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Ensemble

Passionate Urgency

Janácek's 'The Makropoulos Case',
reviewed by MIKE WHEELER

 

Time runs swiftly in Tom Cairns' new production of Janácek's The Makropoulos Case, sung in Norman Tucker's English translation (Opera North, Theatre Royal, Nottingham, UK, 22 November 2012). In fact, the clocks on Hildegard Bechtler's set tell us, it runs at different speeds simultaneously. And time is of the essence for opera singer Emilia Marty...

Copyright © 8 December 2012 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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LEOS JANACEK

OPERA NORTH

NOTTINGHAM THEATRE ROYAL

NOTTINGHAM

UNITED KINGDOM

RICHARD FARNES

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