March22 2019 (Fri)
7:00 PM


Opera by Leoš Janáček

The National Theatre | Classical Music

160 minutes | Not available

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Date: March 22, 2019 | 19:00 (Fri)
Venue: The National Theatre
Duration: 160 minutes
Status: Not available

Leoš Janáček´s world famous dramatic opera Jenůfa

Czech original version with English and German surtitles 
Janáček’s world-famous dramatic opera presents human relationships formed by the harsh environment of a self–contained rural community where one lives constantly under the watch of others. This plagues the life of Jenůfa and, above all, influences the conduct of her stepmother, Kostelnička (the Sacristian), who at any cost strives to maintain her position and the respect of the whole village. She does so through secretly murdering Jenůfa’s extramarital child.

Performed by:

Soloists of The National Theatre
National Theatre Orchestra
National Theatre Chorus
Ballet of the National Theatre Opera

Please note:

  • Two 20- minute intermissions
  • The program may be subject to change.
  • The purchased tickets cannot be returned or exchanged.
  • Theatre is a cultural institution. Please respect the common principles of appropriate behaviour and clothing.
  • For the performances of the National Theatre, Karlín Music Theatre and the Estates Theatre, no discounts are provided.

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