The State Opera in Flames! A Don Juan tale as told by Calixto Bieito
As a part of the Musica non grata cycle, the State Opera will present a Czech version of the surrealist opera Flammen (Flames) by Erwin Schulhoff, for the first time since its world premiere in Brno in 1932. On this occasion, the National Theatre team reconstructed the original Czech libretto by Karel Josef Beneš. This unusual Don Juan tale will be told by Calixto Bieito, the musical side of the production was entrusted to Jiří Rožeň. For the first time, State Opera will burst in Flames on Sunday 12 June.