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  • 23 april 2023
    28 may 2023

  • 18:00

  • Janáčkovo divadlo – Národní divadlo Brno
    Rooseveltova 31/7
    Brno 60200

Staged in the Italian original with Czech, English and German subtitles. The performance lasts about 2 hours 50 minutes, including two intervals.

All people are created as equal.

The Old Testament story of the capture of the Jewish people by King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon was the inspiration for Giuseppe Verdi´s first really successful opera. Probably no one imagined at the premiere that Solera’s originally rejected libretto would be transformed into an iconic work in Verdi´s hands, but the immediacy, passion and temperament of the music captivated the audience, and rightly so. And then there is also the story of a nation longing for a homeland and for freedom, a story which still hasn’t lost its power and relevance, and whose personification is the famous choral piece “Va, pensiero, sull’ali dorate” (Go, thoughts, on golden wings…). Just as with other works by Verdi, Nabucco also hides another more intimate layer about love and family relationships, and the composer portrayed these with the feeling of a true playwright. It is no wonder that this opera, full of magnificent choral sections and captivating singing parts, has been one of the most popular works in our repertoire for thirty-five years.

Premiere: June 29th 2021 in Janáček Theater

Nastudováno v italském originále s českými, anglickými a německými titulky.
Délka představení: 2 hodiny a 30 minut, 1 přestávka

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When the event takes place

23 april 2023 - 18:00
28 may 2023 - 18:00

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Janáčkovo divadlo – Národní divadlo Brno
Rooseveltova 31/7
Brno 60200

+420 542 158 120 (všední den 8.30-18)

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