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Press releases

20 November 2019

Die Walküre takes the Main Stage


The colossal, four-year effort to produce Wagner's Ring Cycle (Der Ring des Nibelungen) in Gothenburg now enters its second phase. Premiere for Die Walküre 1 December.

23 September 2019

Cabaret - the next big musical at the Göteborg Opera!


Willkommen, Bienvenue, Welcome! Great show numbers, captivating upbeat music and a highly relevant storyline. The Göteborg Opera starts its 2020/2021 season with a legendary landmark musical - Cabaret!

24 June 2019

Henning Ruhe appointed as the new Artistic Director Opera/Drama for the Göteborg Opera


Henning Ruhe, Germany, is the new Artistic Director Opera/Drama at the Göteborg Opera. He is currently Head of Artistic Administration at Bayerische Staatsoper (the Bavarian State Opera) and will take up his new position in January 2020.

13 June 2019

Katrín Hall to stay on as Artistic Director Dance at GöteborgsOperans Danskompani


Now it is finalised – Katrín Hall's appointment as Artistic Director Dance at GöteborgsOperans Danskompani has been extended.

31 May 2019

New festival! Gaga/people with Ohad Naharin, Ólafur Arnalds and oodles of dance


On 7-9 June a new festival will be held in Gothenburg: The Göteborg Opera Dance Festival. A few highlights: an open Gaga/people class and artist talk with Ohad Naharin, a concert with Icelandic star Ólafur Arnalds and acclaimed dance pieces performed by GöteborgsOperans Danskompani and Hofesh Shechter Company.

11 March 2019

World premiere 15 March: Political poetry and explosive energy from Marina Mascarell and Hofesh Shechter


Life’s a show with GöteborgsOperans Danskompani will be an evening of contrasts. A luminous world premiere which combines the political, intimate poetry of Marina Mascarell with the explosive energy of the unpredictable Hofesh Shechter.

30 January 2019

The Göteborg Opera finalist in the 2019 International Opera Awards


The Göteborg Opera has been nominated as one of six finalists in the “Opera Company” category at the International Opera Awards. Rodula Gaitanou, currently working in the house, is also nominated in the “Director” category.

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