Zurich: The Makropulos Affair

22 September 2019, Opernhaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland Leoš Janáček: The Makropulos Affair (premiere) Directed by: Dmitri Tcherniakov, music director: Jakub Hrůša Cast: Evelyn Herlitzius (Emilia Marty), Sam Furness (Albert Gregor), Tómas Tómasson (Dr Kolenatý), Scott Hendricks (Jaroslav Prus), Kevin Conners (Vítek), Deniz Uzun (Kristina) and others Language: Czech Following performances: 25 and 28 Sep, 6, … Read more

Leoš Janáček: Jenůfa (premiere)

9 October 2018, De Nationale Opera, Amsterdam, Netherlands Leoš Janáček: Jenůfa (premiere) Directed by: Katie Mitchell, music director: Tomáš Netopil Cast: Anette Dasch (Jenůfa), Evelyn Herlitzius (Kostelnička), Pavel Černoch (Laca), Norman Reinhardt (Števa) and others Language: Czech with Dutch subtitles Following performances: 11, 14, 17, 20, 22 and 25 Oct 2018

Berlin: The Makropulos Affair

On 19 February a new production of Leoš Janáček’s opera The Makropulos Affair received its premiere at the Deutsche Oper Berlin. Its authors are the director David Hermann and the scenographer Christof Hetzer, who had already created the productions of Das Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern (The Little Match Girl) by Helmut Lachenman and Oresteia by Iannis Xenakis … Read more