RECENT: Find out about composers from unusual places, including Gerard Schurmann, Giya Kancheli, Nazib Zhiganov and Nodar Gabunia, about singing in cars, and meet Jim Hutton from the RLPO and some of our regular contributors in this eighty-minute February 2021 video.
Vec Makropoulos, known in English as The Makropoulos Case or The Makropoulos Affair, is an opera by Leos Janácek, written between 1923 and 1925, and based on the play of the same name by Karel Capek. It was first performed in Brno on 18 December 1926, conducted by Frantisek Neumann.
Ensemble. A Real Thriller - Makropoulos in the Lagoon, with Giuseppe Pennisi
Ensemble. Passionate Urgency - Janácek's 'The Makropoulos Case', reviewed by Mike Wheeler
Ensemble. Nearly Late Romantic - Giuseppe Pennisi was at the opening night of the new production in Florence of Janácek's 'The Makropoulos Case'
Ensemble. Faith and the Devil - Giuseppe Pennisi reports on Janácek and Strauss at the Salzburg Summer Festival