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4th November 2023, 7 pm

Mahen Theater

Orchestra of the Janáček opera NdB

Conductor: Robert Kružík

Violin: Josef Špaček

Soprano: Kateřina Kněžíková

Baritone: Svatopluk Sem

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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. The Mahen Theatre, the venue for the world premieres of Janáček’s operas, will present not only parts of his operas, but also works associated with Brno. In addition to Leoš Janáček, the audience can enjoy the works of Pavel Haas, Bohuslav Martinů and Vítězslava Kaprálová. The evening will include the announcement of the programme and the opening of ticket sales for the 9th Janáček Brno Festival 2024. What’s more, the audience is in for more than one pleasant surprise!

Concert programme:

Vítězslava Kapralová: Suita rustica, Op. 19

Leoš Janáček: The Excursions of Mr. Brouček – Aria of Sv. Čech No. 16

Antonín Dvořák Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in A minor, Op. 53, B108

Pavel Haas: Overture for radio for small orchestra, 4 male voices and recitation

Leoš Janáček: Her Stepdaughter (Jenůfa) – The prayer of Jenůfa “Hail Mary”

Bohuslav Martinů: Variations on a Slovak Song (instrumentation by Martin Wiesner)

Leoš Janáček: Katya Kabanova – Katya’s scene “Why Can’t People Fly Like Birds?”

Bohuslav Martinů: Suite from the ballet Who is the Most Powerful in the World

Leoš Janáček: The Cunning Little Vixen – A duet of the Vixen and the Fox and the end of Forester