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.
An entertaining lunch break with nourishment for body and soul. Soup is served from 11.30am.
Join us for a scintillating evening in the company of Gothenburg’s liveliest 100-year-old!
Flamboyant elegance with a poignant sting. Champagne Tears is a mini operetta that explores the life of composer Jacques Offenbach, accompanied by his music.
The Göteborg Opera and the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra will perform all Beethoven's nine symphonies – in one day!
The Göteborg Opera's singers and musicians with guests give small concerts with varied repertoire. The chamber concerts in Skövde are held at the Göteborg Opera Skövdescen. (previously called “Saturday Concerts in Skövde”.)
A classic opera about a brutal reality. With its hit tune ”Va pensiero” (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves) – Nabucco is a tale of violence, oppression, reconciliation and the longing for freedom.
Willkommen, Bienvenue, Welcome! Those bold enough to step into the Kit Kat Club will never want to leave. There’s a place here for everyone. Under the watchful eye of the compere, the Berlin nightclub is a free haven where no fantasies are out of bounds.
Who do you turn to if you’re only capable of crying when you don’t want to, you get angry with dustbins, or bread gives you panic attacks?
Fun days where children and young people can dance, sing, listen, play and learn more about all the art forms offered at The Göteborg Opera.
The Göteborg Opera's singers and musicians with guests give small concerts with varied repertoire. The chamber concerts are held in the Göteborg Opera foyer and in Skövde. (previously called “Foyer Concerts”)
Prepare for Siegfried by watching our screenings of the preceding operas in the RIng Cycle: Das Rheingold and Die Walküre.
Exquisite music is in focus when half of the Göteborg Opera Chorus embark on a winter tour. Enjoy a varied programme of pieces, from the singers’ personal favourites to popular classics.
Everyone wants to grab the gold that gives the power to rule the world. But only a person who doesn’t know fear is destined to win it. Evan Rogister (conductor for the USA’s National Opera in Washington) will return to conduct this third part of the Ring Cycle, and the director is Göteborg Opera’s previous artistic director for Opera, Stephen Langridge.
A Christmas musical for the whole family. One of the final rehearsals is underway on the Main Stage for this year’s sparkling Christmas show. Expectations are high. The director rushes around while the prima donna and Santa Claus compete for the limelight. But something goes wrong and the premiere’s success is suddenly jeopardised. What magic powers are at work backstage? Can the plucky ensemble save the Christmas show before it’s too late?
Only the best will do. Experience an unforgettable Twelfth Night overflowing with fantastic music and delicious food and drink.
Our “relaxed performances” are a type of concert specially created for audience members who have difficulty attending ordinary performances for some reason or other.
A musical story of two pioneers. Two much-loved authors wrote poems exploring life, each in her own distinct style, with longing and melancholy as central themes.Plays in Skövde, Göteborg, and on tour in Västra Götaland.
During the February break, The Göteborg Opera will open its doors to all inquisitive children, teenagers and their grown-ups.
A new opera about an unscrupulous celebrity surgeon, by Gothenburg composer Paula af Malmborg Ward and librettist Kerstin Perski, based on a joint idea and an original story by Kerstin Perski.
”Takes your breath away” Dagens Nyheter. The ultimate gem of bel canto opera is Bellini’s Norma, a tragedy spun from sublime and sensual music, like the famous aria "Casta diva".
To mark International Women's Day, the Göteborg Opera celebrates the female voice and the 100th anniversary of the first Swedish parliamentary election in which women were allowed to vote.
The perfect opportunity to explore music, singing, musical drama and dance. It’s a fabulous opportunity to try wonderful experiences, gain inspiration and inspire others.
Two acclaimed Nordic choreographers each present a new work created for GöteborgsOperans Danskompani. Although very different, the choreographers both share a down-to-earth humanism and a dreamlike portrayal of universal human hopes.
A thought-provoking story for children from 6 to 8 years old. Having a best friend is the best thing ever. But friends sometimes fall out. How can they make up again?
Mozart’s opera about the unscrupulous rogue Don Giovanni is musical theatre of the highest order as well as one of Mozart’s darkest operas. Its diabolical atmosphere, comic moments, well-observed female characters and complex title character places it firmly among the greatest operas of all time.
Welcome to a concert for the whole family! A concert in two halves packed with sing-along numbers and a brand-new work for young singers.
You choose what we play! What do you want to hear at The Göteborg Opera? Do you have a favourite aria, a special song you can’t get enough of or an orchestral piece that gives you goosebumps? Well, now’s your chance to express your request.