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Juliette

Bohuslav Martinů

Even in an opera you can let yourselves be carried you away on the waves of dreams and imagination. This masterpiece of Bohuslav Martinů urges us to do so. The Central Bureau of Dreams, where the story is set, is opened for everyone. All you need is enter it! more

I am the Princess of Fools

Lenka Nota

The life of one of the most famous Czech writers as a chamber opera. more

Richard III

William Shakespeare

“But I, that am not shaped for sportive tricks, nor made to court an amorous looking-glass...” more

Too Expensive Poison

Lucy Prebble

Is it possible to see justice? Perhaps even in such a grotesque cabaret of contemporary evil it is mission impossible. more

Dalibor

Bedřich Smetana

Oblíbená Smetanova opera Dalibor vznikla po Braniborech v Čechách a Prodané nevěstě. Autoři líčí v idealizované podobě příběh z historických kronik o rytíři Daliboru z Kozojed, který byl nespravedlivě odsouzen a uvězněn ve věži na Pražském hradě, později po něm nazývané Daliborka. more

The Chattertooth Eleven

Eduard Bass

“Once upon a time there was a poor peasant named Chattertooth, and he had eleven sons. In his poverty he did not know what to do with them and so he had made them a football team.” more

Quo vadis

Sylvie Bodorová

In the theatre season 2021/2022 the opera ensemble of DJKT in Pilsen will present a world premiere of Quo vadis by the Czech composer Sylvie Bodorová, which she had written directly for the Pilsen opera house. more

The Truth

Florian Zeller

A comedy about infidelity in which one lie follows another more

Czech Christmas Mass

Jakub Jan Ryba

The Czech Christmas Mass by Jakub Jan Ryba has become an integral part of Czech Christmas celebrations. We can hear it in every church, in concert halls, we know it by heart; we love its pure simplicity. more

The Makropulos affair

Leoš Janáček

Leoš Janáček belongs to the most respected composers of the previous century. His works are presented by leading opera houses worldwide. more

My Fair Lady

Alan Jay Lerner / Frederick Loewe

Based on Pygmalion, a play by George Bernard Shaw and film by Gabriel Pascal Legendary musical back on DJKT stage more

The Bat

Johann Strauss

Many classical operettas have beautiful music, but the plot is too naive for today's viewer. more

The bartered bride

Bedřich Smetana

Since the first production in Pilsen in 1869, The Bartered Bride has never disappeared for a longer period of time from the opera repertoire and is therefore very well known to our audience. Generations of Pilsen opera singers have matured in the roles in this opera. more

Green Day's American Idiot

Green Day / Billie Joe Armstrong / Michael Mayer

The unique space of the Small Scene will see an extraordinary event – the Czech premiere of the American Idiot, a musical created to the eponymous album of Green Day, an American punk-rock band. more

Carmen

Georges Bizet

Bizet’s Carmen belongs to the greatest repertoire keepers of opera theatres. The libretto was written by an experienced duo of H. Meilhac and L. Halévy upon Prosper Mérimée’s novel that was based on a true story. more

1 × 6 Fairy-tales

František Hrubín / MOPED

A playful, interactive version of a production that involves children audience members in what is happening on stage. more

Plzeňský pověsti

Milan Benedikt Karpíšek

Nabucco

Giuseppe Verdi

When Verdi experienced booing during the performance of his comical opera King for a Day, he decided to never write an opera again. more

Bartering the bride

Bedřich Smetana

After their children are born, the parents agree on their future marriage. Only Jeník's cleverness and fearlessness contribute to the happy ending of the opera, in which „the good wins and true love triumphs." more

The merry widow

Franz Lehár

The Merry Widow was the first Lehár’s global success. Without exaggeration, it can be said that every music number in this operetta is a little musical jewel. more

Puss in Boots

Jiří Teml

This renewed production of the popular fairy-tale opera with fresh and imaginative music by a leading Czech composer takes you to places where the human and the animal worlds meet. more

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