The Chap-Book - concert
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A concert performance of Bohuslav Martinů’s choral ballet, which is made
up of a loose sequence of fairy tales, folk games and nursery rhymes, inspired
by collections of Karel Jaromír Erben and Božena Němcová, popular folk
poetry and tales, and medieval street theatre.
National Theatre Chorus and Orchestra
Prague Philharmonic Children's Choir
Špalíček (The Chap-Book) is framed by a cycle of children’s games and
scenes from rural life (The Water Sprite Game, The Cockerel and Hen Game, The
Golden Gate Game, and others), interspersed with The Fairy Tale of the Cobbler
and Death, The Legend of Saint Dorothy and The Fairy Tale of Cinderella.
Martinů’s ballet The Chap-Book received its world premiere in 1933 at
the National Theatre in Prague, with a production choreographed by Josef
Jenčík, one of the most distinguished avant-garde dance figures of the first
Language – in Czech, Czech, English subtitles
Approximate running time – 1 hour 45 minutes, 1 intermission
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and mouth inside the theatre.
Spectators entrance, stay in the theatre and the subsequent exit is organized by the theatre staff in a special mode so that the visitors of the individual sectors are separated from each other and do not have to meet even in the areas of refreshments, restrooms or cloak rooms.
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