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Janácek: Jenufa - Dalibor Jedlicka (vocals); Elisabeth Söderström (vocals); Eva Randova (vocals); Marie Mrazova (vocals); Peter Dvorsky (vocals); Vaclav Zitek (vocals); Wieslaw Ochman (vocals); Vienna State Opera Chorus (choir, chorus); Wiener Philharmoniker
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  1. Jenufa, opera, JW 1/4
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It's hard to think of a twentieth century Czech-language opera that has enjoyed more success than Leos Janácek's Jenufa, and there is certainly no shortage of good recordings of it. Among the most exceptional is this effort for Decca led by Charles Mackerras. Elisabeth Söderström is riveting in her portrayal of the small-town girl desperate that the empty-headed Steva, played by Petr Dvorský, will marry her and legitimize their child. Wieslav Ochman is alternatively menacing and touching as Steva's crazed, jealousy-confused ...