Robert Jindra

Robert Jindra graduated from the Prague Conservatory in classical voice in 1999 and later in 2003 in conducting. In 2001 he arranged and conducted the world premiere of operas by contemporary composer Vladimír Wimmer Rytíř a smrt (The Knight and Death) and Jelizaweta Bam in the Prague State Opera. Since that time he has been working in the National Theatre in Prague where he has arranged a world premiere of Lacriame Alexandri Magni by Tomáš Hanzlík, Smetana’s The Two Widows, and Mozart’s Così fan tutte. He has also conducted a number of pieces from the Czech and world operatic repertoire (Smetana’s The Secret, Janáček’s Katya Kabanova, Mozart’s Don Giovanni and Le nozze di Figaro, Bizet’s Carmen, Verdi’s Falstaff, etc.). 
In years 2006-2009 Jindra took the opportunity in Deutsche Oper am Rhein (Düsseldorf/Duisburg) to stage Wagner’s Ring of the Nibelung, Strauss‘ Elektra, Dvořák’s Rusalka, and Janáček’s Jenufa, Katya Kabanova, The Makropulos Case, The Cunning Little Vixen, and From the House of the Dead. In 2010 he was a guest to the Norwegian National Opera and Ballet in Oslo where he successfully conducted Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos.

In March 2010 he was the Music Director of the Opera Company of the National Moravian-Silesian Theatre in Ostrava where he has produced Massenet’s Werther, Janáček’s Jenufa, The Makropulos Case, and Katya Kabanova, Verdi’s Falstaff and La traviata, Hindemith’s Cardilac, Puccini’s La boheme, Dvořák’s Armida, Catalani’s La Wally, Wagner’s Lohengrin, or Smetana’s The Devil’s Wall.

He has arranged the gala concert of Adam Plachetka, Eva Urbanová, special concert called Verdi GALA, gala concert of Olga Romanko and Gustav Porta, or prestigious concert on the occasion of the Year of Czech Music 2014 called Czech Opera Gala. In February 2012 he was a guest to the State Theatre in Košice, where he arranged the production of Janáček’s Jenufa.

Robert Jindra regularly collaborates with the Praga Sinfonietta Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra Virtuosi Pragenses, Prague Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra, Czech National Symphonic Orchestra, Pilsen Philharmonic Orchestra (Smetana, Fibich), Prague Symphonic Orchestra FOK (Suk, Fauré, and Jolivet – soloist Dag Jensen), or the Czech Radio Symphonic Orchestra (gala concert of Olga Peretyatko and Štefan Kocán).

In 2012 he conducted the gala concert of Feruccio Furlanetto with the orchestra of the NMST’s opera at the Janáček May International Festival and a year later, in cooperation with the festival and Janáček Philharmonic Orchestra, he organized a special concert WAGNER GALA with the participation of soloists Maida Hundeling and Tomasz Konieczny.

In 2014 he conducted the gala concert of Adam Plachetka with the Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra in Zlín at the Prague Spring International Music Festival.

Jindra was appointed as Music Director of the Opera of the National Theatre Prague in 2013 since when he has arranged a new production of Janáček’s The Cunning Little Vixen, renewed premieres of Jenufa, Smetana’s Libuše, special concerts on the occasion of Mozart’s birthday with soloists Jana Kurucová and Adam Plachetka, and Czech Opera Gala.

Production team - Season:
LA TRAVIATANew musical preparation
LA TRAVIATANew musical preparation
THE DEVIL’S WALLMusical preparation
THE FIERY ANGELMusical preparation
Conductor
EXCURSIONS OF MR BROUCEKMusical preparation
Conductor
KATYA KABANOVAConductor
Musical preparation
LA TRAVIATANew musical preparation
THE DEVIL’S WALLMusical preparation
THE FIERY ANGELMusical preparation
Conductor
JENUFAConductor
New musical preparation
KATYA KABANOVAConductor
Musical preparation
LA TRAVIATANew musical preparation
LA WALLYMusical preparation
Conductor
LOHENGRINConductor
Musical preparation
THE DEVIL’S WALLMusical preparation
Conductor
ARMIDAMusical preparation
Conductor
KATYA KABANOVAConductor
Musical preparation
LA BOHEMEMusical preparation
Conductor
LA TRAVIATANew musical preparation
LA WALLYMusical preparation
Conductor
LOHENGRINConductor
Musical preparation
THE MACROPULOS CASE Musical preparation
Conductor
ARMIDAMusical preparation
Conductor
CARDILLACMusical preparation
Conductor
JENUFAConductor
New musical preparation
LA BOHEMEMusical preparation
Conductor
LA TRAVIATANew musical preparation
THE MACROPULOS CASE Musical preparation
Conductor
CARDILLACMusical preparation
Conductor
FALSTAFFNew musical preparation
JENUFAConductor
New musical preparation
LA TRAVIATANew musical preparation
WERTHERMusical preparation
Conductor
JENUFAConductor
New musical preparation
LA TRAVIATANew musical preparation
LA TRAVIATANew musical preparation
FALSTAFFNew musical preparation
JENUFAConductor
New musical preparation
LA TRAVIATANew musical preparation
FALSTAFFNew musical preparation
JENUFAConductor
New musical preparation
LA TRAVIATANew musical preparation
JENUFAConductor
New musical preparation
LA TRAVIATANew musical preparation
JENUFAConductor
New musical preparation

Cast - Season:
EVA URBANOVÁ'S BIRTHDAY GALA CONCERTConductor
EXCURSIONS OF MR BROUCEKConductor
KATYA KABANOVAConductor
PUCCINI GALAConductor
THE DEVIL’S WALLConductor
THE FIERY ANGELConductor
KATYA KABANOVAConductor
LA TRAVIATA
LA WALLYConductor
LOHENGRINConductor
THE BEST OF CZECH OPERA!Conductor
THE DEVIL’S WALLConductor
ARMIDAConductor
KATYA KABANOVAConductor
LA BOHEMEConductor
LA WALLYConductor
LOHENGRINConductor
THE MACROPULOS CASE .
ARMIDAConductor
CARDILLACConductor
CARMENConductor
JENUFA
LA BOHEMEConductor
THE MACROPULOS CASE .
FALSTAFF
JENUFA
THE BARTERED BRIDE
WERTHERConductor
Photos - Season:
PUCCINI GALA
Orchestr opery NDM a


Robert Jindra (Conductor)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
PUCCINI GALA
Robert Jindra (Conductor)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
PUCCINI GALA
Philippe Do (Performers), Cosmin Ifrim (Performers), Anda-Louise Bogza (Performers), Ulf Paulsen (Performers), Nana Miriani (Performers), Robert Jindra (Conductor), Olga Romanko (Performers), Adam Plachetka (Performers), Frédérique Friess (Performers), Eva Dřízgová-Jirušová (Performers), Jana Šrejma Kačírková (Performers), Kateřina Kněžíková (Performers)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
THE BEST OF CZECH OPERA!
Eva Urbanová (Účinkují), Robert Jindra (Conductor), Aleš Briscein (Účinkují)
Photo by: Martin Popelář