Janáček: The cunning little vixen & Sinfonietta

Forester Gerald Finley bass-baritone
Forester’s Wife Paulina Malefane soprano
Schoolmaster Peter Hoare tenor
Parson Jan Martiník bass
Harašta, a poultry dealer and poacher Hanno Müller-Brachmann bass
Pásek, an innkeeper Jonah Halton tenor
Mrs Pásková, his wife Anna Lapkovskaja mezzo-soprano
Vixen Bystrouška (Sharp-Ears) Lucy Crowe soprano
Fox (Gold-Spur) Sophia Burgos soprano
Jay Irene Hoogveld soprano

"For me this is very personal. It’s the piece that made me want to become an opera conductor. The opera is full of nature and the circle of life. It’s a deeply moving piece and it also moves at the speed of the fastest thriller." (Sir Simon Rattle)

LSO0850-D  119 minutes 37 seconds (2 discs)