Stockholm - Opera-dance-concert-theater
Stockholm is lively and modern when it comes to cultural
life. Teenager will be pleased to know that Stockholm is in the list of many
young artist tours.
You can enjoy a number of performances of music, opera, and other entertainment in Stockholm, even if you do not speak Swedish.
A popular theater venue is Drottningholm Theater, the eighteenth century theater at Drottinghom Palace which is open in the summer and which has both orchestral concerts and operatic productions. It is worth seeing at least one performance at Drottningholm, just to see the theater in operation, which uses the original machinery for changes, of scenery and sound effects.
The Regina Theater
Tel: + 46 (0)8 411 63 20
English-language theater company offering American productions in the Spring and British productions in Autumn.
There is also an amateur company called The Stockholm Players that puts on two or three English language performances per year.Symphony
If you love classical music, you can buy a season ticket (6 performances, once a month) and enjoy the concert at :
Tel: + 46 (0)8 786 02 00
It is in this Hall that every year the Nobel prices are handed out by the King.
Dag Hammarskjöldsväg 3
Tel: + 46 (0)8 784 18 00
It is another well known Concert Hall.
Concerts and other events
Searching for a concert or a
sport event in Stockholm is made easy by several sites.
Globe Arena Stockolm is a good one and even though the main access page is in Swedish there is the english version
OperaBallet and Opera can be seen at very reasonable prices.
There are two main Opera Houses in Stockholm:
Kungliga Operan (original language)
Tel: + 46 (0)8 248 240
Folkoperan (operas are all in Swedish)
Tel: + 46 (0)8 616 0750
Tel: + 46 (0)8 718 8290
Tel: + 46 (0)8 204 121
Tel: + 46 (0)8 453 3400
The Big Ben Pub
Tel: + 46 (0)8 641 4044