Malmo Opera is rated among the premier music venues of the country which hosts some of the finest performances by local and touring ensembles. Constructed in 1944, the opera house features an enclosed amphitheater with a splendid foyer adorned in artwork by the likes of Isaac Grünewald and Carl Milles, while a fountain by Nils Sjögren greets audiences by the door. Equipped with an advanced acoustic and modern lighting system, it ensures the musical ensemble and the actors, both get the attention that they deserve. This huge theater has a seating capacity of 1,500, marking it as one of Scandinavia's largest. It is the home of the Malmo Opera Company, and showcases an annual season of operas, operettas and other musical performances that have garnered much acclaim.
In operation since August 2015, Malmö Live is the home of the Malmö Symphony Orchestra. Set in a modern, dynamic space covering an area of 43,000 square meters (462848.15 square feet), the event center and entertainment venue comprises of two concert halls as well as a conference room. Besides the event venues, the site also features a hotel, space for offices as well as housing while the larger of the concert hall can easily accommodate up to 1707 people. Hosting events of all musical genres, theatrical performances, dance shows and the like, the venue ensures there is something on offer to suit every kind of taste and preference. If you want a glimpse of the local culture, check out the schedule of Malmö Live and head here for a great time.
Built in 1901, Moriska Paviljongen is a historic structure in Folkets Park. Its Moorish architecture was one of its kind in the nation when it was erected and it still is a sight to behold. But besides its architecture, it is also one of the most popular cultural spots in the city. Comprising of a main hall, hall of mirrors, foyer, outdoor garden and a bistro, their Middle Eastern inspired spaces are used for a variety of events. The historic pavilion also hosts concerts, theater, children's acts and more. It is most for its entertaining programs showcasing the culture of North Africa, the Balkans and the Middle East. These are mainly musical events by well-known artistes from these regions.
Located in the heart of Kungsparken, the Casino Cosmopol brings high-class entertainment to Malmö. This casino has over 200 slot machines and more than 32 tables where old favorites like poker, roulette, and blackjack are played out in a very jovial atmosphere. Besides these games, the casino also organizes a range of events like stand-up shows, parties, live musical performances and even wine tasting events. The Casino Cosmopol can also be the venue for your events, be it a private affair or a business affair. The facilities available here can accommodate about 2200 people and they also have a special staff that will help you every step of the way. Their restaurant has rooms like the Cosmopolsalen and the Tornrummet that are available for events. Please see the website for further information.
The Black Diamond, simply known as "The Diamond," is an extension of the Royal Library, designed in a modern architectural style, smooth as a mirror, by the architect firm Schmidt, Hammer and Lassen. The main entrance to the Royal Library is from Søren Kierkegaards Square, and you'll find the ticket office as well as restrooms, the cloakroom and a bookshop here. The entrance to Restaurant Søren K is from the vestibule. The entrance to the Queen's Auditorium is from Christians Brygge 9. This hall is hired out for different arrangements of rhythmic and classical music, as well as for some lectures and conferences. Tickets for the musical arrangements can be bought at the ticket office.
Opened in 1996, Vega consists of two state-of-the-art concert halls: Store Vega, a larger venue accommodating 1500, and Lille Vega, a smaller venue for 500 that belts out live acts on a regular basis, in addition to a stylish bar and a lounge. Vega attracts a range of pop, rock and techno bands from Denmark and abroad. Please confirm specific events schedules and nightclub timings on the website.
The Södran theater has a decades-long tradition of presenting films in Lund. It's the town's most venerable theater for independent films, and also has a history of presenting student films.
Posthus-theatre is a small cinema that shows only European experimental films. It is situated in the basement of the old Post Office on Rådhuspladsen (the Town Hall Square). This cinema has only 90 seats, all old and soft. But the place has a very special atmosphere, to be experienced rather than described.
Teatret Zeppelin calls itself a theater for the children as it focuses on the themes that appeal to the young ones. Many drama companies have come forth to produce plays for children with interesting and imaginative themes. Classic plays meant for kids are mostly what Teatret Zeppelin plays all year round. There is a also a small cafe that keeps candy treats for the kids. Call ahead for more details.
Denmark's national opera house was completed in 2004 and is considered one of the most modern opera venues in the world.
Østre Gasværk's remarkable dome-shaped building was erected at the beginning of the 1880s. As a theater, Østre Gasværk has only existed since 1979, though. The theater aims at original productions of musicals, dance and drama, written by living, mostly Danish artists. Some of the latest productions have included H.C. Andersen's The Snow Queen and ballet guest performances. Monday is an off-peak-day, with slightly cheaper tickets available.