Gothenburg Culture Festival, 12, 13 and 14 August at The Göteborg Opera and Götaplatsen
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.
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.
Opera in five acts by HANS GEFORS (1952-) Libretto KERSTIN PERSKI based on ALFRED HITCHCOCK'S FILM. Performed in Swedish with Swedish surtitles.
The Story Foyer, The Göteborg Opera´s story-time sessions for its youngest visitors.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Musical by Tobias Ahlsell, David Lundqvist & Anders Wängdahl. Performed in Swedish.
Welcome to Vienna! Food, drink, concert, ball, Viennese orchestra and Big Band.
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.
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.
A tribute to the world’s greatest playwright.
A research project by Adolphe Binder, Cristina Caprioli, Marcos Morau & Tilman O’Donnell
Dance programme by Saburo Teshigawara
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.
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.
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.
Guest performance by Semper Oper Ballett