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Domanínská Klobásková, Vyčichlová, Libuše (opera)

Alena Němcová

in Oxford Music Online

Published in print December 1992 |
Published online January 2002 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gmo/9781561592630.article.O006584

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(b Brno, July 4, 1924). Czech soprano. She studied at Brno Conservatory and with Řezníčková, made her début as Blaženka in Smetana’s The Secret with the Brno Opera in 1945 and soon became a leading member of the company. Her soft, warm, youthful dramatic soprano voice, gifted in cantilena and capable of delicate expressive nuance, was primarily valuable in Smetana. But she won great success with Janáček’s Jenůfa, Kát’a and the Vixen, in which the outstanding character of her voice was supported by sensitive dramatic feeling. In ...

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Subjects: Opera

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