The premiere of Dvořák’s Rusalka, directed by David Radok!

Antonín Dvořák’s timeless Rusalka, directed by David Radok and conducted by Marko Ivanović, has just premiered. It took place on 5 April at the Janáček Theatre in Brno. This time, however, it was not a fairy tale, but a fateful drama about human failure, unfulfilled desires and the conflict between love and erotic desire.

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Press conference of the festivals of the National Theatre Brno: Janáček Brno and Theatre World Brno

On 6 March 2024, the Radiocafé of Czech Radio hosted a shared press conference on the festivals Janáček Brno and Theatre World Brno. Speaking to journalists on behalf of the festival Janáček Brno  were the director of the National Theatre Brno Martin Glaser, the artistic director of the Janáček Opera Jiří Heřman, the dramaturg of the festival concert series Jiří Zahrádka and opera singers Kateřina Kněžíková and Adam Plachetka.

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Year of Czech Music

Festival Janáček Brno in the Year of Czech Music!

Just like every year ending with a four, 2024 is also to be a Year of Czech Music. This year’s celebrations can be summed up by their guiding motto: We Are Music. Well-known works and real rarities performed by Czech and foreign artists are to provide a wonderful résumé of what Czech music has offered us, and continues to offer us, both in this country and around the world. Twelve months full of celebrations of the great Czech masters await us, culminating in three festival weeks in Brno.

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4. 11. 2023 – Janáček to the start!

On 4 November 2023 we will be treated to a concert by the Janáček Opera of the National Theatre Brno under the direction of conductor Robert Kružík and with rare guests, violinist Josef Špaček, soprano Kateřina Kněžíková and baritone Svatopluk Sem.

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