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Kulturnatten at the Royal Swedish Opera

Warmly welcome to KULTURNATTEN at the Royal Swedish Opera!

April 27


Tonight all activities and performances are for free – no tickets needed. Open up your mind and experience highlights from current and coming season. Listen to world class music, take part of the exciting backstage world – and why not explore the joy of dancing during a dance class?


PROGRAMME

 

DANCE IN VR

TIME 6.30–11.15 pm, 3-minute sessions
LOCATION First row
Step into a virtual dance world and experience the Royal Swedish Ballet perform the work Half Life.
ABOUT HALF LIFE VR »

STRING QUARTET

TIMES 6–7 pm, 8.30–9.30 pm, 10–11 pm
LOCATION Main Entrance
Musicians from the Royal Swedish Orchestra perform classical pieces in the entrance hall.
VIOLIN Tale Olsson, Jakub Nowak
VIOLA Jakob Rutberg
CELLO Mirjam Pfeiffer
SOLOIST Anna Norrby

THE ROYAL SWEDISH BALLET

TIME 6.30–7 pm
LOCATION Main stage
Dancers from the Royal Swedish Ballet perform parts of Alexander Ekman’s piece Escapist.. Introduction by Nicolas Le Riche, director of the Royal Swedish Ballet.

DANCE FOR THE PEOPLE

TIME 7.30–8.30 pm
LOCATION Rotundan
Dance with us and explore the joy of dance together with the dancer and répétiteur Hlin Hjálmarsdóttir. Limited number of seats. Come as you are, everyone is invited!
ABOUT THE ROYAL SWEDISH BALLET »

OPEN MASTER CLASS

TIMES 7.15–7.45 pm, 8.30–9.00 pm
LOCATION Studion
Open master class with répétiteur Oleksandr Yankevych and one soloist from the Royal Swedish Opera. Limited number of seats.

OPERA POPUP

TIMES 7.30–10.15 pm
LOCATION Guldfoajén
Soloists of the Royal Swedish Opera Choir and pianists perform mini concerts.

C’EST LA VIE!
TIME 7.30–8 pm
French songs by Francis Poulenc and Henri Duparc among others.
SOLOIST Anna Norrby
PIANO Anders Wadenberg

LA SERENATA
TIME 8.45–9.15 pm
Music by Paolo Tosti and Ruggiero Leoncavallo
SOLOIST Jihan Shin
PIANO Julia Koydan

SONGS BY BRAHMS
TIME 9.45–10.15 pm
Songs and duets by Johannes Brahms.
SOLOISTS Angela Rotondo, Kristina Martling
PIANO Martin Virin

ABOUT THE  THE ROYAL SWEDISH OPERA CHOIR »

THE NEW SEASON

TIMES 8.15–8.45 pm, 9.15–9.45 pm
LOCATION Main stage
The Royal Swedish Orchestra and soloists of the Royal Swedish Opera perform highlights of the coming season. In english.
SOLOISTS Karl-Magnus Fredriksson, Elin Rombo, Johanna Rudström
CONDUCTOR Dalia Stasevska
CONFERENCIER Katarina Aronsson

HIGHLIGHTS ON FILM

TIME 10–11.50 pm
LOCATION Main stage
Screening in the auditorium. Experience highlights from the current and the coming season and take part of the exciting world backstage.