The Cunning Little Vixen
The Teatro Regio presents a masterpiece by Leóš Janáček
A moving tale of 1900s in the first Italian poetic staging directed by Carsen
Jan Latham-Koenig conducts both the Orchestra and Chorus of the Regio
Teatro Regio, Tuesday 19th January 2016, at 20:00
On Tuesday 19th January 2016, at 20:00, the Regio shows The Cunning Little Vixen by Leóš Janáček, premiered in Turin and directed by Robert Carsen. It is a unique opportunity to appreciate a title rarely performed, presented in a setting of great beauty and poetry. The Cunning Little Vixen is the first of the project Janáček-Carsen which shows, as from this season, the great masterpieces of the Moravian composer, one of the fathers of the musical language of the twentieth century. The great Canadian director Robert Carsen has a close relationship with the Regio which started back in 1996 with Cendrillon followed by Mephistopheles (2002), Rusalka (2007) and Salome (2008), reads and interprets the composer’s masterpieces. The English conductor, Jan Latham-Koenig, a leading expert in the opera of Janáček, is on the podium of the Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro Regio, directing this rich score. The delicate and poetic staging of Carsen, an Italian premiere, is a co-production between the Opera National du Rhin and the Opéra de Lille. The cast: Lucie Silkenová, Michaela Kapustová, Svatopluk Sem, Eliška Weissová, Jaroslav Březina.