NODO 2014 - Program

June 25,  2014
19:00 Jiří Myron Theatre
Bernhard Lang: RE:IGEN (2012) // Czech Premiere
Libretto: Michael Sturminger, based on "Reigen" by Arthur Schnitzler

Conductor: Rolf Gupta
Director and Stage Design: Georges Delnon
Costumes: Claudia Irro
Video: Yvonne Mohr
Lighting: Wolfgang Philipp

Prostitute: Almerija Delic, Mezzo-Soprano
Policeman: Cornel Frey, Tenor
Handmaid / Schoolgirl: Lydia Brotherton, Soprano
Young Man / Actress: Alin Deleanu, Countertenor
Young Women: Amélie Saadia, Mezzo-Soprano
Husband / Freeholder: Kai-Uwe Fahnert, Baritone
Writer: Lasse Penttinen, Tenor

Ostravská banda

in cooperation with Schwetzinger SWR Festspiele

Duration: 100 min
In German original with Czech subtitles

June 26, 2014
19:00 Antonín Dvořák Theatre
Martin Smolka: The List of Infinity (2013) // World Premiere / Festival commission
Hommage à Umberto Eco
Spoken Opera
Libretto: Jiří Adámek
Director: Jiří Adámek
Stage and Costume Designer: Ivana Kanhäuserová
Video: Kryštof Pešek, Ivana Kanhäuserová

Jan Mikušek, Countertenor

Vendula Holičková, Bára Mišíková, Pavol Smolarik, Daniel Šváb (members of Boca Loca Lab)
Canticum Ostrava, Jurij Galatenko, Choirmaster
Ostravská banda
Ondřej Vrabec, Conductor

Duration: 70 min
In Czech original

Performance on the 26th of June will be broadcasted live on Czech Radio – Vltava

June 27, 2014
19:00 Jiří Myron Theatre
Petr Kotík: 
MASTER-PIECES (2014) // World Premiere / Festival commission
Almost a Lecture, Chamber opera
Libretto adapted by Petr Kotík in collaboration with Michael Rau: the 1936 lectureWhat Are Master Pieces And Why Are There So Few of Them by Gertrude Stein
Stage Director: Michael Rau

Kamala Sankaram, Soprano
Marty Coyle, Tenor
Jeffrey Gavett, Baritone
Adrian Rosas, Bass
Pauline Kim Harris, Violin
Members of Ostravská banda

Duration: 60 min
In English original with Czech subtitles

21:00 Jiří Myron Theatre
Rudolf Komorous: NO NO MIYA (1988) // European Premiere
Libretto: Rudolf Komorous, after the Noh theatre by Zeami Motokiyo (1363-1443)
Stage directors: Jiří Nekvasil, David Bazika
Choreography: Lucie Burešová

Lady Rokujo: Katalin Károlyi, Mezzo-soprano
Monk: Jeffrey Gavett, Baritone
Narrator: Josef Kaluža
Dancer: Po-Ju Lin

Ostravská banda
Canticum Ostrava, Jurij Galatenko, Choirmaster
Petr Kotík, Conductor

Duration: 75 min
In Czech-English version

June 28, 2014
19:00 Antonín Dvořák Theatre

Martin Smolka: THE LIST OF INFINITY (2013) // World Premiere / Festival commission
Hommage à Umberto Eco
Spoken Opera
Libretto: Jiří Adámek
Director: Jiří Adámek
Stage and Costume Designer: Ivana Kanhäuserová
Video: Kryštof Pešek, Ivana Kanhäuserová

Jan Mikušek, Countertenor

Vendula Holičková, Bára Mišíková, Pavol Smolarik, Daniel Šváb (members of Boca Loca Lab)
Canticum Ostrava, Jurij Galatenko, Choirmaster
Ostravská banda
Ondřej Vrabec, Conductor

Duration: 70 min
In Czech original

21:00 Cooltour
Mojiao Wang: Encounter (2014) // World Premiere / Festival commission
Libretto: Weizhong Wang
Stage Design: Františka Králíková
Director: Xinxin Tang
Music and Diction Coaching: Qin Ding

Jane: Hyun Yi Kim, Soprano
Mark: Marty Coyle, Baritone
Lobsang Dambar: Adrian Rosas, Bas
Drolma, Dawa, Lhamo: TBA

Canticum Ostrava, Jurij Galatenko, Choirmaster
Ostravská banda
Ondřej Vrabec, Conductor

Duration: 50 min
In Chinese original with Czech subtitles

In cooperation with Cooltour – multidisciplinary contemporary arts centre

 

 

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