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Yusif Eyvazov - The world opera star in Prague!

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The Metropolitan Opera Star Yusif Eyvazov performs in Prague National Theatre as Andrea Chénier!


Do not miss the unique performances of the world opera star and husband of the opera superstar Anna Netrebko, a guest of the major opera houses - Yusif Eyvazov, who  will perform in Prague as Andrea Chénier.

In the season 2017/2018 Yusiv Eyvazov will perform the role of Andrea Chenier in Milan's Theatre La Scala and he is going to play the same role at the National Theatre.


Yusif Eyvazov - tenor

Petr Kofron - conductor

Michal Docekal - director

Luigi Illica - libretto



The opera narrates the story of the French poet André Chénier, one of the last victims of Robespierre’s Reign of Terror in 1793 and 1794. Giordano’s opera depicts the drama of a love triangle, featuring the young aristocrat Maddalena, the servant Gérard and the poet Chénier. As a result of the revolutionary events, the initially innocent flirtation turns into a desperate and wild passion – the persecuted Maddalena writes secret love letters to Chénier; Gérard, who has become a major representative of the Jacobin regime, abuses his power for his personal interest in Maddalena; while the dreamer Chénier keeps believing in liberty, inspiration and love.


Czech and English subtitles. 


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The National Theatre is a symbol of the Czech cultural history. In the National Theatre you can see top opera and ballet performances.

The National Theatre is a symbol of the Czech cultural history and the most important and representative theatre of the Czech Republic. 

In The National Theatre you can see top opera and ballet performances.

The National Theatre was built from the desire of the Czech people for national independence. Its building was financed from the collections on which participated broad masses of the people as well as important donators (including the nobility and the emperor himself). The theatre foundation ceremonial on 16th May 1868 became a national celebration.

The National Theatre is the prime stage in the Czech Republic, where you will find the highest artistic quality.

The theatre was opened in 1881. In the same year the theatre burned down, and this tragic event caused a huge wave of new collections to support the restoration of the theatre. The National Theatre was reopened in 1883 by the opera Libuse by Bedrich Smetana and since then it has been serving as a place of Czech national identity and as a flagship of the Czech culture to these days.


Theatre is a cultural institution. Respect the common principles of appropriate behaviour and clothing.


 * Walking distance from Prague Ticket Office - Via Musica shop on Old Town Square:
25 min

* Accessibility by Prague public transport:
metro B (yellow line) - Mustek stop, trams 17, 18, 22 - Narodni divadlo stop

* Nearest car parking:
National Theatre, Ostrovni 1

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