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Elisabeth Söderström (Jenufa), Eva Randova (Kostelnicka), Petr Dvorsky (Steva), Vaclav Zitek (Sterek), Marie Mrazova (Starenka), Dalibor Jedlicka (Rychtar), Wieslaw Ochman (Laca), Lucia Popp (Karolka), Lucia Popp (Vixen), Eva Randová (Fox), Dalibor Jedliaka (Forester), Dalibor Jedlicka (Gorjancikov),...
Charles Mackerras's partnership with soprano Söderström produced definitive and superbly recorded studio performances of Kát'a Kabanová, Jenůfa and The Makropulos Case. A must for Janáček fans. — More…
London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
Gothic Voices, Christopher Page
Gothic Voices chose to perform the hymns and sequences with great simplicity, alternating a single voice with unison voices over drones. Bingen's spellbinding melodies are clear and meditative,... — More…
Lucia Popp (Vixen), Dalibor Jedlicka (Forester), Richard Novak (Priest), Eva Randova (Fox), Vladimir Krejcik (Schoolmaster/Mosquito), Eva Zigmundova (Forester's Wife/Owl), Richard Novák (Badger)
Wiener Philharmoniker, Charles Mackerras
The first in the original astringent but atmospheric scoring. Mackerras is slightly less warmly idiomatic than his Czech rivals, but it's better sung. — More…
Dalibor Jedlicka, Vladimir Krejcik, Lucia Popp, Richard Novák, Eva Randová
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Mackerras
Janácek used the most unlikely material for his operas. For The Cunning LittleVixen his source was a series of newspaper drawings, with accompanying text, about the adventures of a vixen cub... — More…