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

Rudolf Komorous: The Mute Canary (world premiere)

28 June 2018, Antonín Dvořák Theatre, Ostrava NODO Rudolf Komorous: The Mute Canary (world premiere) Directed by: Jan Horák, Michal Pěchouček, music director: Owen Underhill Cast: Anne Grimm, Alexander Dobson, Daniel Cabena Ostravská banda

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

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

Martin Smolka: The Lists of Infinity (premiere of a new version)

On June 27 the Prague-based Alfred ve Dvoře Theatre premiered an experimental opera performance The Lists of Infinity by a composer Martin Smolka. This performance directed by Jiří Adámek, who is also the author of the libretto, is in fact a new version of a piece composed 2 years ago on a commission for the New Opera days Ostrava (NODO) … Read more

Petr Kotík: William William (world premiere)

The opening evening of the New Opera Days Ostrava (NODO) biennale, which was held between the 27 and 30 June, offered a world premiere of William William, an opera by a composer and the festival’s artistic director Petr Kotík (*1942). The performance took place in the industrial milieu of the Hlubina coal mine. William William is, as the author … Read more