Bedrich Smetana’s Bartered Bride is the founding work of modern Czech opera!
The opera is staged in the Czech original version and English and German surtitles are used in the performance.
The opera Bartered Bride soon exceeded the domestic framework and became a permanent part of the world’s operatic repertoire.
The Bartered Bride’s grotesque yet highly moving story is grasped with tenderness, intelligent wit and hyperbole,
as well as an understanding for the long-gone order (disorder) of human lives in the Czech village. The production’s forcibility is enhanced by Zuzana Pridaova’s costumes, inspired by plant and animal motifs, and Ladislava Kosikova’s stylish choreography charged with energy and replete with naturalness.
Bedrich Smetana: The Bartered Bride
Soloists of the National Theatre Orchestra
National Theatre Opera Choir
Continuo Theatre members under the leading of the artistic director Pavel Stourac, dancers, members of the Kühn's Childrens Choir
Musical preparation: Ondrej Lenard
Conductor: Ondrej Lenard, Jaroslav Kyzlink, David Svec
Stage director: Magdalena Svecova
Sets: Petr Matasek
Costumes: Zuzana Pridalova
Chorus master: Pavel Vanek
Choreography: Ladislava Kosikova
Dramaturgy: Ondrej Hucin
Please note there are two 15 minutes intermissions.
The program may be subject to change.
Please note that purchased tickets cannot be returned or exchanged.
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