OPERA
THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA
Benjamin Britten
Premiere Feb 16, 2017, 6.30 PM
Antonín Dvořák Theatre
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THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA

Benjamin Britten

Premiere Feb 16, 2017, 6.30 PM - Antonín Dvořák Theatre

When the sweet and innocent rest, murder and lust work their best

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Two-act chamber opera from 1946
Libretto by Ronald Duncan (1937-2012), based on a play by André Obey (1892-1975) Le Viol de Lucrèce 
on a theme of a poem by William Shakespeare (1564-1616) from 1594

One of the most famous chamber operas, tailor-made for Britten's Opera Company. Even before it was performed it was censored and dubbed "highly obscene". The storyline of the opera is based on Roman history: Lucretia, wife of Roman nobleman Tarquinia Collatina, committed suicide after being raped by the son of the last Roman king of Etruscan origin. The story carries weighty human and moral messages; it is a piece which can satisfy the audience with its suggestive ending borne in a Christian spirit. When the sweet and innocent rest, murder and lust work their best.

Obsah opery Zneuctění Lukrécie ke stažení zde.

Performed in English with Czech subtitles

 

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logoProduction team
Musical preparation
Stage director
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Costume designer
Czech translation
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logoCast - Season:
Male Chorus
Collatinu, a Roman general
Junius, a Roman general
Tarquinius, prince of Rome
Lucretia, wife of Collatinus
Bianca, Lucretia's old nurse
Male Chorus
Collatinu, a Roman general
Junius, a Roman general
Tarquinius, prince of Rome
Lucretia, wife of Collatinus
Bianca, Lucretia's old nurse
Date Time Stage Type Detail Tickets
Feb 16, 2017 6.30 PMAntonín Dvořák TheatrePremiereshow detail
Feb 18, 2017 6.30 PMAntonín Dvořák Theatre2nd premiereshow detail
Feb 22, 2017 6.30 PMAntonín Dvořák TheatreRepetitionshow detail
Mar 7, 2017 6.30 PMAntonín Dvořák TheatreRepetitionshow detail
Mar 30, 2017 6.30 PMAntonín Dvořák TheatreRepetitionshow detail
Apr 6, 2017 6.30 PMAntonín Dvořák TheatreRepetitionshow detail
Apr 19, 2017 6.30 PMAntonín Dvořák TheatreRepetitionshow detail
May 17, 2018 6.30 PMAntonín Dvořák TheatreRepetitionshow detail
May 19, 2018 7.00 PMThe National Theatre - The Estates TheatreRepetitionshow detail

The play is no longer in our repertoire.

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Martin Gurbaľ (Collatinu, a Roman general), Thomas Weinhappel (Tarquinius, prince of Rome), Jorge Garza (Male Chorus), Lukáš Bařák (Junius, a Roman general)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
Martin Gurbaľ (Collatinu, a Roman general), Thomas Weinhappel (Tarquinius, prince of Rome), Lukáš Bařák (Junius, a Roman general)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
Thomas Weinhappel (Tarquinius, prince of Rome), Lukáš Bařák (Junius, a Roman general), Jorge Garza (Male Chorus)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
Janja Vuletic (Lucretia, wife of Collatinus), Veronika Rovná Holbová (Lucia, a maid), Markéta Cukrová (Bianca, Lucretia's old nurse)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
Jorge Garza (Male Chorus), Veronika Rovná Holbová (Lucia, a maid), Janja Vuletic (Lucretia, wife of Collatinus), Markéta Cukrová (Bianca, Lucretia's old nurse), Eva Dřízgová-Jirušová (Female Chorus)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
Veronika Rovná Holbová (Lucia, a maid), Thomas Weinhappel (Tarquinius, prince of Rome), Janja Vuletic (Lucretia, wife of Collatinus), Markéta Cukrová (Bianca, Lucretia's old nurse)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
Jorge Garza (Male Chorus), Martin Gurbaľ (Collatinu, a Roman general), Veronika Rovná Holbová (Lucia, a maid), Lukáš Bařák (Junius, a Roman general), Markéta Cukrová (Bianca, Lucretia's old nurse)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
Thomas Weinhappel (Tarquinius, prince of Rome), Janja Vuletic (Lucretia, wife of Collatinus)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
Markéta Cukrová (Bianca, Lucretia's old nurse), Jorge Garza (Male Chorus), Eva Dřízgová-Jirušová (Female Chorus), Veronika Rovná Holbová (Lucia, a maid)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
Jorge Garza (Male Chorus), Markéta Cukrová (Bianca, Lucretia's old nurse), Veronika Rovná Holbová (Lucia, a maid), Eva Dřízgová-Jirušová (Female Chorus)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
Markéta Cukrová (Bianca, Lucretia's old nurse), Jorge Garza (Male Chorus), Martin Gurbaľ (Collatinu, a Roman general), Janja Vuletic (Lucretia, wife of Collatinus), Eva Dřízgová-Jirušová (Female Chorus), Veronika Rovná Holbová (Lucia, a maid)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
Jorge Garza (Male Chorus), Markéta Cukrová (Bianca, Lucretia's old nurse), Janja Vuletic (Lucretia, wife of Collatinus), Martin Gurbaľ (Collatinu, a Roman general), Eva Dřízgová-Jirušová (Female Chorus), Veronika Rovná Holbová (Lucia, a maid), Lukáš Bařák (Junius, a Roman general)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
logoRehearsal gallery
Jorge Garza (Male Chorus), Eva Dřízgová-Jirušová (Female Chorus)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
Martin Gurbaľ (Collatinu, a Roman general), Thomas Weinhappel (Tarquinius, prince of Rome), Jorge Garza (Male Chorus), Lukáš Bařák (Junius, a Roman general)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
Martin Gurbaľ (Collatinu, a Roman general), Thomas Weinhappel (Tarquinius, prince of Rome), Lukáš Bařák (Junius, a Roman general)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
Thomas Weinhappel (Tarquinius, prince of Rome), Lukáš Bařák (Junius, a Roman general)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
Janja Vuletic (Lucretia, wife of Collatinus), Eva Dřízgová-Jirušová (Female Chorus), Veronika Rovná Holbová (Lucia, a maid), Markéta Cukrová (Bianca, Lucretia's old nurse)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
Janja Vuletic (Lucretia, wife of Collatinus)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
Anna Nitrová (Lucretia, wife of Collatinus), Veronika Rovná Holbová (Lucia, a maid)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
Jorge Garza (Male Chorus), Veronika Rovná Holbová (Lucia, a maid), Janja Vuletic (Lucretia, wife of Collatinus), Markéta Cukrová (Bianca, Lucretia's old nurse), Eva Dřízgová-Jirušová (Female Chorus)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
Jorge Garza (Male Chorus), Veronika Rovná Holbová (Lucia, a maid), Thomas Weinhappel (Tarquinius, prince of Rome), Janja Vuletic (Lucretia, wife of Collatinus), Markéta Cukrová (Bianca, Lucretia's old nurse), Eva Dřízgová-Jirušová (Female Chorus)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
Jorge Garza (Male Chorus)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
Thomas Weinhappel (Tarquinius, prince of Rome), Anna Nitrová (Lucretia, wife of Collatinus), Veronika Rovná Holbová (Lucia, a maid)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
Jorge Garza (Male Chorus), Markéta Cukrová (Bianca, Lucretia's old nurse), Veronika Rovná Holbová (Lucia, a maid), Eva Dřízgová-Jirušová (Female Chorus)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
Jorge Garza (Male Chorus), Anna Nitrová (Lucretia, wife of Collatinus), Eva Dřízgová-Jirušová (Female Chorus)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
Markéta Cukrová (Bianca, Lucretia's old nurse), Jorge Garza (Male Chorus), Martin Gurbaľ (Collatinu, a Roman general), Janja Vuletic (Lucretia, wife of Collatinus)
Photo by: Martin Popelář