A wild and headstrong and prizewinning rock musical. Book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado. Music arranged by Galt MacDermot. Sung in Swedish.
Revenge is what keeps her alive. One act opera by Richard Strauss (1864-1949). Libretto by Hugo von Hofmannstahl, based on Sophocles’ drama. Sung in German with Swedish surtitles.
Presenting Concerts in Skövde, where several concerts will be given in Skövde during Autumn 2016.
Dance programme about the forces that crush and heal. Creations by Marcos Morau and Stijn Celis.
A few Saturdays every season, the musicians and singers of from The Göteborg Opera perform a casual concert in our foyer. The Foyer Concerts start at 12:30 pm.
A dream play about the power of love. Opera in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791). Libretto Emanuel Schikaneder. Swedish translation Rikard Bergqvist.
Who controls your life? A new opera by Line Tjørnhøj. Script Erik Fägerborn. I collaboration with Share Music & Performing Arts. World Premiere 7 April 2017.
Choreographies for a young century. Two masterfully crafted works by the “iconic” Ohad Naharin and creative duo Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar.
A Swedish opera by Gösta Nystroem (1890-1966) based on Selma Lagerlöf’s ghost story. Sung in Swedish, with Swedish surtitles.
A power game of honour and love. Opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901). Libretto Francesco Maria Piave after Alexander Dumas, fils play “La Dame aux camélias”. Sung in Italian with Swedish surtitles.
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.
We celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Summer of Love with a visually and musically colorful concert. With Ebbot Lundberg, Annie Angel, Oskar Nilsson, Tonbruket and The Göteborg Opera Orchestra.
Guest performance from The Royal Swedish Ballet. Ballet by Pär Isberg.
Summer tour from the Göteborg Opera, accompanied by acting Opera Manager Anders Ottosson, featuring a taster menu of pieces from the forthcoming season.
Sven-Bertil Taube sings Evert Taube's traditional ballads backed by the Göteborg Opera Orchestra. A loving and powerful testimonial to Sven-Bertil's father, the troubadour Evert Taube.
Two concerts with soloists, choruses and orchestra, as well as GöteborgsOperans Danskompani. Conductor Henrik Schaefer.
The Göteborg Opera Orchestra on a regional tour, performing an inspired programme: Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto and Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony.
An appealing evening of dance with Stravinsky's Rite of Spring and Ohad Naharin. World premiere by two of the leading artists in contemporary dance: the legendary Ohad Naharin and rising star Roy Assaf. With the Göteborg Opera Orchestra.
The Göteborg Opera's performances for our youngest visitors. Miniscen presents a world premiere for children, with all of our genres: opera, dance, musical and concert.
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.
Orchestral concert with music inspired by the original inventor of ’Ariadne’s thread’. Five orchestral compositions inspired by the Greek myth.
Decadent double-bill about loathsome people. Weill’s and Brecht’s sung ballet drama meets Puccini opera in a story of moral decay. Sung in German (Die sieben Todsünden) and Italian (Gianni Schicchi) with Swedish surtitles.
An exciting world premiere followed by one of the dance company’s most successful creations ever: Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui’s Noetic.
Icons, live music and 3.5 tonnes of clay. A new exciting work by Damien Jalet followed by one of the dance company’s trademark creations: Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui’s Icon.
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,
A heart-warming Christmas show for the whole family. Join us for a mixture of music, comedy and unforgettable characters.
A glittering dedication to Bernstein's Broadway. An unforgettable Twelfth Night with a tailor-made concert, delicious food and drink – and ballroom dancefloor on the Main Stage.
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.
Two new creations by Sang Jijia, and the creative duo Sharon Eyal och Gai Behar. Hypnotic dance for the curious. Movement, light and sound weaved into a distinctive and engrossing world premiere of astounding dance with an attitude.
A varied and highly anticipated orchestral concert of music by female composers.
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.
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!
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.
Guest performance by Spain's national company. A multi-award winning performance choreographed by Swedish choreographer Johan Inger.