Copenhagen Opera Festival takes the City

Copenhagen Opera Festival treats you to opera on the streets and squares of the city, in theatres, aboard ships, in Tivoli and many other places within the urban space of Copenhagen (pictured The Operetta Boat).

Copenhagen Opera Festival treats you to opera on the streets and squares of the city, in theatres, aboard ships, in Tivoli and many other places within the urban space of Copenhagen (pictured The Operetta Boat).

Music lovers, opera connoisseurs and Copenhageners of all ages will be treated to 35 opera performances which will illustrate the impressive versatility of the genre, when Copenhagen Opera Festival takes the Danish capital from Friday 27 July to Friday 3 August 2012.

“We love the Versatility of Opera”
“Our focus has been on putting together a festival that perfectly encapsulates everything we love about opera. And the thing we love more than anything is the versatility of the genre”, says Anders Beyer, Artistic Director at Copenhagen Opera Festival.
“So it’s a pleasure to be able to present both new, innovative shows as well as big classics, while the beautiful and romantic performances are featured side by side with the scary and spooky ones.”

“It’s a pleasure to be able to present both new, innovative shows as well as big classics, while the beautiful and romantic performances are featured side by side with the scary and spooky ones,” Anders Beyer, Artistic Director at Copenhagen Opera Festival (pictured Opera Jam).

“It’s a pleasure to be able to present both new, innovative shows as well as big classics, while the beautiful and romantic performances are featured side by side with the scary and spooky ones,” Anders Beyer, Artistic Director at Copenhagen Opera Festival (pictured Opera Jam).

Event: Copenhagen Opera Festival – Eight days in the name of opera
When: Friday 27 July to Friday 3 August 2012
Where: In traditional and quite unexpected places all over the city
Price: Vary, many of the street performances are for free
Booking: Buy your tickets through Copenhagen Opera Festival

Enjoy Copenhagen Opera Festival
Find more information about performances, like the Verdi classic, Rigoletto, in an outdoors setting at Frue Plads, the musical melting pot that is Opera Jam at Pressen and the ever-popular Operetta Boat at Copenhagen Opera Festival.
And remember most of the performances are less than a ten minute leisurely bike-ride from Avenue Hotel.

Photos by Mathias Bojesen

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