Opera - Pride & Prejudice
Now the door opens to Jane Austen's iconic story about Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy's crooked road to marital happiness - this time as an opera! Gallant, beautiful and captivating music draws us back into their fascinating world filled with intrigue and genuine emotions.
Now Sara kulturhus and Norrlandsoperan are opening the door to Jane Austen's iconic story about Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy's crooked road to marital happiness - this time as an opera! Gallant, beautiful and captivating music draws us back into their fascinating world filled with intrigue and genuine emotions. The performance becomes a dancing and psychological machinery that is sometimes driven by the individual's longing, sometimes by the rules of the social collective.
Sara kulturhus and Norrlandsoperan invite you to an unforgettable experience with the opera Pride and Prejudice. With music by Daniel Nelson and libretto by Sofia Fredén, this performance takes us on a musical journey into the romantic world of Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy.
Enjoy the gallant, beautiful and captivating music that fills the main stage and draws you into a fascinating world filled with intrigue and genuine emotion. Norrlandsoper's symphony orchestra, under the direction of conductor David Björkman, gives life to the music that drives the performance forward in a dancing and psychological journey through the individual's longing and the rules of the social collective.
Directed by Clara Svärd and with scenography and costumes by Marika Feinsilber, this performance will be a visual and musical feast. Lighting designer Anna Wemmert sets the mood on stage and together with the ten vocal soloists, they create a performance that is full of intrigue and genuine emotions.
Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice is one of the most iconic love stories of all time, and Norrlandsoper's production is a celebration of its complexity and a reminder that there is always hope for happy love, no matter what obstacles must be overcome.
Anders Lundström portrays Mr. Bennet and Susanna Levonen plays Mrs. Bennet, while Ingrid Berg takes on the role of Lydia and Amie Foon portrays Charlotte. The show is an experience you won't soon forget, and a must for anyone who loves opera and classic love stories.
Jane Austen and her iconic novel
The British author Jane Austen lived in the 18th century and is known for her sharp social satires and her novel series. Her works have inspired generations of readers worldwide. Austen's most famous novel, Pride and Prejudice, was first published in 1813 and is considered one of the most beloved love stories of all time.
The novel follows the protagonist Elizabeth Bennet and her family as they navigate the social games and love intrigues of 19th century England. Elizabeth meets Mr. Darcy and despite their initial disagreement, they develop a passionate love story full of misunderstandings and prejudices.
Pride and Prejudice is a novel acclaimed for its sharp social satire and skillful portrayal of characters and relationships. Austen's ability to create vivid and complex characters has made her works timeless and popular worldwide. Norrlandsoperan's staging of the opera Stolthet og predom is a tribute to Austen's ability to create classic love stories and a reminder that her work continues to inspire and entertain readers and audiences around the world.
Composer: Daniel Nelson
Libretto: Sofia Fredén
Conductor: David Björkman
Director: Clara Svärd
Set designer & costume: Marika Feinsilber
Lighting design: Anna Wemmert
Norrlandsoperan's symphony orchestra
Lizzy: Jessica Eleven
Mr. Darcy: David Risberg
Mrs. Bennet: Susanna Levonen
Mr Bennet: Anders Lundström
Jane: Amanda Liljefors
Mr. Bingley: Clifford Lewis
Lydia: Ingrid Berg
Mr. Wickham: Fabian Düberg
Charlotte: Amie Foon
Mr Collins: Martin Lissel
Good to know before your visit:
Age limit: none
Bag ban: applies to events in Stage 1 and Stage 2, read more here External link..
Cloakroom: located adjacent to the stage for the event.
The cloakroom fee is included in your ticket.
Admission: approx. 45 minutes before the event starts.
Eating: Food and drink are not allowed to be brought into our stages.
Hearing aids: available in all our scenes, read more here External link..
Walker: placed outside the entrance, staff on site are available if you need help.
Lift: located at stairwell B, left side.
Wheelchair spaces: All wheelchair spaces are accessible via lift, stairwell B, left side. Please respect that wheelchair spaces are intended for wheelchair users. In case of violation, the ticket will be declared invalid on the spot and entry to the event will be denied. Tickets cannot be repurchased in the event of an incorrect purchase.
Craving for a lovely mingling before the performance?
Before the event, The Wood Hotel by Elite serves drinks and light snacks in the South foyer.
Serving opens 45 minutes before the event starts.