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The Promise (Löftet)

Author(s): Music by Mats Larsson Gothe, text by Susanne Marko
Company: Royal Swedish Opera
Running time: 2h 55min approx

The Promise (Löftet in Swedish) is the story of Ava who becomes separated from her husband, Teo, in a concentration camp. Determined to be reunited with her husband after the war, she travels through the ruins of a traumatised Europe in search of him.

27 January is International Holocaust Remembrance Day and Royal Swedish Opera pays tribute to the victims in a new commission from composer Mats Larsson Gothe. It is a story about the invincible power of love seventy-six years after the liberation of Auschwitz.

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