Opera

Don Giovanni

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
The Estates Theatre
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    March 2021

    Thursday 18. 3.
    19:00

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    Basic information

    Venue

    The Estates Theatre

    Language

    In Italian

    Premiere

    Premieres: 18 and 21 March 2021 at the Estates Theatre

    If we were to name the works that connect Prague with the global music and theatre, the top position among them would undoubtedly be occupied by W. A. Mozart’s Don Giovanni.

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    The National Theatre Chorus and Orchestra
    Ballet of the National Theatre Opera

    And if we were to name the places at which Mozart in person premiered an opera of his and which still function as theatres, the one and only candidate in the world would be the Estates Theatre in Prague. The National Theatre Opera has proudly cherished this unique tradition for decades.
    Perhaps surprisingly, Don Giovanni, the “opera of operas” created for Prague, has to date never been staged at the National Theatre by a non-Czech director.
    Accordingly, the new production of the Mozart opera at the unique Estates Theatre is actually at variance with the long tradition – this time, an adaptation of Don Giovanni will be created by the Swedish-Norwegian stage director Alexander Mørk-Eidem in tandem with the Italian conductor and early music specialist Rinaldo Alessandrini. They are afforded wide scope for the portrayal of the world-famous profligate, who so easily magnetises women and wins their hearts. Is Giovanni an incorrigible slave to his instincts, or is he a provocateur, rebel, revolutionary even, human and symbol,  or is he a mere catalyst around whom Mozart thoroughly depicts the constantly changing universe of female emotions?
    To what degree will the new Don Giovanni at the Estates Theatre break with tradition in this regard?

     

    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.

    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 Estates 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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    Parking at the Estates Theatre

    Unfortunately, there is no parking near The Estates Theater. You can use the guarded parking lot in the Kotva shopping center (Revoluční 1/655, Prague 1) and Paladium (Na Poříčí 1079 / 3a, Prague 1).

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