Luhacovice

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Dennis and John take the waters at Janácek's favourite holiday retreat, the Moravian spa of Luhacovice, to reveal its influence on Janácek's music and love life: a tale of two Kamilas.

Music includes

Fate [Osud] - Act 1 (sung in English)

Zivny....Philip Langridge

Mila....Helen Field

Mila's mother....Kathryn Harries

Forces of Welsh National Opera

Charles Mackerras (conductor)

The diary of one who disappeared

Ian Bostridge (tenor)

Ruby Philogene (mezzo-soprano)

Thomas Ades (piano).