6. 09. 2017
Dear audience members, please accept our apologies for the cancellation of the performance of La Gioconda on 2 September 2017 at Špilberk Castle. You can exchange your ticket for any other opera production by the Opera NdB which is showing until 31 December 2017. Please exchange your ticket by 30 September 2017 at the NdB Customer Centre, Dvořákova 11 (week days 8:30am - 6pm). Thank you for your understanding. We appreciate your support. Opera NdB
28. 08. 2017
Dear audience members, we are looking forward to seeing you at the performance of A. Ponchielli’s opera La Gioconda on 2 September from 7pm and Bizet’s Carmen on 3 September from 7pm. We would like to bring to your attention the fact that the entrance to the castle from Husova street (a covered staircase in a tunnel) is temporarily closed due to construction work.
18. 08. 2017
After a year's absence, the opera Powder her Face, by one of the most successful contemporary composers, Thomas Adès, returns to the repertoire of the Janáček Opera NTB. With its staging of Powder Her Face, Brno joined prestigious opera houses such as La Monnaie in Brussels, the Polish National Opera and the Royal Danish Opera. You will have the opportunity to see and hear it at the Reduta Theatre on the 2nd and 5th of November 2017.
9. 08. 2017
We invite you to sample the delights of our upcoming season! In an open-air concert on Brno’s Zelný trh, the orchestra of the NTB Janáček Opera with its chief conductor Marko Ivanović will accompany our soloists in a programme of arias and ensembles representing the best of the new productions to be staged at the Mahen Theatre and the Brno Exhibition Centre from September to next June.
27. 06. 2017
For this year's 59th Smetana's Litomyšl festival, the Janáček Opera NdB is presenting two opera productions and a joint closing concert. From 9pm on 4 July 2017, audiences at the main festival stage at the Castle Courtyard can see A. Ponchielli's La Gioconda directed by Tomáš Pilař with the Hungarian soprano Csilla Boross in the title role. As with this year's premiere at the Janáček Theatre in February, the role of Enzo Grimaldo will be sung by the Korean tenor Sung Kyu Park. The orchestra of the Janáček Opera will be conducted by Jaroslav Kyzlink.
16. 06. 2017
The orchestra and chorus of the National Theatre’s opera ensemble together with the soprano Julie Sophie Wagner and the German conductor Hansjörg Albrecht have recorded two symphonies by the contemporary German composer Enjott Schneider for the Wergo label from Schott Music publishers.
16. 06. 2017
Celebrate European Music Day with us! On Wednesday 21 June 2017 starting at 7pm we have prepared a very special version of our fun and informative Behind the Scenes series for you.
16. 06. 2017
Freedom in love or death! Probably no other opera has such a temperamental and tough woman, such an elusive femme fatale. Come and experience one of the most famous operas in a unique atmosphere.
1. 06. 2017
Last night, Jiří Bělohlávek, one of the greatest Czech conductors, passed away. We will be left with fond memories of working with him on a wonderful production of The Miracles of Mary in 1990, as well as his last visit for both premieres of L'Amour de loin in March. Thank you, maestro!
30. 05. 2017
This new opera production by the National Theatre Brno simply bursts with positive emotion. On Friday 26 May 2017 audiences were first introduced to Count Ory in Gioachino Rossini's opera. The last of the Brno opera ensemble's premieres for this season is conducted by Robert Kružík and directed by Lenka Flory.