Dance on tour

GöteborgsOperans Danskompani, led by Artistic Director Adolphe Binder, 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.

22 Aug 2015 – 30 Apr 2016 · On tour

Crazy for You

A feel-good musical by George and Ira Gershwin. Music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin. Based on a book by Ken Ludwig. Performed in Swedish.

5 Sep 2015 – 10 Mar 2016 · Main Stage
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Opera in five acts by Hans Gefors (1952–) Libretto Kerstin Perski based on Alfred Hitchcock’s film. Performed in Swedish with Swedish surtitles, although the surtitles for the world premiere on 19 September will be in English.

19 Sep 2015 – 1 Nov 2015 · Main Stage
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The Story Foyer

The Story Foyer, The Göteborg Opera´s story-time sessions for its youngest visitors.

26 Sep 2015 – 7 May 2016 · Small Stage

Foyer Concerts

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.

26 Sep 2015 – 7 May 2016 · The Göteborg Opera Foyer


Horror movie accompanied by a live orchestra. The Göteborg Opera will be transformed into a movie theatre for this screening of Hitchcock’s hair-raising masterpiece. Music by Bernard Herrmann.

4 Oct 2015 · Main Stage

The almost nearly perfect

11 shades of Jante. Two choreographers interpret The Jante Law and the theme of the dance season: All together now/A common sense. Dance programme by Constanza Macras & Marina Mascarell.

17 Oct 2015 – 2 Dec 2015 · Main Stage
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Orchestral Concert

With The Planet Suite. The programme for this evening will include Gustav Holst's orchestral suite The Planets – one of the most popular British orchestral works of the 1900s.

23 Oct 2015 · Main Stage
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The Stadsteater in Skövde, Kronhuset in Gothenburg and on tour in the Västra Götaland region

19 Nov 2015 – 29 Nov 2015 · On tour

Věc Makropulos

Opera in three acts by Leoš Janáček (1854-1928) The libretto by the composer, based on a play by Karel Čapek. Performed in Czech with Swedish surtitles.

21 Nov 2015 – 5 Feb 2016 · Main Stage
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Dance programme by Hiroaki Umeda, Stijn Celis & Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui

11 Dec 2015 – 27 Jan 2016 · Main Stage
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Musical by Tobias Ahlsell, David Lundqvist & Anders Wängdahl. Performed in Swedish.

16 Dec 2015 – 20 Dec 2015 · Main Stage
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Twelfth Night Concert and Ball 2016

Welcome to Vienna! Food, drink, concert, ball, Viennese orchestra and Big Band.

5 Jan 2016 · Main Stage
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Le Nozze di Figaro

Opera buffa in four acts by WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791). Libretto by LORENZO DA PONTE based on the play by Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais. Sung in Italian with Swedish surtitles.

17 Jan 2016 – 14 Feb 2016 · Main Stage
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Madama Butterfly

Opera in two acts by GIACOMO PUCCINI (1858-1924) Libretto LUIGI ILLICA and GIUSEPPE GIACOSA based on a melodrama by David Belasco the Brescia version (1904). Sung in Italian with Swedish surtitles.

13 Feb 2016 – 18 May 2016 · Main Stage

Northern (de)Lights 2016

A research project by Adolphe Binder, Cristina Caprioli, Marcos Morau & Tilman O’Donnell

26 Feb 2016 – 15 Mar 2016 · Small Stage

Shakespeare Concert

A tribute to the world’s greatest playwright.

26 Feb 2016 · Main Stage


Dance programme by Saburo Teshigawara

12 Mar 2016 – 14 Apr 2016 · Main Stage

For love, please hold

La serva padrona: Opera buffa in two acts by GIOVANNI B PERGOLESI (1710-1736) Libretto GENNARO A FEDERICO based on a play by J A Nelli. Swedish translation by Carin Bartosch. The Telephone: A comic opera in one act by GIAN CARLO MENOTTI (1911-2007) Libretto by the composer. Swedish translation by Nils Castegren. Both works are performed in Swedish.

31 Mar 2016 – 3 Apr 2016 · Skövde, Skövde Stage


Opera in five acts by AMBROISE THOMAS (1811-1896) Libretto JULES BARBIER and MICHEL CARRÉ based on William Shakespeare's drama. Performed in French with Swedish surtitles.

9 Apr 2016 – 21 May 2016 · Main Stage


Opera in four acts by GIUSEPPE VERDI (1813-1901). Libretto FRANCESCO MARIA PIAVE based on William Shakespeare's drama. Sung in Italian with Swedish surtitles.

30 Apr 2016 – 22 May 2016 · Main Stage

Romeo and Juliet

Guest performance by Semper Oper Ballett

2 Jun 2016 – 4 Jun 2016 · Main Stage

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