PHOTOALBUM. Detective opera based on the play by Karel Čapek Stage Director – Dmitry Bertman Music Director – Gennady Rozhdestvensky Set and. Vec Makropulos. U.S. Opera Premiere. (in English). Opera in three acts by Leoš Janácek. Libretto by Leoš Janácek. Based on the play by Karel Capek. CAST. Get this from a library! Vec Makropulos: opera. [Leoš Janáček; Karel Čapek; Max Brod].

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Orchestra English National Opera Orchestra. Va plutot kaerl l’opera. One document in the records mentions a “Gregor Mach”. Emilia replies that she is, in fact, all of those people.

The Makropulos Case – Národní divadlo

New year in fairy-tale city. Please enter your name. Emilia offers to buy a mysterious document found with the will, but Jaroslav refuses and leaves.

Preview this item Preview this item. Sir Charles Mackerras recorded the opera in Czech in Vienna 25 years ago and this Opera in English can stand the comparison. Vitek asks that Emilia sign a photograph for his daughter Kristina, which Emilia does. Sam rated it really liked it Jan 26, Marie rated it it was ok Aug 27, Albert returns and again pleads his love, but Emilia merely falls asleep, and Albert leaves.


She further states that Ferdinand Gregor was her son, which makes her a direct ancestor of Gregor his great-great-great-great-great-grandmother [3]. The plot revolves around a lawsuit and a big mystery behind it that Capek cleverly keeps mysterious until the end.

This startles Emilia, but she then recovers her bearings. To view it, click here. School of Snow Maidens.

His interpretation is as compelling as ever. Kristina demurs, and questions whether such people would truly be happy. The Love for Three Oranges. Emilia asks that the party stop reading the documents, and says that she will then explain everything. Suddenly Marti appears accompanied by the lawyer Kolenaty. The E-mail Address es field is required. Cancel Forgot your password? The artefact unwinding before us in time is aggressively beautiful.

There is a discussion about a past opera singer, Strada, from years earlier, whom Emilia mocks from what appears to be first-hand experience of hearing Strada sing in person.

The Makropulos Case

As well as Capek fans of course. She is years old. Emilia then became desperate to retrieve it. Emilia spurns his advances again.

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Chandos sung in English [9]. Solo bass-baritone – Dr Kolenaty Neal Davies. Veronika rated it really liked it Mar 15, He then agrees to provide the document himself if Emilia will spend the night with him. Kristina explains to Janek that she cannot continue her relationship with him.


However, she also tells him that he must obtain from Prus papers that will provide him with proof to win the inheritance. Please verify that you are not a robot.

Emilia goes on to say that Elina Makropulos was her aunt. Janek returns, and Emilia asks him to get the document for her. Citations are based on reference standards. He feels deceived — Emilia was as cold as ice in bed. And she is ready to present the formula to anybody who wishes it. Lucie Jansch Duration of the performance: He continues saying that only a descendant of Ferdinand Makropoulos can claim the estate.

Act 1 Prague, Vitek argues that giving humans extended life will allow them to do great works over an extended duration.