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THE CUNNING LITTLE VIXEN
Leoš Janáček
Premiere Jun 6, 2024, 6.30 PM
Antonín Dvořák Theatre
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THE CUNNING LITTLE VIXEN

Leoš Janáček

Premiere Jun 6, 2024, 6.30 PM - Antonín Dvořák Theatre

Opera in three acts from 1923

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Libretto by Leoš Janáček based on Rudolf Těsnohlídek’s novel (1882–1928)
Conductor Marek Šedivý
Choreographer Itzik Galili

The columnist Rudolf Těsnohlídek found the inspiration to write about the adventures of the clever little fox who always manages to outwit the local gamekeeper in the cheerful drawings of the painter Stanislav Lolk. Janáček transformed the story of the fox cub, which the gamekeeper finds in the woods and one day brings to the hunting lodge, into a poetic work told partly from the animal's and partly from the human's point of view. The result is one of the composer's most imaginative operas, in which he confesses his deep love of nature and comes to terms with his own mortality.
Performed in Czech with Czech and English surtitles

Premieres on 6 and 8 June 2024 at the Antonín Dvořák Theatre

The project is implemented with the financial support from the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic.

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Jun 6, 2024
6.30 PM
Antonín Dvořák Theatre
Jun 8, 2024
6.30 PM
Antonín Dvořák Theatre
Jun 18, 2024
6.30 PM
Antonín Dvořák Theatre
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Schoolmaster / Mosquito
Harašta, a poultry dealer
Pásek, an inkeeper
Pepík, the Gamekeeper's grandson
Frantík, his friend
Young Vixen Bystrouška
Cricket
Grasshopper
Young Frog
Lapák, a dog / Woodpecker
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Date Time Stage Type Detail Tickets
Jun 6, 20246.30 PMAntonín Dvořák TheatrePremiereshow detail
Jun 8, 20246.30 PMAntonín Dvořák Theatre2nd premiereshow detail
Jun 18, 20246.30 PMAntonín Dvořák TheatreRepetitionshow detail
Sep 11, 20246.30 PMAntonín Dvořák TheatreRepetitionshow detail
Sep 18, 20246.30 PMAntonín Dvořák TheatreRepetitionshow detail
Sep 26, 20246.30 PMAntonín Dvořák TheatreRepetitionshow detail
Oct 29, 20246.30 PMAntonín Dvořák TheatreRepetitionshow detail
Nov 10, 20247.00 PMNational Theatre Brno - Mahen TheatreRepetitionshow detail
Nov 24, 20243.00 PMAntonín Dvořák TheatreRepetitionshow detail
Nov 30, 20246.30 PMAntonín Dvořák TheatreRepetitionshow detail
Mar 21, 20256.30 PMAntonín Dvořák TheatreRepetitionshow detail
Mar 29, 20256.30 PMAntonín Dvořák TheatreRepetitionshow detail
Apr 24, 20256.30 PMAntonín Dvořák TheatreRepetitionshow detail
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