First exhibition of original opera costumes of Jarmila Novotná in the Czech Republic

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In the 2015 the unique exhibition of opera costumes of Jarmila Novotná was held in the Municipal House in Prague. This exhibition was prepared in the cooperation with the Metropolitan Opera in New York and the National Gallery in Prague. This was the first time when the costumes of Jarmila Novotná owned by the Metropolitan Opera were lent to the Czech Republic. These costumes had been tailor-made for Jarmila Novotná; she had performed the roles of Cherub, Octavianus, Bartered Bride, or Violetta in them in the Metropolitan Opera but also in other famous opera houses. This special exposition were held in Prague’s Municipal House from September 9, 2015 till January 4, 2016.