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Title Jenůfa [videorecording] : opera in three acts / by Leoš Janáček.

Imprint [Halle/Saale] : Arthaus Musik, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage DVD    B JANA JEN I90DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (121 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Libretto by the composer, after the play Jeji pastorkyňa by Gabriela Preissová.
Program notes with synopsis in English (10 p. : ill.)--inserted in container.
Credits Stage director, Opha Phelan ; set and costume designer, Leslie Travers ; lighting designer, Thomas C. Hase ; choreographer, Lynne Hockney ; video director, Johan Öberg.
Performer Ingrid Tobiasson (Stařenka Buryjovka) ; Gitta-Maria Sjöberg (Kostelnička Buryjovka) ; Erika Sunnegårdh (Jenůfa) ; Daniel Frank (Laca Klemeň) ; Joachim Bäckström (Števa Buryja) ; Per Høyer (Stárek) ; supporting soloists ; Orchestra and chorus of the Malmö Opera; Marko Ivanovic, conductor.
Event Recorded in performance, Malmö Opera House, 2011.
Summary A tale of passion, betrayal, and the transfiguring power of love. The embittered widow, Kostelnička, drowns her infant grandson to save her beloved stepdaughter Jenůfa from the shame and hardship of raising an illegitimate child.
System Details DVD, all regions, widescreen (16:9) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1, PCM stereo.
Language Sung in Czech, optional subtitles in English, German, French or Swedish.
Subject Operas.
Genre/Form Filmed operas.
Added Author Tobiasson, Ingrid. voc
Sjöberg, Gitta-Maria. voc
Sunnegårdh, Erika. voc
Frank, Daniel, 1975- voc
Bäckström, Joachim. voc
Høyer, Per. voc
Ivanović, Marko, 1976- Conductor.
Phelan, Orpha. Director.
Travers, Leslie.
Hase, Thomas C.
Hockney, Lynne.
Öberg, Johan.
Preissová, Gabriela Sekerová, 1862-1946. Její pastorkyňa.
Janáček, Leoš, 1854-1928. Jenůfa.
Malmö operaorkester. Performer.
Malmö operakör. Performer.
Arthaus Musik (Firm)
Standard No. 807280166590
Music No. 101 665 Arthaus Musik

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