Monthly Archives: March 2016

Madama Butterfly at the National Theatre in Prague

Libretto: Giuseppe Giacosa, Luigi Illica Musical preparation: Martin Leginus Conductor: Martin Leginus Stage director: Jiří Heřman Sets: Jiří Heřman, Jan Lukášek Costumes: Alexandra Grusková Motion cooperation: Light-design: Daniel Tesař Chorus master: Adolf Melichar Dramaturgy: , Ondřej Hučín “Butterfly” is indisputably … Continue reading

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Così fan tutte in Prague

MARCH 17, 2016 Musical preparation: Robert Jindra Conductor: Jan Chalupecký Stage director: Martin Čičvák Sets: Tom Ciller Costumes: Marija Havran Chorus master: Martin Buchta Dramaturgy: Ondřej Hučín National Theatre Orchestra National Theatre Chorus Premiere: January 23, 2010 Così fan tutte … Continue reading

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Verdi’s Macbeth in Israel

Macbeth Giuseppe Verdi The Scottish tyrant and his crown thirsty wife rule with daggers and assassins in order to preserve the throne. Mysterious witches play with destinies in Verdi’s first Shakespearean opera. From the repertoire | Sung in Italian | … Continue reading

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Andrea Chenier in Tokyo

Andrea Chenier Music by Umberto GIORDANO Opera in 4 acts Sung in Italian with Japanese supertitles Opera Palace Andrea Chénier by Umberto GIORDANO is a well-known work of verismo opera. It portrays a tragic love affair against the turbulent backdrop … Continue reading

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Charles Gounod’s Romeo et Juliette in Israel with Gaston Rivero

Romeo et Juliette Charles Gounod The star crossed lovers from Verona, whose sweet love ends in a double suicide, reach the opera stage in Gounod’s larger than life French masterpiece. New Production | Sung in French | Duration: 3 hours … Continue reading

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Salome in Poland

Music drama in one act Libretto: Richard Strauss after Oscar Wilde World premiere: 9 December 1905, Semperoper, Dresden Premiere of this production: 23 October, National Theatre, Prague Premiere at the Teatr Wielki – Polish National Opera: 22 March 2016 Co-production: National Theatre, Prague In the original German … Continue reading

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La Boheme at the Royal Opera in Stockholm

Music Giacomo Puccini   Libretto by G. Giacosa / L. Illica A young woman knocking on the door of a loft in the Old Town … … And a young writer opens. Inspired by Edvard Munch’s colorful paintings, Hans Jaeger’s depiction of Christiania … Continue reading

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