Smetana S2

8.6.-7.7. 2024
66th Smetana's Litomyšl
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In the year of the bicentenary of Bedřich Smetana’s birth, Smetana’s Litomyšl presents a complete series of the composer’s operas. Take the opportunity to buy them as part of a discounted package!

The Smetana S2 package offers a weekend stay in Litomyšl in the company of the Moravian-Silesian National Theatre and the Czech Philharmonic with Jakub Hrůša and Kateřina Kněžíková.

The Devil’s Wall Sat 15.6. / Moravian-Silesian National Theatre

Comic-romantic opera in three acts to a libretto by Eliška Krásnohorská.

The Devil's Wall is the last completed musical-dramatic work by the Litomyšl native. It premiered on 29th October 1882 at the Provisional Theatre under the baton of Adolf Čech and this production of the Moravian-Silesian National Theatre Ostrava was performed at Smetana's Litomyšl Festival also in the Year of Czech Music 2014.

Presented in Czech with Czech and English surtitles.

Vok Vítkovic - Martin Bárta / Jiří Brückler
Beneš - Martin Gurbaľ / Josef Škarka
Hedvika - Veronika Rovná / Lívia Obručník Vénosová
Rarach - Miloš Horák / František Zahradníček

Moravian-Silesian National Theatre
Conductor Marek Šedivý
Directed by Jiří Nekvasil
Libuše - Kněžíková
& Hrůša & Czech Philharmonic
Sun 16.6. / the concert performance

"The Czech nation will not end, it will gloriously overcome the horrors of hell!"

Libuše - Kateřina Kněžíková
Přemysl - Adam Plachetka
Alžběta Poláčková - Krasava
Václava Krejčí Housková - Radmila
Martin Bárta - Chrudoš
Richard Samek - Šťáhlav
Jiří Brückler - Radovan
Jan Št'áva - Lutobor
Reapers - Eva Esterková, Tamara Morozová,
Jarmila Vantuchová, Martin Šrejma

Prague Philharmonic Choir
Choirmaster Lukáš Vasilek
Czech Philharmonic, partner orchestra of the Smetana's Litomyšl National Festival
Conductor Jakub Hrůša, principal guest conductor of the Czech Philharmonic, Ambassador of the Year of Czech Music, patron of the "Smetana200" project

venue / Festival Hall

The multifunctional hall was nominated for the European Union's Mies van der Rohe Award for Contemporary Architecture in 2007.

More on venue Festival Hall


presale from 27th 4.

Basic price of a set of tickets
2,780 / 2,380 / 2,180 / 1,980 CZK

Price with 5% package discount
2,640 / 2,260 / 2,070 / 1,880 CZK

frequently asked questions

How purchasing works:
The “buy a set” button takes you directly to the auditorium plan. All titles in the set take place in one venue, you only need to select your seat once. The selected seat is then assigned into all programmes in the package.


How will I receive my tickets?
When purchasing online, tickets are sent to your email and automatically uploaded to your customer account. Each show has its own ticket.


Can I share tickets?
Yes – each show has its own ticket. Donating package tickets to loved ones is possible, even desirable :-).


Packages can only be purchased online?
Yes – packages cannot be purchased at information centres or over the phone. The information line +420 461 049 232 can help you with your online purchase.


We want do everything possible to make things easy for people in wheelchairs. Therefore, to purchase tickets, please contact Jitka at or +420 602 457 338.

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