The State Opera, Prague - Prague
20 October 2017

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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
Offenbach
11 Sep 2017 to 6 Feb 2018
Rossini
19 Sep to 30 Dec 2017
Verdi
24 Oct 2017 to 16 Apr 2018
Dvorak
20 Nov 2017 to 23 Apr 2018
Strauss, J
21 Nov 2017 to 26 Feb 2018
Humperdinck
25 Dec 2017 to 6 Jan 2018
Puccini
20 Feb to 12 Jun 2018
Gounod
27 Mar to 22 May 2018
Verdi
28 to 29 Jun 2018

News & Articles

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
Bellini's Norma set to premiere
First premiere of the season at the State Opera in Prague will eventually go on tour in Japan.
2 Oct 2015 / The Prague Post
Japan's Tomo Sugao talks about 'Norma'
Director: One cannot remain calm while listening to the Bellini opera.
22 Sep 2015 / The Prague Post