The Janáček Opera’s Choir and Orchestra of the National Theatre Brno has prepared a charity concert featuring Carmina Burana; the proceeds are to be used to support the municipalities affected by the tornado. The concert will take place on the piazzetta in front of the Janáček Theatre.
The National Theatre Brno has joined the public money collection organised by Diocesan Caritas Brno, allowing the audience to contribute through the darujme.cz portal from 28 June to 5 July. For more information, please visit the website. It will be possible to donate to help the devastated municipalities through money collection boxes located at the concert venue. The concert admission will be free of charge; in case of bad weather, it will take place inside of the Janáček Theatre. The concert will take place on the piazzetta in front of the Janáček Theatre on Friday, 2 July, at 5 p.m.
The Janáček Opera of the National Theatre Brno will perform Carl Orff’s cantata Carmina Burana in support of the affected municipalities, as it is one of the most popular classical pieces ever. The Janáček Opera Orchestra will be conducted by its chief conductor Marco Ivanović; the choir performance will be the responsibility of the choirmaster, Pavel Koňárek. The solo parts will be delivered by Andrea Široká, Roman Hoza and Ondřej Koplík.