Norrlandsoperan is the leading centre for innovative opera and performing arts in Sweden. Norrlandsoperan includes Norrlandsoperan Symphony Orchestra and departments for opera, music, dance and contemporary art as well as workshops and ateliers.
It was founded in 1974 and is situated in the centre of the city of Umeå in the county of Västerbotten in the northern part of Sweden.
The opera house is a centre with many visiting international singers, musicians, conductors, stage directors, choreographers, dancers and visual artists.
Norrlandsoperan is constantly cooperating with other Swedish, European and International opera houses, performing arts centres and cultural institutions.