60 years after its Russian premiere, the Stanislavsky Theatre in Moscow put on a new production of Jenůfa, Leoš Janáček’s most famous operatic work. Sung in Russian, the piece was premiered on 28 February.
The creative team was led by the theatre’s long-standing collaborators, director Alexander Titel and conductor Evgeny Brazhnik. Alternating in the leading roles are Elena Bezgodkova and Elena Guseva (Jenůfa), Olga Guryakova, Natalia Muradymova and Natalia Vladimirskaya (Kostelnička), Nikolay Erohkin, Kirill Matveev and Vitaly Revyakin (Laca) and Evgeny Libermann, Najmiddin Mavlyanov and Dmitry Polkopin (Števa). Two more performances are scheduled in the course of this season.
28 February 2018, Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre, Moscow
Leoš Janáček: Jenůfa (premiere)
directed by: Alexander Titel, music director: Evgeny Brazhnik
following performances: 1 and 2 Mar, 21 Apr 2018