2 CD / Supraphon / 2010-04-16Works: Bohuslav Martinu: The Greek Passion (Recké pasije), opera, H. 372
Performers: Horacek, Jaroslav; Jankovsky, Zdenek; Pribyl, Vilem; Spisar, Oldrich; Tucek, Rene
Conductors: Pesek, Libor
The Greek Passion became for Bohuslav Martinu (1890-1959) an opera epilogue whose humanistic message surpasses that of all the others owing to the sheer power...continue...
Recording information: Rudolfinum, Prague (09/29/1981-10/01/1981)....continue...
1 DVD Video / Supraphon / 2007-08-31Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Greek Passion
Performers: Field, Helen; Mitchinson, John; Savory, Catherine; Tomlinson, John
Conductors: Mackerras, Charles, Sir
Ensemble: Brno Philharmonic Orchestra; Kuhn's Children's Chorus; Prague Philharmonic Chorus
Martinu wrote his own libretto for the opera 'Greek Passion' which is based on Christ Recrucified (1951), a novel by Nikos Kazantzakis. The opera was...continue...
Run Time: 93 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Sound Format(s): , Digitally Processed
Country of Origin: Czech Republic
1 CD / Supraphon / 2007-05-25Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Epic of Gilgamesh
Performers: Machotkova, Marcela; Prusa, Karel; Zahradnicek, Jiri; Zitek, Vaclav
Conductors: Belohlávek, Jirí
Ensemble: Prague Symphony Orchestra
Jiri Belohlavek is a world-renowned conductor of the works of Bohuslav Martinu, including the symphonic, operatic, oratorio and cantata literature. Martinu's oratorio The Epic of...continue...
2 CD / Supraphon / 2002-10-15Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Julietta (The Key to Dreams), opera, H. 253
Performers: Jedenactik, Vladimir; Mixova, Ivana; Zidek, Ivo
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2002-04-01Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Epic of Gilgamesh
Performers: Depoltova, Eva; Margita, Stefan; Vele, Ludek; Vocals], Ivan Kusnjer [Baritone
Conductors: Kosler, Zdenek
Ensemble: Slovak Philharmonic Choir
"'Gilgamesh' is absorbing, fast-paced, often marked by atmospheric beauty and savage energy... The original language was English, but this performance, like the one of two...continue...
1 CD / Supraphon / 2000-11-20Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Ariadne
Performers: Dolezal, Vladimir; Kopp, Miroslav; Lindsley, Celina; Novak, Richard; Philips, Norman; Vele, Ludek
Conductors: Neumann, Václav
Ensemble: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra; Prague Philharmonic Chorus members
2 CD / Supraphon / 1989-01-01Works: Bohuslav Martinu: The Greek Passion (Recké pasije), opera, H. 372
Performers: Cullis, Rita; Davies, Arthur [Tenor Vocal]; Field, Helen [Soprano Vocals]; Gwynne, David; Harris, John [Tenor Vocal]; Joll, Phillip; Jonasova, Jana; Lawton, Jeffrey; Mitchinson, John; Moses, Geoffrey...
Conductors: Mackerras, Charles