Janáček’s 'The Cunning Little Vixen'

The Cunning Little Vixen

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August 2013

Cunning Little Vixen'There's nothing cutesy about director Melly Still's treatment of animal characters, who form a parade of grotesques… while Vixen Sharp-Ears (Lucy Crowe) is a rebellius, DM-wearing adolescent, more runaway killer than seductress' Helen Wallace

Janáček
The Cunning Little Vixen
Lucy Crowem, Sergei Leiferkus, Emma Bell, Mischa Schelomianski, Adrian Thompson, William Dazeley, Jean Rigby, Colin Judson, Sarah Pring; Glyndebourne Chorus; London Philharmonic Orchestra/Vladimir Jurowski; dir. Melly Still (Glyndebourne, 2012)

Opus Arte OA 1102 D (NTSC system; LPCM 2.0/dts 5.1; 16:9 picture format) 97 mins

For a full review, pick up a copy of the August issue of BBC Music Magazine