Umeå, Sweden. Miloš Vacek: The Emperor’s New Clothes

20 November 2021, 6pm, NorrlandsOperan, Umeå, Sweden Miloš Vacek: The Emperor’s New Clothes (1962, Swedish premiere) Directed by: Natalie Ringler, music direction: Ville Matvejeff, Ruut Kiiski Cast: Peter Kajlinger, Linnea Törnquist, Susanna Levonen, Elsa Ridderstedt, Tapani Plathan and others Language: Swedish wisth Swedish subtitles Following performances: 27 and 28 Nov, 2, 28, 29 and 30 dEc 2021, … Read more

Göteborg: Three Fragments from Juliette (staged premiere)

13 April 2019, GöteborgsOperan, Göteborg, Sweden Bohuslav Martinů: Three Fragments from Juliette (staged premiere in collaboration with National Theatre Brno) Directed by: David Radok, music director: Marko Ivanović Cast: Kerstin Avemo (Juliette), Joachim Bäckström (Michel) Language: French Following performances: 18, 24 and 26 Apr, 10 and 12 May 2019

Martin Smolka: The Name Emmanuel (world premiere)

A part of the 15th year of music and environment Baltic Sea Festival, which was held during the last week of August in Stockholm, was a world premiere of a new piece for choir by composer Martin Smolka. The Name Emmanuel was written on the festival’s commission and was performed on August 27 at the Berwaldhallen concert hall by the … Read more

Umeå, Sweden: The Cunning Little Vixen

A new production of Leoš Janáček’s The Cunning Little Vixen received its premiere at NorrlandsOperan in Umeå in northern Sweden – a town, which was elected as the European Capital of Culture of 2014. A family version from 2008 arranged by the composer Alexander Krampe and librettist Ronny Dietrich was chosen by the opera house; it takes slightly … Read more