Smetanova Litomyšl, o.p.s.
Jiráskova 133, 570 01 Litomyšl
Czech Republic
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Under the patronage of
 President of the Czech Republic
 
 
 
General festival partner

 

sporitelna
 
 
In cooperation with:
 
GHF
 
 
Aplaus
 
Opera+
 
 

Ceremonial Opening Concert

ZAHAJOVACI_Česká_filharmonie©Petra Hajská_02Friday 16th June, 19.00 hrs, Castle Courtyard

Bedřich Smetana: Overture to the opera The Bartered Bride
Petr Iljič Čajkovskij: Francesca da Rimini, Symphonic Poem Op. 32
Johannes Brahms: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra D major Op. 77

Josef Špaček – violin, Czech Philharmonic, conductor Semjon Byčkov


C 690 CZK • B 790 CZK • A 1.190 CZK
Book your seats for three shows in a row: Ticket Package No. 1


Number of intermissions: 1
Estimated end: 21.15 hrs

Houston Symphony Chorus

HOUSTON_SYMPHONY_CHORUSSaturday 17th June, 15.00 hrs, Piarist Church of the Finding of the Holy Cross

Negro Spirituals
Arr. Moses Hogan: My Soul has been Anchored in the Lord
Arr. Robert Shaw/Alice Parker: I Got Shoes
Arr. Norman Luboff: Deep River
Arr. Moses Hogan: Didn’t My Lord Deliver Daniel
Leonard Bernstein: Missa Brevis, for counter-tenor, mixed chorus and percussion
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mass in C “Coronation” KV 317
Antonín Dvořák: Te Deum, for soloists, choir and orchestra Op. 103

Václav Polívka – counter-tenor
Lucie Vagenknechtová – soprano
Stanislava Jirků – mezzo-soprano
Richard Samek – tenor
Daniel Klánský – bass
Houston Symphony Chorus
Choirmaster Betsy Cook Weber
Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Pardubice
Conductor Marek Štilec


C 90 CZK • B 190 CZK • A 390 CZK


Number of intermissions: 0
Estimated end: 16.20 hrs

Gala Concert – A Visit to the Vienna State Opera

GALAKONCERT_Valentina-Nafornita-1-Dragosh-CojcaruSaturday 17th June, 20.00 hrs, Castle Courtyard

The programme of the gala concert of the foremost soloists of the Vienna State Opera of arias, duets and trios as well as songs and perennial favourites
Inc. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Gioacchino Rossini, Gaetano Donizetti, Leo Delibes, Jacques Offenbach, Francesco P. Tosti, Franz Lehár…

Valentina Nafornita – soprano
Rachel Frenkel – mezzosoprano
Adam Plachetka – baritone
PKF – Prague Philharmonia
Conductor Guillermo García Calvo


C 790 CZK • B 890 CZK • A 1.290 CZK
Book your seats for three shows in a row: Ticket Package No. 1


Number of intermissions: 1
Estimated end: 22.15 hrs

Letters From England

ANGLICKE_LISTY_knihaSunday 18th June, 15.00 hrs, Castle Riding Hall

Premiere of a literary-musical programme with readings from Letters from England by Karel Čapek, Three Men in a Boat by Jerome Klapka Jerome and the music of Henry Purcell, Benjamin Britten, Leroy Anderson, Scott Joplin and others

Jan Šťastný – recitation
Parnas Ensemble
Artistic leader Jan Nykrýn


C 190 CZK • B 290 CZK • A 390 CZK


No translation available
Number of intermissions: 0
Estimated end: 16.15 hrs


 

Poznan Philharmonic Orchestra

POZNAŇ_01CK. ZalewskaSunday 18th June, 19.30 hrs, Castle Courtyard

Wojciech Kilar: Krzesany, symphonic poem
Henryk M. Górecki: Totus Tuus, for acapella mixed choir Op. 60
Karol Szymanowski: Stabat Mater, for soprano, alto, baritone, mixed choir and orchestra
Howard Shore: The Lord of the Rings, selection of music from the film trilogy
arr. John Whitney The Fellowship of the Ring
arr. Jerry Brubaker The Two Towers
arr. Victor López The Return of the King

Aleksandra Kubas-Kruk – soprano
Agnieszka Rehlis – mezzosoprano
Robert Gierlach – bass
Czech Philharmonic Choir of Brno, choirmaster Petr Fiala
Poznan Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor Marek Pijarowski


C 490 CZK • B 590 CZK • A 890 CZK
Book your seats for three shows in a row: Ticket Package No. 1


Number of intermissions: 1
Estimated end: 21.45 hrs


 

20th Concert by Popular Request: Vojtěch Dyk & The Puppini Sisters & B-Side Band (1)

NA_PRANI_Dyk_Vojtěch©SL_Renza_FrantišekMonday 19th June, 20.00 hrs, Castle Courtyard

Jubilee concert from the popular cycle brings quality swing, popjazz, funky bebop and Latin in the original arrangements and performed by Vojtěch Dyk and the London vocal trio of the The Puppini Sisters

Vojtěch Dyk
The Puppini Sisters – Emma Smith, Kate Mullins, Marcella Puppini
B-Side Band, Bandleader Josef Buchta


C 990 CZK • B 1.190 CZK • A 1.490 CZK


Number of intermissions: 1
Estimated end: 22.00 hrs


 

20th Concert by Popular Request: Vojtěch Dyk & The Puppini Sisters & B-Side Band (2)

NA_PRANI_PUPPINIS_POSTER_FINALTuesday 20th June, 20.00 hrs, Castle Courtyard

Jubilee concert from the popular cycle brings quality swing, popjazz, funky bebop and Latin in the original arrangements and performed by Vojtěch Dyk and the London vocal trio of the The Puppini Sisters

Vojtěch Dyk
The Puppini Sisters – Emma Smith, Kate Mullins, Marcella Puppini
B-Side Band, Bandleader Josef Buchta


C 990 CZK • B 1.190 CZK • A 1.490 CZK

Number of intermissions: 1
Estimated end: 22.00 hrs


Afflatus Quintet

AFFLATUS_QUINTET_02Wednesday 21st June, 19.30 hrs, Castle Riding Hall

Antonín Rejcha: Wind Quintet in E-flat major Op. 88 No. 2
Theodor Blumer: Quintet for Wind Instruments Op. 52
Joseph Haydn: Divertimento No. 1 B major “Saint Anthony Chorale”
Leoš Janáček: Youth, wind sextet

Afflatus Quintet
Roman Novotný – flute • Jana Brožková – oboe • Vojtěch Nýdl – clarinet • Ondřej Roskovec – bassoon • Radek Baborák – French horn
Petr Valášek – bass clarinet as a guest


C 190 CZK • B 290 CZK • A 390 CZK


Number of intermissions: 1
Estimated end: 21.00 hrs

A Night at Nové Hrady Chateau (1)

NOVE_HRADY_3V4O4107Wednesday 21st June, 21.00 hrs, Nové Hrady u Litomyšle

Period entertainment, music, dance and refreshment in the style of Lapidario del Sgnr. Haendel and a performance of the Czech premiere of the serenade from 1708

Georg Friedrich Händel: Aci, Galatea e Polifemo

Aci Michaela Kušteková-Popik
Galatea Markéta Cukrová
Polifemo Ivo Hrachovec

Concerto Aventino
Director of the Lapidario del Sgnr. Haendel Magdalena Švecová
Performance director Dominik Beneš
Conductor Jakub Kydlíček


1.500 CZK
Price of the ticket includes optional transfer from Litomyšl to the venue and back
Find more at www.baroknidivadlo.cz


In case of bad weather the performance will take place indoors


Estimated end: midnight

Jaroslav Tůma: My Country

MOJE_VLAST_Tůma_JaroslavThursday 22nd June, 19.30 hrs, Chapter Church of the Raising of the Holy Cross

Organ improvisation on themes from the My Country cycle of symphonic poems by Bedřich Smetana

Jaroslav Tůma – organ


290 CZK


Number of intermissions: 0
Estimated end: 20.50 hrs

A Night at Nové Hrady Chateau (2)

NOVE_HRADY_2016Thursday 22nd June, 21.00 hrs, Nové Hrady u Litomyšle

Period entertainment, music, dance and refreshment in the style of Lapidario del Sgnr. Haendel and a performance of the Czech premiere of the serenade from 1708

Georg Friedrich Händel: Aci, Galatea e Polifemo

Aci Michaela Kušteková-Popik
Galatea Markéta Cukrová
Polifemo Ivo Hrachovec

Concerto Aventino
Director of the Lapidario del Sgnr. Haendel Magdalena Švecová
Performance director Dominik Beneš
Conductor Jakub Kydlíček


1.500 CZK
Price of the ticket includes optional transfer from Litomyšl to the venue and back
Find more at www.baroknidivadlo.cz


In case of bad weather the performance will take place indoors


Estimated end: midnight

Goacchino Rossini: The Barber Of Seville!!!

LAZEBNIK_Nohavica_kresbaFriday 23rd June, 21.00 hrs, Castle Courtyard

A comic opera in two acts, which on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the first performance has been translated to Czech by Jaromír Nohavica

Performed in Czech with Czech and English surtitles

The National Moravian-Silesian Theatre Ostrava Opera Ensemble
Director Ondřej Havelka
Conductor Marko Ivanović


C 490 CZK • B 590 CZK • A 890 CZK
Book your seats for three shows in the row: Ticket Package No. 2


Number of intermissions: 1
Estimated end: 23.30 hrs

A Night at Nové Hrady Chateau (3)

_RF_7151Friday 23rd June, 21.00 hrs, Nové Hrady u Litomyšle

Period entertainment, music, dance and refreshment in the style of Lapidario del Sgnr. Haendel and a performance of the Czech premiere of the serenade from 1708

Georg Friedrich Händel: Aci, Galatea e Polifemo

Aci Michaela Kušteková-Popik
Galatea Markéta Cukrová
Polifemo Ivo Hrachovec

Concerto Aventino
Director of the Lapidario del Sgnr. Haendel Magdalena Švecová
Performance director Dominik Beneš
Conductor Jakub Kydlíček


1.500 CZK
Price of the ticket includes optional transfer from Litomyšl to the venue and back
Find more at www.baroknidivadlo.cz


In case of bad weather the performance will take place indoors


Estimated end: midnight


The One Who Knows How to Play on Golden Strings

KDO_V_ZLATE-STRUNY_Boušková Jana©Vojtěch VlkSaturday 24th June, 15.00 hrs, Castle Riding Hall

Bedřich Smetana: Vyšehrad* • Vltava • Šárka*
(Arr.: Hanuš Trneček, Jana Boušková)
Antonín Dvořák: The American Suite in A major Op. 98
Bedřich Smetana: Evening Songs*
(Arr.: Jana Boušková)
* 1st performance

Jana Boušková – harp
Richard Novák – bass


C 190 CZK • B 290 CZK • A 390 CZK


Number of intermissions: 1
Estimated end: 16.30 hrs

Bedřich Smetana: The Secret

SMETANA_obrazSaturday 24th June, 21.00 hrs, Castle Courtyard

A new production of this comic opera in three acts to a libretto by Eliška Krásnohorská within Smetana’s opera cycle 2024

Performed in Czech with Czech and English surtitles

The National Moravian-Silesian Theatre Ostrava Opera Ensemble
Director Tomáš Studený
Conductor Jakub Klecker


C 490 CZK • B 590 CZK • A 890 CZK
Book your seats for three shows in a row: Ticket Package No. 2


Number of intermissions: 1
Estimated end: 23.30 hrs

A Night at Nové Hrady Chateau (4)

_rf_3479Saturday 24th June, 21.00 hrs, Nové Hrady u Litomyšle

Period entertainment, music, dance and refreshment in the style of Lapidario del Sgnr. Haendel and a performance of the Czech premiere of the serenade from 1708

Georg Friedrich Händel: Aci, Galatea e Polifemo

Aci Michaela Kušteková-Popik
Galatea Markéta Cukrová
Polifemo Ivo Hrachovec

Concerto Aventino
Director of the Lapidario del Sgnr. Haendel Magdalena Švecová
Performance director Dominik Beneš
Conductor Jakub Kydlíček


1.500 CZK
Price of the ticket includes optional transfer from Litomyšl to the venue and back
Find more at www.baroknidivadlo.cz


In case of bad weather the performance will take place indoors


Estimated end: midnight


A Tribute to the Slavonic Soul

INGENIUM ENSEMBLE_02©Andrej GrilcSunday 25th June, 15.00 hrs, Piarist Church of the Finding of the Holy Cross

Religious works by Slavonic composers – from masters of vocal polyphony, baroque up to these days, as performed by a Slovenian vocal sextet

The programme includes:
Jacobus Handl Gallus, Jan Dismas Zelenka, Stepan Anikiyevich Degtyarev, Antonín Dvořák, Stevan Mokranjac, Pavel Česnokov, Romuald Twardowski, Damijan Močnik, Blaž Strmole

Ingenium Ensemble
Zala Strmole – soprán
Mirjam Strmole – mezzosoprán
Blaž Strmole, Domen Anžlovar – tenor
Matjaž Strmole – baryton
Jan Kuhar – bas


C 90 CZK • B 190 CZK • A 290 CZK


Number of intermissions: 0
Estimated end: 16.20 hrs

The Fantastic Czech Sinfonietta

FANTASTICKA_Steckel_Julian©Marco_Borggreve_02Sunday 25th June, 19.30 hrs, Castle Courtyard

Julian Steckel, a young German virtuoso, will render one of the most beloved works of Antonin Dvořák; then the castle courtyard will resound with the tones of the spectacular Berlioz's symphony
Antonín Dvořák: Concerto for cello and orchestra in B Minor Op. 104
Hector Berlioz: Fantastical Symphony Op. 14 ”An Episode in the Life of an Artist”

Julian Steckel – cello
Czech Sinfonietta
Conductor Radek Baborák


C 490 CZK • B 590 CZK • A 890 CZK
Book your seats for three shows in a row: Ticket Package No. 2


Number of intermissions: 1
Estimated end: 21.45 hrs

100 Tagú Cigányzenekar Budapest

100_TAGU_Budapest Gypsy Symphony OrchestraMonday 26th June, 19.30 hrs, Castle Courtyard

The world-renowned Budapest Gypsy Symphony Orchestra made up of hundred of virtuosos performs paraphrases of works by classical composers (inc. Johannes Brahms, Béla Bartók and Zoltán Kodály) and impressive renditions of Hungarian folk songs, ballads and Czardas

100 Tagú Cigányzenekar Budapest (Budapest Gypsy Symphony Orchestra)
Artistic director József Lendvai Csócsi


C 1.490 CZK • B 1.790 CZK • A 2.490 CZK


Number of intermissions: 1
Estimated end: 21.45 hrs

Shlomo Mintz & Brno Philharmonic Orchestra

SHLOMO MINTZ_01Tuesday 27th June, 19.30 hrs, Castle Courtyard

The world-famous virtuoso Shlomo Mintz performs Paganini’s 1st violin concerto, famed for its difficulty followed by the monumental 1st symphony by Gustav Mahler called the Titan

Niccolo Paganini: Concerto for violin and orchestra in D major No. 1 Op. 6
Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 1 in D major ”Titan”

Shlomo Mintz – violin
Brno Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor Tomáš Netopil


C 590 CZK • B 690 CZK • A 990 CZK


Number of intermissions: 1
Estimated end: 21.30 hrs

Hommage à Bach

HOMMAGE A BACH_01Wednesday 28th June, 19.30 hrs, Piarist Church of the Finding of the Holy Cross

Johann Sebastian Bach:
„Ich habe genug“, Church Cantata for the Purification of Mary BWV 82
Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor BWV 1067
„Non Sa Che Sia Dolore”, cantata BWV 209
Gabriela Eibenová – soprano
Martina Bernášková – flute
Ensemble Inégal
Adam Viktora – organ, harpsichord, artistic director


C 90 CZK • B 190 CZK • A 390 CZK


Number of intermissions: 0
Estimated end: 20.45 hrs

Monteverdiana

MONTEVERDIANA_01_Capella_MariannaThursday 29th June, 19.30 hrs, Castle Riding Hall

Claudio Monteverdi: Madrigals of War and Love

In the premier of the programme dedicated to the 450th anniversary of the birth of C. Monteverdi will be heard a selection from his 6th and 8th books of madrigals and instrumental compositions by T. Merula, B. Storace, G. Kapsberger, etc.

Hana Blažíková, Michaela Riener – soprano
Daniela Čermáková – alto
Vojtěch Semerád, Tomáš Lajtkep – tenor
Jaromír Nosek – bass
Cappella Mariana, artistic director Vojtěch Semerád


C 190 CZK • B 290 CZK • A 390 CZK


Number of intermissions: 1
Estimated end: 21.15 hrs

Rusalenka (1)

RUSALENKA_pozadiFriday 30th June, 14.00 hrs, Smetana’s House

Jiřina Marková Krystlíková: Rusalenka

Opera performance for children from the age of eight on motifs from the best known fairy-tale opera Rusalka by Antonín Dvořák.

Premier commissioned by the festival

Rusalka Šárka Stejskalová
Prince Martin Vydra
Water goblin Michael Kubička
Witch Tereza Papoušková

Soloist, choir and orchestra of the Prague Children’s Opera
Director Jiřina Marková Krystlíková
Conductor Jan Chalupecký


290 CZK
50% discount for children under 15 and students


Number of intermissions: 1
Estimated end: 15.30 hrs

Rusalenka (2)

0tqd2n785jFriday 30th June, 18.00 hrs, Smetana’s House

Jiřina Marková Krystlíková: Rusalenka

Opera performance for children from the age of eight on motifs from the best known fairy-tale opera Rusalka by Antonín Dvořák.

Premier commissioned by the festival

Rusalka Šárka Stejskalová
Prince Martin Vydra
Water goblin Michael Kubička
Witch Tereza Papoušková

Soloist, choir and orchestra of the Prague Children’s Opera
Director Jiřina Marková Krystlíková
Conductor Jan Chalupecký


290 CZK
50% discount for children under 15 and students
Book your seats for three shows in a row: Ticket Package No. 3


Number of intermissions: 1
Estimated end: 19.30 hrs

Valmont

VALMONT_Martin Divíšek_02Friday 30th June, 21.00 hodin, Castle Courtyard

“The game of seduction has a single rule. You must never fall in love.”

Based on the novel by Choderlos de Laclos Dangerous Liaisons the choreographer Libor Vaculík created a narrative, but essentially chamber ballet production about cynical lovers without love and their victims, on the borders between dance theatre and drama.

This performance is not suitable for children

Libretto Zdeněk Prokeš, Libor Vaculík
Music Franz Schubert, Pēteris Vasks
Choreography and direction Libor Vaculík
Ensemble of the Czech National Ballet


C 490 CZK • B 590 CZK • A 890 CZK
Book your seats for three shows in a row: Ticket Package No. 4


Number of intermissions: 1
Estimated end: 23.15 hrs

Bedřich Smetana: The Bartered Bride (1)

PRODANA_NEVESTA_02Saturday 1st July, 15.30 hrs, Castle Courtyard

A comic opera in three acts; libretto Karel Sabina

Performed in Czech, with English and German surtitles

Mařenka Alžběta Poláčková / Petra Alvarez Šimková
Jeník Jaroslav Březina / Peter Berger
Kecal Zdeněk Plech / Jiří Sulženko
Vašek Václav Lemberk

Director Magdalena Švecová
Conductor Jaroslav Kyzlink
National Theatre Orchestra
National Theatre Chorus
With the participation of the Continuo Theatre under its artistic director Pavel Štourač, dancers and members of the Czech Philharmonic Children’s Choir


C 390 CZK • B 490 CZK • A 790 CZK
50% discount for children under 15 and students
Book your seats for three shows in a row: Ticket Package No. 3


Number of intermissions: 2
Estimated end: 18.30 hrs

Bedřich Smetana: The Bartered Bride (2)

PRODANA_NEVESTA_03Saturday 1st July, 21.00 hrs, Castle Courtyard

A comic opera in three acts; libretto Karel Sabina

Performed in Czech, with English and German surtitles

Mařenka Alžběta Poláčková / Petra Alvarez Šimková
Jeník Jaroslav Březina / Peter Berger
Kecal Zdeněk Plech / Jiří Sulženko
Vašek Václav Lemberk

Director Magdalena Švecová
Conductor Jaroslav Kyzlink
National Theatre Orchestra
National Theatre Chorus
With the participation of the Continuo Theatre under its artistic director Pavel Štourač, dancers and members of the Czech Philharmonic Children’s Choir


C 390 CZK • B 490 CZK • A 790 CZK
Book your seats for three shows in a row: Ticket Package No. 4


Number of intermissions: 2
Estimated end: midnight

Bedřich No.1

BEDŘICH_NO1_KFPARSunday 2nd July, 11.00 hrs, Smetana’s House

Bedřich Smetana was a number one composer – come and see it for Yourself at the first run of this interactive show. Beware: you'll even hear his No. 1 composition!

Petr Kadlec – commentary
Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Pardubice
Conductor Marko Ivanović


290 CZK
50% discount for children under 15 and students
Book your seats for three shows in a row: Ticket Package No. 3


No translation available
Number of intermissions: 0
Estimated end: 12.15 hrs

Jan Václav Stamic: Missa Solemnis

MISSA_Piaristicky_kostel_ze_zahrad_nocni_podkladSunday 2nd July, 13.30 hrs, Piarist Church of the Finding of the Holy Cross

As part of the traditional thanksgiving mass celebrated by Mons. Tomáš Halík performed on the 300th anniversary of this key work by the native of Havlíčkův Brod Jan Václav Stamic

Soloist – in negotiation
University Choir of Pardubice, choirmaster Tomáš Židek
Continuo Mixed Choir Pardubice, choirmaster Lucie Gregorovič Fárová
Czech Chamber Soloists Brno, artistic leader Ivan Matyáš
Conductor Tomáš Židek


Admission free


Number of intermissions: 0
Estimated end: 15.00 hrs

Hommage à Jazz – Arturo Sandoval

HOMMAGE_A_JAZZ_Sandoval_Arturo_EXSunday 2nd July, 17.30 hrs, Castle Courtyard

Scott Joplin: Ragtime

Jazz Suite
Bohuslav Martinů: Le Jazz – movement for orchestra and vocals H. 168
Dmitrij Šostakovič: Tea for Two
George Gershwin: I got Rhythm

Arturo Sandoval: Concerto No. 2 for Trumpet and Orchestra

Karel Růžička: Celebration Jazz Mass, version with symphony orchestra

Arturo Sandoval – trumpet (10 Time GRAMMY Award Winner)
Michaela Šrůmová – soprano
Kühn Choir of Prague, choirmaster Marek Vorlíček
Litomyšl Pedagogical School Mixed Choir KOS, choirmaster Milan Motl
Karel Růžička Chamber Soloists
Prague Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Jan Kučera


C 690 CZK • B 790 CZK • A 1.190 CZK
Book your seats for three shows in a row: Ticket Package No. 4


Number of intermissions: 1
Estimated end: 19.45 hrs


Arturo Sandoval – Jam Session

JAM_SESSION_Sandoval_Arturo_03Sunday 2nd July, 21.30 hrs, Castle Riding Hall

Jazz standards, blues, ballads, latin, fast, samba – night Jam Session by the world-famous trumpeter, piano and composer Arturo Sandoval with Jan Kučera and other top Czech musicians

Arturo Sandoval – trumpet, piano (10 Time GRAMMY Award Winner)
Jan Kučera – piano
Miroslav Hloucal – trumpet
Tomáš Baroš – double bass
and other guests…


C 290 CZK • B 390 CZK • A 490 CZK


Number of intermissions: 1
Estimated end: 23.00 hrs

Dagmar Pecková Gypsy

PECKOVA_GYPSY_Pecková_Dagmar©Ilona_Sochorová_02Monday 3rd July, 19.30 hrs, Castle Riding Hall

The life of gypsies and their music as inspiration in song cycles, virtuoso classical violin compositions in personal interpretations by Dagmar Pecková and 2016 Rodolfo Lipizer Prize Winner Olga Šroubková

Antonín Dvořák: Gypsy Songs, Op. 55
Maurice Ravel: Tzigane
Johannes Brahms: Gypsy Songs, Op. 103
Pablo de Sarasate: Gypsy Airs, Op. 20
Jevgenij Doga: Gypsies go to Heaven

Dagmar Pecková – mezzosoprano
Olga Šroubková – violin
Miroslav Sekera – piano


C 290 CZK • B 390 CZK • A 490 CZK


Number of intermissions: 1
Estimated end: 21.15 hrs

Amilchare Ponchielli: La Gioconda

LA_GIOCONDA_Csilla_BorossTuesday 4th July, 21.00 hrs, Castle Courtyard

An opera in four acts based on a drama by Victor Hugo to a libretto by Arrigo Boito. A tale of passionate and unrequited love, hatred, betrayal and revenge

Performed in Italian with Czech and English surtitles

La Gioconda Csilla Boross a.g.
Enzo Grimaldo Sung Kyu Park a.g.
Director Tomáš Pilař
Conductor Jaroslav Kyzlink
Soloists, choir and orchestra of the Janáček Opera of the National Theatre in Brno


C 490 CZK • B 590 CZK • A 890 CZK
Book your seats for three shows in a row: Ticket Package No. 5


Number of intermissions: 1
Estimated end: 23.30 hrs

Tales In The Key Of Life

PŘÍBĚHY V TÓNINĚ_Vejvoda_JiříWednesday 5th July, 11.00 hrs, Castle Riding Hall

Talk show by Jiří Vejvoda on culture, art, artists and the media enriched by the piano compositions of Domenico Scarlatti, Franz Schubert, Frédéric Chopin, Bedřich Smetana, Claude Debussy and Bohuslav Martinů

Jiří Vejvoda
Ivo Kahánek – piano


C 190 CZK • B 290 CZK • A 390 CZK


No translation available
Number of intermissions: 0
Estimated end: 12.15 hrs


 

Oskar Nedbal: Polish Blood

POLSKA_KREV_ND Brno_Marek_Olbrzymek_002Wednesday 5th July, 21.00 hrs, Castle Courtyard

The most famous Czech operetta on three scenes on the theme of the tale by A. S. Pushkin The Squire’s Daughter and to a libretto by Leo Stein

Performed in Czech with Czech surtitles

Jan Zaremba, squire Jan Šťáva
Helena Andrea Široká
Count Boleslav Baraňski Jaroslav Březina a. g.
Bronio von Popiel Petr Levíček
Wanda Kwasiňská Marta Reichelová

Director Tomáš Pilař
Conductor Jakub Klecker
Soloists, choir and orchestra of the Janáček Opera of the National Theatre in Brno


C 490 CZK • B 590 CZK • A 890 CZK
Book your seats for three shows in a row: Ticket Package No. 5


Number of intermissions: 1
Estimated end: 23.45 hrs

Grand Finale: Va, Pensiero…

VELKÉ_FINÁLE_02Iva Nevoralová ND BrnoThursday 6th July, 19.30 hrs, Castle Courtyard

The 59th Smetana’s Litomyšl culminates a visit to the kingdom of opera, with performances by combined Brno choirs of the most famous choral scenes and ensembles from Nabucco, Aida, Otello, Macbeth, La forza del destino, Cavalliera Rusticana, Madam Butterfly, Mephistopheles, Faust, Eugene Onegin, Dimitri and The Brandenburgers in Bohemia

Soloists and guests of the Janáček Opera of the National Theatre in Brno
Choir of the Janáček Opera of the National Theatre in Brno, choirmaster Josef Pančík
The Choir of Masaryk University, choirmaster Michal Vajda
Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Ondrej Lenárd

The concert will be available for viewing at Monastery Gardens as part of the Afternoon with Saint-Gobain Adfors
The video broadcast will take place only in case of good weather


C 690 CZK • B 790 CZK • A 1.190 CZK
Book your seats for three shows in a row: Ticket Package No. 5


Number of intermissions: 0
Estimated end: 21.00 hrs



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