Nadar Ensemble is a Belgian ensemble founded in 2006 by a group of young musicians who share a burning interest in contemporary music. They are now in Sweden for the first time, to perform the program "Doppelgänger", where the musicians investigate the correlation between the auditory and the visual; between music sounds and pictures.
Can 180 singers and 50 musicians defeat the Minotaur? Over 200 participants – professional and amateur singers of all ages, professional orchestral musicians and young musicians – are brought together on stage with one mission: to defeat a child-eating monster. Opera for children, young people and adults in two acts by Jonathan Dove (1959–). Libretto Aladair Middleton. Swedish translation by Erik Fägerborn. Sung in Swedish.
Milos Forman's Oscar winning film, accompanied by the Göteborg Opera Orchestra and Chorus. Winner of 8 Academy Awards® including Best Picture, Milos Foreman’s sumptuous Amadeus is an aural and visual treat for all the senses.
Guest performance by Spain's national company. A multi-award winning performance choreographed by Swedish choreographer Johan Inger.
A breathtaking adventure about what it means to be a hero. Musical in two acts. Music ALAN MENKEN. Lyrics STEPHEN SCHWARTZ. Book PETER PARNELL. Based on the VICTOR HUGO novel and songs from the DISNEY film. Performed in Swedish.
Opera in two acts by Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) Libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa based on a melodrama by David Belasco the Brescia version (1904). Sung in Italian with Swedish surtitles.
The one who has power over the gold has power over the world. Prologue to Der Ring des Nibelungen — a music drama in one act by Richard Wagner (1813–1883). Text by the composer.
Dance under the skin. A new creation by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and ‘Solo Echo’ by Crystal Pite
The musicians and singers from the Göteborg Opera perform casual concerts in our foyer. Foyer concerts start at 12.30pm. Free admission.
For the twelfth year in a row, opera houses all over Europe are laying on exciting activities with that little bit extra to celebrate the art of opera. This year’s theme is Where the Past Meets the Future. The Göteborg Opera will be celebrating with an opera marathon, special effects, open rehearsals and guided tours. We look forward to seeing you!Read more
In connection to the preparatory rehearsal of the opera Boris Godunov on Tuesday, April 17, there was a conflict between Peter Konwitschny and co-workers around the stage. Konwitschny acted in a manner which contravenes with the Göteborg Opera's view regarding how we work together and how to express oneself among co-workers. The following day, the project management had a conversation with him, and the management at the Göteborg Opera chose to terminate the cooperation.Read more