13. 11. 2017

Janáček Opera NdB to perform The Makropulos Affair at the Shanghai Festival

After the success of the Hong Kong festival in February, the Janáček Opera of the National Theatre Brno is also to perform The Makropulos Affair at the Shanghai International Festival. The production will be conducted by Marek Ivanović and directed by David Radok, with Annalena Persson, Aleš Briscein and Svatopluk Sem in the main roles. It will be performed at the Great Theatre in Shanghai with a capacity of 1,800, on the 19th and 21st of November 2017.


10. 11. 2017

L'Amour de loin has been nominated for a Divadelní noviny award

Conductor Marek Ivanović and director Jiří Heřman's production of L'Amour de loin by the Finnish composer, Kaija Saariaho, has been nominated for a Divadelní noviny (Theatre News) award.


8. 11. 2017

Brno receives an award for the Janáček festival

Czech opera professionals have awarded the Janáček Brno festival for its philosophy and the organization behind it. The Association of Musical Theatre Committee Prize for outstanding achievement in musical theatre will be accepted by the director of National Theatre Brno, Martin Glaser, and the artistic director of the Janáček Opera NTB, Jiří Heřman. Representatives of the Association of Musical Theatre made this announcement on Monday 6 November 2017 at the end of the Opera 2017 festival. The award will be accepted by the management of the NTB prior to an opera production on home turf in Brno.


23. 10. 2017

L'elisir d'amore: Palms of victory for Kateřina Kněžíková

"There will be no shortage of satisfied customers for Brno's L'elisir d'amore," wrote the critic Jindra Bártová about Friday's premiere of Gaetano Donizetti's opera at the Mahen Theatre for the Opera Plus website.


17. 10. 2017

Opera premiere: L'elisir d'amore

Love stories are an eternal theme in opera, particularly if we also find there humour and beautiful music, which is exactly the case for Gaetano Donizetti's famous opera L'elisir d'amore - The Elixir of Love. The premiere is at the Mahen Theatre this Friday the 20th of October 2017.


12. 10. 2017

Opera performances on-line via

Opera Europa and 30 opera companies from 18 countries join forces to build on the success of The Opera Platform and bring you  OperaVision , thanks to the renewed support of the European Union’ s Creative Europe programme. The National Theatre Brno is part of the project.


3. 10. 2017

Norma from the MET this Saturday 7. 10. 2017

We begin this season's live broadcasts from the Metropolitan Opera in New York on Saturday 7 October from 6.45pm at the Reduta Theatre. Enjoy the greatest opera stars up close and personal.


1. 10. 2017

Prague is envious of our Le comte Ory

The Janáček Opera of the National Theatre Brno's performances of Rossini's Le comte Ory in Prague came to a close to great acclaim on 29 September 2017. Visitors to the Opera 2017 festival at a sold-out Estates Theatre rewarded the ensemble with sustained applause and shouts of Bravo! The success of the festival, with Petr Nekoranec in the title role and with Kateřina Kněžíková as Adèle, was noted on the Opera Plus website.


29. 09. 2017

Ballet NdB Audition 2018

Audition 17th February 2018 /   Closing date for applications: 31st January 2018


26. 09. 2017

Schubert and Martinů in a song recital by Roman Hoza

Don Giovanni, the devil Marbuel, Jaufré Rudel, Raimbaud – these are just some of the roles that the baritone Roman Hoza has taken on at the National Theatre Brno. On Tuesday 7 November you will have the opportunity to hear and experience this exceptional artist perform a repertoire of songs.