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Opera Night at the BPL: Musical Nationalism and Folklore in Opera
Themes of nationalism, folklore, and folk music weave a rich musical texture with a deeply moving storyline to make Kátya Kabanová one of Janácek’s most enthralling operas. The story paints a tragic portrait of provincial life in the story of a woman suffocated by her cowardly husband and tyrannical mother-in-law. To escape her claustrophobic existence, she finds true love in the arms of another man. Dramatic tension builds as Janácek takes us on a musical journey, reflecting Kátya’s competingView more
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