Royal Swedish Opera to Hold New Year’s Eve Concert

By Francisco Salazar

The Royal Swedish Opera is set to hold a New Year’s Eve concert featuring conductor Vincenzo Milletarì.

The conductor will join forces with the soloists of the Royal Swedish Opera including Miriam Treichl, Daniel Johansson, Vivianne Holmberg, and Håkan Ekenäs.

The performance will also feature graduating students from the opera program at Stockholm University of Dramatic Arts. The festive program will feature a French theme and showcases Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique, as well as excerpts from Bizet’s “Carmen,” Delibes’s “Lakmé,” and Offenbach’s “Les Contes d’Hoffmann.”

Milletarì has conducted at the Kungligan in productions of “Rigoletto,” “La Traviata,” and “Ariadne auf Naxos.” He is set to lead “La bohème” at the Göteborg Opera and will conduct at the Prague State Opera.