.finitika + A Window. Opera debuts by Patrik Kako and Petr Hora

16 December 2020, 8pm, online stream from theatre Alfred ve dvoře, Prague https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_U69tPnO8A4&feature=youtu.be Patrik Kako: .finitika (world premiere) Petr Hora: A Window (world premiere) Director of.finitika: Kateřina Dudová Ensemble Terrible, Barbora Jirásková, Annabelle Plum – voice

Jan Kučera: Gingerbread House (world premiere)

5 September 2020, 11:00am, New Stage, National Theatre, Prague Dvořák’s Prague International Music Festival Jan Kučera: Gingerbread House (world premiere of a children’s opera) Libretto: Ladislava Janků Smítková Directed by: Tereza Petrášková Children’s Opera Prague, music director: Anna Novotná-Pešková Following performances: 5 Oct, 21 Dec and 10 Jan 2021

Michal Rataj & Katharina Schmitt: A Study of Aphasia (world premiere)

29 August 2020, 6:30pm, BrickHouse (Hlubina Coal Mine), Ostrava NODO A Study of Aphasia. Music theatre (world premiere) Composer and music director: Michal Rataj Librettist and director: Katharina Schmitt Cast: Katalin Károlyi – mezzosoprano, Ivana Uhlířová – actress, Tiburtina Ensemble (Barbora Kabátková, Ivana Bilej Brouková, Anna Chadimová Havlíková, Kamila Mazalová), Andrej Gál – violoncello, percussion

Marek Keprt: Hibiki, Hibiki, vzhmoť! (world premiere)

28 August 2020, 6:30pm, Antonín Dvořák Theatre, Ostrava NODO Marek Keprt: Hibiki, Hibiki, vzhmoť! Gustative-olfactory chamber (non)opera (world premiere) Libretto: Marek Keprt Directed by: Petr Odo Macháček Music director: Petr Kotík Cast: Markéta Israel Večeřová, Vendula Černá, Helena Kalambová – soprano, Michal Marhold – bas, Zdeňka Brychtová, Matěj Kohout – actors, Michaela Raisová – dance, … Read more

Lukáš Sommer: Hra o malinu (world premiere)

16 February 2020, Řehoř Samsa Café, Bookstore, and Art Gallery, Prague Festival of music theatre OPERA 2020 HAUSOPERA Lukáš Sommer: Hra o malinu (world premiere) Directed by: Jiří Nekvasil, libretto: Josef Škarka Cast: Andrea Široká (Wife), Josef Škarka (Husband), Marek Olbrzymek (Dealer), Žaneta Vítová (accordion)

Marko Ivanović: Monument (world premiere)

7 February 2020, Janáček Theatre, Brno Marko Ivanović: Monument (world premiere) Directed by: David Radok, music director: Marko Ivanović, libretto: David Radok Cast: Svatopluk Sem (Sculptor), Markéta Cukrová (Wife), Roman Hoza (Colleague), Ondřej Koplík (Minister of culture), David Nykl (1. secretary), Martina Mádlová (1. secretary’s wife) a and others Following performances: 28 and 29 Feb 2020

Daniel Skála: The Red Nose (world premiere)

29 November 2019, alternative scene of the Puppet Theatre Ostrava, Ostrava Musical Present Daniel Skála: The Red Nose (world premiere of a scenic non-opera) Eva Marie Kořená, Markéta Schaffartzik, Petr Němec, Jurij Galatenko – voice, Jitka Svobodová – clarinet, Daniel Skála – cymbalo, girls’ choir led by Lenka Živocká, Anna Jurčíková, Tomáš Volkmer – clowns

Martin Smolka: Vor dem Gesetz (Czech premiere)

24 November 2019, DOX+, Prague Contempuls Martin Smolka: Vor dem Gesetz for 7 speaking musicians with side instruments, based on a short story by Franz Kafka (Czech premiere) Libretto: Jiří Adámek ascolta

Strasbourg: Rusalka

18 October 2019, Opéra National du Rhin, Strasbourg, France Antonín Dvořák: Rusalka (premiere in co-production with Opéra de Limoges) Directed by: Nicola Raab, music director: Antony Hermus Cast: Pumeza Matshikiza (Rusalka). Bryan Register (Prince), Rebecca Von Lipinski (Foreign Princess), Attila Jun (Water goblin), Patricia Bardon (Witch) and others Following performances: 20, 22, 24 and 26 … Read more

Grobiáni. Three new mini-operas performed by Ensemble Opera Diversa

25 September 2019, BURANTEATR, Brno Grobiáni (a cycle of three mini-operas in world premieres) Martin Kux: The Ring Mario Buzzi: The Promise Ondřej Kyas: Dorotka’s Wooing Librettists: Vendula Borůvková, Pavel Drábek Directed by: Lukáš Kopecký, music director: Josef Javora Cast: Jana Vondrů, Marie Zichová, Aleš Janiga, Pavel Slivka, Ensemble Opera Diversa