Hummelhonung was presented in Krakow and Warszawa during October 2012. Information (in Polish) below. This was done as part of a major Torgny Lindgren-festival in Poland (Updated 2012-12-17)


Hummelhonung/ Sweetness

Opera in two acts, composed in 1999-2001

Music: Carl Unander-Scharin
Libretto by Magnus Carlbring
based on the novel by Torgny Lindgren
Directed by Karl Dunér
Conducted by Stefan Solyom
Set design and costumes: Peder Freij

First performance September 29, 2001 at the Vasa Theatre, Stockholm.
Commissioned by The Royal Opera, Stockholm.

 Kath´s aria - downloadable

Music published by Gehrmans Muskförlag (

Audio Samples

Cast on first performance:

Olof: Lennart Stregård

Hadar: JohnErik Eleby

Kath: Katarina Nilsson

Minna: Karin Frölén

Ung-Olof: Niklas Björling-Rygert

Ung-Hadar: Staffan Alveteg

Lars/Edvard: Lars Brissman




Pressklipp (in Swedish)