Leonce & Lena - new premiere of the Czech National Ballet
Czech premiere of the ballet adaptation of the timeless satirical comedy of the German choreographer Christian Spuck based on Georg Büchner’s eponymous play.
Plácido Domingo´s World Opera competition Operalia winners announced
Soprano Adriana Gonzalez from Guatemala and tenor Xabier Anduaga from Spain are the First Prize Winners of Operalia’s 27th edition. Singers from Russia, South Koera, Sweden and USA/Germany were also awarded Maria Kataeva and Gihoon Kim were voted as favourites by the audience
KAFKA: The Trial - new premiere of the Ballet!
The third premiere of the Czech National Ballet is a modern production created by a renowned Italian choreographer Mauro Bigonzetti. He draw inspiration from the famous novel The Trial (Proces) that Franz Kafka wrote in 1914. Fascinated by the irresistible language of the novel, its traumatizing plot and still valid message as well as by the visual appeal of the Orson Welles film, Bigonzetti entered the dark world of Josef K.
General Director’s Statement to Open Letter of Opera Employees
On 13 May 2019, the General Director of the National Theatre Jan Burian received some questions from employees. We will prepare an answer which will include facts that are widely known and accessible from public sources. There would be written also facts that we thought we had informed the opera employees through current the Director of the National Theatre Opera and the State Opera.
John Cranko´s SWAN LAKE for the first time in the Czech Republic!
Iconic ballet and one of the staples of the repertoire of prominent theatres worldwide. John Cranko’s choreography, to music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, is a breath-taking spectacle, encompassing splendid melodies and dance, sheer classical elegance, virtuoso solo and corps performances, exquisite sets and costumes, a show replete with profound emotions. The Czech National Ballet is the very first large company to have been granted the approval to stage the piece beyond the Stuttgarter Ballett.
THE NATIONAL THEATRE ANNOUNCED THE APPOINTMENT OF KARL-HEINZ STEFFENS AS THE MUSIC DIRECTOR OF THE STATE OPERA
Per Boye Hansen, who will assume the post of Artistic Director of the National Theatre Opera and State Opera, presented the plans for his tenure and introduced his closest associates.