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

Göteborg: Three Fragments from Juliette (staged premiere)

13 April 2019, GöteborgsOperan, Göteborg, Sweden Bohuslav Martinů: Three Fragments from Juliette (staged premiere in collaboration with National Theatre Brno) Directed by: David Radok, music director: Marko Ivanović Cast: Kerstin Avemo (Juliette), Joachim Bäckström (Michel) Language: French Following performances: 18, 24 and 26 Apr, 10 and 12 May 2019

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

Hong Kong resonated with the music of Janáček and Dvořák

One of the ensembles performing at the 45th year of the prestigious international Hong Kong Arts festival (Feb 16 – Mar 18) was the ensemble of the National Theatre Brno. HK Cultural Centre’s Concert Hall, which can host nearly 1,600 visitors, saw them perform four times altogether – twice it was Janáček’s opera The Makropulos Case, then his Sinfonietta, Eternal … Read more