Premere 23 september 2017
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The Phantom of the Opera

At last – a new production of ‘The Phantom of the Opera’, adapted especially for the unique qualities of an opera house.

Musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber (f 1948). Lyrics by Charles Hart.

Additional lyrics by Richard Stilgoe. Script by Richard Stilgoe and Andrew Lloyd Webber.
By arrangement with The Really Useful Group Ltd.

Performed in English, with Swedish surtitles.

Click here to find out which principal artist sings which role on which date

Images from the Finish National Opera, 2015
Stefan Bremer

Opera soloists and musical artists, the Göteborg Opera Chorus, Orchestra and dancers – autumn 2017 will see the arrival of one of the world’s most popular musicals to the Göteborg Opera. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera.  

Two Nordic opera houses have collaborated on this original, extravagant spectacle: a new presentation of the world’s most-performed musical. It’s the first update in over 30 years and the first production tailored specifically for the opportunities afforded by an opera house. Supported by a large orchestra and opera chorus, the powerful music will have an even more profound emotional impact than the original. The Phantom of the Opera will be performed in English, with opera and musical stars taking on the roles.

Stefan Bremer

The enduring narrative and music are retained and set amongst classically lavish staging. This production, under the direction of Tiina Puumalainen, is a co-production between the Göteborg Opera and the Finnish National Opera in Helsinki, where it met with enormous success during the 2015/2016 season.

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s evocative music has made The Phantom of the Opera one of the most popular musicals in the world today. It opened in London in 1986 and has since been seen by over 140 million people in 30 countries. It’s time to rediscover the drama and arresting beauty of The Phantom of the Opera.

Joa Helgesson sings ”The Music of the Night" as part of our Season Concert, 23 May 2017

Musical artist Fred Johanson has received acclaim in Sweden, as well as on Broadway and in the West End throughout his career. In the West End in 2016, he sang one of the main male roles in Sunset Boulevard opposite Glenn Close. He performed the same role at the Göteborg Opera in 2009. Opera singer Joa Helgesson works mainly in Germany. When he was a guest performer for the Göteborg Opera in Billy Budd (2013), he stood in for Peter Mattei in the title role for Swedish radio station P2's live broadcast.

The role of Christine Daaé is rotated between three singers: Åland's soprano Sofie Asplund, who is responsible for a handful of celebrated interpretations of roles for the Göteborg Opera and others in recent years, the Swede Frida Engström, whose recent past includes stepping in sensationally as Micaëla in our production of Carmen, and the Estonian musical artist Hanna-Liina Võsa, who has not only sung the role of Sandy in Grease 600 times in the USA, but also made a spectacular success of the very role of Christine during the production's run in Finland.

Frida Engström sings "Think of Me", as a part of the Season Concert, 23 May 2017

Programme

September 2017

Sat 23/9
18:00
Main Stage 
Premiere
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Thu 28/9
19:00
Main Stage 
Private performance
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Fri 29/9
19:00
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October 2017

Wed 4/10
19:00
Main Stage 
Private performance
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Thu 5/10
19:00
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Fri 6/10
19:00
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Sat 7/10
15:00
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Sat 7/10
19:30
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Wed 11/10
19:00
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Fri 13/10
19:00
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Sat 14/10
15:00
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Sat 14/10
19:30
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Wed 18/10
19:00
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Fri 20/10
19:00
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Sun 22/10
16:00
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Thu 26/10
19:00
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Fri 27/10
19:00
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Sat 28/10
15:00
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Sat 28/10
19:30
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November 2017

Thu 2/11
19:00
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Sun 5/11
18:00
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Thu 9/11
19:00
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Fri 10/11
19:00
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Fri 17/11
19:00
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Sat 18/11
15:00
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Sat 18/11
19:30
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Wed 22/11
19:00
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Sun 26/11
18:00
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Wed 29/11
19:00
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December 2017

Thu 7/12
19:00
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Fri 8/12
19:00
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Sat 9/12
15:00
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Sat 9/12
19:30
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Sun 10/12
18:00
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Wed 27/12
18:00
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Thu 28/12
18:00
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Fri 29/12
18:00
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Sun 31/12
18:00
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January 2018

Tue 2/1
18:00
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Wed 10/1
19:00
Main Stage 
Pensioner discount valid
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Thu 11/1
19:00
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Sat 13/1
18:00
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Sun 14/1
15:00
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Wed 17/1
19:00
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Fri 19/1
19:00
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Sun 21/1
18:00
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Wed 24/1
19:00
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Fri 26/1
19:00
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Sat 27/1
15:00
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Sat 27/1
19:30
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Tue 30/1
19:00
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February 2018

Thu 1/2
19:00
Main Stage 
Tickets not yet released
Ticket release 12pm, Mon 25 Sep
Fri 2/2
19:00
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Thu 8/2
19:00
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Fri 9/2
19:00
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Ticket release 12pm, Mon 25 Sep
Sat 10/2
15:00
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Sat 10/2
19:30
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Ticket release 12pm, Mon 25 Sep
Fri 16/2
19:00
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Sat 17/2
15:00
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Ticket release 12pm, Mon 25 Sep
Fri 23/2
19:00
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Ticket release 12pm, Mon 25 Sep
Sun 25/2
18:00
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Wed 28/2
19:00
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March 2018

Fri 9/3
19:00
Main Stage 
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Ticket release 12pm, Mon 25 Sep
Sat 10/3
15:00
Main Stage 
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Ticket release 12pm, Mon 25 Sep
Sat 10/3
19:30
Main Stage 
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Ticket release 12pm, Mon 25 Sep
Fri 16/3
19:00
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Ticket release 12pm, Mon 25 Sep
Sat 17/3
15:00
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Ticket release 12pm, Mon 25 Sep
Sat 17/3
19:30
Main Stage 
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Ticket release 12pm, Mon 25 Sep
Wed 21/3
19:00
Main Stage 
Private performance
Not available for purchase

April 2018

Thu 5/4
19:00
Main Stage 
Tickets not yet released
Ticket release 12pm, Mon 25 Sep
Fri 6/4
19:00
Main Stage 
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Ticket release 12pm, Mon 25 Sep
Fri 13/4
19:00
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Ticket release 12pm, Mon 25 Sep
Sat 14/4
15:00
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Ticket release 12pm, Mon 25 Sep
Sat 14/4
19:30
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Ticket release 12pm, Mon 25 Sep
Wed 18/4
19:00
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Fri 27/4
19:00
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Ticket release 12pm, Mon 25 Sep
Sat 28/4
15:00
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Ticket release 12pm, Mon 25 Sep
Sat 28/4
19:30
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Ticket release 12pm, Mon 25 Sep

May 2018

Fri 4/5
19:00
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Ticket release 12pm, Mon 25 Sep
Sun 6/5
18:00
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Ticket release 12pm, Mon 25 Sep
Sat 12/5
18:00
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Fri 18/5
19:00
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Ticket release 12pm, Mon 25 Sep
Sat 19/5
15:00
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Ticket release 12pm, Mon 25 Sep
Sun 20/5
18:00
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