The State Opera, Prague - Prague
23 September 2020

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Rusalka

The State Opera, Prague


No. of reviews: 1

The beauty, magic and mystery of Rusalka enhanced through film
29 Oct 18 / Seen and Heard
Nabucco

The State Opera, Prague


No. of reviews: 1

A beautiful but lifeless Nabucco in Prague
3 Jul 18 / Bachtrack
Turandot

The State Opera, Prague


No. of reviews: 1

Crescendo puccinien
25 Feb 18 / Forum Opéra
Elektra

The State Opera, Prague


No. of reviews: 1

Keith Warner’s Elektra in Prague has neither myth nor menace
14 Jun 16 / Bachtrack
Roméo et Juliette

The State Opera, Prague


No. of reviews: 1

Paying homage to the Bard in Prague
26 Apr 16 / Bachtrack
Madama Butterfly

The State Opera, Prague


No. of reviews: 1

Minimalist approach puts Puccini’s music front and center
12 Feb 16 / The Prague Post
La bohème

The State Opera, Prague


No. of reviews: 1

Prager Weihnacht
22 Dec 15 / Opernnetz
Norma

The State Opera, Prague


No. of reviews: 2

Tragedy set in ancient Gaul gets a modern makeover
19 Nov 15 / The Prague Post
A timely, and timeless, Norma in Prague
6 Oct 15 / Bachtrack
Bellini's Norma set to premiere
First premiere of the season at the State Opera in Prague will eventually go on tour in Japan.
Japan's Tomo Sugao talks about 'Norma'
Director: One cannot remain calm while listening to the Bellini opera.
Rigoletto

The State Opera, Prague


No. of reviews: 1

Le monde d'hier
2 Nov 15 / Forum Opéra
Macbeth

The State Opera, Prague


No. of reviews: 3

New staging of opera based on Shakespeare is a fitting end to the season
23 Jun 15 / The Prague Post
A ponderous Macbeth in Prague
19 Jun 15 / Bachtrack
Macbeth unterm schweren Fels der Schuld
16 Jun 15 / klassik.com
Hansel und Gretel

The State Opera, Prague


No. of reviews: 1

A three-ring Hänsel und Gretel in Prague
27 Apr 15 / Bachtrack
Mefistofele

The State Opera, Prague


No. of reviews: 3

Efficace mais un peu sage
22 Apr 15 / ConcertoNet (French)
Musically strong piece is hindered by a too-minimalist staging
29 Jan 15 / The Prague Post
A cumbersome Mefistofele makes for a long evening in Prague
27 Jan 15 / Bachtrack
Salome

The State Opera, Prague


No. of reviews: 1

Bible story by way of Oscar Wilde is brought up to modern times
22 Nov 14 / The Prague Post
Tannhäuser

The State Opera, Prague


No. of reviews: 1

Tannhäuser gets updated to the 18th century
20 Jan 14 / The Prague Post
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Performance schedule
Puccini
9 Sep to 7 Nov 2020
Verdi
11 Sep 2020 to 29 Jan 2021
Verdi
18 Sep 2020 to 30 May 2021
Verdi
25 Sep 2020 to 21 Apr 2021
Verdi
27 Sep to 1 Nov 2020
Puccini
15 Oct to 27 Nov 2020
Dvorak
8 Nov to 11 Dec 2020
Wagner
20 Nov to 13 Dec 2020
Beethoven
17 Dec 2020 ++
Verdi
28 Jan to 12 Jun 2021
Gounod
19 Mar 2021 ++
Puccini
27 Mar 2021 ++
Schreker
8 Apr to 1 May 2021
Humperdinck
23 to 29 May 2021
Ligeti
17 to 19 Jun 2021 ++

News & Articles

Erinnern an Glanz und Elend gemeinsamer Kultur
Die restaurierte Prager Staatsoper sieht nach drei Jahren Renovierung wieder aus wie ein Traum der Belle Époque. Nun sollen – mit Mitteln des Berliner Außenministeriums – auch ihre deutschen Musiktraditionen neu belebt werden.
31 May 2020 / Die Welt
Prague’s State Opera reopens
Prague’s State Opera historical building is back in business. After three years of reconstruction, the famed venue opened its door with a gala concert on Jan. 5, 2020.
8 Jan 2020 / OperaWire
Ein Schmuckstück im Herzen von Prag
Die Staatsoper ist nach dreijähriger Sanierung feierlich wiedereröffnet worden. Ein Ausflug nach Tschechien lohnt sich.
7 Jan 2020 / Berliner Morgenpost
Budget for Prague's State Opera renovations approved
Productions will be moved to new venues during two-year-plus repair project.
6 Feb 2016 / The Prague Post
Prague State Opera to be closed over repairs in 2016-18
The State Opera in Prague will be closed from July 2016 until 2018 to undergo an extensive reconstruction.
2 Oct 2015 / Prague Daily Monitor