Jan Šťáva

Bass, Jan Šťáva, studied voice since childhood with his mother, the singing teacher and opera singer Zdeňka Rybecká. In 1999 he was accepted into the Pavel Křížkovský High School Specialising in Arts in Brno where he was in the class of Mgr. Irena Vašíčková-Pollini. During his studies he won several singing competitions including the Prague Singer and the Dušek Competition. In 2006 he recorded his first CD – Biblical Songs of Antonín Dvořák and Afro-American Spirituals. In 2007 he was accepted into the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts (JAMU) in Brno and studied under the instruction of MgA. Zdeňek Šmukař. He has been a guest artist with the JAMU Chamber Opera since 2003. In 2007 he participated in master classes led by Argentinean tenor José Cura in Nancy, France, where he won the Grand Prix and was also given the opportunity to work with the Opera National de Lorraine in Nancy. There he performed in Mozart’s Idomeneo in 2009 and in Puccini’s La Rondine in 2012.

He has guested with the Moravian Theatre Olomouc, National Moravian-Silesian Theatre in Ostrava and in May 2011 he had his debut at the National Theatre in Prague as Osmin in Mozart’s Die Entführung aus dem Serail. He has also worked with the Ensemble Opera Diversa and is a founding member of the Wopera-sérija association. Since 2010 he has been a soloist of the Janáček Opera where he has portrayed the roles of Bartolo (Le nozze di Figaro), Don Andrès (La Périchole), A Mandarin (Turandot) and Alidoro (La Cenerentola).

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Upcoming performance

Ferdy the Ant Janáček Theatre / Evžen Zámečník

Ferdy the Ant

  • 04/06/2022
  • 18:00 - 19:50
Polish Blood Janáček Theatre / Oskar Nedbal

Polish Blood

  • 08/06/2022
  • 19:00 - 21:35
La bohème / Giacomo Puccini

La bohème

představení hrajeme na hradě Špilberk
  • 02/07/2022
  • 20:00 - 22:30
The Knight of the Rose Janáček Theatre / Richard Strauss

The Knight of the Rose

Lecturer's introduction before the performance
  • 04/09/2022
  • 18:00 - 22:00
Polish Blood Janáček Theatre / Oskar Nedbal

Polish Blood

  • 10/09/2022
  • 18:00 - 20:35
Nabucco Janáček Theatre / Giuseppe Verdi

Nabucco

Lecturer's introduction before the performance Subscription: O3
  • 17/09/2022
  • 19:00 - 21:55
The Bartered Bride Janáček Theatre / Bedřich Smetana

The Bartered Bride

  • 28/09/2022
  • 17:00 - 19:50
La bohème Janáček Theatre / Giacomo Puccini

La bohème

  • 06/10/2022
  • 19:00 - 21:30
The Knight of the Rose Janáček Theatre / Richard Strauss

The Knight of the Rose

  • 08/10/2022
  • 17:00 - 21:00
Nabucco Janáček Theatre / Giuseppe Verdi

Nabucco

Subscription: O2
  • 15/10/2022
  • 17:00 - 19:55
The Knight of the Rose Janáček Theatre / Richard Strauss

The Knight of the Rose

  • 16/10/2022
  • 17:00 - 21:00
Ferdy the Ant Janáček Theatre / Evžen Zámečník

Ferdy the Ant

  • 22/10/2022
  • 17:00 - 18:50
Polish Blood Janáček Theatre / Oskar Nedbal

Polish Blood

  • 25/10/2022
  • 19:00 - 21:35
The Bartered Bride Janáček Theatre / Bedřich Smetana

The Bartered Bride

  • 28/10/2022
  • 18:00 - 20:50
Nabucco Janáček Theatre / Giuseppe Verdi

Nabucco

  • 27/11/2022
  • 17:00 - 19:55
The Magic Flute Janáček Theatre / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

The Magic Flute

  • 10/12/2022
  • 17:00 - 19:35
The Miracles of Mary Janáček Theatre / Bohuslav Martinů

The Miracles of Mary

  • 14/12/2022
  • 19:00 - 22:00
The Cunning Little Vixen Janáček Theatre / Leoš Janáček

The Cunning Little Vixen

Subscription: DV
  • 21/12/2022
  • 18:00 - 20:10
Ferdy the Ant Janáček Theatre / Evžen Zámečník

Ferdy the Ant

  • 22/12/2022
  • 18:00 - 19:50
La bohème Janáček Theatre / Giacomo Puccini

La bohème

  • 27/12/2022
  • 19:00 - 21:30
The Magic Flute Janáček Theatre / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

The Magic Flute

  • 28/12/2022
  • 19:00 - 21:35
Nabucco Janáček Theatre / Giuseppe Verdi

Nabucco

  • 30/12/2022
  • 19:00 - 21:55
Polish Blood Janáček Theatre / Oskar Nedbal

Polish Blood

Derniéra
  • 31/12/2022
  • 17:00 - 19:35
La traviata Mahen Theatre / Giuseppe Verdi

La traviata

  • 04/01/2023
  • 19:00 - 21:40
Eugen Onegin Janáček Theatre / Petr Iljič Čajkovskij

Eugen Onegin

Subscription: DV
  • 06/01/2023
  • 19:00 - 21:35
Ferdy the Ant Janáček Theatre / Evžen Zámečník

Ferdy the Ant

  • 07/01/2023
  • 17:00 - 18:50
The Barber of Seville Mahen Theatre / Gioachino Rossini

The Barber of Seville

  • 10/01/2023
  • 19:00 - 21:50
The Magic Flute Janáček Theatre / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

The Magic Flute

  • 14/01/2023
  • 17:00 - 19:35
The Miracles of Mary Janáček Theatre / Bohuslav Martinů

The Miracles of Mary

  • 15/01/2023
  • 17:00 - 20:00
La bohème Janáček Theatre / Giacomo Puccini

La bohème

Subscription: O1
  • 24/01/2023
  • 19:00 - 21:30
The Bartered Bride Janáček Theatre / Bedřich Smetana

The Bartered Bride

  • 26/01/2023
  • 11:00 - 13:50
Eugen Onegin Janáček Theatre / Petr Iljič Čajkovskij

Eugen Onegin

  • 12/02/2023
  • 17:00 - 19:35
The Greek Passion Janáček Theatre / Bohuslav Martinů

The Greek Passion

  • 22/02/2023
  • 19:00 - 21:30
La traviata Mahen Theatre / Giuseppe Verdi

La traviata

  • 02/03/2023
  • 19:00 - 21:40
The Greek Passion Janáček Theatre / Bohuslav Martinů

The Greek Passion

Subscription: DO
  • 05/03/2023
  • 17:00 - 19:30
Così fan tutte Mahen Theatre / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Così fan tutte

  • 12/03/2023
  • 17:00 - 20:10
The Magic Flute Janáček Theatre / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

The Magic Flute

  • 19/03/2023
  • 17:00 - 19:35
The Greek Passion Janáček Theatre / Bohuslav Martinů

The Greek Passion

  • 02/04/2023
  • 17:00 - 19:30
Eugen Onegin Janáček Theatre / Petr Iljič Čajkovskij

Eugen Onegin

  • 16/04/2023
  • 17:00 - 19:35
Nabucco Janáček Theatre / Giuseppe Verdi

Nabucco

  • 23/04/2023
  • 18:00 - 20:55
Turandot Janáček Theatre / Giacomo Puccini

Turandot

  • 28/04/2023
  • 19:00 - 21:40
Ferdy the Ant Janáček Theatre / Evžen Zámečník

Ferdy the Ant

  • 30/04/2023
  • 17:00 - 18:50
Così fan tutte Mahen Theatre / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Così fan tutte

  • 09/05/2023
  • 19:00 - 22:10
Turandot Janáček Theatre / Giacomo Puccini

Turandot

Subscription: DM
  • 24/05/2023
  • 19:00 - 21:40
Nabucco Janáček Theatre / Giuseppe Verdi

Nabucco

  • 28/05/2023
  • 18:00 - 20:55
Ferdy the Ant Janáček Theatre / Evžen Zámečník

Ferdy the Ant

  • 01/06/2023
  • 18:00 - 19:50
La bohème Janáček Theatre / Giacomo Puccini

La bohème

Subscription: O2
  • 03/06/2023
  • 17:00 - 19:30
The Barber of Seville Mahen Theatre / Gioachino Rossini

The Barber of Seville

  • 07/06/2023
  • 19:00 - 21:50