Forever – Stockholm

Royal Swedish Opera Gustav Adolfs torg 2, Stockholm, Sweden

Dance piece by Mari Carrasco. 40 minutes. On the small stage at the Royal Swedish Opera. Who hasn't felt alone at a party at some point, despite being among people? In the dance performance Forever, the audience is part of an ongoing party in the Opera's Rotunda. During the performance they go from being observers […]

So We Will Vanish – Stockholm

Berwaldhallen Dag Hammarskjölds väg 3, Stockholm, Sweden

Mikael Karlsson’s song cycle So We Will Vanish about the destruction of the natural landscape is dedicated to the Swedish mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter and the Swedish Chamber Orchestra. At Berwaldhallen von Otter meets the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jukka-Pekka Saraste. The concert will open with the multifaceted piece The Ring of […]

Titta en Älg – Stockholm

Royal Dramatic Theater (Dramaten) Nybrogatan 2, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden

A play in two acts by legendary Swedish playwright Kristina Lugn, directed by Mellika Melouani Melani, at the Royal Dramatic Theater (Dramaten) in Stockholm. The play is in Swedish, with no subtitles. Description in Swedish from the Dramaten homepage. verpastej och döden. Medelålder och avgrund. Kristina Lugns Titta en älg handlar om kvinnorna som lyckats […]

Fanny and Alexander – Brussels

La Monnaie De Munt Pl. de la Monnaie, Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

In December 2024, the Royal Theatre of La Monnaie premieres a brand new opera based on the 1982 Ingmar Bergman film "Fanny and Alexander". Music by Mikael Karlsson and libretto by Royce Vavrek. Ivo van Hove directs the piece. The cast includes Sasha Cooke (Emilie), Thomas Hampson (Bishop Vergerus), Peter Tantsits (Oscar), Doris Soffel (Helena), […]