NODO 2018
 New Opera Days Ostrava 
June 24 – 28, 2018
Sunday and Monday, June 24 and June 25
18:30 Jiří Myron Theater
Alois Hába: Thy Kingdom Come, op. 50 (1937-42) // World premiere / 100 min
Sixth-tone opera in three acts and seven tableaux for 26 solo voices, mixed choir and orchestra, with a subtitle The Unemployed (op. 50), 1937–1942
Music: Alois Hába
Libretto: Alois Hába, edited by Ferdinand Pujman
Conductor: Bruno Ferrandis
Director: Jiří Nekvasil
Stage design: David Bazika
Soloists TBA
In Czech language with English subtitles

Tuesday, June 26
19:00 Antonín Dvořák Theater
Salvatore Sciarrino: Luci mie traditrici (1998) // Czech premiere / 75 min
Two-act opera, 1998 (Oh My Betraying Eyes)
Music and libretto: Salvatore Sciarrino
Conductor: Lilianna Krych
Director: Pia Partum
Stage design: Magdalena Maciejewska
Video: Marek Zamojski
Choreography: Agnieszka Dmochowska–Sławiec
Typography: Premium fantasy 
Anna Radziejewska, soprano (Countess Malaspina)
Jan Jakub Monowid, contralto (The Guest, The Voice Behind the Scene)
Hubert Zapiór, tenor (The Servant)
Artur Janda, baritone / bass (Count Malaspina)
In Italian language with Czech and English subtitles

Wednesday, June 27
19:00 Hlubina Coal Mine
Daniel Lo: A Woman Such as Myself (2017-18)  // World premiere / 60 min
Chamber one-act opera, 2017–2018
Music: Daniel Lo
Libretto: Suyin Mak, based on a short story by Xi Xi (real name Zhang Yan, *1938)
Conductor: Petr Kotík
Director, stage design: Miřenka Čechová, Petr Boháč
Kamala Sankaram, soprano (Woman)
Vojtěch Šembera, baritone (Man)
Kamila Mazalová, alto (Aunt)
Ostravská banda
In English language with Czech subtitles
Wednesday, June 27
20:30 Hlubina Coal Mine
Julius Eastman: Macle (1971-1972) // Czech premiere / 17 min
Composition for voices, 19711972
Music: Julius Eastman 
S.E.M. Ensemble

Thursday, June 28 
18:30 Antonín Dvořák Theater
Rudolf Komorous: The Mute Canary (2017-2018) // World premiere / 45 min
Chamber one-act opera, 20172018
Music: Rudolf Komorous
Libretto: Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes, translated by Christopher Butterfield
Conductor: Owen Underhill
Directors: Jan Horák, Michal Pěchouček
Stage design: Michal Pěchouček
Anne Grimm, soprano (Barate)
Alex Dobson, baritone (Riquet)
Daniel Cabena, countertenor (Ochre)
In English language with Czech subtitles
In co-production with Turning Point Ensemble
Thursday, June 28
20:30 Antonín Dvořák Theater
John Cage: Song Books (1970) // Czech premiere / 90 min
Set of open works; version for 10 voices and electronics, 1970
Music: John Cage 
Texts: Henry David Thoreau, Norman O. Brown, Erik Satie, Marcel Duchamp, Buckmister Fuller, Merce Cunningham, Marshall McLuhan, among others
Directors: Jiří Nekvasil a David Bazika
Kamala Sankaram, soprano
Alex Dobson, baritone
Adrian Rosas, bass
Nathan Repasz, voice and electronics
S.E.M. Ensemble
In English language with Czech subtitles
Produced by
National Moravian-Silesian Theatre Ostrava
With the financial support  
City of Ostrava, Ministry of Culture of the Czech Rep., Nadace The Bakala Foundation, ČEPS, a.s., 
Moravian-Silesion Region, Czech-German Future Fund, Městský obvod Moravská Ostrava a Přívoz
For more information, please visit the website and facebook of Ostrava Center for New Music.

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