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A Timeless Message

'Jenůfa' at the Teatro Comunale di Bologna
impresses GIUSEPPE PENNISI

 

On 17 April 2015, with new management and an almost balanced budget, the Teatro Comunale di Bologna presented a new production of Jenůfa by Leoš Janáček — a joint effort with Brussels' Théâtre de la Monnaie and with Moscow's Bolshoi (where it is expected to become part of the repertory). I was in the audience.

It was almost a premiere because in the past, Jenůfa had been shown in Bologna only in 1974 for three performances, as part of Prague National Theatre's Western European tour. Janáček's operas arrived in Italy after World War II...

Copyright © 20 April 2015 Giuseppe Pennisi,
Rome, Italy

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LEOS JANACEK

JENUFA

BOLOGNA

ITALY

CZECH REPUBLIC

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