Shows

A list of all of the season's coming performances of opera, dance, musicals and concerts.

The Ministry of Unresolved Feelings

You can never believe what is happening here! Creation by Jo Strømgren. The Small Stage, other stages around Gothenburg and on tour in the Västra Götaland region.

12 Apr – 2 Jun 2019 · Small Stage
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Guided tours

Who steers the 1 100 spotlights? What is hidden in the secret corridors? How does a stage manager work? And why is there a sudden blackout on the Main stage? You will get all the answers if you go on one of our guided tours.

16–25 May 2019 · The Göteborg Opera Foyer
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Le nozze di Figaro

Love, intrigue and utter confusion. A revival of Mozart’s brilliantly convoluted and utterly human comedy directed by Stephen Langridge. Sung in Italian with Swedish and English surtitles.

16 May – 15 Sep 2019 · Main Stage
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Film Music: John Williams

Star Wars, Harry Potter, ET, Indiana Jones and more. With the Göteborg Opera Orchestra, and conductor Nick Davies.

31 May – 2 Jun 2019 · Main Stage
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The Göteborg Opera Dance festival

The spring season will be rounded off with a Dance Festival which will include Roy Assaf’s Sacre, Jo Strømgren’s The Ministry of Unresolved Emotions with GöteborgsOperans Danskompani, a guest performance of Grand finale with the Hofesh Shechter Company, a concert with Ólafur Arnalds, workshops, seminars and discussions.

7–9 Jun 2019 · Main Stage
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Gothenburg Culture Festival

On 6 August, GöteborgsOperans Danskompani kicks off the season with a performance. Then on 8 and 9 August, soloists, musical artists and the Göteborg Opera Orchestra will fill the stage to perform tempting samples from the new season.

6–9 Aug 2019 · Main Stage

Late Summer Concert

Get ready for opera classics and a taste of the new season when soloists from the Göteborg Opera are accompanied by Assistant Director Opera/Drama Anders Ottosson on piano.

13–27 Aug 2019 · On tour

Symphonic Summer Concert

The Göteborg Opera Orchestra on tour with Mozart, Beethoven and Weber.

25 Aug – 10 Oct 2019 · On tour

Oliver!

Musical by Lionel Bart. Fredrik Benke Rydman’s version of this beloved musical, based on the celebrated novel by Charles Dickens.

14 Sep 2019 – 26 Apr 2020 · Main Stage
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Rachael and the Oracle

An ingenious tale for children aged 6 to 8 years.

1 Oct – 16 Nov 2019 · Skövde, regional tour, Götebor...
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Virus/Love

Contagious dance. ”Naharin’s virus” by Ohad Naharin & ”Love” by Roni Haver/Guy Weizman.

11 Oct – 14 Nov 2019 · Main Stage
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Carmen

“Opera at its very best!” Dagens Nyheter. Carmen personifies independence and passion: she is wild, fearless, voracious. When she throws her rose to Don José, thus commences a relationship that will end in tragedy.

1 Nov – 19 Dec 2019 · Main Stage
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Screening of Das Rheingold

We invite you to prepare for Die Walküre – this year’s installment in the Ring Cycle Der Ring des Nibelungen – by watching our screening of Das Rhinegold, recorded in 2018.

24 Nov – 14 Dec 2019 · Small Stage

Die Walküre

Powerful, defiant, vulnerable. Die Walküre is a tender love story so deep it defies all conventions and appeases the gods.

1 Dec 2019 – 19 Jan 2020 · Main Stage
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A Christmal Carol

Christmas musical based on Dickens’ classic tale.

13–22 Dec 2019 · Main Stage
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Christmas in Skövde

Come and celebrate all the joy of Christmas with us in Skövde!

14 Dec 2019 · Skövde Stage, Skövde

Autodance & Solo Echo

Two dance extravaganzas in one evening. ”Autodance” by Sharon Eyal and ”Solo echo” by Crystal Pite.

20 Dec 2019 – 29 Jan 2020 · Main Stage
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Twelfth Night Concert and Ball

Experience an unforgettable Twelfth Night, overflowing with fantastic music, food and drink. This Twelfth Night Concert will be a powerful experience, with famous choral pieces from favourite operas and musicals.

5 Jan 2020 · Main Stage
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Stoic

Creation by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui. Stoic is his third collaboration with GöteborgsOperans Danskompani, following the airy Noetic (2014) and the down-to-earth Icon (2016).

12–16 Jan 2020 · Main Stage
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La bohème

Once, we were all going to live forever. Puccini’s La bohème is easy to love. In four short acts, he captures the recklessness of youth, where it blossoms, wilts and dies. Hope and despair stand side-by-side.

1 Feb – 1 Apr 2020 · Main Stage

Beyond

Creations by Wang Ramirez and Yoann Bourgeois. Magnetic dance at the highest level.

6 Mar – 19 Apr 2020 · Main Stage

La ville morte

Human blindness and obsession. Opera by Nadia Boulanger & Raoul Pugno. Performed as a concert. This will be the second ever performance of Boulanger’s only opera. A tragic tale suffused with symbolism and decadence.

8–15 Mar 2020 · Main Stage

Così fan tutte

Who takes whom in Mozart’s comedy? Fast-paced comedy of errors on tour in Västra Götaland. Humans succumb to their weaknesses – as we all do – but Mozart stands on the side of unfaltering love. The music is composed with beauty, devotion and endless emotional depth.

14 Mar – 17 May 2020 · Skövde, regional tour, Götebor...

3D International

A new, international collaboration between three of the top European dance companies for contemporary dance: GöteborgsOperans Danskompani, Holland’s Scapino Ballet and Tanz Maiz of Germany.

2 Apr – 17 May 2020 · Small Stage

Death in Venice

When you’re staring into the abyss. While on vacation in Venice, the famous writer von Aschenbach becomes fascinated with a young boy. Fascination turns to obsession. Bit by bit, his self-image falls to pieces while a cholera plague approaches the city. Britten’s final opera, based on Thomas Mann’s novella.

4 Apr – 7 May 2020 · Main Stage

Tosca

When prayers cannot help. Tosca is a passionate emotional triangle with the feel of a thriller, depicting a single day over three acts. It connects with audiences on a deeply emotional level, presenting an incredibly strong heroine and a truly cruel villain in the lead roles, performed with heart-rendingly beautiful Puccini melodies.

8–31 May 2020 · Main Stage

Blue Planet, Planet Earth and Frozen Planet

Discover the World! The Göteborg Opera becomes a movie theatre when we show the BBC's multiple award-winning natural history TV series about the planet we live on. Film screening with the Göteborg Opera Orchestra.

15–17 May 2020 · Main Stage

1970 – the final concert

The end of an era. With music by Jimi Hendrix, Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen, Miles Davis and more.

3–5 Jun 2020 · Main Stage

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