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Concert performance for the 200th anniversary of the birth of the great Czech composer

The opera by Bedřich Smetana, which premiered in Prague in 1868, returns to the well-known folk legend in the libretto by the German author Josef Wenzig, inspired by events from the reign of the Czech and Hungarian King Vladislav II Jagiellon (1456-1516) in the libretto by the German author Josef Wenzig. It is a romantic tragedy considered a landmark work in Czech opera heritage. 

The Opera will present the world-famous operetta by Emmerich Kálmán with an exceptional cast

The Opera NDKE will present the world-famous operetta by Emmerich Kálmán Die Csárdásfürstin with an exceptional cast. The guest of the evening, Yvonne Sylva Marica Kálmán, will reminisce about her conversations with her father, Emmerich Kálmán, highlighting the greatest successes of the world-renowned operetta composer and his work, as well as the period of the Jewish family's escape from the Nazis to America and their new life in New York.

Discovering Musical Instruments with Tom and Elo

Two beloved brothers, Tom and Elo, together with children, explore the charm of musical instruments. They discover them together and through interaction with the orchestra players and children, they educate themselves in the field of music. It's an entertaining, educational concert suitable for preschoolers and the primary schools.

Dramatic opera in four acts

Shakespeare's play and Verdi's opera are a dark drama of power, tyranny, violence, the paranoia of rulers, but also of unfulfilled marriage. The transience of power and the injustice of autocracy lead to the decay of society, to the madness of tyrants, and to their downfall.

A Romantic Opera

After nearly 65 years, the romantic opera by Richard Wagner is returning to the stage of the NDKE Opera, whose full title is "Tannhäuser and the Minnesängers' Contest at Wartburg". Wagner composed this opera during his Dresden period, where he worked as a conductor, and it premiered in 1845. He was inspired by the folk ballad of Tannhäuser, the mythical Venusberg, and the goddess Venus, who sometimes appeared as Frau Holda in medieval legend, a Nordic goddess of the underworld Hel.

Opera in semi-staged form

After the successful performance of the Roberto Devereux opera with the main character of Queen Elizabeth I., the Opera of the State Theatre Košice continues Gaetano Donizetti´s Tudor Trilogy with the story about her mother Anne Boleyn. We will present the opera Anne Boleyn in semi-staged form.