Malmö Opera & Music Theatre

The Malmö Opera house is considered a masterpiece of functionalist architecture designed by renowned architects, Sigurd Lewerentz, Erik Lallerstedt and David Heldén. It has one of the largest auditoriums in the Nordic countries, seating 1,500. The stage is also one of the largest in Europe and the foyer is noted for its marble staircase and space.

  • The Malmö Opera

The Malmö Opera

Music and dance options

The Malmö Opera House hosts international standard opera. Expect to find the great opera classics, musicals and contemporary musical drama on show. There is also a strong offering for children with Operaverkstan producing contemporary performances for youth aged between 3-19.

New Swedish talent

If you are feeling adventurous you can also see new production Swedish operas and musicals. You can also catch a gala night, orchestra and chamber concerts, contemporary dance and classical ballet.

See paintings by Swedish artists such as Carl Milles and Isaac Grünewald in the foyer and have a drink in the bars in the foyer or dinner at the elegant Malmö Opera Grill.


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