Tone + Text is a multi-annual project with the aim to stimulate the development of new Nordic opera. Tone + Text contains 2 workshops for opera creators (composers and librettists) and 3 symposiums (Operastorming #1, #2 and #3). Tone + Text is initiated by Vadstena-Akademien (Vadstena Academy), FST (Society of Swedish Composers) and Sveriges Dramatikerförbund (Writers Guild of Sweden). Tone + Text is funded by Statens musikverk (Music development and heritage Sweden). Partner: Operahögskolan in Stockholm.