The Brno National Theatre presented the premiere shows of the new season

The Brno National Theatre presented the premiere shows of the new season

The upcoming opera season will start with the 7th Janáček Brno Festival. At that festival, the NdB Janáček Opera Ensemble will present the premiere of Janáček's opera Osud [Destiny] directed by Robert Carsten, which will open the festival. The second title will be Její pastorkyňa [Jenufa] under the direction of Claus Guth. His production team from London will also come with the acclaimed performer of Janáček's roles, Karita Mattila, who will render the role of Kostelnička. The opera ensemble is heading for a total of five premieres in the new season. The NdB Ballet will present Beethoven as the first premiere title of the season. The production with music by Ludwig van Beethoven, with choreography and direction of Mário Radačovský, will commemorate the 250th anniversary of the birth of the composer. Jaroslav Milfajt and Ľudmila Várossová will take care of the stage and costume designs. The next title will be Stabat Mater with choreography by Pavel Šmok.

NdB OPERA 2020/2021

Leoš Janáček: Destiny

Conductor: Marko Ivanović

Director: Robert Carsen

Stage design: Radu Boroescu

Costumes: Annemarie Woods

Choreography: Lorena Randi

Lighting design: Peter van Praet and Robert Carsen

Dramaturgy: Ian Burton

Premiere: 28 September 2020 at Janáček Theatre

Leoš Janáček: Jenufa

Conductor: Robert Kružík

Director: Claus Guth

Stage design: Michael Levine

Costumes: Gesine Völlm

Choreography: Teresa Rotemberg

Lighting design: Roland Horvath & Carmen Zimmerman (rocafilm)

Dramaturgy: Yvonne Gebauer

Premiere: 3 October 2020 at Janáček Theatre

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovski: Eugene Onegin

Conductor: Robert Kružík

Director: Martin Glaser

Stage design: Pavel Borák

Costumes: Markéta Sládečková

Premiere: 6 February 2021 at Janáček Theatre

George Frederick Handel: Alcina

Conductor: Václav Luks

Director: Jiří Heřman

Stage design: Dragan Stojčevski

Costumes: Alexandra Grusková

Choreography: Jan Kodet

Premiere: 16 April 2021 at Janáček Theatre

Giacomo Puccini: La bohème

Conductor: Jaroslav Kyzlink

Director: Magdalena Švecová

Stage design: David Janošek

Costumes: Zuzana Přidalová

Premiere: 11 June 2021 at Janáček Theatre

NdB BALLET 2020/21

Beethoven

Music: Ludwig van Beethoven

Choreography: Mário Radačovský

Conductor: Jakub Klecker

Stage design: Jaroslav Milfajt

Costumes: Ludmila Várossová

Premiere: 13 November 2020 at Janáček Theatre

Stabat Mater

(Stabat Mater / Sleepless / Black Milk)

Music: Antonín Dvořák, Dirk Haubrich, Paul Smadbeck

Choreography: Jiři Kylian, Ohad Naharin, Pavel Šmok

Costumes: Josef Jelínek, Joke Visser, Rakefet Levy

Premiere: 5 March 2021 at Janáček Theatre

OFF programmes:

Summer Ballet Cocktail – Bishop's Court

International Dance Day

November 2020 – DANCE Life 2020

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