Anna Netrebko & Yusif Eyvazov

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Program and cast

GIUSEPPE VERDI (1813–1901)
Overture to the opera Nabucco

Dio, che nell’alma infondere…
Don Carlo, Act II
Yusif Eyvazov (Don Carlo) & Elchin Azizov (Rodrigue)

Ben io t’invenni, o fatal scritto – Anch'io dischiuso un giorno
Nabucco, Act II
Anna Netrebko (Abigaille)

Ah, sì ben mio – Di quella pira
Il trovatore, Act 3
Yusif Eyvazov (Manrico)

Udiste?... Mira, di acerbe lagrime
Il trovatore, Act IV
Anna Netrebko (Leonora) & Elchin Azizov (Count Luna)

Overture to the opera La forza del destino

Teco io sto
Un ballo in maschera, Act 3
Anna Netrebko (Amelia) & Yusif Eyvazov (Riccardo)


GEORGES BIZET (1838–1875)
Prelude to the 3rd act of the opera Carmen

Parle-moi de ma mère!
Carmen, Act 1
Anna Netrebko (Micaëla) & Yusif Eyvazov (Don José)

Votre toast, je peux vous le rendre!
Carmen, Act I
Elchin Azizov (Escamillo)

CHARLES GOUNOD (1818–1893)
Dieu! Quel frisson court dans mes veines – Amour ranime mon courage
Romeo et Juliette, Act 4
Anna Netrebko (Juliette)

Rachel, quand du Seigneur la grâce tutélaire
La Juive, Act 4
Yusif Eyvazov (Eléazar)

The entire encampment sleeps...
Elchin Azizov (Aleko)

Why these tears – Forgive me, loveliest of creatures
Queen of Spades, Act 1
(Anna Netrebko (Liza), Yusif Eyvazov (Herman), Monika Jägerová (Countess)

Municipal House

  Municipal House (Czech: Obecní dům) is a civic building that houses Smetana Hall, a celebrate concert venue, in Prague, Czech Republic. Its address is Náměstí Republiky 5, next to the Powder Gate in the center of the city.
  The Royal Court palace used to be located on the site of the Municipal House. From 1383 until 1485 the King of Bohemia lived on the property. After 1485, it was abandoned. It was demolished in the early 20th century. Construction of the current building started in 1905. It opened in 1912.[citation needed] The building was designed by Osvald Polívka and Antonín Balšánek.

  The Municipal House was the location of the Czechoslovak declaration of independence.

  The building is of the Art Nouveau architecture style. The building exterior has allegorical art and stucco. There is a mosaic called Homage to Prague by Karel Špillar over the entrance.  On either side are allegorical sculpture groups representing The Degradation of the People and The Resurrection of the People by Ladislav Šaloun. Smetana Hall serves as a concert hall and ballroom. It has a glass dome. 

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