Enhance and deepen your experience at the opera! Open lectures, introductory evenings, premiere discussions, presentation of the evening’s performance. Encounter choreographers, composers, singers and directors in in-depth talks, or listen to researchers and authors give lectures and lead discussions about our performances.
PREMIERE TALKS JUBILEE YEAR 2023
Meet the artistic team behind the performance and hear about their ideas and visions. Artists also participate in premiere talks. The following premiere talks take place during 2023:
Before Sweeney Todd SATURDAY JANUARY 28
Before Ekman/Hjálmarsdóttir/Naharin FRIDAY FEBRUARY 10
Before A Midsummer Night's Dream SATURDAY APRIL 29
Before Manon FRIDAY MAY 26
Before Short Stories IV SUNDAY JUNE 4 (NB! IN ROTUNDAN)
Before Melancholia SATURDAY OCTOBER 7
Before Le Corsaire FRIDAY OCTOBER 27
Before Don Giovanni FRIDAY DECEMBER 15
Venue The Golden Foyer. At 6 p.m.. Free admission.
AUDIENCE INTRODUCTIONS IN 15 MINUTES
Get more out of your experience. What is the performance about? Is there anything special to listen or watch out for? Introductions take 15 minutes and begin 45 minutes before the performance starts (not applicable to premieres).
Venue The Golden Foyer. Free admission.
LIVE AT THE CINEMA
Those of you who don’t have the opportunity to visit the opera in person can enjoy opera and ballet at a nearby cinema, broadcast live from the Royal Swedish Opera in collaboration with Folkets Hus and Parker’s cinemas nationwide. Upcoming broadcasts:
Cinderella (askungen) with the Royal Swedish Ballet from SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 9
A Midsummer Night's Dream from SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 30
Find your closest cinema and dates at the Folkets Hus och Parkers page »
The Royal Swedish Opera is part of the European streaming platform OperaVision where you can enjoy operas and concerts from all over Europe - for free! You can enjoy the Royal Swedish opera's presentation of A Midsummer Night's Dream on OperaVision until November 12.
OPERA ON SWEDISH NATIONAL RADIO P2
Listen to several of the Opera’s performances broadcast live on Radio Sweden’s P2 during each season.
Next performance to be broadcast live will be
MELANCHOLIA Saturday October 7 at 7 p.m.