Stage


Šárka

opera in three acts

  • libretto by Leoš Janáček, based on a play of the same name by Julius Zeyer

  • Act 3 orchestrated by Osvald Chlubna

  • 1887-88, rev. 1919, 1925

  • premiere 11. 11. 1925 Brno 
  • first publication Universal Edition - Editio Moravia, Vienna - Brno 2001 (piano-vocal score, full score, performing material, ed. Jiří Zahrádka, critical edition).

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JW I/1

1887–88

rev. 1919

1925





Rákos Rákoczy

scene from Moravian Slovakia with original songs and dances in one act

  • libretto by Jan Herben
  • premiere 24. 7. 1891 Prague
  • first edition Dilia, Prague 1957 (full score 1957, piano-vocal score 1978)

JW I/2

1891

Počátek románu [The Beginning of a Romance]

opera in one act

  • libretto by Jaroslav Tichý, based on a short story by Gabriela Preissová

  • premiere 10. 2. 1894 Brno
  • first edition, Dilia - Alkor-Editio, Prague-Kassel 1978 (ed. Evžen Holiš)

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JW I/3

1891

Její pastorkyňa [Jenůfa]

opera in three acts

  • libretto by Leoš Janáček after the play "Její pastorkyňa" by Gabriela Preissová

  • 1894-1903, rev. 1907, 1908, 1915
  • premiere 21. 1. 1904 Brno
  • first edition Club of the Friends of Art, Brno 1908 (piano-vocal score), Universal Edition, Vienna 1918 (full score), 1969 (full score, ed. Joannes Martin Dürr), 1996 (full score, piano-vocal score, ed. Charles Mackerras, John Tyrrell, Brno version 1908 - critical edition)

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JW I/4

1894–1903

rev. 1907

1908

1915

Osud [Fate]

opera in three acts

  • libretto by Fedora Bartošová
  • 1903-05, rev. 1906, 1907
  • premiere 13. 3. 1934 (Radio Brno, incomplete), 18. 9. 1934 (Radio Brno, complete), 22. 10. 1958 Brno (first staged production)
  • first edition Dilia, Prague 1964 (piano-vocal score), 1978 (full score, ed. Václav Nosek), Bärenreiter Prague 2015 (full score, piano-vocal score, ed. Jiří Zahrádka, critical edition)

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JW I/5

1903–05

rev. 1906

1907

Výlety pana Broučka do Měsíce [The Excursion of Mr Brouček to the Moon]

opera in two acts and epilogue

  • libretto by Leoš Janáček in collaboration with Karel Mašek, František Gellner, Viktor Dyk and F. S. Procházka 
  • premiere 19. 11. 2010 Brno
  • first edition Universal Edition - Editio Moravia, Vienna - Brno 2003 (piano-vocal score, full score, ed. Jiří Zahrádka, critical edition)

JW I/6

1908–17

Výlety páně Broučkovy [The Excursions of Mr Brouček]

opera in two parts 1. The excursion of Mr Brouček to the moon 2. The excursion of Mr Brouček to the 15th century 

  • libretto 1. by Leoš Janáček in collaboration with Karel Mašek, František Gellner, Viktor Dyk and F. S. Procházka, 2. F. S. Procházka 
  • 1908-18, rev. 1920, 1926
  • premiere 23. 4. 1920 Prague
  • first edition Universal Edition, Vienna 1919 (piano-vocal score), 1959? (full score), Universal Edition, Vienna 2003 (piano-vocal score, full score, ed. Jiří Zahrádka, critical edition)

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JW I/7

1908–18

rev. 1920

1926

Káťa Kabanová

opera in three acts

  • libretto by Leoš Janáček after A. N. Ostrovsky's play The Thunderstorm (translation Vincenc Červinka)
  • 1920-21, rev. 1927
  • premiere 23. 11. 1921 Brno
  • first edition Universal Edition, Vienna 1922 (full score and piano-vocal score), 1992, 1993 (full score and piano-vocal score, ed. Charles Mackerras, 1927 version)

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JW I/8

1920–21

rev. 1927

Příhody lišky Bystroušky [The Cunning Little Vixen]

opera in three acts

  • libretto by Leoš Janáček on a story by Rudolf Těsnohlídek
  • 1922-23
  • premiere 6. 11. 1924 Brno
  • first edition Universal Edition, Vienna 1924 (piano-vocal score), 1961 (full score), Editio Peters, Leipzig 1984 (ed. Miroslav Barvík and Reiner Zimmermann), Universal Edition, Vienna 2010 (piano-vocal score, full score, ed. Jiří Zahrádka, critical edition)

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JW I/9

1922–23

Věc Makropulos [The Makropulos Affair]

opera in three acts

  • libretto by Leoš Janáček, based on a comedy of the same name by Karel Čapek
  • 1923-25
  • premiere 18. 12. 1926 Brno
  • first edition Universal Edition, Vienna 1926 (piano-vocal score), 1970 (full score), 2014 (full score, piano-vocal score, ed. Jiří Zahrádka, critical edition)

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JW I/10

1923–25

Z mrtvého domu [From the House of the Dead]

opera oin three acts

  • libretto by Leoš Janáček after Dostoyevsky's novel Notes from the House of the Dead 
  • 1927-28, rev. 1930 (Chlubna, Bakala, Zítek)
  • premiere 12. 4. 1930 Brno
  • first edition Universal Edition, Vienna 1930 (full score and piano-vocal score), 1990 (full score, ed. Charles Mackerras, John Tyrrell), 2017 (full score, piano-vocal score, ed. John Tyrrell, critical edition)

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JW I/11

1927–28