A scene from Leos Janacek’s Jenufa staged by the National Theatre Brno that may bring to mind a quarantine hotel, with its four identical rooms, each with a sole occupant who’s in pain. Photo: Patrik Borecky A scene from Leos Janacek’s Jenufa staged by the National Theatre Brno that may bring to mind a quarantine hotel, with its four identical rooms, each with a sole occupant who’s in pain. Photo: Patrik Borecky
A scene from Leos Janacek’s Jenufa staged by the National Theatre Brno that may bring to mind a quarantine hotel, with its four identical rooms, each with a sole occupant who’s in pain. Photo: Patrik Borecky

Opera that might make you think of the coronavirus pandemic – Jenufa by Leos Janacek staged for Hong Kong Arts Festival screening

  • The stage for the second act of Theatre National Brno’s production of Jenufa looks uncannily like a quarantine hotel, though the design predates the pandemic
  • Jenufa is one of two Janacek operas offered for free streaming to Arts Festival patrons; the other, The Cunning Little Vixen, has the most unlikely roots

Topic |   Hong Kong Arts Festival
A scene from Leos Janacek’s Jenufa staged by the National Theatre Brno that may bring to mind a quarantine hotel, with its four identical rooms, each with a sole occupant who’s in pain. Photo: Patrik Borecky A scene from Leos Janacek’s Jenufa staged by the National Theatre Brno that may bring to mind a quarantine hotel, with its four identical rooms, each with a sole occupant who’s in pain. Photo: Patrik Borecky
A scene from Leos Janacek’s Jenufa staged by the National Theatre Brno that may bring to mind a quarantine hotel, with its four identical rooms, each with a sole occupant who’s in pain. Photo: Patrik Borecky
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