Janacek: Katia Kabanova / Cambreling, Denoke, Kuebler, Henschel

Release Date: 7/27/2010
Label: Kultur Video
Catalog Number: 4535
Composer: Leos Janácek
Number of Discs: 1

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Leos Janácek's opera Katia Kabanova follows the life of a middle-class family in the 1850s and is set on the banks of the Volga in a small town, Kalinove in Russia. Christopher Marthaler’s modern production takes place in the 1990s and sheds a new light on this intense drama.

Recorded at the Kleines Festspielhaus during the 1998 Salzburg Festival.

Cast & Crew:
Angela Denoke, Katia Kabanova
David Kuebler, Boris
Jane Henschel, Kabanicha
Hubert Delamboye, Tichon
Dagmar Peckova, Varvara
Henk Smits, Dikoj
Rainer Trost, Kudrjás
Federic Caton, Kuligin
Ulrika Precht, Glasa
Elisabeth Starzinger, Feklusa
Alena Cokova, A Woman
Ulrich Voss, A Man
Ludwig Hampe, Viola d’Amore

Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Slovak Philharmonic Choir
Musical Direction: Sylvain Cambreling

Director: Christoph Marthaler
Stage Design & Costumes: Anna Viebrock
Film Director: Pierre Cavassilas
Photos: Ruth Walz

Region: 1 (US and Canada)
Running Time: 99 minutes
Color: Color
Format: NTSC, Widescreen
Sound: LPCM
Language: Czech
Subtitles: English
Works on This Recording
1. Kát'a Kabanová by Leos Janácek
Performer: Elisaabeth Starzinger (Mezzo Soprano), Angela Denoke (Soprano), Ulrika Precht (Soprano), Hubert Delamboye (Tenor), Frédéric Caton (Bass), Rainer Trost (Tenor), David Kuebler (Tenor), Jane Henschel (Mezzo Soprano), Dagmar Pecková (Mezzo Soprano), Ulrich Voss (Voice), Alena Coková (Voice), Henk Smits (Voice)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1919-1921 ; Brno, Czech Republic
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