Kvinna i svart klänning mot svart bakgrund och golv. Har målning över ansikte och hals och håller ena handen för bröstet. Kvinna i svart klänning mot svart bakgrund och golv. Har målning över ansikte och hals och håller ena handen för bröstet.

Göteborgs Konserthus Joyce DiDonato and Norwegian National Opera Orchestra

Love and evil death with the Norwegian National Opera Orchestra; Edward Gardner, conductor; and Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano.

Concert length: 2 h incl. intermission Scene: Stora salen
390-550 SEK Student 195-275 SEK Children 195-275 SEK

Irresistible tales of love and evil death are on the programme as American mezzosoprano Joyce DiDonato performs in Gothenburg. Don’t miss a unique guest performance, with music by Ravel and Berlioz. 

She has appeared on the BBC Last night of the Proms and interpreted sculptor Camille Claudel. When mezzosoprano Joyce DiDonato takes the stage, you can count on musical conviction and powerful characters. This evening, we hear her in the Berlioz mini-drama about Cleopatra. 

The orchestra is from the Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, based in Oslo and also offer music from Ravel, celebrating his 150st anniversary. Ravel’s ballet suite tells the story of lovers Daphnis and Chloé who were abandoned as children and whose love is tested by malevolent forces in this ancient myth. 

First, conductor Edward Gardner leads the orchestra in Igor Stravinsky’s playful and masterful Petrushka, about a Russian puppet theatre during Carnival. 


Get to know the music.

Introduction to the concert

Take a seat in the Great Hall one hour before the concert begins and learn more about the music you will soon experience! You will get the stories behind the music, knowledge of the composers and own reflections about the classical pieces. The introduction last for about 30 minutes, it is free and free seating in the hall. Welcome! 


Stravinsky Petrushka (1911) 34 min

Intermission 25 min

Berlioz La mort de Cléopâtre 21 min

Friday 23 May 2025: The event ends at approx. 20.00


Den Norska Opera & Ballett

Edward Gardner conductor

Joyce DiDonato mezzosopran

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