May 13 & 20, 2017
June 3, 2017 at Špilberk Castle
Last performances in this season: April 26 & 30, 2017
27. 04. 2017
Once again this year the National Theatre Brno is joining in an initiative with dozens of other European opera houses which offers audiences one-off events and presents opera from an unusual perspective. As part of this year's European Opera Days we will give you a glimpse of our day to day work, rather than just the finished article which you see on stage. As a rule the European Opera Days events are free.
12. 04. 2017
The most successful productions shown on the stages of the National Theatre Brno in 2016 were the play Petrol Lamps, the ballet Petite mort and the opera Káťa Kabanová . The overall award winner was the singer Pavla Vykopalová . All of these were chosen by audience members and members of specialist juries who took part in the 2016 Diva Awards , which were presented this evening a the Janáček Theatre.
5. 04. 2017
The production of Kaija Saariaho’s opera L’Amour de loin which we will be staging for the last time in this season on Wednesday 5th April 2017 was named “success of the month” by Theatre News. This label is used by the editors to highlight an exceptional achievement in the world of theatre.
28. 03. 2017
The winner of the Actors’ Association annual Thalia Awards for 2016 in the category Opera – Women is a member of the National Theatre Brno’s opera ensemble, Pavla Vykopalová. She won the admiration of the jury, as well as thousands of audience members in this country, as the title character in Leoš Janáček’s opera Káťa Kabanová.
28. 03. 2017
Olga Janáčková, a reviewer for the Opera Plus website, highly rates the Czech premiere of L’amour de loin (24 March 2017). "Jiří Heřman is a director who always goes deeply into the work he is interpreting, lives with it, discovers its essence, analyzes it in detail and then comes up with a staging that is crystallized in form," writes Olga Janáčková in her review.
21. 03. 2017
Bela Bartok's Bluebeard's Castle and Arnold Schoenberg's Expectation, directed by David Radok and conducted by Marko Ivanović, have been voted the best Czech stage productions of 2016. This was the decision of the 89 critics of the Theatre Critics' Awards, which were presented in Prague on 20 March 2017.
14. 03. 2017
Following its premiere two years ago, the new production of Tosca, directed by the NTB's Opera Artstic Director, Jiří Heřman, enjoyed recognition from the critics and ovations from audiences. At the time, the critic Olga Janáčková wrote in a review that the "Brno ensemble is starting to flourish.
28. 02. 2017
The Janáček Opera of the National Theatre Brno is expanding its range of opera productions for the summer months in the courtyard of Šiplberk Castle.
8. 02. 2017
Don't miss one of three opportunities to see it in the March block .
2. 02. 2017
Sunday 19 March 2017 from 7pm in the foyer of the Janáček Theatre .