During the Gothenburg Culture Festival on 21–22 August, we present a comical Bach cantata, a wind orchestra and sumptuous Grieg strings. Dancers from GöteborgsOperans Danskompani will also give unique performances for one person at a time.
Gothenburg Culture Festival 2021
It’s finally time for the Culture Festival!
Varies. See details below
21 — 22 Aug 2021
Various stages, Göteborg Opera
Free admission with a ticket
“The Gothenburg Culture Festival contributes to a more humane, enjoyable and sustainable society, and is a place where where the the cultural diversity of the city may be discovered.” Gothenburg City Council
Saturday, 21 August
The café opens at 11.00am.
Coffee Cantata by J. S. Bach
Foyer, 11.30am–12.00pm & 1.00–1.30pm
A comic Bach cantata with a coffee aroma.
2 performances, ca 30 min each
Ensemble: Mia Karlsson, soprano, Daniel Ralphsson, tenor, Mats Persson, baritone, and musicians from the Göteborg Opera Orchestra
The Holberg Suite by Edvard Grieg
Göteborg Opera's string ensemble
One on one
1 dancer. 1 spectator. An unforgettable one-on-one meeting.
Dancers from GöteborgsOperans Danskompani meet gives each spectator a unique experience.
Performed on the Small Stage
Do you want to be a spectator? Apply using instructions on this page which will be published 10 August.
Sunday, 22 August
Award ceremony: Årets Näverlur
Annual cultural prize to a person or group active in the Nordic region who promotes Nordic folk music traditions such as grassland music and wind music.
The Wind Ensemble of The Göteborg Opera Orchestra plays music by Charles Gounod, Paul Dukas, Mogens Andresen and Henri Tomasi.
Serenade ensemble from the Göteborg Opera Orchestra plays music by Richard Strauss under the direction of Gordon Hunt.