Jenufa

Jenufa

Leoš Janáček
New Production

      


Libretto: the composer after a play by Gabriela Preissova
First Performance:  January 21, 1904, National Theatre, Brno
First Performance at the Israeli Opera: October 9, 1993
First Performance of this production in the current season: February 13, 2012 

This production of ‘Jenůfa’ was originally created for Glyndebourne Opera.

Conductor           George Pehlivanian 13/02, 15/02, 16/02, 17/02, 18/02, 20/02, 21/02
Noam Zur 24/02, 25/02
Director
Revival Director
Nikolaus Lehnhoff
Dan Dooner
Set & Costume Designer Tobias Hoheisel
Lighting Designer Paul Hastie
choreographer Denni Sayers

Soloists          
Jenufa Barbara Haveman 13/02, 16/02, 18/02
Ira Bertman 15/02, 2/17, 20/02, 25/02
Karine Babajanyan 21/02, 24/02
Kostelnicka Dalia Schaechter 13/02, 16/02, 18/02, 21/02, 25/02
Svetlana Sandler 15/02, 17/02, 20/02, 24/02
Laca Klemen Jorma Silvasti 13/02, 15/02, 17/02, 20/02, 24/02, 25/02
Hugh Smith 16/02, 18/02, 21/02
Steva Buryja Andrew Rees 13/02, 16/02, 18/02, 21/02, 25/02
Jason Collins 15/02, 17/02, 20/02, 24/02
Foreman / Mayor Vladimir Braun 
Grandmother Buryjovka Tamar Zohar
Jano Alla Vassilevitsky 13/02, 15/02, 16/02, 20/02, 21/02, 24/02
Avigail Gurtler 18/02, 25/02
Karolka Ayala Zimbler 13/02, 16/02, 17/02, 20/02, 21/02, 24/02, 24/02
Na’ama Goldman 15/02, 18/02
Mayor's wife Efrat Ashkenazi
Maid Malinsky Galina
Barena                                         Svetlana Babajanov 13/02, 16/02, 17/02, 20/02, 21/02, 24/02, 25/02
                                                     Dika Philosoph 15/02, 18/02

The Israeli Opera Chorus

Chorus Master: Yishai Steckler

The Opera Orchestra - The Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion

Sung in Czech

Surtitles in English and Hebrew
Surtitles: Israel Ouval
  

Length of performance: approx. two hours and 30 minutes

A family tragedy in which a strong minded woman murders the baby of her
stepdaughter because the father of the child will not marry her.
Janácek’s masterpiece focuses on powerful women who have to survive in a male dominated society.

Synopsis

At the moment only subscriptions can be purchased
Individual tickets sales will commence in October 2011

Dates

* MON 13.2.12 20:00
WED 15.2.12 20:00
THURS 16.2.12 20:00
FRI 17.2.12 13:00
SAT 18.2.12 20:00
MON 20.2.12 20:00
TUES 21.2.12 20:00
FRI 24.2.12 13:00
SAT 25.2.12 20:00

*Première Performance

Ticket Prices: 175/237/304/378/428 Nis
*15 Nis more for Saturday night performances

Towards Opening - a preview presentation with the creators and some of the performers,
with musical demonstrations from the opera:
SAT  11.2.12  11:00
Ticket Price: 70 Nis

Before the show back stage tours:
WED 15.2.12 18:45
MON 20.2.12 18:45 
TUES 21.2.12 18:45
                                              
Ticket Price: 25 Nis


Opera Talkback
WED 15.2.12
THURS 16.2.12
MON 20.2.12

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