Dvořák's neglected masterpiece is a captivating blend of high comedy and drama. Ingredients include a couple in disguise, thwarted desire and a spoonful of suspicion and intrigue, all served up in music of pure gold.
Josef Bend Count Vilem of Harasov Svatopluk Sem Bohus Dana Burešová Julie Jaroslav Březina Benda Lucie Fišer Silkenová Terinka Aleš Vorček Jiří Jozef Benci Filip Ales Jenis Adolf Rebecca Lodge Lotinka BBC Singers Trinity Boys School children's chorus BBC Symphony Orchestra Jiří Bělohlávek conductor Kenneth Richardson director
Concert staging Sung in Czech with English surtitles Study Day 2.30–5.30pm, Mozart Room A study afternoon on Dvorak's opera The Jacobin. Admission free to ticket-holders to the evening concert. Limited capacity, please arrive early to avoid disappointment.