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Opera Jenůfa by Janácek

Opera Jenůfa by Janácek

24 March - 09 April7 : 30 PM

Update: Cancelled

Next in The Royal Opera’s stagings of Janácek, Jenůfa explores the lives of two courageous women struggling for fulfilment in a small rural community. Janácek movingly captures Jenůfa’s progression from hope to despair to eventual radiant happiness, while her stepmother, the Kostelnicka, is one of opera’s most complex and sympathetic maternal figures. Award-winning director Claus Guth stages the first production of Jenůfa at Covent Garden since 2001. Former Music Director of Glyndebourne Vladimir Jurowski makes a long-awaited return to The Royal Opera conducting a stunning score infused with the folk music of Janácek’s native Moravia, with rising star Asmik Grigorian as Jenůfa and Karita Mattila as the Kostelnicka.

Sung in Czech with English Surtitles

Performers

Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Vladimir Jurowski conductor
Asmik Grigorian Jenůfa
Karita Mattila Kostelnicka

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