Stravinsky: L'Histoire du Soldat
narrated in Hungarian as 'A Katona Tortenete'
Janos Kulka (Narrator), Jozsef Szarvas (Soldier), Laszlo Helyey (Devil), Judit Schell (Princess)
The Soldier's Tale, of epoch-marking importance in the history of music theatre, is rendered in Hungarian for the first time on this CD. The new translation is the work of Janos Lackfi, the stage version was directed by Tamas Ascher. The cast is as follows: Narrator - Janos Kulka, Soldier - Jozsef Szarvas, Devil - Laszlo Helyey, Princess - Judit Schell. The participating musicians were chosen from among the most prominent Hungarian instrumental soloists.