Open house at the autumn break!

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  • 2 nov 2017, The Göteborg Opera Foyer.
  • 10.30-15.00

Free admission.

Open house at the autumn break!

Thursday 2 November, 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

Free admission to all activities! Tickets needed for some activities (see below)

On Thursday during the autumn half term, we will open up our doors to welcome curious children and their parents.

Brave the spooky storytelling tent, have a look at breath-taking dance rehearsals and peek behind the curtains, see an opera for children, dress up in the theatre’s costumes and sing along with our Opera Chorus! 


Our café is open all day. Lunch for children and adults will be served in the restaurant from 11.30 am.

Please note that all activities are presented in Swedish.

Tickets

Many activities have limited space, so you must book a ticket. Tickets will be handed out at 2 different occasions by the box office in our foyer: at 10.30am and at 12.45pm. Max 2 activities per child. 

See below for details about each activity.

Ticket release 10.30am:

  • Guided tour 10.45am, 11.45am & 12.45pm
  • Världens bästa tårta 11.00am & 12.15pm Max. 1 adult per child.
  • Chorus rehearsal 11.15am & 11.50am.
  • Spooky tales (in Swedish) 11.30am. Max. 1 adult per child.
  • Dance workshop with dancers from GöteborgsOperans Danskompani 11.30am & 12.40pm

Ticket release 12.45pm:

  • Chorus rehearsal 1.15pm & 1.50pm
  • Spooky tales (in Swedish) 1.30pm & 2.10pm Max. 1 adult per child
  • Guided tour 1.45pm
  • Världens bästa tårta 2.00pm. Max. 1 adult per child.

Programme

Meet outside the box office 10 minutes before the activity’s start time.

Meet the workshops, 10.30am – 3.00pm
Try on costumes, let a make-up artist paint a scary sore on your face and listen as a milliner, wigmaker, leather specialist and patinator demonstrate and talk about their fascinating work. The Small Stage.

Props department 10.30am – 3.00pm
The Opera's props department will show off some thrilling creations, including a full-size replica of a human body.
The Göteborg Opera foyer.

Guided tour, 10.45am, 11.45am, 12.45pm and 1.45pm.
Approx. 45 min. From age 4 and above. Limited places available, see ticketing information above.

Världens bästa tårta. (The World's Best Cake).
11:00am, 12:15pm, 2:00pm
A fun and exciting story with song, music and dance. An opera mainly for children between 4 and 6 years of age - performed in Swedish. By Linda Mallik and Per Larsson.
Approx. 30 min. Max 1 adult per child. Limited places available, see ticketing information above.

String quartet, 11:00 am and 1:50 pm.
The Göteborg Opera foyer.
Approx. 20 min. Limited seating.

Open rehearsal for Skid with GöteborgsOperans Danskompani
11.00 am – 1:00 pm and 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Main stage – entry from dress circle (1st floor).


Open rehearsal and sing-along with the Göteborg Opera Chorus!
11:15 am, 11:50 pm, 1:15 pm and 1:50 pm.

Approx. 30 min. Age 10 and above. Limited places available, see ticketing information above.

Dance workshop for children from GöteborgsOperans Danskompani, 11.30am & 12.40pm
Approx 40 min. 
Workshop 11.30am for children 6-8 years old.
Workshop 12.40pm for children 9-11 years old.

Meet outside the box office 10 minutes before the activity starts. Limited places, see ticketing information above.

Spooky tales (in Swedish), 11:30 am, 1:30 pm and 2:10 pm.
With Ingahlill Wagelin. In the Opera’s storytelling tent near the Opera Bar.
Approx. 20 min. Age 6 and above. Limited places available, see ticketing information above. 


Piano entertainment in the foyer, 11:45 am and 12:50 pm
With pianist Bernard Matracki. Approx. 30 min.

Wind trio, 12:20 and 2:35 pm

The Göteborg Opera foyer.
Approx. 20 min. Limited seating, no tickets.

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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