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AIDA 2019

  • Oscarsborg Festning Søndre Kaholmen 1440 Drøbak, Norway Norway (map)

Experience this magnificent work under the open sky at Oscarsborg Fortress. The unique architecture of the fortress ensures that everything takes place acoustically. This is nothing short of a Grand Opera especially suited for large outdoor venues. Just hear what the Swedish magazine "OPERA" said about our performance in 2010:

                   "Mightier than that, it won't even be in Verona."

We offer food and drink on the island before the performance and during the break.

We collaborate with several boat companies on transport to Oscarsborg.

MS Oscarsborg 2 return trip Sudbrygga in Drøbak to Oscarsborg this is included in the opera ticket.

Boat departing from Langkaia 1 show DNO & B in Oslo. Dinner, snacks and drinks on board!

MS Rigmor spends from Kadettangen 18B in Sandvika. Here, the ticket includes welcome drinks, finger food buffet and night food.


Tickets for boats from Langkaia and Rigmor can be booked together with the opera ticket or separately at

Opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi

with libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni

The performance lasts for three hours including a break, and is sung in Italian with Norwegian subtitles.

Director: Bentein Baardson

Conductor: Jørn Fossheim

Scenography: Torkel Skjærven

Costume design: Leiko Fuseya

Director assistant: Bodil Kvamme

Choreographer: Arne Fagerholt

Cormorant: David Maiwald


Aida: Birgitte Christensen

Radamès: Kolbeinn Jon Ketilsson

Amneris: Siv Iren Misund

Amonasro: Yngve A. Søberg

Ramphis: Magne Promoterlid

King: Eric Roland Egeberg-Jensen

Oslofjord chamber film harmony, Oscarsborg opera houses, extras

Earlier Event: 11 August
Oslo Jazzfestival
Later Event: 16 August
Findings Festival 2019 Bislett