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

Ostrava Days. Miroslav Srnka: Make No Noise (Czech premiere)

One of the most eagerly anticipated events of this year’s Ostrava Days was undoubtedly the first Czech performance of Miroslav Srnka’s chamber opera Make No Noise. Written for five voices, thirteen instruments and electronics, the work was commissioned by the Bavarian State Opera and last time performed in August 2016 at the Austrian festival Bregenzer Festspiele. The libretto by … Read more