GUEST PERFORMANCE. In Last Work, Ohad Naharin and Batsheva Dance Company go to the dark side in a politically electrified act of protest. They explore the body’s motion as the most humane, stirring expression of performing arts and synthesize the infinite spectrum of emotions and sentiment into performance.
17 and 20 August on The Göteborg Opera Main Stage. This year on 17 August we invite you to two concerts on the Main Stage, featuring a harmonious preview of what’s in store for the coming season. On 20 August you can enjoy GöteborgsOperans Danskompani on the Main Stage.
A fairy-tale cabaret based on texts by Lennart Hellsing. In this dazzling imaginary world you’ll find stories, songs, poems and masses of instruments – and four Lennarts.
Orchestral concert with music about life’s happiness and sorrows. Carl Nielsen: Helios overture (1903), Gustav Mahler: Kindertotenlieder (1901–1904), Richard Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra (1896).
A passionate Swedish National Opera. Opera in three acts Ivar Hallström (1826-1901). Libretto Frans Hedberg.
The Göteborg Opera is delighted to announce the appointment of Icelandic Katrín Hall as new Artistic Director of GöteborgsOperans Danskompani. She will take up the position on 1 August 2016.Read more
The Göteborg Opera wants to help to improve society, so we are donating artworks to organisations in Västra Götaland that work to promote increased integration or improve the situation of young people suffering from social exclusion. The artworks will then be sold at auction by Göteborgs Auktionsverk, and the funds raised will be donated to five chosen organisations.Read more
The Göteborg Opera will be staging a production of Richard Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen, otherwise known as the Ring Cycle, from 2018 until 2021. A creative and highly challenging task in itself, the project hopes to break new ground in terms of its environmental ambitions. The project will run until 2021, which is the city of Gothenburg’s 400th anniversary, and will now be an active part of celebrations to mark the occasion. Collaboration between organisations, researchers and government agencies will make this project as stimulating as the dramatic production itself.Read more