Royal Theatre Copenhagen - Copenhagen
20 January 2020

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The Snow Queen

Royal Theatre Copenhagen


No. of reviews: 4

Forget ‘Frozen’ – let it go and give in to the dark side
24 Oct 19 / The Copenhagen Post
Vom Ungeist mäklerischer Vernunft
18 Oct 19 / FAZ
Abrahamsen's opera fails to melt hearts
15 Oct 19 / The Guardian
Hans Abrahamsen’s The Snow Queen — a dizzyingly sensual new opera
15 Oct 19 / Financial Times (via Google)
Carmen

Royal Theatre Copenhagen


No. of reviews: 1

Carmen féministe par Barrie Kosky à Copenhague : her-story contre history
3 Oct 19 / Olyrix
Il trionfo del tempo e del disinganno

Royal Theatre Copenhagen


No. of reviews: 2

Il trionfo dell’amor coniugale sul piacere
24 Apr 19 / Il Giornale della Musica (Ita)
Dieser Spaß ist endlich
12 Apr 19 / FAZ
King and Marshal

Royal Theatre Copenhagen


No. of reviews: 2

Il grande passato dell’opera in Danimarca
18 Apr 19 / Il Giornale della Musica (Ita)
À Copenhague, Roi et Maréchal sous la baguette souveraine de Michael Schønwandt
27 Mar 19 / Opera Online
Il Trovatore

Royal Theatre Copenhagen


No. of reviews: 1

Verdi’s fiery masterpiece tamed by a problematic production
11 Oct 18 / OperaWire
Lulu

Royal Theatre Copenhagen


No. of reviews: 1

The other Lulu: a Danish rarity in Copenhagen
6 Feb 18 / Bachtrack
Die Zauberflöte

Royal Theatre Copenhagen


No. of reviews: 1

A kind of magic alright
8 Dec 17 / The Copenhagen Post
Madama Butterfly

Royal Theatre Copenhagen


No. of reviews: 2

Elizabeth Llewwllynè una protagonista di buoni mezzi vocali
22 Sep 17 / Operaclick (Ita)
Excellent execution of a poorly-aged story
22 Sep 17 / The Copenhagen Post
Rigoletto

Royal Theatre Copenhagen


No. of reviews: 1

Weaving together the classic and the contemporary as adroitly as Arachne
21 Sep 17 / The Copenhagen Post
Il viaggio a Reims

Royal Theatre Copenhagen


No. of reviews: 1

Where art comes to life in invigorating fashion
22 Mar 17 / The Copenhagen Post
Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny

Royal Theatre Copenhagen


No. of reviews: 1

Kunst und Kapitalismus sind gute Komplizen
26 Nov 16 / FAZ
Salome

Royal Theatre Copenhagen


No. of reviews: 1

Strass et paillettes
25 May 16 / ConcertoNet (French)
Il trittico

Royal Theatre Copenhagen


No. of reviews: 1

Approximations et Absolu
21 Jan 16 / Forum Opéra
I Vespri Siciliani

Royal Theatre Copenhagen


No. of reviews: 1

Traitement de choc
25 May 15 / Forum Opéra
Maskarade

Royal Theatre Copenhagen


No. of reviews: 1

Love in the time of selfies
22 Apr 15 / Bachtrack
Saul and David

Royal Theatre Copenhagen


No. of reviews: 1

The king is not well: Carl Nielsen’s Saul og David in Copenhagen
21 Apr 15 / Bachtrack
Lulu

Royal Theatre Copenhagen


No. of reviews: 2

Dans la ménagerie de verre
18 Dec 14 / Avant-Scène Opéra
Send in the clowns: Stefan Herheim’s Lulu in Copenhagen
25 Nov 14 / Bachtrack
Der Rosenkavalier

Royal Theatre Copenhagen


No. of reviews: 1

Un Rosenkavalier dans le décor
11 Nov 14 / ConcertoNet (French)
Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk

Royal Theatre Copenhagen


No. of reviews: 1

Shostakovich’s opera is conducted and directed with brutal clarity
5 Nov 14 / Financial Times (via Google)
Porgy and Bess

Royal Theatre Copenhagen


No. of reviews: 1

A great operatic experience
26 Mar 14 / Seen and Heard
Le grand macabre

Royal Theatre Copenhagen


No. of reviews: 1

Chanté en danois, l’opéra fait ressortir une distribution scandinave très homogène
7 Mar 14 / Anaclase
Die Teufel von Loudun

Royal Theatre Copenhagen


No. of reviews: 1

La maison peut largement s’enorgueillir de la grande qualité de sa troupe assurément
19 Mar 13 / Anaclase
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Performance schedule
Bizet
14 Sep 2019 to 15 Feb 2020
Mozart
12 Nov 2019 to 8 Mar 2020
Sondheim
23 Nov 2019 to 22 Feb 2020
Verdi
18 Jan to 7 Jun 2020
Mozart
29 Feb to 28 Apr 2020
Monteverdi
7 to 21 Mar 2020
Argento
14 to 21 Mar 2020
Mozart
27 to 28 Mar 2020
Strauss, R
31 Mar to 25 Apr 2020
Bruun
31 Mar to 5 Apr 2020
Ruders
1 May to 6 Jun 2020

News & Articles

Kasper Holten takes back his old job
The former head of London’s Royal Opera has been named director of the Royal Danish Opera in Copenhagen, a job he first held when he was 27.
21 Apr 2018 / Slipped Disc
Danish opera chief quits over deep cuts
Sven Müller, who succeeded Keith Warner as artistic director of the Royal Opera in Copenhagen, has resigned over the same issue – savage cuts.
6 Jan 2017 / Slipped Disc
Maestro move: Russian chief for Danish Opera
Alexander Vedernikov, music director at the Bolshoi from 2001 to 2009, is to be chief conductor of Royal Danish Opera, starting September 2017.
26 Nov 2016 / Slipped Disc
Drugs haul found on Copenhagen Opera House roof
Police in the Danish capital Copenhagen have revealed that they seized 75kg (165lbs) of marijuana found on the roof of the city's prestigious Opera House earlier this year.
1 Oct 2016 / BBC News
Copenhagen Opera House celebrating its 10th anniversary
Tonight's debut performance of 'The Magic Flute' cannot conceal that the magic has been lacking over the last five years.
16 Jan 2015 / The Copenhagen Post