8th May

Concert will begin at 18:00 hours GMT

Historic recording: Dvorák's 'Vanda' with Tikalová, Petrová, Blachut and Kalas from Prague

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Dvorák's 'Vanda' is a grand opera in five acts. The Czech libretto was written by Václav Beneš-Šumavský and František Zákrejs after a work by Julian Surzycki. The story is about the Polish queen, Princess Wanda, who drowns herself in the Vistula river in order to save her people from the German invaders.

Performers: Drahomíra Tikalová, Štefa Petrová, Beno Blachut, Karel Kalaš, Borek Rujan, Ludmila Hanzalíková, Václav Bednár, Zdenek Jankovský.

Prague Radio Czechoslovak Choir. Prague Radio Orchestra. Conductor: František Dyk.

Recorded in 1951.


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