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National Theatre Prague

Libuše – 'Běda! Běda!'

Extracts | Smetana

At a gathering of elders, Chrudoš (František Zahradníček) and Šťáhlav (Jaroslav Březina) accuse each other of falsely claiming each other’s inheritance. Lutobor (Jiří Sulženko) – the brothers’ uncle – and Lutobor (Jiří Sulženko) voice their opinion that such dangerous disagreements can only be settled when the nation is co-led by a man.

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