Stockholm: Kungliga Operan

Country: Sweden (Sverige)
City: Stockholm
Location: Jakobs torg 2

Built 1892-1898 by Axel Anderberg, replacing the Gustavianska Operahuset (demolished 1892). Opened 19 Sep 1898. 1100 seats. 1973 rebuilding.

Notable world premieres:

  • Andreas Hallén: Valdemarskatten (8 Apr 1899)
  • Kurt Atterberg: Härvard Harpolekare (1919)
  • Kurt Atterberg: Bäckahästen (23 Jan 1925)
  • Kurt Atterberg: Fanal (27 Jan 1934)
  • Hilding Rosenberg: Marionetter (14 Feb 1939)
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Die Kathrin (7 Oct 1939)
  • Kurt Atterberg: Aladdin (18 Mar 1941)
  • Hilding Rosenberg: Lycksalighetens ö (1 Feb 1945)
  • Kurt Atterberg: Stormen (19 Sep 1948)
  • Heinrich Sutermeister: Raskolnikoff (14 Oct 1948)
  • Heinrich Sutermeister: Der rote Stiefel (23 Nov 1951)
  • Hilding Rosenberg: Porträttet (15 Oct 1956)
  • Karl-Birger Blomdahl: Aniara (31 May 1959)
  • Karl-Birger Blomdahl: Herr von Hancken (2 Sep 1965)
  • Franz Berwald: Drottningen av Golconda (3 Apr 1968)
  • Hilding Rosenberg: Hus med dubbel ingång (24 May 1970)
  • Lars Johan Werle: Tintomare (1973)
  • György Ligeti: Den stora makabern ("Le Grand Macabre", 12 Apr 1978)
  • Per Nørgard: Siddharta (19 Mar 1983)

Links: www.operan.se, EUTA, Wikipedia

Stockholm: Kungliga Operan Front Text: "Kungl. Operan, Stockholm"
Publisher: Granbergs Konstindustri-Aktiebolags Förlag, Stockholm; No. 218
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: to Marne in Holstein (Germany), 1905

Stockholm: Kungliga Operan Front Text: "Sučde, L'opéra ā Stockholm"
Publisher: ?; 569
Type: Stereo Card; Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Stockholm: Kungliga Operan Front Text: "Stockholm - Operaterrassen"
Publisher: Förlag K. Helmström, Stockholm
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Stockholm to Berlin, 1909

Stockholm: Kungliga Operan Front Text: "Stockholm, Kungl. Operan och Jacobskyrka"
Publisher: Paul Heckseher
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Stockholm: Kungliga Operan Stereo Photo (not a postcard)
Front Text: "Opera House Foyer, Stockholm, Sweden"
Publisher: "The Universal Photo Art Co., C. H. Graves, Publisher, Phila. U.S.A. - Philadelphia, Naperville Ill., London, Paris, Hamburg" - "Copyright 1900 by C. H. Graves"; Nr. 8116
Size: 17.8 x 8.8 cm

Stockholm: Kungliga Operan Front Text: "Stockholm - Operacafét"
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: within Stockholm, 1905(?)

Stockholm: Kungliga Operan Front Text: "Stockholm. Gust. Adolfs torg och Kungl. Operan"
Publisher: Pressbyrån; 70316
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
Sent: from Stockholm to Beauvais (France), 1948

Stockholm: Kungliga Operan Reverse Text: "Stockholm. Vaktparaden och Kungl. Teatern."
Publisher: Nordisk Konst; 6005/18
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
Sent: from Sweden to Herne (Germany), 1955

Stockholm: Kungliga Operan Front Text: "Kungl. Operan, Karl XII:s Staty Och Jacobs Kyrka, Stockholm - Royal Opera House, statue of Charles XII and St James' Church, Stockholm - Kgl. Opernhaus, Karl XII Denkmal und Jacobskirche, Stockholm - L'Opéra Royal, la statue de Charles XII et l'Eglise St. Jacques, Stockholm."
Publisher: Sago-konst A. B. Stockholm
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Stockholm: Kungliga Operan Front Text: "Kungl. Operan, Stockholm"
Publisher: Sago-konst A. B. Stockholm
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Stockholm: Kungliga Operan Reverse Text: "Stockholm. Kungl. Operan och Jakobs kyrka"
Publisher: Ultraförlaget A. B., Solna; 379 G
Size: Modern
Sent: to Allendorf (Germany), 1965

Stockholm: Kungliga Operan Reverse Text: "Stockholm estas mirinda! La Operejo en printempo" [text in Esperanto]
Publisher: Ultra; 688
Size: Modern
Not sent.

Stockholm: Kungliga Operan Reverse Text: "Stockholm. Operan och Solsångaren. The Royal Opera and the Sun Singer"
Publisher: Scankort AB; A-80
Size: Modern
Sent: from Stockholm to Berlin (Germany), 1969

Stockholm: Kungliga Operan Reverse Text: "Stockholm. Gustav Adolfs Torg och Operan"
Publisher: AB Grafisk Konst; 130/67
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Not sent.

Stockholm: Kungliga Operan Reverse Text: "Stockholm. Operan och Jakobs kyrka i kvällsbelysning"
Publisher: Ultraförlaget A. B., Solna; 528
Size: Modern
Sent: to Menton (France) [postmark illegible]

Stockholm: Kungliga Operan Reverse Text: "The Royal Opera House"
Handwritten Reverse Text: dated 1988
Type: Blank Back
Size: Modern
Not sent.

Stockholm: Kungliga Operan Reverse Text: "Stockholm, Kungl. Operan, The Royal Opera, L'Opéra Royal, Königliche Oper"
Publisher: Göte Emteus AB, Stockholm; G.E./34
Size: Modern
Not sent.

Stockholm: Kungliga Operan Reverse Text: "Kungliga Teatern - Den kungliga familjen i Kungliga logen vid en galaföeställning. Royal Opera Stockholm - The Royal family in the Royal box"
Publisher: Operan Stockholm; 1996
Size: Modern
Not sent.

Stockholm: Kungliga Operan Front Text: "Stockholm"
Reverse Text: "Stockholm, Operan och Jakobs kyrka"
Publisher: Peter Lange Konstförlag AB, Stockholm
Size: 16.5 x 11.5 cm
Not sent.

Stockholm: Kungliga Operan Front Text: "Staden på Vattnet"
Reverse Text: "Stockholm. europas kultur huvudstad 98", "Stockholm - Staden på vattnet. Frimärket 'Operahuset 100 år utgava en 14 maj 1998. / Stockholm - The town on the water. The stamp 'The Opera House 100 years' was issued 14 May 1998. / Stockholm - Die Stadt auf dem Wasser. Die Briefmarke 'Das Opernhaus 100 Jahre' erschien am 14. Mai 1998. / Förlaga/Original/Vorlage: Gustav Malmfors."
Publisher: Maximumkarte nr. 128
Type: Maximum Card
Size: Modern
Not sent.
Detail (stamp, Sweden, 14 May 1998):
Stockholm: Kungliga Operan

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