Friends of Opera - Friends of Buxton Festival

Opera in Prague

Thursday 26 - Monday 30 October 2017

Mozart conducted the first performance of Don Giovanni in Prague’s Estates Theatre on the 29th October 1787.  Plácido Domingo will conduct the opera in the same theatre to celebrate its 230th anniversary. 
We will also attend 2 operas in the National Theatre
Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Director Jirí Herman, Conductor Martin Leginus 
Cast includes: Maria Kobielska, Lenka Cermáková, Peter Berger

Smetana: Bartered Bride
Director Magdalena Švecová, Conductor Jaroslav Kyzlink 
Cast includes: Petra Alvarez Šimková, Aleš Briscein, Zdenek Plech, Jaroslav Brezina

Mozart: Don Giovanni (230 year celebration performance. Evening dress / Black tie)
Conductor Plácido Domingo  
Cast includes: Simone Alberghini, Adrian Sampetrean, Irina Lungu, 
Katerina Knežíková

Direct flights to Prague from Manchester or London
Details to be announced
Cost per person: £1745 (based on 2 people sharing) Single room supplement £290

The cost of this holiday will cover the following:

  • Flights from Manchester or London
  • 4 nights at the 4* Majestic Hotel in the centre of Prague
  • Guided tour
  • 3 operas
  • Trip to Dvorák’s house in Vysoká
  • 3 dinners with wine/beer
  • Services of a tour escort
Travel insurance is not included

Details are correct at time of publishing (May 2017) but may be subject to change.

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