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.
An exhibition on Carmen, her interpreters and their costumes will be open during performance period. It will also include costume sketches by Nina Sandström for the 2019 production. Carmen was first performed at the Royal Swedish Opera in 1878. Up until the premiere in January 2019, ten productions had been performed a total of 1 501 times.
Meet the artistic team behind the performance and hear about their ideas and visions. Artists also participate in premiere talks.
Guldfoajén, the Golden Foyer, at 6 PM, free entrance.
5 april 2019 Escapist
17 maY 2019 The Trial
OPERA- AND BALLET 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 opera premieres or Die lustige Witwe).
Guldfoajén, the Golden Foyer
KRÓL ROGER – A COOPERATION BETWEEN THE POLISH INSTITUTE AND DRAMATEN
DATES 19 & 27 March, 2019 at 18.00
VENUE The Golden Foyer
Who was Karol Szymanowski and what does his music sound like? What was his relationship with Polish literature and Jaroslaw Iwaszkiewicz, who wrote the libretto for King Roger. Readings, music and conversations in conjunction with the performance.
PARTICIPANTS Gunnel Fred, actress; Bo Löfvendahl, music critic; Tomas Håkansson, translator; Jakub Nowak, violin; Oleksandr Yankevych, piano. MODERATOR Katarina Aronsson, dramaturge
OPEN LECTURES WITH STOCKHOLM UNIVERSITY
In cooperation with Stockholm University, the Royal Swedish Opera invites you to attend a series of free lectures. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear academics talk about topics associated with ongoing productions.
Each lecture is introduced by dramaturge Katarina Aronsson. Venue: The Golden Foyer.
FOLLOW THE ROYAL SWEDISH BALLET’S WORK
Several times per season, the Royal Swedish Ballet opens its doors to open rehearsals and exciting work-in-progress meetings with choreographers. An opportunity for a close-up experience of the often complex work that precedes a performance.
23 March 2019 10 AM: Open Rehearsal (An Evening with Ekman)
4 May 2019 10 AM: Meet the Choreographer (The Trial)
The open rehearsals are usually held in Rotunda at the Royal Swedish Opera.
The number of seats is limited. No entry after the rehearsal starts.
OPERA IN P2
Listen to several of the Opera’s performances broadcast live on Radio Sweden’s P2 during the season. Stay updated on our repertoire at operan.se