Die sieben Todsünden & Gianni Schicchi

Ticket release 12pm, Mon 3 April

Die sieben Todsünden & Gianni Schicchi

Decadent double-bill about loathsome people.

Die sieben Todsünden

”Ballet chanté” in one act by Kurt Weill (1900-1950). Text Bertolt Brecht.

Sung in German with Swedish surtitles.


Gianni Schicchi

Opera in one act by Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924). Libretto Giovacchino Forzano.

Sung in Italian with Swedish surtitles.

Pride. Greed. Lust. Envy. Gluttony. Wrath. Sloth. Vile attributes that eat away at a person, destroy everything that's good and obliterate the light.

Director David Radok and his team have created a single coherent production from two seemingly disparate works: Weill’s 1930s piece Die sieben Todsünden (The Seven Deadly Sins), with influences from jazz and cabaret, and Puccini’s uproarious comedy Gianni Schicchi (with the world’s most famous aria: O mio babbino caro). The monumentally sinful stage design combines the two works into a single taleof excess, disdain, moral decay and sin.

The central figure in The Seven Deadly Sins is Anna, who is unsuccessfully trying to support her family without committing any of the deadly sins. She is interpreted by singer and Guldbagge Award winner Edda Magnason.

Åke Zetterström
Joakim Hovrevik
Åke Zetterström interprets the title role in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi, in which a greedy family hide the corpse of a rich nobleman in order to amend his will and inherit his riches.


The conductor is Antony Hermus, previously hailed by Göteborgs-Posten for the "fantastic precision" of his Macbeth in Gothenburg.


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Programme

October 2017

Sat 21/10
18:00
Ticket release 12pm, Mon 3 April
Wed 25/10
19:00
Main Stage 
Pensioner discount valid
Ticket release 12pm, Mon 3 April
Sun 29/10
18:00
Ticket release 12pm, Mon 3 April

November 2017

Sat 4/11
18:00
Ticket release 12pm, Mon 3 April
Wed 8/11
19:00
Ticket release 12pm, Mon 3 April
Sat 11/11
18:00
Main Stage 
Pensioner discount valid
Ticket release 12pm, Mon 3 April
Wed 15/11
19:00
Ticket release 12pm, Mon 3 April
Sun 19/11
16:00
Ticket release 12pm, Mon 3 April
Thu 23/11
19:00
Ticket release 12pm, Mon 3 April

December 2017

Fri 1/12
19:00
Ticket release 12pm, Mon 3 April
Sun 3/12
18:00
Ticket release 12pm, Mon 3 April
Tue 5/12
19:00
Main Stage 
Last performance
Ticket release 12pm, Mon 3 April

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