Family & Opera

The Snow Queen

Playing from 09 December to 28 January
Benjamin Staern
Anelia Kadieva Jonsson
Elisabeth Linton
Set design
Rikke Juellund
Astrid Lynge Ottosen
Ulrik Gad
Sara Ekman
Sung in Swedish with Swedish surtitles
Running time
The performance lasts about 1 hours and 10 minutes, no interval.

The Snow Queen was commissioned by Malmö Opera. First Performance at Malmö Opera, December 17 2016.

THE SNOW QUEEN – an H.C. Andersen adventure for the whole FAMILY

Gerda has no parents, but she has a friend called Kaj who is kidnapped by the cunning, cold Snow Queen. Will she find him before his heart has turned to ice? During her big adventure Gerda encounters many fascinating figures…

The Snow Queen is a new work by the Swedish composer Benjamin Staern. It is a heart-warming opera based on a short story by H. C. Andersen that is full of drama, humour and love. Following the premiere at Malmö Opera in 2016, a critic wrote: »A gorgeous adventure for all ages. And the moral of the story: never stop believing in the victory of the heart; yes please, let it snow over us this and every other Christmas.« A collaboration with Malmö Opera.

A family production suitable for children from the age of 5.

NB: no discounts for under 26 yrs or students at the Snow Queen performances.

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