25. Prodaná nevĕsta (The Bartered Bride) – Bedřich Smetana

PRODANÁ NEVĔSTA (THE BARTERED BRIDE) Comic opera in 3 acts By Bedřich Smetana Libretto: Karel Sabina First performed: Provisional Theatre, Prague, 30 May 1866 COMMENTARY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igvYR2pYmlM&w=640&h=385 For a small country, the Czech Republic punches above its weight musically.  Dvořák’s Rusalka and Janáček’s operas are in the repertoire of many opera houses worldwide. The founding father … Continue reading 25. Prodaná nevĕsta (The Bartered Bride) – Bedřich Smetana