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From the Royal Albert Hall, London and presented by Donald Macleod. The Prom concludes with Jiri Belohlavek and the BBC SO in Janacek's rarely heard opera Osud (Fate).

From the Royal Albert Hall, London. Presented by Donald Macleod.

The Prom concludes with Janacek's rarely heard semi-autobiographical opera Osud (Fate), about the writing of an opera, and which tells of the composer Zivny and his lover Mila, both the object of his obsessive love and the subject of his work.

Zivny ...... Stefan Margita
Mila ...... Amanda Roocroft
Mila's Mother ...... Rosalind Plowright
Dr Suda/Hrazda ...... Ales Briscein
Lhotsky ...... Ales Jenis
Konecny ...... Owen Gilhooly
Ms Stuhla ...... Ailish Tynan
Ms Pacovska/Fanca/Souckova ...... Martina Bauerova
Doubek as a child ...... George Longworth
BBC Singers
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Jiri Belohlavek (conductor)

Janacek: Osud (concert performance - sung in Czech).

1 hour, 35 minutes

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