Royal Swedish Opera

Known also as Kungliga Operan, the Royal Swedish Opera is Sweden’s national opera company. It is located in Stockholm and has a long and prestigious history dating back to its founding in 1773.  The Opera Company was founded with the Royal Swedish Academy of Music by King Gustav III and its first performance, Thetis and […]

Drottningholm’s Slottsteater

Historical Background Built-in 1766 for Queen Lovisa Ulrika, Drottningholm’s Slottsteater, or the Court Theatre of Drottningholm, is the only 18th-century venue in the world that still uses the original stage machinery and is one of the best preserved theatres from this time in the world. From an international perspective, the theater is a unique building, […]