Enjoy the thrilling Oslo Opera House
Nestled by the shores of the fjord sits the marvelous Oslo Opera House, home to the Norwegian National Opera and Ballet. Its uniquely stunning geometric design allows you to walk on the roof and admire the view from the old harbor area of Bjørvika. As Norway’s largest performing arts institute, it is home to 600 employees who stage a varied program each year. You can enjoy a play on one of its three stages or go for a guided tour of this architectural Oslo icon.
Making the most of your visitIf you want to get an up-close and personal meeting with the Opera House, then a guided tour is the way to go. These 50-minute tours will take you through the many facilities found within, such as the costume workshop or scene painting room. You might even be able to meet a singer or dancer as you walk your way through the building. If you want to learn more about the architecture, stagecraft, opera or ballet, then this is the way to do it. Should you want to catch a play here, then check their website for updated programs. The Opera House is serviced by excellent transport links nearby, so that you can easily make your way there by any form of public transport.
A world-class ensembleThe Norwegian National Opera and Ballet call the Opera House their home. Here, world-class singers, dancers and musicians all come together to create a truly unique setting for the performing arts. The singers represent the full range of the vocal spectrum, from coloratura sopranos to bass. Whether you are watching a comedy or drama, their performances are at an incredibly high level. Accompanying the singers are the Norwegian National Orchestra, who also call the building their home.
If you want to experience all the cultural experiences this fantastic places has to offer, then a room at the Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Oslo is the perfect choice. Our hotel is ideally located for guests interested in the arts and close to many central cultural attractions, such as the Vigeland Park.