Our privacy policy was last updated on Friday 25 May 2018View it hereDismiss
Bachtrack logo

Work: The Cunning Little Vixen

Fact file
ComposerJanáček, Leoš (1854-1928)
Period20th century
Work typeOpera / Oratorio
Upcoming eventsSee more...

BerlinThe Cunning Little Vixen

The Cunning Little Vixen
Janáček: The Cunning Little Vixen
Moritz Gnann; Katharina Thalbach; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Ezio Toffolutti; Noel Bouley; Derek Welton

LondonThe Cunning Little Vixen

Janáček: The Cunning Little Vixen
Sir Simon Rattle; Peter Sellars; Gerald Finley; Lucy Crowe; Sophia Burgos; Sir Willard White

ParisJanácek: La petite renarde rusée

Janáček: The Cunning Little Vixen
Sir Simon Rattle; Peter Sellars; Gerald Finley; Lucy Crowe; Sophia Burgos; Anna Lapkovskaja

PragueThe Cunning Little Vixen

Janáček: The Cunning Little Vixen
Robert Jindra; Ondřej Havelka; Prague National Theatre Opera; Martin Černý; Kateřina Štefková; Martin Bárta; Svatopluk Sem
Latest reviewsSee more...

Eric Owens’ Forester the highlight of Glimmerglass' Vixen

Emma Novak (Frog) and Eric Owens (Forester) © Karli Cadel
A production that veers close to the Disneyesque but still provides plenty to enjoy. 
***11
Read more

Woodland Tales: Vixen at the RCM

Harriet Eyley (Vixen) © Chris Christodoulou
The Royal College of Music's first opera of the season, The Cunning Little Vixen has some excellent singing and first-class playing from the student orchestra.
***11
Read more

Sellar's half-baked semi-staging mars a fine Vixen

Lucy Crowe (Vixen) and Gerald Finley (Forester) © Monika Rittershaus
Rattle conducts Janáček's glorious score with unerring skill and barely concealed adoration, but is let down by his regular collaborator's muddy vision. 
***11
Read more

Cleveland Orchestra opens 100th season with a stunning Cunning Little Vixen

The Cleveland Orchestra's stage projections © © Roger Mastroianni, Courtesy of The Cleveland Orchestra
The Cleveland Orchestra’s centennial season was off to an auspicious start with an encore presentation of Janáček’s The Cunning Little Vixen.
*****
Read more

A dreamlike forest in an abandoned train station: The Cunning Little Vixen at West Edge Opera

Amy Foote (Vixen Sharp-Ears) © Cory Weaver
The sets, costumes, and venue contribute to the atmosphere, but it's the singing and playing of Janáček's enchanting music that make West Edge Opera's The Cunning Little Vixen magical.
****1
Read more