Passion. Obsession. Fury. And unrequited love. A new extravagant production – the first to be created for the fantastic opportunities that a real opera house can offer. Performed in English.
A mistress as harsh and beautiful as the moon. Norma is the pinnacle of the bel canto operas. A tragic love triangle interwoven with beautifully sensual music composed by Bellini (1801-1835), such as the aria "Casta diva". Sung in Italian with Swedish surtitles. The premiere will be broadcast live on Swedish Radio.
Who steers the 1 100 spotlights? What is hidden in the secret corridors? How does a stage manager work? And why is there a sudden blackout on the Main stage? You will get all the answers if you go on one of our guided tours.
GöteborgsOperans Danskompani is one of the most attractive companies in Europe. This international company constantly throws itself into new works, created by new and legendary choreographers who dare to enter the unknown and question genres.
The musicians and singers from the Göteborg Opera perform casual concerts in our foyer. Foyer concerts start at 12.30 pm. Free admission.
Comic double-bill with complications. An entertaining evening with two short operas where love is calling: Pergolesi’s "La Sserva Padrona", and Menotti’s "The Telephone". Revival premiere on the Small Stage, then on the Skövde Stage and on tour throughout the region. Performed in Swedish.
A (reluctant) combination of humour and solemnity. Fervent passions, exuberant humour and the contrasting aspects of art are the main elements of Strauss's imaginative opera. This ingenious and playful piece of theatre brings the conflict between high art and popular culture to a head. Sung in German with Swedish surtitles. The premiere will be broadcast live on Swedish National Radio.
We are proud to present several concerts on our stage in Skövde .
An entertaining lunch break with nourishment for body and soul. Soup is served from 11.45 am.
Two new creations by Sang Jijia and Sharon Eyal. Hypnotic dance for the curious. Movement, light and sound weaved into a distinctive and engrossing world premiere of astounding dance with an attitude.
Rossini's comedic masterpiece is a tribute to zest for life and young love, filled with delightful absurdities and virtuoso numbers. Opera in two acts by Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868). Libretto Cesare Sterbini based on Pierre Augustin Caron Beaumarchais’ comedy. Sung in Italian with Swedish surtitles.
Everything has a price. Except a clean conscience. A bold, intense and magnificent chronicle about how a charismatic man manages to deceive the masses. An earth-shattering experience with a theme that sadly has not lost it relevance. Opera in seven scenes by Modest Musorgskij (1839-1881). Libretto by the composer, based on Pushkin’s drama. Sung in Russian with Swedish surtitles. The premiere will be broadcast live on Swedish National Radio.
An epic celebration of the Göteborg Opera’s godmother. Eight Swedish Wagnerian singers of the highest caliber celebrate the 20th century’s foremost dramatic soprano with a concert that will make it into the history books. Not to be missed! The performance will be recorded by Sveriges Televison.
Can 150 singers and 50 musicians defeat the Minotaur? Over 200 participants – opera singers, 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.