London Symphony Orchestra: Katya Kabanova (concert staging)

11 and 13 January 2023, 7pm, Barbican Centre, London Leoš Janáček: Katya Kabanova (concert staging) Cast: Amanda Majeski (Katya), Katarina Dalayman (Kabanicha), Simon O’Neill (Boris), Andrew Staples (Tichon), Pavlo Hunka (Dikoj), Magdalena Kožená (Varvara) and others London Symphony Orchestra, cond. Simon Rattle

Ondřej Kyas: The Light at the End of Darkness (world premiere)

28. prosince 2022, 19:00, Divadlo Reduta, Brno Ensemble Opera Diversa Ondřej Kyas: The Light at the End of Darkness. One-Act Opera Inspired by the Life and Work of Photographer František Drtikol (world premiere) Libretto and director: Kateřina Křivánková Cast: Aleš Janiga (Photographer František), Hana Kuželová, Aneta Podracká Bendová, Klára Jelínková (Muses), Jan Bělohlávek – violin, Iva … Read more

Gelsenkirchen: The Cunning Little Vixen

16 Dece,ber 2022, 7:30pm, Musiktheater im Revier, Gelsenkirchen, Germany Leoš Janáček: The Cunning Little Vixen (premiere) Directed by: Michael Schulz, music director: Rasmus Baumann Cast: Bele Kumberger (Vixen), Lina Hoffmann (Forester’s Wife, Fox), Johannes Martin Kränzle / Piotr Prochera (Forester), Adam Temple-Smith (Schoolmaster, Mosquito, Cock), Philipp Kranjc / Yevhen Rakhmanin (Priest, Badger), Yancheng Chen / … Read more

David Ryan, Vít Zouhar: I-ME (Czech premiere)

8 December 2022, 7pm, Corpus Christi Chapel, Palacký University Art Centre, Olomouc Opera Schrattenbach I-ME (fourth part of the free opera cycle ECHO-Metamorphoses) Concept / music / sound art / live performance: David Ryan, Vít Zouhar Concept / direction: Rocc Production: Slovenian Chamber Music Theatre Katja Konvalinka – voice, Sanja Nešković Peršin – performance

Janáček Brno: new chamber operas by Noemi Savková and Markéta Brothánková

10 November 2022, 7pm, Orlí Street Theatre, Brno Janáček Brno: Chamber Opera by the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts Noemi Savková: Out of the Labyrinth (world premiere) Libretto: Noemi Savková Directed by: Vladimír John, conductor: Matěj Voda Cast: Vilém Cupák / Pavel Janečka / František Sliž (Pilgrim), Filip Bula / Jan Faltýnek (Ubiquitous), … Read more

Ivo Medek, Sára Medková, Vít Zouhar: SARA’smile (world premiere)

25 October 2022, 7pm, Divadlo na Orlí, Brno Exposition of New Music Ivo Medek, Sára Medková, Vít Zouhar: SARA’smile. Multimedia opera project (world premiere) Directed by: Rocc Sára Medková – piano, hlas, Ivo Medek – children’s toys, percussion, Vít Zouhar – laptop, Lukáš Medek – video

Vienna: The Cunning Little Vixen

15 October 2022, 7pm, Halle E, MuseumsQuartier, Vienna Theater an der Wien Leoš Janáček: The Cunning Little Vixen (premiere) Directed by: Stefan Herheim, music director: Giedrė Šlekytė Cast: Mélissa Petit (Vixen), Jana Kurucová (Fox), Milan Siljanov (Forester), Alžběta Vomáčková (Forester’s Wife, Hen, Owl, Innkeeper’s Wife), Marcell Bakonyi (Poacher), Ya-Chung Huang (Schoolmaster, Mosquito, Dog, Cock, Woodpecker), Levente … Read more

František Chaloupka: Hen Party (premiere of a flash-mob opera)

6 and 7 October 2022, Brno Micro-Operas Hen Party. Flash-mob opera for two sopranos and four saxophones (world premiere) Music and libretto: František Chaloupka Concept: František Chaloupka, Tomáš Hlaváček Aneta Podracká Bendová, Eva Esterková – soprano, Antonín Mühlhansl, Radim Hanousek, Pavel Zlámal, Pavel Šabacký – saxophone

Copenhagen: Katya Kabanova

18 September 2022, 3pm, Det Kongelige Theater, Copenhagen Den Kongelige Opera Leoš Janáček: Katya Kabanova Directed by: Damiano Michieletto, music director: Michael Boder, Nick Fletcher Cast: Gisela Stille (Katya), Johanne Bock (Kabanicha), Petri Lindroos (Dikoj), Gert Henning-Jensen (Boris), Jens Christian Tvilum (Tichon), Olga Syniakova (Varvara) and others Language: Czech with Danish subtitles Following performances: 21 Sep, … Read more

Cardiff: The Makropulos Affair

16 September 2022, 7:15pm, Wales Millenium Centre, Cardiff Welsh National Opera Leoš Janáček: The Makropulos Affair (premiere) Directed by: Olivia Fuchs, music director: Tomáš Hanus, Thomas Blunt Cast: Ángeles Blancas Gulin (Emilia Marty), Nicky Spence (Albert Gregor), Gustav Beláček (Dr Kolenatý), Mark Le Brocq (Vítek), Harriet Eyley (Krista), David Stout (Jaroslav Prus) and others Language: … Read more