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Jenůfa - 10 April 1958 Evening 

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Rafael Kubelik
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Jenůfa
foster-daughter of Kostelnička Buryja
Amy Shuard
Grandmother Buryja
owner of the mill
Edith Coates
Laca Klemeň
her step-grandson
John Lanigan
Jano
a shepherd boy
Celia Penney
Foreman of the mill Otakar Kraus
Kostelnička Buryja
widow and daughter-in-law of Grandmother Buryja (Kostelnička means wife of the sexton or sacristan)
Sylvia Fisher
Števa Buryja
grandson and heir of Grandmother Buryja and step-brother of Laca
Raymond Nilsson
Barena
servant-girl in the mill
Jeannette Sinclair
A Maid Josephine Veasey
Mayor of the village David Kelly
His Wife Noreen Berry
Karolka
their daughter
Marie Collier
Musicians, Villagers, Recruits, Millhands and Village girls The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
Children from Queensbridge Secondary School
The Covent Garden Opera Ballet
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: English
Translator: Edward Downes, Otakar Kraus
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 10 April 1958 (in Royal Opera House Collections)