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09/03/2024

Die Fledermaus

Die Fledermaus is a celebration of life, love and joy - and the music is a party in its own right!

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10/04/2024

OperaPub

Join us for an informal night out at Kulturhuset in the heart of Bergen - either just enjoy listening or sing along!

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23/05/2024

OperaUp!

Pop-up opera performance inside the funicular Fløibanen or around Fløyen, in collaboration with the Bergen International Festival.

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27/06/2024

Opera by the Fjord – Thursday concert

Meet the young opera singers who are attending this years Summer Academy! This evening they perform a staged version with highlights from The Magic Flute, and in addition, their favourite arias.

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30/06/2024

Opera by the Fjord - Summer concert

Welcome to the Summer Academy's grand finale on Sunday – with highlights from Das Rheingold by Wagner, and a selection of famous arias.

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WANTED: Wotan, Sarastro & Fafner

Do you wish to be the greatest god of all at our Summer Academy? Or the high priest and also a giant? We are now searching for two male singers in the roles as Wotan – and Sarastro & Fafner. Application deadline: March 8.

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What happens in Die Fledermaus?

In our new production the story is moved from Vienna in the 19th century to the Norwegian cities of Bergen and Oslo in our own time.

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Summer Academy 2024

You are now welcome to apply for the Summer Academy Opera by the Fjord 2024! Application deadline January 31st. NEW announcement for the roles as Wotan and Satrasto & Fafner. Application deadline March 8.

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What happens in Katya Kabanova?

Katya dreams of freedom, but she is trapped in an unhappy marriage, with a cruel, controlling mother-in-law. Then, the charming Boris arrives ... Here's the synopsis of Janáček's opera, Katya Kabanova.

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Rusalka / Song to the Moon

Soprano Malin Byström sings the supremely romantic aria 'Song to the moon' – one of the highlights in Dvořák’s opera Rusalka.

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The Magic Flute / Trailer

The Magic Flute by Mozart is one of the most loved operas worldwide. This production by Simon McBurney received rave reviews at the Dutch National Opera in Amsterdam, Aix-en-Provence-festival, the English National Opera in London and at Bergen National Opera. All performances in Bergen were sold out in November 2022.

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The Merry Widow 2.0 / trailer

See The Merry Widow 2.0 in Grieghallen 26th March - 1st April 2022! Romantic confusion and caustic satire are but two of the ingredients when the cities of Bergen and Copenhagen unite in a brand new version of Lehár’s legendary operetta.

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Carmen - trailer

Carmen is one of the most performed operas in the world, but what happened after her brutal murder? Bergen National Opera’s new film ‘Obsession in isolation’ is a murder mystery set for our times. See the trailer here!

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Easter Hymn from Cavalleria rusticana

Bergen National Opera is delighted to present an Easter performance especially recorded along with Edvard Grieg Kor and singers who were part of our La clemenza di Tito, which Covid-19 forced us to cancel in March 2020. Our soloist Elisabeth Teige is one of the most sought after young dramatic sopranos in Scandinavia. We also welcome children from EGK's talent programme.