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Opera

The Cunning Little Vixen

Leoš Janáček
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    Friday 7. 2.
    19:00

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    Basic information

    Approximate running time

    2 hours 10 minutes, 1 intermission 20 minutes

    Language

    In Czech, Czech, English subtitles

    Premiere

    March 20, 2014

    Janáček’s celebrated “philosophical revue“ on animals and people, desire, disillusionment with life and wise atonement with eternal Nature.

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    Creatives

    Musical preparation
    Robert Jindra
    Stage director
    Ondřej Havelka
    Choreography
    Jana Hanušová
    Chorus master
    Martin Buchta
    Dramaturgy
    Ondřej Hučín
    Chorus master of the Kühn's Children's Choir
    Jiří Chvála

    About

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

    The Cunning Little Vixen, inspired by the newspaper serial story of Rudolf Těsnohlídek and Stanislav Lolek, transposed in 1921-1923 with great understanding, feeling and hyperbole into operatic form, is a title possessing significant potential to captivate the audience.

    Owing to its wit, profound ideas and emotionality, the work speaks to adults, while children are enchanted by its picturesque nature and exquisite scenery. Despite being one of the most famous Czech operas and part of the standard global repertoire, in our country Janáček’s work is still not as popular (perhaps due to the ingrained prejudice against the composer’s music) as comparable titles such as The Bartered Bride, Rusalka and The Devil and Kate.

    Photo: Hana Smejkalová 

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