Guide to Classical Music, Opera and Dance in Stockholm

Find a complete list of classical music events taking place in Stockholm. Whether you are looking for the Royal Swedish Opera season or the RSPO Orchestra programme. You can find out what's on at major venues such as the Stockholm Concert Hall and Bewardhallen or just enjoy reading reviews from past events in this marvelous city...
Stockholm Panorama with Nordiska Museet © David Karlin
Stockholm Panorama with Nordiska Museet
© David Karlin
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Guide to the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra

© Hakan Larsson
© Hakan Larsson
The Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra (RSPO) was founded in 1902 as the Stockholm Concert Society and it became a permanent ensemble in 1914. In 2012 the RSPO celenrated its 110th anniversary and with its rich tradition continues to perform internationally under its current Chief Conductor and Artistic Advisor Sakari Oramo.
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100 years of school concerts

The Royal Stockholm Philharmonic has been staging school concerts for every year since 1917. The RSPO's Stefan Forsberg and Karina Svensson talk about bringing music to Swedish children, then and now.
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StockholmTailleferre, Honegger, Milhaud

Tailleferre, Honegger, Milhaud
Anna Stefánsson; Hermann Stefánsson; Bengt Forsberg

StockholmMass in Troubled Times

Lidholm, Ives, Zelenka, Haydn
Peter Dijkstra; Swedish Radio Choir; Västerås Sinfonietta

StockholmA Masked Ball

Verdi: Un ballo in maschera
Tobias Theorell; Royal Swedish Opera; Magdalena Aberg; Klas Hedlund; Karl-Magnus Fredriksson

StockholmSharon Eyal and provocateur Olivier Dubois

Royal Swedish Ballet

StockholmBach, Hillborg, Bruckner

Bach, Hillborg, Bruckner
Swedish Chamber Orchestra; Thomas Dausgaard; Pekka Kuusisto

StockholmMussorgsky

Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov
Kent Nagano; Alexander Tsymbalyuk; Johanna Rudström; Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra; Göteborg Opera Chorus
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José Cura's Scandinavian Bohème revived in Stockholm

Strindberg, Munch, Grieg, and Kierkegaard eke out a living in a loft in Stockholm among the joys and sorrows of love and loss.
***11
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A funny, original take on The Merry Widow

A funny, original take on The Merry Widow at the Royal Swedish Opera in StockholmHenrik Dorsin rewrites a witty libretto for The Merry Widow to represent a fictitious financial crisis in the Kungliga Operan itself, satirizing the modern cultural scene.

Iréne Theorin makes Stockholm Konserthuset debut

A programme of songs by Wolf, Strauss, and Scandinavian composers, with Iréne Theorin and Ulrika Tenstam.
***11
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Tchaikovsky on Twelfth Night rings in the New Year

Mika Eichenholz led the Kungliga Filharmonikerna and Malin Byström in the first concert of 2017 at the Stockholm Concert Hall.
****1
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A fun, interactive Magic Flute in Stockholm

A local solid cast and a lively production make for an entertaining premiere of Mozart's last masterpiece at the Royal Opera House in Stockholm.
***11
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Asmik Grigorian a heartfelt lead in Fedora

Beautiful singing at the Royal Opera House in Stockholm for the Scandinavian première of Giordano's Fedora.
****1
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