20th May 1949

Marie Podvalová as Libuše

In May 1949, a recording of Bedřich Smetana’s opera Libuše was made for Supraphon at the Czechoslovak Radio studio. The title role was portrayed by the celebrated Czech soprano Marie Podvalová, an artist dazzling in demanding dramatic roles and possessing a splendid voice, physical beauty and great theatrical talent. Marie Podvalová recorded for Supraphon more than a hundred albums, which rank among its most remarkable releases.

Album detail
Catalogue number: SU 3504-2