Václav Živný 

took private lessons from M. Komárek in Prague. He started his career in 1991 as a member of the choir of the National Theatre Prague. A year later he sang a solo at the Rossini Opera Festival in Macerata, Italy.

In 1993 he signed a contract with the NMST in Ostrava and he has been a soloist there until now. He has undertaken several roles for bass: Water-Goblin in Rusalka, Jailor Beneš in Dalibor, Gremin in Eugene Onegin, Leporello in Don Giovanni, Don Pasquale, Devil in The Devil’s Wall, Sarastro in The Magic Flute, Count Vilem of Harasov in The Jakobin, Cardinal of Brogni in La Juive, King Arkel in Pelléas and Mélisande, Don Basilio in Il barbiere di Siviglia, Don Bartolo in Le nozze di Figaro, Sparafucile in Rigoletto, Banco in Macbeth, and many other.

Cast - Season:
ANDREA CHÉNIERDumas, Master of the Household
ANNA BOLENALord Rochefort, Anna's brother
HAMLETGhost of the late King Hamlet
LA TRAVIATAMarchese d'Obigny
ROBERTO DEVEREUXSir Gualtiero Raleigh
THE BARTERED BRIDEMícha, a landowner
THREE WISHES or THE CAPRICIOUSNESS OF LIFEMinister
ANDREA CHÉNIERDumas, Master of the Household
ANNA BOLENALord Rochefort, Anna's brother
HAMLETGhost of the late King Hamlet
LA TRAVIATAMarchese d'Obigny
NABUCCOHigh priest of Baal
ROBERTO DEVEREUXSir Gualtiero Raleigh
THE BARTERED BRIDEMícha, a landowner
THE FIERY ANGELInnkeeper
THREE WISHES or THE CAPRICIOUSNESS OF LIFEMinister
ANDREA CHÉNIERDumas, Master of the Household
ANNA BOLENALord Rochefort, Anna's brother
ERNANIJago, Don Ruy's equerry
EXCURSIONS OF MR BROUCEKSoldier from Tabor I.
GENOVEVADrago, an old steward
LA TRAVIATAMarchese d'Obigny
NABUCCOHigh priest of Baal
THE BARTERED BRIDEMícha, a landowner
THE FIERY ANGELInnkeeper
A NIGHT IN VENICEGiorgio Testaccio
ADVENT CONCERTBůh
Herodes
ANNA BOLENALord Rochefort
ERNANIJago
GENOVEVADrago
JENUFA
LA TRAVIATA
LA WALLYIl pedone
NABUCCO
THE BARTERED BRIDE
A NIGHT IN VENICEGiorgio Testaccio
ANNA BOLENALord Rochefort
ARMIDAUbald, knight
FEDORA
KATYA KABANOVAKuligin
LA BOHEMEAlcindoro
LA TRAVIATA
LA WALLYIl pedone
LET'S MAKE AN OPERA! - THE LITTLE SWEEPMax
Bob / Tom
NABUCCO
ORPHEUS IN THE UNDERWORLDMars
THE BARTERED BRIDE
THE SLEEPING BEAUTYKing
ARMIDAUbald, knight
CARMENZuniga
FEDORA
JENUFA
LA BOHEMEAlcindoro
LA TRAVIATA
LET'S MAKE AN OPERA! - THE LITTLE SWEEPMax
Bob / Tom
NABUCCO
ORPHEUS IN THE UNDERWORLDMars
RAKE´S PROGRESS Father Trulove
ROMEO AND JULIETBrother Laurent
THE BARTERED BRIDE
THE SLEEPING BEAUTYKing
CARMENZuniga
FALSTAFF
FEDORA
JENUFA
LA TRAVIATA
NABUCCO
ORPHEUS IN THE UNDERWORLDMars
ŠÁRKA, ARIADNA
THE BARTERED BRIDE
THE SLEEPING BEAUTYKing
WERTHERJohann
CARMEN
The Marrige of Figaro
THE SLEEPING BEAUTY
JENUFA
LA TRAVIATA
NABUCCO
THE BARTERED BRIDE
The Marrige of Figaro
THE SLEEPING BEAUTY
LA TRAVIATA
NABUCCO
THE BARTERED BRIDE
JENUFA
LA TRAVIATA
NABUCCO
FALSTAFF
JENUFA
LA TRAVIATA
NABUCCO
JENUFA
LA TRAVIATA
NABUCCO
JENUFA
NABUCCO
NABUCCO
NABUCCO
NABUCCO
NABUCCO
NABUCCO
Photos - Season:
HAMLET
Thomas Weinhappel (Hamlet, Prince of Denmark), David Szendiuch (Horatio, friend of Hamlet), Václav Živný (Ghost of the late King Hamlet)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
HAMLET
Václav Živný (Ghost of the late King Hamlet), Janja Vuletic (Gertrude, Queen, widow of King Hamlet and mother to Prince Hamlet), Thomas Weinhappel (Hamlet, Prince of Denmark)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
ROBERTO DEVEREUX
Kristýna Slezáková (Shadow), Václav Živný (Sir Gualtiero Raleigh), Ondřej Koplík (Lord Cecil), Seyoung Park (Elisabetta, Queen of England)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
THREE WISHES or THE CAPRICIOUSNESS OF LIFE
Václav Živný (Minister), Aleš Burda (General), Peter Račko (Serge Eliacin / Adolf), Marianna Pillárová (Eblouie Barbichette / Beggar), Jiří Hájek (Arthur de Sainte Barbe / Juste), Petra Perla Nôtová (Nina Valencia / Indolenda), Erika Šporerová (Adelaida, housemaid)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
ERNANI
Luciano Mastro (Ernani), Frédérique Friess (Elvira), Anna Nitrová (Giovanna), Václav Živný (Jago), Martin Gurbaľ (Don Ruy Gomez de Silva), Aleš Jenis (Don Carlo)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
A NIGHT IN VENICE
Klement Słowioczek (Bartolomeo Delaqua), Michal Onufer (Stefano Barbaruccio), Václav Živný (Giorgio Testaccio)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
LA TRAVIATA
Michal Onufer, Václav Živný, Luciano Mastro
Photo by: Daniel Jäger
LA BOHEME
Agnieszka Bochenek-Osiecka (Musetta), Václav Živný (Alcindoro)
Photo by: Martin Popelář
LA BOHEME
Marie Fajtová (Musetta), Václav Živný (Alcindoro)
Photo by: Martin Popelář