The Diary of One who Disappeared is still a rarity in the recital hall. Why do you think that is, how did you get to know it, and was it love at first sight?

Janáček’s music was love at first sight for me. I remember seeing David Alden’s production of Jenufaat the London Coliseum when I was a student and being entirely changed by its subject-matter, honesty and immediacy.

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