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9 November 2015

Věc Makropulos at The Göteborg Opera


What is the meaning of life if it never ends? On November 21st, Janáček's Věc Makropulos has its premiere at The Göteborg Opera. It is in many ways a timeless drama, where the human quest for youth and immortality takes on extreme expressions.

19 October 2015

Planet gazing at Autumn Concert


On Friday the 23th of October, it’s time for this autumn’s first orchestral concert at The Göteborg Opera.

2 October 2015

The almost nearly perfect. World premiere for two dance pieces at The Göteborg Opera 17 October.


Do you want to be free but not alone? The almost nearly perfect – two new dance pieces, created exclusively for GöteborgsOperans Danskompani by the choreographers Constanza Macras (Argentine) and Marina Mascarell (Spain).

8 June 2015

Opera singer Katarina Karnéus awarded royal medal


The Göteborg Opera’s celebrated soloist Katarina Karnéus is to be presented with the Litteris et Artibus medal by H.M. The King of Sweden. The award was announced by the Royal Court on 6 June 2015. Katarina Karnéus will be appearing at the Göteborg Opera in Notorious, the first performance of which will be this autumn.

16 March 2015

The Göteborg Opera has released the 2015/2016 season programme


The recently composed opera Notorious with Nina Stemme will have its first performance, a Shakespeare anniversary will be celebrated with Hamlet and Macbeth. There will be tap-dancing, musical gems by Gershwin and a declaration of love to the theatre in the musical Crazy for You. Choreographers creating the new works together with GöteborgsOperans Danskompani include internationally acclaimed Saburo Teshigawara.

16 March 2015

The first performance for "Notorious" with Nina Stemme at The Göteborg Opera


In autumn 2015, many eyes will be focused on The Göteborg Opera, when Notorious, a recently composed opera based on Alfred Hitchcock's spy thriller, will have its first performance. The principal role will be performed by Nina Stemme, the world's leading dramatic soprano.

13 February 2015

GöteborgsOperans Danskompani brings attention to violence against women


On Saturday 14 February, GöteborgsOperan Danskompani will dance in support of ONE BILLION RISING, an international mass action in which participants from around the globe will raise their voices against violence towards women.

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