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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

The Kiss

Bedřich Smetana

“A full sister of The Bartered Bride.” That is how one of the most popular operas by the famous Czech composer could be characterised. more

Manon

Jules Massenet

The most famous opera version of the story of the fated but unfulfilled love between Manon and the Chevalier des Grieux. In spite of adversities and mishaps, the bond of their love remains strong. more

Candide

Leonard Bernstein

The famous American composer, conductor, and an avid promoter of music Leonard Bernstein is also the author of one opera and several musicals, of which the West Side Story, staged in Pilsen for the first time in May 2017, belongs to the best that has ever been created in this genre. more

Radúz and Mahulena

Julius Zeyer / Josef Suk

The famous poetic fairy-tale drama by the Czech author and playwright Julius Zeyer from 1896 had its premiere staging in the National Theatre in Prague just two years after its publishing. Since then it has become a stable piece regularly acted at various scenes across the country. 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

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 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

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

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

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

Swan Lake

Petr Iljič Čajkovskij

If ballet has a notorious title in general awareness, it is undoubtedly Swan Lake by PI Tchaikovsky. more

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