Iphigenia in Tauris

Iphigenia in Tauris (1969) was an opera production by The Norwegian National Opera. Iphigenia in Tauris was based on an opera by Christoph Willibald von Gluck (music) and Nicolas François Guillard (libretto), Iphigénie en Tauride. The production was performed on The Norwegian National Opera’s main stage in Folketeateret.

The director was Lars Runsten.

Ingrid Bjoner and Mirjana Dančuo performed the role of Iphigenia.

Knut Skram performed the role of Orestes.

Iphigenia in Tauris was also performed in Drammen in 1970.

In 1972, Iphigenia in Tauris toured with the Norwegian National Opera’s touring company Riksoperaen to Narvik and Harstad.

Iphigenia in Tauris was performed in Gothenburg in 1971.

Iphigenia in Tauris was performed 3 times in Barcelona in February 1974.


(Objekt ID 55598)
Object type Production
Premiere January 8, 1969
Produced by The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet
Based on Iphigenia in Tauris by Christoph Willibald Gluck, Nicolas François Guillard
Audience Adults
Language Norwegian
Keywords Opera
Running period January 8, 1969  


Terje Boye-Hansen, e-mail, 16.05.2022

Anne-Margrethe Skari’s private archive. Donated by Anne-Margrethe Skari, 17.11.2021

Einar Dahl’s private archive. Donated by Einar Dahl, 28.05.2016

Performance dates
February 12, 1974Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona visiting performance
February 10, 1974Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona visiting performance
February 7, 1974Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona visiting performance
1972Folkets hus, Narvik Show
1972Harstad Kino Show
1971Stora Teatern, Göteborg visiting performance
May 2, 1970Hovedscenen i Folketeaterbygningen Season premiere/Seasonal opening
1970Hovedscenen, Drammens teater Show
January 8, 1969Hovedscenen i Folketeaterbygningen Opening night