Leos Janáček

Jenůfa


Opera in three acts, in Czech with Hungarian and English surtitles
Stepdaughter is pregnant by cousin, who chooses instead the judge’s daughter, while other boy, who is in love with stepdaughter, prefers to butcher stepdaughter’s face. To ensure future happiness, stepmother drowns stepdaughter’s child in brook. Child is later discovered, although murderer does appear to have credible explanation. Son with knife embraces stepdaughter at finale. Slavic story with much sorrow.
Photographer: Nagy Attila

General cast

Conductor
Graeme Jenkins
Buryja, the Grandmother
Éva Balatoni
Laca Klemen
János Bándi
Steva Burya
Atilla Kiss B.
Kostelnicka
Gyöngyi Lukács
Jenufa
Szilvia Rálik
Mill Foreman
Gábor Bretz
Mayor
László Szvétek
Mayor's wife
Katalin Gémes
Karolka
Krisztina Simon
Neighbour
Éva Várhelyi
Barena
Erika Markovics
Jano
Kinga Kriszta

Creators

Composer
Leos Janacek
Librettist
Gabriela Preissová
Hungarian subtitles
Ágnes Romhányi
English subtitles
Arthur Roger Crane
Director
Attila Vidnyánszky
Choreographer
András Nádasdy
Set Designer
Alekszander Bezolub
Costume Designer
Alekszander Bezolub
Choir Master
Kálmán Strausz