The Makropulos case / music, Leoš Janáček ; libretto by the composer after the play by Karel Čapek ; director, Nikolaus Lehnhoff ; produced by Simon Flind ; Channel Four, NVC Arts.

Based on a play by Karel Čapek, The Makropulos Case focuses on the issue of longevity - the pros and cons of living for 337 years, as happens to the mysterious Emilia Marty, the sexually irresistible prima donna who's seen it all and done it all. Part grotesque human comedy, part profound perso...

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Main Author: Janáček, Leoš, 1854-1928 (Composer)
Corporate Authors: London Philharmonic Orchestra (Instrumentalist), Glyndebourne Festival Opera
Other Authors: Flind, Simon (Producer), Davis, Andrew, 1944- (Conductor)
Format: Electronic
Language:Czech
Published: Berlin : C Major Entertainment, 1995.
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Online Access:Click for online access
Uniform Title:Věc Makropulos
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Summary:Based on a play by Karel Čapek, The Makropulos Case focuses on the issue of longevity - the pros and cons of living for 337 years, as happens to the mysterious Emilia Marty, the sexually irresistible prima donna who's seen it all and done it all. Part grotesque human comedy, part profound personal tragedy, Janáček's opera examines the eternal mystery of human existence with uniquely life-enhancing vision. "Anja Silja's Emilia Marty in Makropulos at Glyndebourne is a nonpareil triumph ... This is a near-perfect production by Nikolaus Lehnhoff" Wall Street Journal.
Item Description:Title from title screen (viewed February 23, 2022).
Written in 1925.
Physical Description:1 online resource (95 minutes)
Playing Time:01:34:49
Production Credits:Designer, Tobias Hoheisel ; directed for television by Brian Large ; lighting designer, Mark Henderson.
Participant or Performer:Anja Silja (Emilia Marty) ; Kim Begley (Albert Gregor) ; Victor Braun (Baron Prus) ; Andrew Shore (Dr. Kolenatý) ; London Philharmonic ; the Glyndebourne Chorus ; Andrew Davis, conductor.
Language:Sung in Czech.