Monthly Archives: September 2013

Fidelio at English National Opera in London

Fidelio 25 Sep 13 – 17 Oct 13 Running time: 2hrs 40mins In Fidelio, Political prisoner Florestan is unjustly held captive by Don Pizarro, the corrupt governor of a state prison. Florestan’s wife, Leonore, searches for him by assuming the … Continue reading

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“Der Rosenkavalier” will open soon at the Hungarian State Opera

Der Rosenkavalier Strauss, Richard Hungarian State Opera, Budapest Opera House | 18:00-22:30 ComposerRichard Strauss Librettist Hungarian subtitles Director: Adrejs Zagars  Dramaturg: JOchen Breoholz  Set Designer: Julia Muer  Costume Designer: Kristine Pasternaka  Light designer: Kevin Wyn-Jones  Leader of Children’s Choir: Gyogyver … Continue reading

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VERDI’S 200TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: “La Traviata” opens at the Budapest opera House

LA TRAVIATA Opera in three Acts Hungarian State Opera, Opera House | 19:00-21:45 Composer: Giuseppe Verdi Librettist: Francesco Maria Piave Hungarian subtitles: Agnes Romhanvi  Director: Andreas Bekes  Set Designer: Miklós Fehér Costume Designer: Judit Schäffer Choreographer: Jeno Locsei  Choir Master: … Continue reading

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VERDI’S 200th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: Falstaff in Hungary

Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi Magyar Allami Operahaz; Opera House, Budapest, Hungary | 19:00-22:00 Composer: Giuseppe Verdi Director: Arnaud Bernard  Set Designer: Arnaud Bernard  Costume Designer: Arnaud Bernard  Hungarian subtitles: Agnes Romhanvi  Conductor: Peter Halasz  Sir John Falstaff: Kiril Manolov  FordN.N. Fenton: … Continue reading

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VERDI’S 200th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: “Aida” in Slovakia…

Giuseppe Verdi: Aida Opera in four acts in the Italian language   Conductor: Rastislav Štúr, Peter Valentovič Directed by: Miroslav Fischer Set Designer: Milan Ferenčík Costumes Designer: Josef Jelínek Chorusmaster: Pavol Procházka, Ladislav Kaprinay Ján Galla, Martin Malachovský Amneris: Denisa Hamarová, Monika Fabianová Aida: Iveta Matyášová, Louise … Continue reading

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Opera Houses in the World: Slovak National Theatre

Historical building of SND At that time the townspeople with the contribution of Count Csáky built the first stone theatre (1776) in approximately the same place as today’s historical building of the SND. The importance of the city declines in … Continue reading

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“Opera is Fun” in Slovakia

Opera is Fun!   ‘Walk’ through the opera L’elisir d’amore for the youngest visitors with comments   Historical building, Saturday,  November 16, 2013 – 11:00   Conductor: Peter Valentovič Directed by: Pavol Smolík Bühne: Vladimír Čáp Kostüme: Ľudmila Várossová   Adina: … Continue reading

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Opera Houses of the World: Theatre of the Estates, Prague, Czech Republic

Theatre of the Estates Also called Nostitz Theatre or Tyl Theatre. One of the most beautiful historic theatre buildings in Europe built by the Count Nostitz Rieneck in 1783. W. A. Mozart himself conducted the world premiere of his don … Continue reading

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BOOM! Amsterdam is een opera

BOOM! Amsterdam is een opera From October 2013 until February 2014 De NederlandseOpera presents BOOM! Amsterdam is een opera, challenging everybody to think about the future of the earth and its natural environment. At surprising locations throughout Amsterdam you can … Continue reading

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Opera Houses of the World: Prague National Theatre, Czech Republic

Prague National Theatre Alma Mater of Czech Opera, national monument of Czech history and art address Národní třída, Praha 1, 110 00, Czech Republic www, email http://www.nationaltheatre.cz, info@nationaltheatre.cz Prague National Theatre – Alma Mater of Czech Opera, national monument of … Continue reading

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