Forthcoming release of Janáček's 'Jenůfa' on DVD and Blu-ray

Janacek's 'Jenufa', recorded live at the Teatro Real, October 2009Recorded live at the Teatro Real in October 2009, Ivor Bolton conducts Stéphane Braunschweig’s production of Jenůfa starring English soprano Amanda Roocroft in one of her signature roles as the opera’s heroine, Slovac tenor Miroslav Dvorský as Laca, and the great dramatic soprano Deborah Polaski as Kostelnicka.  Due for release by Opus Arte on DVD and Blu-ray in August this year.

“Not only did he [Ivor Bolton] conduct the score superbly, with extraordinary tension and sensitivity throughout, but he drew some truly wonderful playing from his orchestra, significantly better than anything I have heard from them under other batons.” Seen and Heard International