Drottningholms • Sweden

Drottningholms Slottsteater

178 93 Drottningholms, Sweden

Anna Karinsdotter
"We are grateful for the exceptional opportunity to be part of this international collaboration." Anna Karinsdotter, Artistic and managing director

Drottningholms Slottsteater presents opera, concerts, tours and events for children every summer. The unique theatre building, the Court Theatre built in 1766, has a preserved interior where the stage sets are adapted to the 18th century repertoire and the original hand-operated stage machinery - about 25 stage hands pull the ropes and trolleys - is still in use in the performances. 

The opera performances are internationally renowned, with the Drottningholm Theatre Orchestra performing on period instruments. The building itself came to great fame with Ingmar Bergman’s film “The Magic Flute”. The theatre is part of the UNESCO World Heritage site The Royal Domain of Drottningholm. The Swedish King and Queen live in this area. 

The Foundation has 10 full-time employees and about 200 seasonal employees.  


For the first time a Lully opera – Armide – will be staged at Drottningholm and this particular stage is the perfect place for grand French Baroque opera. Interpreted by a French artistic team and the theatre's musical director and conductor Francesco Corti. Our production for children presents French cantatas with mythological theme – great emotions in a small format. 

The Royal Swedish Opera guest performs with Love & chaos under court conductor Alan Gilbert. Guided tours of the unique theatre building all summer.


The building holds immense cultural value and serves as a significant heritage for early music. The theatre offers a rare opportunity to experience music and performances in authentic 18th-century setting. To maintain the integrity of the theatre, top-tier musicians and singers, along with the collaboration of artists and stage technicians, are required to create unforgettable experiences. 

Drottningholms Slottsteater faces financial limitations and is in need of the support of enthusiasts, philanthropists, and corporate partners to continue delivering exceptional opera performances for both Swedish and international audiences.  

Eva Lundgren
Eva Lundgren

In the past few years the theatre has reached a very high artistic level with highly acclaimed international artists. To maintain and further our development, we are therefore looking for donors that will want to sponsor our main productions and who will want to be a part of our journey to the very top.


Interested in a collaboration with this organisation ? Please contact:

Thibault Gueho

Members and Development Coordinator at FEDORA


+33 (0)7 68 51 51 68


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