Kát’a Kabanová – 2009 Season

Leoš Janá˘cek

Opera in three acts

Libretto by Leoš Janá˘cek, based V. Cervinka’s translation of The Storm, by Alexander Ostrovsky By arrangement with Universal Edition A.G. Wien

Sung in Czech with English surtitles

First performed 23 November 1921, National Theatre, Brno

With the City of London Sinfonia and Opera Holland Park Chorus

New production (first ever by Opera Holland Park)

Opera Holland Park, Holland Park, London

 

2009 Performances on July 24, 28, 30, August 1, 5, 7

 

Conductor Stuart Stratford

Director Olivia Fuchs

Designer Yannis Thavoris

Lighting Designer Colin Grenfell

Language Coach Lada Valešová

Costume Supervisor Chrissy Maddison

Répétiteur Elizabeth Rowe

Chorus Master Matthew Morley

Stage Manager Rebecca Maltby

Deputy Stage Manager Kate Astbury

Assistant Stage Manager Kirk Woodley

 

Cast

Kát’a Anne Sophie Duprels

Kabanicha Anne Mason

Boris Tom Randle

Varvara Patricia Orr

Tichon Jeffrey Lloyd Roberts

Kudrjáš Andrew Rees

Dikoj Richard Angas

Glaša Nuala Willis

Kuligin Nicholas Lester

Fekluša Emma Carrington

Žena Carolyn Harries

Muž Peter Kent