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October 27, 2017
Performance of the State Theatre Košice as part of the 14th Festival of Music Theater Opera 2020 (www.festival-opera.cz).
Verdi wrote Falstaff, which was the last of his 28 operas, as he was approaching the age of 80.
The State Theatre Košice Orchestra, Chorus and Children´s Opera Studio
It was his second comedy, and his third work based on a Shakespeare play, following Macbeth and Otello. The plot revolves around the thwarted, sometimes farcical, efforts of the fat knight, Sir John Falstaff, to seduce two married women to gain access to their husbands' wealth.
Approximate running time, including intermission: 1 hour, 55 minutes.
By their appearance, attire and behaviour, the audience is obliged to adhere to the accustomed practice expected from them when attending a theatre performance.
No waiting. For your benefit, please pre-order your food and beverages at the bar to minimize waiting in the queue!