A Dazzling Ninety Minutes
'The Cunning Little Vixen',
enjoyed by KELLY FERJUTZ
Birds do it, bees do it, so why not foxes in the forests? Fall in love, that is.
The Cunning Little Vixen is an opera by Leoš Janáček, with a libretto adapted by the composer from a serialized novella (otherwise known as a comic strip) by Rudolf Těsnohlídek and Stanislav Lolek, which was first published in the newspaper Lidové noviny. In past productions, singers were costumed as the animals encountered within the story; foxes, dogs, hens, roosters, frogs, mosquitos, owls, crickets, badgers and the like...
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