Luhacovice

show more detailshow less detail

Episodes

First
Broadcast
Comments
20040704

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).