Performances 2016

Opera

SIMON BOCCANEGRA

THE SLOVAK NATIONAL THEATRE

Opera in three acts with prologue, performed in Italian.

The Italian opera genius knew how to masterfully combine riveting personal drama with the wider political and social context in order to...

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ROMEO AND JULIET

THE SLOVAK NATIONAL THEATRE

Drame lyrique in five acts with prologue, performed in French.

It has only been an exceptional success to create in opera a pendant to Shakespeare drama. The great Verdi only managed to achieve that...

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EPIC OF GILGAMESH / DIDO AND AENEAS

THE BRNO NATIONAL THEATRE OPERA

A three-part Oratorio, performed in English. / A three act Opera featuring a prologue, performed in English.

There are myths that span across cultures and even with advancing centuries lose none of...

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FIDELIO

THE SLOVAK NATIONAL THEATRE

A two-act opera, performed in German.

Beethoven's Fidelio is a gem among operas: an unclassifiable, unique creation by a genius composer. The first version of the opera was premiered in 1805, its...

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ORANGO, ANTI-FORMALIST RAYOK

THE PRAGUE NATIONAL THEATRE OPERA

Opera-fragment performed in Russian. / Opera in one act performed in Russian.

Both extravagant works by Dmitri Shostakovich offer one possible answer to the question as to where opera as a...

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COSÌ FAN TUTTE

THE SLOVAK NATIONAL THEATRE

A two-act opera performed in Italian.

As with the still very mysterious personality of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, several of his works conceal strange secrets. Not only those that have long been...

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HARLEQUIN RESTOR´D!

NEL DOLCE, THE COLOGNE BAROQUE ENSEMBLE

A performance of a reinvention of the baroque work by Richard Kharkov.

Laugh, love, cry, make merry, die and rise again… Few can do this better than the figure of Harlequin, whose fruitful and...

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THE FIERY ANGEL

THE OSTRAVA NATIONAL MORAVIAN-SILESIAN THEATRE OPERA

A five-act opera performed in Russian.

The Fiery Angel is one of the most outstanding works, not only from its creator Sergei Prokofiev, but also in the context of world opera art in the twentieth...

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FROM THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD

THE PRAGUE NATIONAL THEATRE OPERA

A three-act opera performed in Czech.

Leoš Janáček's opera inspired by Dostoyevsky's novel Notes from the House of the Dead. The writer's own experience of political prisoners in the Siberian penal...

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THE MAKROPULOS AFFAIR

THE SLOVAK NATIONAL THEATRE

A three act opera, performed in Czech.

Four hundred years ago, there lived an Emporer – Rudolf II – who dreamed of immortality. His alchemists therefore prepared an elixir of life for him. The...

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MOZART AND SALIERI / GOD’S LOVE

THE STATE THEATRE KOŠICE OPERA

A one-act opera performed in Russian. / A one-act opera performed in Slovak.

An unconventional evening featuring two one-act operas. The first of which is romantic, from the pen of Russian composer...

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Ballet

BLOOD WEDDING, THE FLAMENCO SUITE

THE ANTONIO GADES COMPANY

Shortly before his death Antonio Gades - the legendary Spanish choreographer - created a foundation to support his artistic heritage as well as the spread of Spanish dance worldwide. At the foundation’s...

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BIRDIE

COMPAGNIE PÁL FRENÁK

Award-winning choreographer and dancer Pál Frenák founded his first French group in 1989 in Paris and in 1999 the Hungarian-French ensemble based in Budapest and Paris was created. work uses a variety of...

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BESS –A TRIBUTE TO RUDOLF LABAN

THE SLOVAK NATIONAL THEATRE

Eurokontext.sk will feature the premiere of a staging inspired by the life of Rudolf Laban - BESS dance theater - A tribute to Rudolf Laban, choreographed by Šárka Ondrišova. The staging is a tribute to one of...

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SLOVAK DANCE – The Life of Lights

THE SLOVAK NATIONAL THEATRE

An original dance staging set to the music of Slovak composer Peter Breiner. Thirteen orchestral suite dances by New York based Slovak composer and musician Peter Breiner based on Slovak folk songs. This...

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ANNA KARENINA

EIFMAN BALLET

Boris Eifman is a theatrical magician who works with a variety of dance styles. The theatre has become his laboratory. Eifman is not limited by the scope of classical ballet art, the most important element for...

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