Gothenburg’s new Barber is a love letter to the magic of live performance

SwedenSweden Rossini, Il barbiere di Siviglia: Soloists of Gothenburg Opera, Gothenburg Opera male chorus, Gothenburg Opera Orchestra / Ville Matvejeff (fortepiano/conductor). Gothenburg Opera main stage, 5.9.2021. (NS)

(left to right) Berta (Mia Karlsson), Rosina (Ann-Kristin Jones) and Figaro (Hannes Öberg) (c) Lennart Sjöberg

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Gothenburg’s shining Siegfried gloriously surmounts the challenges of producing opera in a pandemic

SwedenSweden Wagner, Siegfried: Soloists, Dancers, Gothenburg Opera Orchestra / Evan Rogister (conductor). Pre-recorded on Gothenburg Opera main stage for digital streaming only and premiered 26-28.3.2021. (NS)

Sofie Asplund (The Woodbird) & Daniel Brenna (Siegfried) (c) Lennart Sjöberg

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Benke Rydman fashions another hit with Gothenburg Opera’s Oliver!

SwedenSweden Lionel Bart, Oliver! (Lionel Bart [Lyrics and book] and a new Swedish translation by Ulricha Johnson): Soloists of Gothenburg Opera, ensemble and children’s ensemble, Gothenburg Opera Orchestra / Bjorn Dobbelaere (conductor), Gothenburg Opera, 27.9.2019. (NS)

Fagin (David Lundqvist, centre) with his gang (c) Lennart Sjöberg

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