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Lenka Nota: I am the Princess of Fools

Smetana House

June 2022
29. June 2022

Chamber opera with nine scenes and Epilogue on a libretto by Olga Sommerová. Premieres of a new production to sommemorate the 160th anniversary of the death of Božena Němcová.

“Božena Němcová was the first woman in Bohemia to carry a double fate on her shoulders, of which one was more dreadful than the other: the fate of a poet and the fate of a woman, who had the courage to follow her heart.”

Olga Sommerová


venue / Smetana House

Little Smetana gave his first concert in the summer palace in whose place now stands the city’s Neo-Renaissance cultural center.

More on venue Smetana House

Festival catalogue

A catalogue with all program details, Litomyšl tour guide with tourist tips how to get the most from your festival visit.

Collect your order at the entrance from our ushers upon your voucher.



Programme booklet of a show

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Shuttle service

To all festival ticket holders we offer free transports from/to their accommodation facility outside the town of Litomyšl in distance up to 20 km, and from the train station in Česká Třebová.

Piorecká Jana
Divadlo J. K. Tyla/Plzeň
Bubák Jan
290 / 390 / 490 CZK 50% discount for health disability cards holders


presale from 27th 4.

The performance begins with a 15 minute pre-concert talk in the auditorium of Smetana House. Concert without intermission Estimated end of the concert at 12 p.m.


about the event


Božena Němcová / Jana Piorecká Josef Němec / Adam Rezner   Soprano – Minyoung ParkAlt – Ivana KlimentováTenor – Jakub TurekBass – Miro Bartoš   DirectorMartin Otava Conductor Jan Bubák Opera ensemble of the Josef Kajetán Tyl Theatre Pilsen

frequently asked questions

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