We open up the opera house's doors to welcome curious children and their parents. Brave the spooky storytelling tent, have a look at exciting rehearsals and peek behind the curtains, dress up in the theatre’s costumes, decorate cupcakes, listen to our musicians and have a go at the brass instruments yourself! Our café is open all day. Lunch for children and adults will be served in the restaurant from 11:30 am.
A one-act musical by Johanna Fridolfsson and Monica Milocco. Recommended for children aged 4 and over. Performed in Swedish.
The one who has power over the gold has power over the world. Prologue to Der Ring des Nibelungen — a music drama in one act by Richard Wagner (1813–1883). Text by the composer.
Revival premiere for the Christmas musical by Tobias Ahlsell, David Lundqvist and Anders Wängdahl, based on Dickens’ classic story. Perfromed in Swedish.
Experience an unforgettable Twelfth Night, overflowing with fantastic music and delicious food and drink. A magical winter’s evening featuring a tailor-made concert in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of operetta maestro Jacques Offenbach.
Creations by Damien Jalet & Ohad Naharin. A new chance to be captivated by these two masterpieces.
Bloody revenge in Sicily. Operas by Pietro Mascagni (1863–1945) and Ruggiero Leoncavallo (1857–1919). Sung in Italian with Swedish surtitles.
We are celebrating International Women’s Day with a captivating premiere of an opera by two important female artists: composer Frida Andrée and author Selma Lagerlöf. Performed as a concert in Swedish with Swedish surtitles.
A prize-winning science fiction musical by Bob Carlton, inspired by Shakespeare’s The Tempest and the 1956 movie Forbidden Planet. Directed by Rikard Bergqvist. Performed in Swedish.
The musicians and singers from the Göteborg Opera perform casual concerts in our foyer. Foyer concerts start at 12.30pm. Free admission.
The dance evening Dust to Dust presents the work of two choreographers at the top of their game. In the world premiere of Stoic, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui presents the follow-up to his hugely successful pieces Noetic and Icon. In addition, the event marks the Swedish premiere of Crystal Pite’s beautiful Solo Echo.Read more
A new Swedish opera commissioned by The Göteborg Opera promises a fascinating story that rumbles right into contemporary life. When a highly regarded surgeon manipulates their surroundings, questions start being asked: How far can lies take someone, and what do you do when someone close to you is a mythomaniac?Read more