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New Year's Eve 2021 at the State Opera

The State Opera

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Basic information


The State Opera

Approximate running time

6 hours, no intermission

Program of the New Year's Eve 2021 at the State Opera

19.30  opening of the building, welcome drink, refreshments
20.30  beginning of the performance
21.30  main banquet
22.45  second part of the performance
23.45  end of the show, refreshments
23.50–02.30  midnight banquet with New Year´s drink
0.30–02.30  dance on stage
02.30  end of the event

After several years of reconstruction of the State Opera building, when on 31 December it belonged to New Year's Eve with Mozart at the Estates Theater, the fever of New Year's Eve returns to the State Opera. On the waves of the most beautiful opera and operetta melodies by such masters as Rossini, Donizetti, Johann Strauss, Franz Lehár or Paul Abraham, we will hopefully enter the new year 2022.


  • 2022-2023
  • 2023-2024


Gioachino Rossini: La gazza ladra 

  1. Overture
  2. Brindisi: Tocchiamo, beviamo (Pippo & choir) — Ester Pavlů

Gaetano Donizetti: La fille du régiment 

  1. Ah! Mes amis, quel jour de fête (Tonio) — Petr Nekoranec
  2. Tous les trois réunis (Marie, Sulpice & Tonio) — Vanda Šípová, Zdeněk Plech, Petr Nekoranec

Gaetano Donizetti: Don Pasquale

  1. Quel guardo, il cavaliere (Norina) — Kateřina Kněžíková
  2. Cheti, cheti immantinente (Malatesta & Don Pasquale)Jiří Brückler, Zdeněk Plech

Georges Bizet: Carmen

  1. Overture
  2. Habanera (Carmen & choir) — Ester Pavlů
  3. Votre toast, je peux vous le rendre (Escamillo & choir) — Svatopluk Sem

Giuseppe Verdi: La traviata

Brindisi (Violetta, Alfredo & choir) — Vanda Šípová, Petr Nekoranec


Johann Strauss II: Die Fledermaus

  1. Overture
  2. Mein Herr Marquis (Adele & choir) — Vanda Šípová
  3. Champagne Song: Im Feuerstrom der Reben (Orlofsky, Adele, Eisenstein & choir) — Ester Pavlů, Vanda Šípová, Aleš Briscein

Johann Strauss II: Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka, Op. 214 

Franz Lehár: Giuditta
Meine Lippen, sie küssen so heiß (Giuditta) — Kateřina Kněžíková

Franz Lehár: Das Land des Lächelns 
Dein ist mein ganzes Herz! (Sou-Chong) — Aleš Briscein

Franz Lehár: Gold und Silber-Walzer, Op. 79

Franz Lehár: Die lustige Witwe 
Lippen schweigen (Hanna & Danilo) — Kateřina Kněžíková, Jiří Brückler

Jacques Offenbach: La belle Hélène 
Au mont Ida (Pâris) — Petr Nekoranec

Paul Abraham: Ball im Savoy 
1. Am schönsten war es in Sevilla (Madeleine, Aristide & choir) — Vanda Šípová, Aleš Briscein
2. Känguruh (Daisy) — Ester Pavlů
3. Finale ultimo (Madeleine & choir) — Vanda Šípová


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    Practical information

    Where to buy tickets

    The National Theatre sells tickets up to 6 months in advance. On 1 June at 9am we started selling tickets for performances of Drama, Ballet, Opera and Laterna magika until the end of November 2023.

    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.

    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 State opera

    While visiting the State Opera, you can take the slip road on Wilsonova street from the left lane close to the State Opera building to the Parking Centrum above-ground garage. The parking fee is 40 CZK/h.

    Buffets at the State Opera

    No waiting. For your benefit, please pre-order your food and beverages at the bar to minimize waiting in the queue!

    Menu (PDF, 70 kB)