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12 September 2016

The Göteborg Opera presents Idomeneo – Mozart's breakthrough opera


Idomeneo boasts much of Mozart's very best music: magnificent chorus pieces, powerful storm scenes and arias that take the audience’s breath away, not to mention the singers. A blood-soaked opera about a struggle between generations, the power of hope and the birth of a new era. Premiere 24 September at 6pm.

14 June 2016

The Göteborg Opera seeks organisations that combat social exclusion


The Göteborg Opera wants to help to improve society, so we are donating artworks to organisations in Västra Götaland that work to promote increased integration or improve the situation of young people suffering from social exclusion. The artworks will then be sold at auction by Göteborgs Auktionsverk, and the funds raised will be donated to five chosen organisations.

8 June 2016

Katrín Hall appointed new Artistic Director for GöteborgsOperans Danskompani


The Göteborg Opera is delighted to announce the appointment of Icelandic Katrín Hall as new Artistic Director of GöteborgsOperans Danskompani. She will take up the position on 1 August 2016.

21 April 2016

Göteborg Opera goes green for production of Wagner’s Ring Cycle


The Göteborg Opera will be staging a production of Richard Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen, otherwise known as the Ring Cycle, from 2018 until 2021. A creative and highly challenging task in itself, the project hopes to break new ground in terms of its environmental ambitions. The project will run until 2021, which is the city of Gothenburg’s 400th anniversary, and will now be an active part of celebrations to mark the occasion. Collaboration between organisations, researchers and government agencies will make this project as stimulating as the dramatic production itself.

14 March 2016

Freedom, icons and change at The Göteborg Opera 2016/2017


Popular and beloved works such as Hair, Carmen, Die Zauberflöte and La Traviata, mixed with – for example – Mozart’s breakthrough opera Idomeneo and Strauss’ thriller Elektra. GöteborgsOperans Danskompani will present exclusive creations by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Marcos Morau and others, as well as an existing piece by Ohad Naharin and a revival of The Firebird.

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