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2/21/2020 Xtra

XTRA OPERA

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.

CARMEN EXHIBITION

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.

PREMIERE TALKS

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. 

17 May 2019  The Trial
30 September 2019 Der ferne Klang
25 October 2019 Noces/Agon/Rites of Spring
18 November 2019 La traviata
20 January 2020 Candide
21 February 2020 Kylián/Ek/Naharin
15 May 2020 Les Ballets Suédois

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
Free entrance

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. 
Free admission.

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.

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

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