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Gothenburg's Culture Festival 2013. For two evenings in August, The Göteborg Opera will be on the Culture Festival's stage at Götaplatsen. Enjoy some previews from our upcoming season, then experience The Rite of Spring performed by GöteborgOperans Danskompani.

August 15-16


6 pm, Thursday August 15 / Concert

A preview of pieces from our upcoming season, such as: Tosca, L'elisir d'amore, Orfeo ed Euridice, La Cage aux Folles and Carmencita Rockefeller.

The concert will be approx. 1 h 20 min.

Conductor: Henrik Schaefer

Soloists: Kerstin Avemo, Anna-Maria Hallgarn, Tomas Lind, Carolina Sandgren, Åke Zetterström

The Göteborg Opera Women's Chorus, The Göteborg Opera Orchestra

Hosts: Lars Hjertner, musical artist and Stephen Langridge, Artistic Director Opera/Drama

Admission is free!

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Joakim Hovrevik

9:20 pm, Friday August 16 / dance

Götaplatsen will be occupied by GöteborgsOperans Danskompani, Scandinavia's largest dance company and one of Europe's foremost modern companies. Last spring, critics and audiences alike were jubilant over their performance of Marie Chouinard's The Rite of Spring, with choreography as revolutionary as Stravinsky's music was. Now they'll perform the piece once again - this time under the open sky.

The Rite of Spring is about 30 minutes long.

Choreography: Marie Chouinard
Musik (recorded): Igor Stravinsky
GöteborgsOperans Danskompani

Admission is free!

Rebecca Hytting in The Rite of Spring
The Rite of SpringBernd Uhlig
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