Giacomo Meyerbeer
Premiere Jun 13, 2019, 6.30 PM
Antonín Dvořák Theatre
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ROBERT LE DIABLE - Premiere Jun 13, 2019

Giacomo Meyerbeer

Premiere Jun 13, 2019, 6.30 PM - Antonín Dvořák Theatre

An opera-ballet mystery about a dark knight
Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791–1864)
By the mid 19th century the French audience loved pompous operas with great ballet performances together with luxurious scenery and bombastic effects. By introducing Robert le diable,Meyerbeer became a leader of this challenging genre. His work was so popular that it could even compete with Gioacchino Rossini’s works. Chopin himself called it "a masterpiece where the devils sing with the loudhailers and the dead get out of the tombs". The opera could be called the legend about the desire for love, honor, power and immortality that the medieval knight represents. His "Faustian" story full of devilish seductions is, however, traditionally in French: Wine, game and beauties – these are our only loves!
Performed in French with Czech and English subtitles.
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Date Time Stage Type Detail Tickets
Jun 13, 2019 6.30 PMAntonín Dvořák TheatrePremiereshow detail
Jun 15, 2019 6.30 PMAntonín Dvořák Theatre2nd premiereshow detail
Jun 19, 2019 6.30 PMAntonín Dvořák TheatreRepetitionshow detail