OPERA, the Festival of Music Theatre, is a prestigious showcase of the best opera productions of Czech and Moravian ensembles, and newly also those from Slovakia. It has been held biennially since 1993 in Prague, mainly on stages of the National Theatre.
The festival originated with the aim to draw attention to the unique network of opera houses (10!), where many interesting productions are created every season.
It has regularly juxtaposed the level and direction of the participating ensembles, offered various approached to opera theatre, and introduced outstanding personalities of Czech opera sphere.
Festival is taking place with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic, the City of Prague and all participating theatres.
Honorary Festival Committee: Soňa Červená, Libuše Domanínská, Ludmila Dvořáková, Dagmar Pecková, Ilja Hurník, Jan Klusák, Jiří Kout, Štefan Margita, Richard Novák, David Pountney.
The 13th bi-annual Festival of Music Theatre, Opera 2017, will take place from September 13 to November 5, 2017. The official program will bereleased during April 2017.
We will be looking forward to enjoying thisunique event with you, only this time in the autumn!
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