Bonn: The Makropulos Affair

7 April 2019, Theater Bonn, Bonn, Germany Leoš Janáček: The Makropulos Affair (premiere in co-production with the English National Opera) Directed by: Christopher Alden, music director: Hermes Helfricht Cast: Yannick-Muriel Noah (Emilia Marty), Thomas Piffka (Albert Gregor), Martin Tzonev (Dr Kolenatý), Ivan Krutikov (Jaroslav Prus), Christian Georg (Vítek), Kathrin Leidig (Kristina) and others Language: Czech Following performances: 11 and 20 Apr, 4, … Read more

Darmstadt: The Makropulos Affair

Conductor Will Humburg concluded his three-year-long Janáček cycle at Staatstheater Darmstadt with a new production of The Makropulos Affair. The theatre’s general music director is already an expert when it comes to the Moravian composer; apart from Jenůfa and The Cunning Little Vixen in Darmstadt, he had also conducted Katya Kabanova a couple of years ago in Bonn. The directress Eva-Maria Höckmayer tried to depict especially the … Read more