9 years.