Rules for Good Manners in the Modern World

Relationships are governed by rules!

Powder Her Face

Scandal in real life and on stage.

Puccini: Turandot

The only performances in next season: February 27 & 28, 2018

Le Comte Ory

When a lecherous count makes up his mind.

22. 09. 2017

Le comte Ory with Petr Nekoranec in Prague

At this year's Opera 2017 festival, the Janáček Opera and the National Theatre Brno will be represented by a production of Le comte Ory by the composer Gioachino Rossini, conducted by Robert Kružík and directed by Lenka Flory. The performance on 29 September 2017 at the Estates Theatre in Prague will be Petr Nekoranec's debut on a Prague stage in an opera production.

 

22. 09. 2017

Review: The Brno opera that gives lessons on etiquette

"This was great work from the conductor, Pavel Šnajdr, who rehearsed the opera and led the orchestra during the premiere. Šnajdr's systematic work with the independent Brno Contemporary Orchestra, made up partly of members from the Opera orchestra, has paid off for the National Theatre," wrote the critic Boris Klepal for the iHNed.cz website.

 

20. 09. 2017

The Janáček Opera has the most nominations for the Opera Plus award

The Janáček Opera of the National Theatre Brno has the most nominations for the Annual Opera Plus Awards. The readers of this specialized website have until mid-October to decide who will be awarded in the female and male categories. Of the 31 nominations there are ten male and female singers who performed thirteen different roles for the Janáček Opera NTB from last autumn until the end of last season.

 

19. 09. 2017

Review: 90% for Rules for Good Manners in the Modern World

"The staging of this Gesamtkunstwerk constantly spills over between its individual components, the orchestra combines with the stage, the wonderful singers are real operatic actors," wrote Olga Janáčková in a review for operaplus.cz of the premiere of Michal Nejtek and Jiří Adámek's opera Rules for Good Manners in the Modern World.

 

16. 09. 2017

Ticket exchange for La traviata 16. 9. 2017

Dear visitors, please accept our apologies for the cancellation of the open air performance of La traviata on September 16, 2017 at Špilberk Castle due to illness of one of main character and bad weather forecast for this evening. 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

 

8. 09. 2017

Boris Prýgl returns to Le comte Ory with the Birgit Nilsson Prize

After the summer lull, our latest opera production returns to the stage of the Mahen Theatre - Rossini's Le comte Ory, this time featuring Petr Nekoranec in the title role. The character of the conceited count is in fact the only opera role which the 26-year-old tenor has performed in the Czech Republic. Since last year he has been one of fourteen participants at the celebrated Lindemann programme under the artistic guidance of the conductor James Levine at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. Partnering him on stage will be one of the most famous Czech sopranos, Kateřina Kněžíková.

 

7. 09. 2017

The stars of the Metropolitan Opera on screen at the Reduta Theatre

Along with the start of the new theatre season, we will also soon be seeing the world's opera stars on screen at the Reduta Theatre. Comfortable seating, an auditorium with exceptional sound and a real theatre atmosphere - all of this starts on Saturday 7 Ocotober 2017 from 6.45pm. TICKETS ON SALE NOW.

 

6. 09. 2017

Ticket exchange for the performance of La Gioconda

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

Entrance to Špilberk Castle only from Gorazdova Street

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

Once again at the Reduta Theatre, the opera about the scandalous duchess

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.

 
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