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Opera

Don Giovanni

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

The final moments of the great rebel

The Estates Theatre
Premiere production
Modern adaptation
Popular title
For the whole family

The National Theatre sells tickets for full capacity of its venues, for all auditorium seats, with the exception of the first row.
According to the government's decision, visitors must meet these conditions.
Tickets can be purchased on the website of the National Theatre and at the box offices of the National Theatre.

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    October 2021

    Saturday 16. 10.
    19:00

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    Premiere production
    Modern adaptation
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    Sunday 24. 10.
    19:00

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    Premiere production
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    Friday 29. 10.
    19:00

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    December 2021

    Wednesday 1. 12.
    19:00

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    Premiere production
    Modern adaptation
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    Thursday 9. 12.
    19:00

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    Premiere production
    Modern adaptation
    Popular title
    March 2022

    Friday 18. 3.
    19:00

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    Premiere production
    Modern adaptation
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    Thursday 24. 3.
    19:00

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    Premiere production
    Modern adaptation
    Popular title

    Wednesday 30. 3.
    19:00

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    Premiere production
    Modern adaptation
    Popular title

    Basic information

    Venue

    The Estates Theatre

    Approximate running time

    3 hours, 1 intermission 20 minutes

    Language

    In Italian

    Premiere

    August 28, 2021

    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.

    Cast

    • 2021-2022

    Creatives

    Stage director
    Alexander Mørk-Eidem
    Lighting design
    Ellen Ruge
    Chorus master
    Pavel Vaněk
    Dramaturgy
    Ondřej Hučín

    About

    National Theatre Chorus
    National Theatre Orchestra
    National Theatre Opera Ballet 

    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 German conductor and Mozart specialist Karsten Januschke. 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?

     Co-production with the Nationaltheater Mannheim.

    A replica of Anna Chromy's sculpture Il Commendatore/The Cloak of Conscience is used in the production with the kind permission of the author.

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    Practical information

    Where to buy tickets

    From October 1, 2021, we start selling tickets for the performances until the end of March 2022. Advance sale of tickets for all performances (Ballet, Drama, Laterna magika and Opera) is on sale for 6 months in advance.

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

    According to the government's decision, visitors must meet these conditions.

    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.

    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).

    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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