A NIGHT AT NOVE HRADY CHATEAU – THRICE ARIADNE

Wednesday 17. 6.
20.00 | Chateau Nové Hrady u Litomyšle

 

festival production in the enchanting surroundings of Nové Hrady Chateau. A performance of three versions of the ancient myth by composers from three different epochs – the early Baroque, Classicism and the 1950s

 

Claudio Monteverdi: Lamento d’Arianna
a fragment from the opera Ariadne to a text by Ottavio Rinuccini

Ariadne
Markéta Böhmová

Jiří Antonín Benda: Ariadne auf Naxos
a melodrama to a text by Johann Christian Brandes in a Czech translation by Václav Renč

Ariadne
Marie Jansová
Théseus
Justin Svoboda
Oreáda
Eliška Mervartová

Bohuslav Martinů: Ariadna
a one-act opera to the composer’s libretto taken from the play Le Voyage de Thésée by Georges Neveux

Ariadne
Kateřina Kněžíková
Théseus
Roman Hoza
Burún / Guard
Vincenc Ignác Novotný
Mínótauros / Elder man
Jan Šťáva
Suite of virgin boys of Athens
Vít Nosek, Michael Robotka, Martin Kotulan, Kornel Mikecz

Chamber orchestra Czech Virtuosi
Theorba Jan Čižmář
Dancing roles Lenka Bartůňková, Valeria Daňhová, Michaela Hradecká, Michael Bartizal, Viktor Artner

Motion cooperation Anton Eliaš
Production Lukáš Kus
Sets, costumes Ha Thanh Špetlíková
Dramaturgical concept and direction Magdalena Švecová
Conductor Robert Kružík


Estimated end 24.00


1600 CZK


The project was implemented with financial support from the Bohemian Heritage Fund


Price of ticket includes rich refreshment and optional transfer from Litomyšl to the venue and back
The courtesy buses depart at 7 p.m. from the B. Smetana monument in Smetana Square (Smetanovo náměstí)


Shows take place in various places in the chateau grounds, including the natural theatre in the garden and in the granary building. In case of bad weather all performances are moved to the granary


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