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Benny Andersson | Björn Ulvaeus | Tim Rice


Music by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus | Song lyrics by Tim Rice and Björn Ulvaeus
Songs in English | German dialogues by Kevin Schroeder
Semi-Staged Production

Premiere 08.06.2019
Location Großer Saal Musiktheater
Duration 02 hrs. 45 min.
Intermission - One intermission -

Unfortunately, this production is no longer on the schedule


Chess is about the rivalry between the American grandmaster, Frederick Tramper and his Soviet rival, Anatoly Sergievsky. The collaboration between Tim Rice and the two “B’s” from ABBA produced many hit songs including “One Night in Bangkok” and “I Know Him So Well.” After the success of the acclaimed On The Town once again a concert highlight from the Bruckner Orchestra Linz.