All performances until 31 October have been cancelled


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

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.

30 Aug – 20 Sep 2020 · Main Stage

Lunch concerts in Skövde

An entertaining lunch break with nourishment for body and soul. Soup is served from 11.30am.

3 Sep – 5 Nov 2020 · Skövde Stage, Skövde

Anniversary Concert

Join us for a scintillating evening in the company of Gothenburg’s liveliest 100-year-old!

9 Sep – 7 Oct 2020 · On tour

Champagne Tears

Flamboyant elegance with a poignant sting. Champagne Tears is a mini operetta that explores the life of composer Jacques Offenbach, accompanied by his music.

12 Sep – 18 Oct 2020 · Skövde, regional tour, Götebor...

Beethoven Marathon

The Göteborg Opera and the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra will perform all Beethoven's nine symphonies – in one day!

26 Sep 2020 · Göteborgs Konserthus & Götebor...

Chamber Concerts in Skövde

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”.)

24 Oct – 21 Nov 2020 · Skövde Stage, 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.

31 Oct 2020 – 24 Jan 2021 · Main Stage


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.

1 Nov 2020 – 30 Apr 2021 · Main Stage
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The Ministry of Unresolved Feelings

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?

5–6 Nov 2020 · Skövde, regional tour, Götebor...

Out of time

Creation by Jo Strømgren and Christine Gouzelis & Paul Blackman.

13–28 Nov 2020 · Main Stage
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Family Foyer

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.

14 Nov 2020 – 7 Feb 2021 · The Göteborg Opera Foyer

Chamber Concerts in Gothenburg

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”)

28 Nov 2020 – 18 Apr 2021 · The Göteborg Opera Foyer

Screenings of Das Rheingold & Die Walküre

Prepare for Siegfried by watching our screenings of the preceding operas in the RIng Cycle: Das Rheingold and Die Walküre.

28 Nov 2020 – 3 Jan 2021 · Small Stage

Winter Choral Concerts

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.

28 Nov 2020 · Skövde Stage, Skövde
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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.

29 Nov 2020 – 16 Jan 2021 · Main Stage

Tinsel and Tumult

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?

11–19 Dec 2020 · Main Stage
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Twelfth Night Concert and Ball

Only the best will do. Experience an unforgettable Twelfth Night overflowing with fantastic music and delicious food and drink.

5 Jan 2021 · Main Stage

Relaxed performances

Our “relaxed performances” are a type of concert specially created for audience members who have difficulty attending ordinary performances for some reason or other.

17 Jan – 6 Mar 2021 · Small Stage

12 songs +

Dance creation by Kenneth Kvarnström, revival by Hofesh Shechter.

23 Jan – 26 Feb 2021 · Main Stage
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Boye & Hörberg

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.

29 Jan 2021 · Skövde, regional tour, Götebor...

Open house

During the February break, The Göteborg Opera will open its doors to all inquisitive children, teenagers and their grown-ups.

18 Feb 2021 · The Göteborg Opera Foyer


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.

20 Feb – 25 Mar 2021 · Main Stage


”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".

5–28 Mar 2021 · Main Stage

Let your voice be heard

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.

7 Mar 2021 · Main Stage

Skapa Days

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.

12–14 Mar 2021 · Small Stage

Inger & Øyen

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.

31 Mar – 4 May 2021 · Main Stage

Rakel and the Oracle

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?

19 Apr 2021 · On tour

Don Giovanni

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.

8 May – 2 Jun 2021 · Main Stage

Sing along!/ Existence

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.

15 May 2021 · Main Stage

Your Concert

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.

3–5 Jun 2021 · Main Stage

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