Katja Kabanova

by Leoš Janáček

Opera in three acts
Libretto by Leoš Janáček based on Alexander Ostrowskis Drama The Storm

In Czech with German surtitles
Katja has married into the family of the widow Kabanova who dominates all members of the household including her son Tichon. Her love to another man creates a grave moral conflict for the deeply religious Katja with tragic consequences.

Janáček’s opera, which was first performed in 1921, is based on Alexander Ostrovsky’s drama The Storm
Pre-performance Introduction (in German)
45 minutes before the start of the performance
Opera house (Foyer I. Rang)
1 hour 45 min (without interval)
9. May 2010