Carmen 01


Georges Bizet

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    Sunday 26. 4.

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    Basic information

    Approximate running time

    2 hours 55 minutes, 1 intermission 20 minutes


    In French, Czech, English subtitles


    March 15, 1999

    The story of Carmen, a passionate Gipsy whose love can never be won for good and whose flighty life ends at the hand of a spurned lover, the soldier Don José, has captivated audiences worldwide for decades.


    Stage director
    Jozef Bednárik
    Chorus master of the Kühn's Children's Choir
    Jiří Chvála
    Jan Panenka
    Chorus master
    Pavel Vaněk


    The National Theatre Chorus and Orchestra Ballet of the National Theatre
    Opera Kühn Children's Choir

    Carmen is an opera abounding in sensuous and sultry melodies, which the stage director Jozef Bednárik has succeeded in shaping into a magnificent theatrical spectacle.

    Photo: Hana Smejkalová, Miro Pavlovič

    Practical information

    Where to buy tickets

    When purchasing online, we will send you an E-ticket by e-mail. You can pick up printed tickets in person at any of our box offices.


    While visiting the National Theatre and the New Stage you are welcome to use the underground National Theatre car park (driveway from Ostrovní Street), the parking fee is 50 CZK/h.
    While visiting the State Opera, you can take the slip road on Wilsonova street from the left lane close to the State Opera building to the Parking Centrum above-ground garage. The parking fee is 40 CZK/h.
    Unfortunately, there is no car park nearby the Estates Theatre. You can either use the National Theatre car park or a secure car park at the Kotva shopping mall (Revoluční 1/655, Praha 1) and Paladium (Na Poříčí 1079/3a, Praha 1).


    What to wear?

    By their appearance, attire and behaviour, the audience is obliged to adhere to the accustomed practice expected from them when attending a theatre performance.

    Buffets at the National Theater

    No waiting. For your benefit, please pre-order your food and beverages at the bar to minimize waiting in the queue!


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    Carmen Programme (ENG)

    A booklet for the production of Carmen at the National Theatre

    70 Kč

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