Open house at the autumn break!

Friday 4 November, 11.30 am – 3 pm
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  • 4 nov 2016, The Göteborg Opera Foyer.
  • 11.30–15.00

Free admission.

Autumn half term open house!

Friday, 4 November, 11:30-3:0pm

On the Friday of autumn half term, we invite curious children and their parents to an open house.

 Let your imagination sweep you away in the story tent, take a peek at rehearsals and find out what happens behind the curtains, try on some theatrical costumes and let our make-up artists give you a brand new look!

Admission is free for all activities! (Some activities have a limited number of places.


  • Open rehearsal of Carmen. Main Stage, 11:30-2:30. Entry to the auditorium via the first balcony
  • Story tent in the foyer. 11:30, 1:30 and 2:30. Storytellers: Lisbeth Pettersson and Björn Thudén from the Göteborg Opera Chorus, and Matilda Fritzell (guitar).
Story tent
Tilo Stengel
  • Piano entertainment in the Restaurant. 12 noon to 1.15pm. With Bernard Matracki.
  • Guided tours behind the scenes. 12:15, 1:15 and 2:15. Meet at the box office. Tickets available from 11.30.
  • Open rehearsal and sing along with the Göteborg Opera Chorus in the orchestral rehearsal room!  12:20, 1:20 and 2:00. (approx. 20 mins). Meet at the box office. Tickets available from 11.30.
  • Try on clothes, hats and wigs from the Opera’s costume store! All day in the foyer.
  • Get ready to tread the boards with make-up by our own artists! All day in the foyer. Numbered tickets will be handed out on the day.
  • Set change on the Main Stage, 2:30-3:00. You will be able to see exactly what happens as our theatre technicians take down the Carmen set to prepare for the evening's performance of Idomeneo.

The Göteborg Opera Café will be open 11:30-3:00 pm

Contact us

Christina Nilssons Gata, 411 04 Göteborg
Telephone (switch) 031–10 80 00
Ticket office & Restaurant 031–13 13 00

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