Bern: Jenůfa

20 January 2024, 7:30pm, Stadttheater, Bern, Switzerland Bühnen Bern Leoš Janáček: Jenůfa (premiere) Directed by: Eva-Maria Höckmayr, music director: Nicholas Carter Cast: Alžběta Poláčková (Jenůfa), Claude Eichenberger (Kostelnička), Beau Gibson (Laca), Michał Prószyński (Števa) and others Following performances: 28 Jan, 4 and 27 Feb, and 3 and 26 Mar 2024

Bremen: Jenůfa

9 April 2022, 7:30pm, Theater Bremen, Bremen, Germany Leoš Janáček: Jenůfa (premiere) Directed by: Armin Petras, music director: Yoel Gamzou, William Kelley Cast: Nadine Lehner (Jenůfa), Ulrike Schneider (Kostelnička), Luis Olivares Sandoval (Laca), Christian-Andreas Engelhardt (Števa) and others Language: Czech with German subtitles Following performances: 16, 20 and 22 Apr, 13, 19 and 22 May … Read more

Vienna: Jenůfa

19 February 2022, 7pm, Theater an der Wien, Vienna Leoš Janáček: Jenůfa (premiere of a new production) Directed by: Lotte de Beer, music director: Marc Albrecht Cast: Svetlana Aksenova (Jenůfa), Nina Stemme (Kostelnička), Pavol Breslik (Števa), Pavel Černoch (Laca) and others Language: Czech with German subtitles Following performances: 21, 24, 26 and 28 Feb 2022

Kaiserslautern: Jenůfa

9 February 2019, Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Germany Leoš Janáček: Jenůfa (premiere) Directed by: Urs Häberli, music director: Uwe Sandner Cast: Ilona Krzywicka (Jenůfa), Sabine Hogrefe (Kostelnička), Heiko Börner (Laca), Daniel Kim (Števa) and others Language: German Following performances: 16, 20 and 26 Feb, 3 and 29 Mar, 12 and 26 Apr, 24 May 2019

Wiesbaden: Jenůfa

29 November 2018, Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, Germany Leoš Janáček: Jenůfa (premiere) Directed by: Ingo Kerkhof, music director: Patrick Lange Cast: Sabina Cvilak (Jenůfa), Dalia Schaechter (Kostelnička), Daniel Brenna (Laca), Aaron Cawley (Števa) and others Language: Czech with German subtitles Following performances: 2, 6, 12, 15, 20 and 28 Dec 2018

Leoš Janáček: Jenůfa (Greek premiere)

14 October 2018, Greek National Opera, Athens Leoš Janáček: Jenůfa (Greek premiere) Directed by: Nicola Raab, music director: Lukas Karytinos Cast: Sarah-Jane Brandon/Maria Mitsopoulu (Jenůfa), Sabine Hogrefe/Julia Souglakou (Kostelnička), Frank van Aken (Laca), Dimitris Paksoglou (Števa) and others Following performances: 19, 21, 24 and 27 Oct, 2 Nov 2018

Leoš Janáček: Jenůfa (premiere)

9 October 2018, De Nationale Opera, Amsterdam, Netherlands Leoš Janáček: Jenůfa (premiere) Directed by: Katie Mitchell, music director: Tomáš Netopil Cast: Anette Dasch (Jenůfa), Evelyn Herlitzius (Kostelnička), Pavel Černoch (Laca), Norman Reinhardt (Števa) and others Language: Czech with Dutch subtitles Following performances: 11, 14, 17, 20, 22 and 25 Oct 2018

Moscow: Jenůfa

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), … Read more

Kassel: Jenůfa

One of the nine opera performances Staatstheater Kassel (Hesse) produced this year was Janáček’s Jenůfa. The sold-out premiere which took place on 10 February was preceded a few days earlier by a public talk introducing not only the most famous of Moravian composers and his music but also the background of the Kassel production. The opera was directed … Read more

Jenůfa in Victoria, Canada

In co-production with Opéra de Montréal, Pacific Opera Victoria in the capital of British Columbia, Canada, presented a new production of Janáček’s Jenůfa. It was directed by the internationally acclaimed film director of psychological dramas Atom Egoyan, famed, among others, for Academy Award-nominated The Sweet Hereafter, Exotica (awarded a Golden Palm of Cannes) or the erotic thriller Chloe. Egoyan set the story … Read more