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The Makropulos Case, 12 August 1995

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Leos Janacek

Librettist: Leos Janacek after Karel Capek

Conductor: Andrew Davis

Orchestra: London Philharmonic


Vitek: Anthony Roden

Albert Gregor: Kim Begley

Kristina: Manuela Kriscak

Dr Kolenaty: Andrew Shore

Emilia Marty: Anja Silja

Baron Jaroslav Prus: Victor Braun

Cleaner: Menai Davies

Stage Hand: Henry Waddington

Janek: Christopher Ventris

Hauk-Sendorf: Robert Tear

Chambermaid: Susan Gorton

Production Team

Original Director: Nikolaus Lehnhoff

Associate Director: Jakob Peters-Messer

Set Designer: Tobias Hoheisel

Costume Designer: Tobias Hoheisel

Lighting Designer: Mark Henderson