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Bedřich SmetanaBedřich Smetana

A Matinée marking the 198th Anniversary of Bedřich Smetana’s Birth

The National Theatre

Basic information


The National Theatre

Approximate running time

1 hour, no intermission


In Czech

A traditional concert in honour of one of the major figures in the history of Czech music and the National Theatre alike.

In cooperation with the Bedřich Smetana Society


  • 2023-2024


Bedřich Smetana

On the Seashore
Polka F major from the Czech Dances I
Concert Etude in C major

Večerní písně (The Evening Songs)

Hulán from the Czech Dances II

Hubička (The Kiss)
- Ukolébavky
- Jak jsem to řek', už je to tak
- Já nešťastník… Kdybych věděl, jak svou vinu smýt
- Ten mě prohnal… Jen odpros ji… 

Tajemství (The Secret)
- Což ta voda z výše strání… 
- Jsem žebrák… 
- Tak plane láska pravá
- Já panno Rózo, Bonifác
- Jsem hotov, odhodlán!


Practical information

Where to buy tickets

The National Theatre sells tickets up to 6 months in advance. On 1 September at 9am we selling tickets for performances of Drama, Ballet, Opera and Laterna magika until the end of February 2024.

When purchasing online, you can get an e-ticket. You can pick up printed tickets in person at the box offices of the National Theatre.

Parking at the National Theater

While visiting The National Theatre and the New Stage you can use again the underground car park of the National Theatre. Information and a parking fee.


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!

Menu (PDF, 60 kB)