London Symphony Orchestra: Katya Kabanova (concert staging)

11 and 13 January 2023, 7pm, Barbican Centre, London Leoš Janáček: Katya Kabanova (concert staging) Cast: Amanda Majeski (Katya), Katarina Dalayman (Kabanicha), Simon O’Neill (Boris), Andrew Staples (Tichon), Pavlo Hunka (Dikoj), Magdalena Kožená (Varvara) and others London Symphony Orchestra, cond. Simon Rattle

Ondřej Adámek: Where are you? (world premiere)

6 March 2021, 6pm, live stream from Gesteig, Munich Ondřej Adámek: Where are you? for Mezzo-soprano and Orchestra (world premiere commissioned by musica viva and the London Symphony Orchestra) Magdalena Kožená – mezzo soprano, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, cond. Sir Simon Rattle

Berlin: Juliette

On May 28 one of Bohuslav Martinů’s operatic masterpieces, Juliette (1937-38), was performed, for the first time in the theatre’s history, at the Staatsoper Berlin. The all-star cast includes the Czech mezzo-soprano Magdalena Kožená in the title role of Juliette and Rolando Villazón as Michel; the conductor is the Staatsoper’s musical director Daniel Barenboim. Much of the attention … Read more