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Romeo and Juliet

Concert. Romeo and Juliet are the world’s most famous lovers. With falling in love is so closely connected with spring and summer and to bring the season to a close, the Göteborg Opera would like to offer a true abundance of love’s beauty and madness.

A musical lovestory by BJÖRN DOBBELAERE

“Romeo and Juliet” brings together our different genres in a musical drama of love, full of passion in the leading roles.

The creator and conductor, Bjorn Dobbelaere, has explored the masterpieces of classical and popular music and created this exclusive production of symphony, opera, musical and pop and rock music. Such as Charles Gounod, Hooper/Armstrong/De Vries, Sergej Prokofjev, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Gérard Presgurvic, Nino Rota, Radiohead, Hector Berlioz, Tim Atack /Des’ree, Antonín Dvorák, Peter Tjajkovskij, Nellee Hooper, Leonard Bernstein, B. Graham /R. Lövland, Vincenzo Bellini, Richard Wagner

The story of the young lovers is brought to the main stage by singers, dancers, the Göteborg Opera Choir and the Göteborg Opera Orchestra. The story is told by the actor Per Myrberg.


  • Genre: Concert
  • Season: 2008/2009
  • First show: 29 May 2009
  • Last show: 7 Jun 2009
  • Location:

    Main Stage

  • Length: approx 2 h incl. interval
  • Info:Göteborg Opera Main Stage


Creator and Conductor   Bjorn Dobbelaere
Choreography   Gunilla Olsson Karlsson
Set- and Costume Design   Elisabeth Åström
Light Design   Niklas Elfvengren
Projection and Sound Design   Jari Laakso

Role list

Romeo   Peter Johansson
Julia   Eva-Lotta Ohlsson Henrikka Gröndahl
Mercutio   Alexander Lycke
Tybalt   Patrik Martinsson
Priest   Sven Törnell
Choir boy   Hanna Brehmer
Death   Malena Tuvung
Per Myrberg
Capulets   Roman Rumyantsev, Isabel Fortes, Vigdis Hentze Olsen, Sigge Modigh, Johanna Byström, Oskar Lindén
Montagues   Magnus Lundgren, Björn Åhlander, KittyChan, Ernestine Uris, Alexander Larsson, Lisette Pagler
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