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)

Alois Hába: Thy Kingdom Come (world premiere)

24 and 25 June 2018, Jiří Myron Theatre, Ostrava NODO Alois Hába: Thy Kingdom Come (world premiere) Directed by: Jiří Nekvasil, music director: Bruno Ferrandis Cast: Michaela Šrůmová, Kamila Mazalová, Marek Olbrzymek, Juraj Nociár, Josef Moravec, Vojtěch Šembera, Josef Škarka, David Nykl Canticum Ostrava (choirmaster Jurij Galatenko), Ostravská banda, ONO / Ostrava New Orchestra

Jiří Kadeřábek’s ‘No Man’ in Bremen

Premiered this spring at the National Theatre in Prague, Jiří Kadeřábek’s opera No Man moved over to Bremen, Germany, native town of the production’s directress Katharina Schmitt. Here, it was performed twice, on November 7 and 8 as a special part of the festival of contemporary German literature Festival für grenzüberschreitende Literatur. No Man tells the tragic life story of … Read more

Michal Nejtek: Rules for Good Manners in the Modern World (world premiere)

National Theatre Brno opened this year’s season by releasing Rules for Good Manners in the Modern World, an original Czech opera by composer Michal Nejtek and librettist Jiří Adámek, who is also the director. The piece is based on Jean-Luc Lagarce’s (1957-1995) drama for a solo actress, which introduces the spectators to the etiquette rules, as established in the … Read more

Jiří Kadeřábek: No Man (world premiere)

On March 31, the New Stage of the National Theatre in Prague introduced the long-awaited premiere of No Man, opera by composer Jiří Kadeřábek (*1978). It was watched by a sold-out stage where the spectators were seated; the auditorium, this time, was the place of action. The tragic life story of sculptor Otakar Švec who, against … Read more

Petr Cígler: Protracted Sinuous Movement of a Longitudinal Object (world premiere)

NODO – New Opera Days Ostrava presented a world premiere of Protracted Sinuous Movement of a Longitudinal Object , an opera by a composer and scientist Petr Cígler which was written directly for the festival. The performance took place on June 29 at the Antonín Dvořák Theatre. Petr Odo Macháček’s libretto explores the relations between a woman, a man, and a rattlesnake in a common … Read more