Maestro Plácido Domingo to conduct Mozart’s Birthday in Prague. The cultural event of the season.
The National Theatre is preparing the annual Mozart’s Birthday concert next year in collaboration with the Domingo-Mozart-Prague Association. On 27 January 2019, the Estates Theatre, whose history is closely linked with the legendary composer, will resound with W. A. Mozart’s melodic music, as performed by the National Theatre Orchestra, under the baton of the world-renowned opera singer and conductor Plácido Domingo. Four superb soloists will appear at the concert: Adela Zaharia, Štěpánka Pučálková, Petr Nekoranec and Simone Alberghini.
Faszination Wagner, a remarkable project combining opera and film, will receive its world premiere in Prague. Andreas Schager, one of the most acclaimed contemporary Heldentenors, will perform at the Forum Karlín.
On 25 October, the National Theatre in Prague will host the world premiere of the unique Faszination Wagner project. Following the first night, at the Forum Karlín, it will be presented in other cities in Europe. The project, encompassing an opera performance and screening of a film, specially created for this occasion, may even be referred to as revolutionary. The evening features selected highlights from Richard Wagner’s operas, which will be performed by the State Opera Orchestra, conducted by Matthias Fletzberger, and the stellar singer Andreas Schager, one of the most acclaimed contemporary Heldentenors.
KYLIÁN - Bridges of Time - new premiere of The Czech National Ballet!
The first production to be premiered in the new The Czech National Ballet season, titled KYLIÁN – Bridges of Time, will primarily pay tribute to the globally renowned Czech choreographer Jiří Kylián and his extensive work, which has inspired artists all over the world. It will also mark the centenary of the foundation of the Czechoslovak Republic, the Czechs’ freedom and independence. The first gala performance will take place on 11 October 2018 at the National Theatre in Prague.
Die einzige Oper Beethovens wird am Ständetheater in der Interpretierung von hervorragenden Künstlern aufgeführt werden. Die renommierte Regisseurin Vera Nemirova zum ersten Mal in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Nationalthater Prag.
FIDELIO. Die einzige Oper Beethovens wird am Ständetheater mit dem Orchester und dem Chor der Staatsoper Prag aufgeführt werden. Das Nationaltheater Prag bringt eine neue Produktion der Oper Fidelio, eine Inszenierung der renommierten bulgarisch-deutschen Regisseurin Vera Nemirova unter der musikalischen Leitung des Musikdirektors der Staatsoper Prag, Andreas Sebastian Weiser. In den Hauptrollen werden hervorragende einheimische sowie anerkannte internationale Solisten singen. Premieren am 22. und 23. September.
New Artistic Director of the Opera to be named by the National Theatre Director for 2019/2020
The National Theatre director Prof. MgA. Jan Burian has notified the Minister of Culture Antonín Staněk that he will name a new Director of Opera starting from 2019/2020. From September 2019 the first Czech opera ensemble will be directed by a Per Boye Hansen, a renowned Norweigan music manager.
Don Giovanni to return to the Estates Theatre in Prague in August 2018 in Václav Kašlík’s famed production
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s opera, replete with love, passion and machinations, is to be restaged at the Estates Theatre from 9 to 31 August 2018. The audience will have the opportunity to see the production revived in the previous season in Prague by Plácido Domingo in two gala performances marking the 230th anniversary of Don Giovanni’s world premiere at the Estates Theatre. The cast includes soloists of the National Theatre Opera and the State Opera, accompanied by the State Opera Orchestra and Chorus, conducted by Richard Hein and Jiří Štrunc.