Opera by late Czech composer Leo Janáček.
"The Adventures of Mr Broucek is one of Janáceks most vibrantly original works.
The beer-fuelled Mr Brouceks adventures take him through space and time: first to the moon and then to the middle of the revolution in 15th-century Prague. By turns funny, surreal, tender and thrilling, the opera is full of wonderful portraits and parodies - of artists, poets, soldiers, and the ordinary people of Janáceks homeland.
The music is just as varied as Brouceks adventures, from the extra-terrestrial sounds of the moon music, to the gorgeous orchestral interlude which transforms the action from the moon to Prague."