On 5 February 2022, the premiere of the opera Alcina by G. F. Händel is going to take place in Janáček Theatre Brno, performed by Collegium 1704 & Collegium Vocale 1704 conducted by Václav Luks. In the title role, you are going to see Canadian soprano Karina Gauvin, who is going to perform also at the Missa 1724 at the Rudolfinum on 15 February 2022. Alcina will be alternated by Pavla Vykopalová, other roles will be sung by Justin Kim, Mirella Hagen, Krystian Adam, Václava Krejčí Housková, Monika Jägerová, Tomáš Král and others.

The opera production follows the successful and acclaimed performance of Vivaldi´s Arsilda at the Slovakian national theatre in Bratislava in 2017. Koproducers are similarly Opéra Royal de Versailles and Théâtre de Caen.