Špalíček (The Chap-Book)

Bohuslav Martinů

Conductor: Jaroslav Kyzlink
Soprano: Marie Fajtová
Tenor: Josef Moravec
Bass: Pavel Švingr

The National Theatre Opera Chorus and Orchestra
Prague Philharmonic Children´s Choir Czech

Dates

previous next
Tue 09/28
19.00
National Theatre
previous performance next performance

The Story
Bohuslav Martinů’s choral ballet is made up of a loose sequence of fairy tales, folk games and nursery rhymes, inspired by collections of Karel Jaromír Erben and Božena Němcová, popular folk poetry and tales, and medieval street theatre.

Špalíček (The Chap-Book) is framed by a cycle of children’s games and scenes from rural life (The Water Sprite Game, The Cockerel and Hen Game, The Golden Gate Game, and others), interspersed with The Fairy Tale of the Cobbler and Death, The Legend of Saint Dorothy and The Fairy Tale of Cinderella. The National Tehatre Opera intorduces this piece as opera in concert.

The concert is financially supported by Bohuslav Martinů Foundation.

CAST

Soprano: Marie Fajtová
Tenor: Josef Moravec
Bass: Pavel Švingr

The National Theatre Opera Chorus and Orchestra
Prague Philharmonic Children´s Choir Czech


Cooperation and support

Organised by

Supported by

Cooperation

Concert partner

Concert partner

Concert partner

Concert partner

Media partner

Contact us

Required fields