Stephanie Hughes presents a performance of Leos Janacek's Jenufa.
David Alden's new production for ENO focuses on the claustrophobia of the piece. Jenufa is loved by two rival half-brothers and her revelation that she is pregnant leads to tragic consequences.
Jenufa....Amanda Roocroft (soprano)
Kostelnicka....Catherine Malfitano (soprano)
Laca Klemen....Stuart Skelton (tenor)
Steva Buryja....Paul Charles Clarke (tenor)
Grandmother Buryja....Susan Gorton (mezzo)
Mayor....Russell Smythe (baritone)
Mayor's Wife....Sarah Pring (mezzo)
Karolka....Lee Bisset (soprano)
Maid....Kathleen Wilkinson (mezzo)
Jano....Elizabeth Cragg (soprano)
Orchestra and Chorus of English National Opera
Mikhail Agrest (conductor).