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

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

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

The audience for the National Theatre Brno’s recent production of Leos Janacek’s opera Jenufa, being screened as part of the Hong Kong Arts Festival’s celebration of Czech music this year, might be forgiven for thinking that the staging was inspired by the coronavirus pandemic.As the curtain rises for the second act, we see four square rooms, all in a line, uncannily like the next-door rooms of a quarantine hotel.The furnishings in each are identical: two chairs, a table, a basket of fruit, a…

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