Musical preparation: Petr Kofroň
Conductor: Petr Kofroň
Stage director: Miroslav Bambušek
Sets and Costumes: Jana Preková
Lighting design: Jan Dörner
Chorus master: Miriam Němcová
Dramaturgy: Ondřej Hučín
National Theatre Orchestra
Czech National Chorus
A semi-staged performance of an opera written by Alois Hába between 1934 and 1936 for the National Theatre yet never performed. Owing to its depicting the violent collectivisation in a Soviet village, based on the Russian writer Fyodor Gladkov’s novel, the Czechoslovak Ministry of Education officially banned the opera for political reasons.
Duration of the performance: 1 hour and 30 minutes, no intermission.
The opera is staged in czech original language and czech and english surtitles are used in the performance.