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Janacek - The Makropulos Case

Katie Derham presents a performance given at Brno Opera of Janacek's The Makropulos Case, with soprano Gitta-Maria Sjoberg as Emily Marty. Plus Saariaho's Laterna Magica.

The Swedish soprano Gitta-Maria Sjoberg sings the role of Emily Marty in a production of Janacek's The Makropulos Case from Brno Opera, with the tenor Ales Briscein as Albert Gregor and the bass-baritone Frantisek Duriac as Dr Kolenaty. Plus Saarijaho's Laterna Magica performed by Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Edward Gardner.

Presented by Katie Derham.

2pm
JANACEK
The Makropulos Case, opera in 3 acts
Emilia Marty.............Gitta-Maria Sjoberg (soprano)
Albert Gregor............Ales Briscein (tenor)
Dr Kolenaty..............Frantisek Duriac (bass-baritone)
Vitek.......................Petr Levicek (tenor)
Kristina....................Eva Sterbova (soprano)
Baron Jaroslav Prus....Svatopluk Sem (baritone)
Janek......................Peter Racko (tenor)
Count Hauk-Sendorf...Josef Skrobanek (tenor)
Stage Technician.......Jiri Klecker (baritone)
Cleaning Woman.......Jitka Zerhauova (contralto)
Maid.......................Jana Wallingerova (contralto)
Brno Opera Chorus
Brno Opera Orchestra
Marko Ivanovic (conductor)

3:55pm
SAARIAHO
Laterna Magica
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Edward Gardner (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Leos Janáček

    The Makropulos Affair (Vec Makropulos) - Act 1

    Singer: Gitta-Maria Sjoberg. Conductor: Marko Ivanovic. Orchestra: Brno Opera Orchestra. Singer: Svatopluk Sem. Singer: Jiri Klecker. Singer: Petr Levicek. Singer: Jana Wallingerova. Singer: Ales Briscein. Singer: Josef Skrobanek. Singer: Peter Racko. Singer: Eva Sterbova. Choir: Brno Opera Chorus. Singer: Jitka Zerhanova. Singer: Frantisek Duriac.
  • Leos Janáček

    The Makropulos Affair (Vec Makropulos) - Act 2

    Singer: Gitta-Maria Sjoberg. Conductor: Marko Ivanovic. Orchestra: Brno Opera Orchestra. Singer: Svatopluk Sem. Singer: Jiri Klecker. Singer: Petr Levicek. Singer: Jana Wallingerova. Singer: Ales Briscein. Singer: Josef Skrobanek. Singer: Peter Racko. Singer: Eva Sterbova. Choir: Brno Opera Chorus. Singer: Jitka Zerhanova. Singer: Frantisek Duriac.
  • Leos Janáček

    The Makropulos Affair (Vec Makropulos) - Act 3

    Singer: Gitta-Maria Sjoberg. Conductor: Marko Ivanovic. Orchestra: Brno Opera Orchestra. Singer: Svatopluk Sem. Singer: Jiri Klecker. Singer: Petr Levicek. Singer: Jana Wallingerova. Singer: Ales Briscein. Singer: Josef Skrobanek. Singer: Peter Racko. Singer: Eva Sterbova. Choir: Brno Opera Chorus. Singer: Jitka Zerhanova. Singer: Frantisek Duriac.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Piano Concerto in G major

    Performer: Dejan Lazić. Orchestra: DR SymfoniOrkestret. Conductor: Vasily Petrenko.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    3 Fantastic Dances, Op. 5 - no. 1. March in C major

    Performer: Dejan Lazić.
  • Kaija Saariaho

    Laterna Magica (The Magic Lantern) for large orchestra

    Conductor: Edward Gardner. Orchestra: Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester.

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