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Opera Archive

The Archive holds a wealth of material about the people, productions and origins of our world-renowned opera house. Come and see curated exhibitions and find out what’s new in the Glyndebourne Archive.

Jenufa, 28 May 1989

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Leos Janacek

Librettist: Leos Janacek based on story by Gabriela Preissova

Conductor: Andrew Davis

Orchestra: London Philharmonic


Grandmother Buryja: Menai Davies

Jenufa: Roberta Alexander

Laca Klemen: Philip Langridge

Steva Buryja: Mark Baker

Jano: Lynne Davies

Mill Foreman: Robert Poulton

Kostelnicka: Anja Silja

Barena: Sarah Pring

Maid: Helen Cannell

Mayor: Gordon Sandison

Mayor's Wife: Linda Ormiston

Karolka: Alison Hagley

Aunt: Deirdre Crowley

Production Team

Original Director: Nikolaus Lehnhoff

Associate Director: Dagmar Thole

Set Designer: Tobias Hoheisel

Costume Designer: Tobias Hoheisel

Lighting Designer: Wolfgang Göbbel