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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…
Dalibor Jedlicka (Goryantchikov), Jiri Zahradnicek (Luka Morosoff), Jaroslava Janská (Alyeya), Václav Zitek (Shishkov), Antonin Svorc (Old Prisoner), Ivo Zidek (Skuratov)
Wiener Staatsopernchor & Wiener Philharmoniker, Charles Mackerras
Vadim Repin (violin) & Nikolai Lugansky (piano)
The obvious empathy that exists between these two artists...brings enormous dividends to this warmly recorded programme. It's so easy to become complacent in such a well-worn work as the Franck.... — More…
Bell (flute/piccolo), Craxton (oboe), Pay (clarinet), Harris (bass clarinet), Gatt (bassoon), Eastop (horn), Paul Crossley (piano)
Vienna Philharmonic, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, London Sinfonietta, Sir Charles Mackerras, François Huybrechts, Neville Marriner,...
Cheryl Barker (Katya), Jane Henschel (Kabanicha), Robert Brubaker (Boris Grigoryevich), Peter Hoare (Tichon Kabanov), Peter Wedd (Kudryash), Victoria Simmonds (Varvara), Kathleen Wilkinson (Glasha), Gwynne Howell (Dikoi); Welsh National Opera, Carlo Rizzi
…Rizzi illuminates… with almost Puccinian warmth, while keenly evoking the tightening tensions beneath. …Barker's… intense soprano, large for the role, makes Katya sound stronger than usual... — More…
Magdalena Kožená (mezzo-soprano), Dorothea Röschmann (soprano), Michael Freimuth (lute and guitar) & Malcolm Martineau (piano)
Beautifully recorded and accompanied, this is not just a showpiece for an exceptional voice, but a fascinating conspectus of Czech song, with a Moravian twist. — More…
Jiri Zahradnicek, Ivo Zidek, Dalibor Jedlicka
Vienna State Opera Chorus, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Mackerras
From the House of the Dead (the 1980 Gramophone Record of the Year) was here recorded for the first time in its proper, original version; and this revealed it as even more of a masterpiece –... — More…
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (piano)
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Edward Gardner
we have a fine interpreter of Janáček and a distinguished orchestra...Orchestral ensemble is good though not always the intonation. still, the remaining movements are more compelling, with vivid... — More…
Peter Straka, Jan Vacík, Zdenek Plech, Maria Haan, Roman Janál, Martina Bauerová, Ales Briscein, Jaroslav Brezina & Václav Sibera
BBC Singers & BBC Symphony Orchestra, Jirí Belohlávek
The instrumental playing here is magnificent and the BBC Singers negotiate their often stratospheric lines with raw passion and enviable confidence. But what makes the whole performance of this... — More…