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Gothenburg Culture Festival

6, 8 & 9 August

Gothenburg Culture Festival

Free admission with a ticket

During the Gothenburg Culture Festival, our Main Stage will be filled with previews from the new season.

Ticket information

Tickets to our Culture Festival events on the Main stage will be released on the day of each event on opera.se at 10.00am and in the Box office in the foyer at 12.00pm. For more information ring 031-13 13 00.

Concert: Samples from the new season
8 & 9 August

The Göteborg Opera’s soloists, musical artists and orchestra will fill the stage to perform excerpts from the new season. Henrik Schaefer, Musical Director for the Göteborg Opera Orchestra, will conduct.

Guided tours, 6–10 August

Behind the scenes at the opera house. Max 4 tickets per person. The tickets will be released at 10 am each day from this link and in the Box Office which opens at 12pm.

Tours in English will be held at 2.00pm, tours in Swedish at 1.00 and 3.00pm.

Buy guided tour tickets here

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Friendship Concerts, part of the European Choir Games

On 3–10 August the Göteborg Operan Children's and Youth Choirs will partake in the European Choir Games. Choirs from all over Europe will be in Gothenburg and have performances both at the Göteborg Opera and elsewhere around Gothenburg.

Here at the opera we present some Friendship Concerts in the foyer:

  • 5 August 3.00pm & 7.00pm
  • 9 August 3.00pm

Running time, approx. 90 mins. Free admission, no ticket required.

Learn more about European Choir Games and read the program here.

Vem är en hjälte? (Who is a hero?) Återskapa performance
9 August 6.00pm
The Small Stage

A show which young people have created during 5 intensive days, together with professional artists. The result will be a short, new musical theatre piece inspired by the opera Die Walküre

Free admission, tickets will be released on this page at the same time as other festival events.

”Sacre” by Roy Assaf
6 August


The dancers’ gaze, expression and interaction are perfectSvD
The dancers are superbly precise and exquisitely provocativeDN

GöteborgsOperans Danskompani kick-off the 19/20 season with a performance of "Sacre" by  multi-awarded, Israeli choreographer Roy Assaf. Assaf is well-known for his gender perspective on dance. His raving Sacre – performed to Stravinsky’s explosive The Rite of Spring – is performed by either an all-female or all-male cast. It seduces, entertains and eludes, ending in an surprising sacrifice.

This evening the male cast will be performing "Sacre", accompanied on stage by the Gothenburg Opera Orchestra who perform Stravinsky's music live on stage.

Sacre, trailer for the perfomance 2017

Contact us

Christina Nilssons Gata, 411 04 Göteborg
Telephone (switch) 031–10 80 00
Ticket office & Restaurant 031–13 13 00

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