Strassbourg: “The Diary of One Who Disappeared” in new orchestration

15 March 2022, Opéra National du Rhin, Strassbourg Arsmondo Roma Festival Leoš Janáček, Arthur Lavandier: The Diary of One Who Disappeared (premiere of a new orchestral version) Directed by: Daniel Fish, music director: Łukasz Borowicz Cast: Magnus Vigilius (Janík), Josy Santos / Adriana Bignagni Lesca (Zefka) Orchestre symphonique de Mulhouse, Chœur de l’Opéra national du Rhin … Read more

Vienna: The Diary of One who Disappeared

The German version of Janáček’s song cycle The Diary of One who Disappeared (1917-1919) was given its premiere on 8 April in Vienna. Composed by a nearly 65-year-old Janáček as a love declaration for an unattainable woman, this passionate story consisting of 21 short songs to the poetry of Ozef Kalda was performed in the stylish Razumovsky Salon … Read more