PROGRAMME
Maxim Averkiev

Maxim Averkiev

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DEVIL'S WALL

Bedřich Smetana

A comic and romantic opera with timeless music by Bedřich Smetana. more

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

I am the Princess of Fools

Lenka Nota

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

La clemenza di Tito

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

“My Praguers understand me.” That is probably Mozart’s most famous statement expressing his affection for the Czech lands and their inhabitants. It was for them that he composed his beautiful opera about Roman Emperor Titus on the occasion of the coronation of Leopold II. 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

Armida

Antonín Dvořák

After the success of the fairy-tale opera Rusalka, Antonín Dvořák was looking for another opera libretto that he could compose music for. 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 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

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

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

THE DIARY OF ONE WHO DISAPPEARED

Leoš Janáček

In an impressive mosaic of music, words, sounds and lights, we follow the life of Leoš Janáček, interspersed with his relationships with women, each of whom was his fated love... more

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