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.
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. 27 June - 20 August (Mon-Sat) we conduct guided tours of the opera house 3 times daily: two tours in Swedish at 1pm & 3pm, then one tour in English at 2pm.
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.
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.
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.
Portuguese Joana Carneiro conducts a concert about the price of passion.
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.
Presenting Concerts in Skövde, where several concerts will be given in Skövde during Autumn 2016.
The breakthrough of a new era. Opera in three acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791). Libretto Giambattista Varesco. Sung in Italian with Swedish surtitles.
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).
Creations by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Alan Lucien Øyen. Dance programme about the rise and fall of icons.
A passionate Swedish National Opera. Opera in three acts Ivar Hallström (1826-1901). Libretto Frans Hedberg.
Better dead than tamed. Opera in three acts by Georges Bizet (1838-1875). Libretto Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy after Prosper Mérimé’s short story. Sung in French with Swedish surtitles.
Fredrik Benke Rydman’s new version of the Stravinsky classic. Dance piece by Fredrik Benke Rydman.
A family Christmas show. Musical by Tobias Ahlsell, David Lundqvist and Andreas Wängdahl. Directed by Mattias Ermedahl. Performed in Swedish.
Welcome to Vienna! Experience an unforgettable Twelfth Night, brimming with operettas, Viennese waltzes and delicious food and drink.
A touching story about not wanting to grow up. Theatre and dance piece by Alan Lucien Øyen. Includes spoken dialogue in English with Swedish surtitles.
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.
Dancers from GöteborgsOperans Danskompani create new works for some of Sweden’s most promising young dancers.
Charlie Chaplin’s silent movie accompanied by The Göteborg Opera Orchestra.
A Swedish opera based on a play by August Strindberg. Opera in four acts by Ture Rangström (1884-1947). Text August Strindberg. Performed in Swedish.
Dance programme about destroying what we no longer worship. Creations by Marcos Morau and Stijn Celis.
People are not all alike. Nor are our performances. In the same way that people have “functional variations”, this performance has “concert variations”. That involves a particularly relaxed environment that can suit everyone.
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.
Opera and music theatre on new terms. What happens if we explore different voices and their expressive possibilities in a new work? We aim to find out in a new commission, with Stephen Langridge directing. The cast comprises artists from The Göteborg Opera and an ensemble from ShareMusic & Performing Arts, all of whom are also active collaborators in the creation of the work.
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.
We celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Summer of Love with a visually and musically colorful concert. With The Göteborg Opera Orchestra and specially invited singers
Guest performance from The Royal Swedish Ballet. Ballet by Pär Isberg.