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OPERA AND BALLET IN PRAGUE / December 2009
OPERA, BALLET

THE NATIONAL THEATRE (NÁRODNÍ DIVADLO)
Prague 1, Národní 2, tel. 224 901 448 (repertoire information), 224 901 487 (subscription information), e-mail: ntprague@narodni-divadlo.cz, info@narodni-divadlo.cz, www.narodni-divadlo.cz
Handicap accessible.
The box offices of the National Theatre (the National Theatre building) and the Theatre of The Estates (in the Kolowrat Palace at Ovocný trh Square) are open Mon. - Sun. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Evening box offices in the theatres are open 45 minutes before performance. Tickets may be purchased up to 5 months prior to performance. Reservations at tel. 224 901 319, 224 901 668.
Tickets also available at: Bohemia Ticket, Ticketportal, Ticketpro, Rofrano, Ticket Art, Stone Bell Series.
1 Tue. The Bartered Bride - B. Smetana - opera - director: M. Svecová, conductor: O. Lenárd - English and German subtitles - 7 p.m.
6 Sun. Advent concert - traditional Advent concerts in the National Theatre presenting the symbol of Czech Christmas: Jakub Jan Ryba`s Czech Christmas Mass. Also featuring Johann Sebastian Bach and Arcangelo Corelli performed by Collegium 1704, soloists and Kühn Children`s Choir - 2 p.m.
12 Sat. The Nutcracker - A Christmas Story - P. I. Tchaikovsky - ballet - choreography: Y. Vamos - 7 p.m.
13 Sun. Advent concert - 2 p.m.
The Miracles of Mary - B. Martinu - opera - original music and dramatic work composed of four separate contrasting parts: The Wise and Foolish Wirgins, Mariken of Nimégue, The Nativity and Sister Pascaline, director: J. Herman, conductor: J. Belohlávek, D. Svec - 7 p.m.
14 Mon. The Nutcracker - A Christmas Story - 7 p.m.
15 Tue. Rusalka - A. Dvorák - opera - director: J. Herman, conductor: J. Hrusa - English and German subtitles - 7 p.m.
16 Wed. The Miracles of Mary - 7 p.m.
18 Fri. Magdalena Kozená at the National Theatre - this internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano vocalist will perform for the first time in the National Theatre accompanied by the Prague Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Kaspar Zehnder - 7 p.m.
20 Sun. Advent concert - 2 p.m.
20 Sun. Magdalena Kozená at the National Theatre - 7 p.m.
21 Mon. The Nutcracker - A Christmas Story - 3.30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
22 Tue. The Nutcracker - A Christmas Story - 6 p.m.
25 Fri. The Nutcracker - A Christmas Story - 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.
27 Sun. The Nutcracker - A Christmas Story - 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.
28 Mon. Rusalka - 7 p.m.
30 Wed. Eugene Onegin - P. I. Tchaikovsky - opera - director: A. Serban, conductor: J. Fiore - 7 p.m.

THE THEATRE OF THE ESTATES (STAVOVSKE DIVADLO)
Prague 1 - Staré Mesto, Ovocný trh 1, tel. 224 901 448 (repertoire information), 224 901 487 (subscription information), e-mail: ntprague@narodni-divadlo.cz, info@narodnidivadlo.cz, www.narodni-divadlo.cz
Handicap accessible.
The box offices of the National Theatre (the National Theatre building) and the Theatre of The Estates (in the Kolowrat Palace at Ovocný trh Square) are open Mon. - Sun. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Evening box offices in the theatres are open 45 minutes before performance. Tickets may be purchased up to 5 months prior to performance. Reservations at tel. 224 901 319, 224 901 668.
Tickets also available at: Bohemia Ticket, Ticketportal, Ticketpro, Rofrano, Ticket Art, Stone Bell Series.
5 Sat. FAUST - I. Stravinsky / D. D. Schostakovich / J. Williams / P. Malásek - ballet - director and choreography: L. Vaculík - premiere - 7 p.m.
6 Sun. Faust - 7 p.m.
8 Tue. Faust - B2 - 7 p.m.
9 Wed. Faust - B1 - 7 p.m.
11 Fri. The Little Match Girl - S. Yahata - ballet - dance fantasy based on H. C. Andersen`s fairy tales. Performing: Bohemia Balet - the Prague Dance Academy group - 7.30 p.m.
12 Sat. Rinaldo - G. F. Händel - opera - performing: Collegium 1704 Orchestra, director: L. Moaty, conductor: V. Luks - Czech and English subtitles - 7 p.m.
20 Sun. The Magic Flute - W. A. Mozart - opera - director: D. Radok, conductor: J. Chalupecký, D. Svec - 1 p.m.
The Marriage of Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro) - W. A. Mozart - opera - director: J. Prudek, conductor: P. Feranec, J. Chalupecký - Czech and English subtitles - 7 p.m.
21 Mon. Czech Christmas Mass - J. J. Ryba - concert - 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.
22 Tue. Chorea Bohemica - concert - 1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.
25 Fri. Don Giovanni - W. A. Mozart - opera - director: J. Nekvasil, V. Kaslík, conductor: Z. Müller, R. Jindra - Czech and English subtitles - 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
28 Mon. Rinaldo - 7 p.m.
29 Tue. The Magic Flute - 7 p.m.
31 Thurs. Goldilocks - V. Franz - ballet - choreography, J. Kodet, director: O. Havelka - 3 p.m.

KOLOWRAT THEATRE
Prague 1, Staré Mesto, Ovocný trh 6, tel. 224 901 448 (repertoire information), 224 901 487 (subscription information), e-mail: ntprague@narodni-divadlo.cz, info@narodni-divadlo.cz, www.narodni-divadlo.cz
11 Fri. Emotion Collection - ballet - unique combination of the National Theatre`s dancers and the jazz singer Elena Sonenshine and Honza Budar`s songs! Performing and dancing: T. Helsusová, M. Procházková, T. Slavícková, E. Sonenshine, M. Jurisa and V. Konvalinka/P. Stepánek. Concept, stage design and director: T. Helsusová and Co., music: J. Budar - 7 p.m.
17 Thurs. Tomorrow Will... - A. Brezina - opera - director: J. Nekvasil, conductor: M. Ivanoviæ - 7 p.m.
19 Sat. Emotion Collection - 7 p.m.
20 Sun. Tomorrow Will... - 7 p.m.
29 Tue. Camoufl.AGE - ballet - performing: Jan Kodet and Janek Ruzicka Dance Theater - K2 - 7 p.m.

THE PRAGUE STATE OPERA (STÁTNÍ OPERA PRAHA)
Prague 1, Wilsonova 4, tel. 224 227 266, e-mail: informace@opera.cz, www.opera.cz
Daytime box office open: Mon. - Fri. 10 a.m. - 5.30 p.m., Sat. - Sun. 10 a.m. - 12 noon and 1 p.m. - 5.30 p.m. Subscription info at tel./fax 224 212 243. Evening box office in the theatre foyer opens 1 hour before each performance. Tickets also available at Bohemia Ticket, www.bohemiaticket.cz. Admission: CZK 100 - 1,150, ballet from CZK 40 - 800.
1 Tue. The Barber of Seville - G. Rossini - Italian version - 7 p.m.
2 Wed. La Bohcme - G. Puccini - Italian version - 7 p.m.
3 Thurs. Denyce Graves (mezzo-soprano), Massimo Mercelli (flute), Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor: Rastislav Stúr - concert - 7 p.m.
4 Fri. Tosca - G. Puccini - Italian version - 7 p.m.
5 Sat. La Bohcme - 7 p.m.
6 Sun. The Magic Flute - W. A. Mozart - German version - 2 p.m.
8 Tue. La Traviata - G. Verdi - Italian version - 7 p.m.
9 Wed. Nabucco - G. Verdi - Italian version - 7 p.m.
10 Thurs. Turandot - G. Puccini - Italian version - 7 p.m.
11 Fri. Madama Butterfly - G. Puccini - Italian version - 7 p.m.
12 Sat. Nabucco - 7 p.m.
13 Sun. Otello - G. Verdi - Italian version - 2 p.m.
15 Tue. Rigoletto - G. Verdi - Italian version - 7 p.m.
16 Wed. Christmas in the Opera - 7 p.m.
17 Thurs. Rusalka - A. Dvorák - English subtitles - 7 p.m.
18 Fri. Carmen - G. Bizet - French version - 7 p.m.
19 Sat. La Traviata - G. Verdi - Italian version - 7 p.m.
20 Sun. Cinderella - S. Prokofiev - ballet - 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.
22 Tue. Cinderella - 7 p.m.
25 Fri. Kühn Children`s Choir, choir master: Jirí Chvála and Academia brass quintet: Christmas concert - 3 p.m.
The Magic Flute - 7 p.m.
26 Sat. Swan Lake - P. I. Tchaikovsky - ballet - 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
27 Sun. Carmen - 7 p.m.
28 Mon. La Traviata - 7 p.m.
29 Tue. Swan Lake - ballet - 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
30 Wed. Tosca - G. Puccini - Italian version - 7 p.m.
31 Thurs. Die Fledermaus Gala - J. Strauss - welcome in the New Year with Strauss` opera, followed by dancing on the theatre stage to the music of a famous swing quartet. Choice delicacies available throughout the night as well as unlimited drinks - 8 p.m.

BLACK LIGHT AND PUPPET THEATRE, LATERNA MAGIKA, PANTOMIME

ALL COLOURS THEATRE (BLACK LIGHT THEATRE)
Prague 1, Rytírská 31, tel. 224 212 810, fax 296 245 308 (reservations and booking), 221 610 114 (box office), e-mail: act@interartproduction.cz, www.blacktheatre.cz
Theatre box office is open daily from 10 a.m. - 8.30 p.m. Performances end after 9.30 p.m. Directions: metro A and B to Mustek st.
Using black-light theatre techniques, original music, top dancers, actors and visual tricks, this production will have the audience on the edge of their seats. Non-verbal version suitable for all nationalities and generations.
1 - 4, 8 - 11, 15 - 17 and 28 - 30. Faust - non-traditional adaptation of this classical theme inspired by this ever-contemporary story of a man who looses everything on his quest to gain wealth and power, only to find the most important thing - 8.30 p.m.
5 - 7, 12 - 14, 18 - 23 and 25 - 27. Colour Dreams of Dr. Frankenstein - his life-long desire to create the perfect human being. Embark on the romantic journey of this abstract-minded professor whose good-heartedness will win you over-8.30 p.m.
31 Thurs. Faust - 5 p.m.

THE CZECH PUPPETEER CENTRE
THE NATIONAL MARIONETTE THEATRE (NARODNI DIVADLO MARIONET)
Prague 1 - Staré Mesto, Zatecká 1, tel. 224 819 322 - 4, e-mail: divadlo@centrumloutek.cz, www.mozart.cz
Information and ticket booking: Mozart Open & Top Theatre Tickets, box office open daily 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., tel. 224 819 322, 224 819 323, tel./fax 224 819 324.
3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21 and 25 - 30.
Don Giovanni - W. A. Mozart - marionette opera directed by Karel Brozek. Over 4,000 performances since 1991 in which the artistry of Czech puppet makers has been admired by more than 700,000 theatre-goers in the Czech Republic and 51 other European, African and Asian cities - 8 p.m.
31 Thurs. Don Giovanni - 5 p.m.

THE BLACK LIGHT THEATRE OF JIRÍ SRNEC (CERNÉ DIVADLO JIRÍHO SRNCE)
The first black light theatre in the world
Reduta Theatre, Prague 1, Národní 20, tel. 257 921 835, 602 291 572 (booking), 224 933 487 (box office), e-mail: blacktheatresrnec@volny.cz, www.blacktheatresrnec.cz
Directions: metro B to Národní tr. st., next to the Café Louvre entrance.
Box office open Mon. - Fri. from 3 p.m., Sat. - Sun. from 7 p.m. Information at tel./fax 257 921 835. Admission: CZK 590.
2 - 5, 9 - 12, 16 - 19, 23, 25, 26, 30 and 31.
The Best of Black Light Theatre - a selection of the best scenes from 40 years of Jirí Srnec`s work (Alice in Wonderland, Flying Velocipede, etc.). Enjoy a theatre full of miracles which communicates with you through music, pantomime, dance and black tricks without the use of words. Script and director: J. Srnec - 7.30 p.m.
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