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  1. Makropulos Affair
    Makropulos Affair
    Makropulos Affair
    Makropulos Affair
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  2. Makropulos Affair

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    Delivery: 10-20 Working Days
    Customer Ratings (8 reviews)
    Price R706.00

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Additional Information

C Major Entertainment presents Janacek's The Makropoulos Affair - the opera sensation from the 2011 Salzburg Festival. Esa-Pekka Salonen & the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, featuring Angela Denoke and the staging of Christoph Marthaler received fantastic reviews from all over the world. "Esa-Pekka Salonen ensures a brilliant reading of Janacek's fascinating score, which both heightens the opera's suspense and soars with music of passion." The New York Times "Ms. Denoke is a compelling actress" The New York Times "cast, conductor and direction team won unanimous applause" Financial Times "This is the first production of The Makropoulos Affair ever available on Blu-ray Disc!"

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Specifications

Country
USA
AspectRatio
1.78:1
AudienceRating
NR (Not Rated)
Binding
DVD
Brand
SALONEN/DENOKE/VERY/HOARE
EAN
0814337010959
IsAdultProduct
Label
C Major Entertainment
Manufacturer
C Major Entertainment
Model
CMAJ709508DVD
MPN
CMAJ709508DVD
NumberOfDiscs
1
NumberOfItems
1
PartNumber
CMAJ709508DVD
PictureFormat
Widescreen
Publisher
C Major Entertainment
RegionCode
1
ReleaseDate
2012-05-29
Studio
C Major Entertainment
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

This opera concerns a 314 year old diva Emilia Marty, played by Angela Denoke,who is embroiled in a complicated lawsuit and who is hunting for a document that will renew her lease on life.Marty,a true femme fatale,possesses a nearly magical ability to bewitch men. This power she uses to confound lawyers,make her courtroom adversary fall in love with her, and,inadvertantly,drive his son to commit suicide. All of this Marty greets with an indifference mixed with disgust because she has come to regard existence itself as a drab and pointless burden......Angela Denoke dominates the opera. She conveys an allure that is at once fascinating and frightening.She is also able to convey a vulnerability as her character is literally worn down by the weight of time...The Makropulos Affair is an "actor's opera" in that the opera takes precedence over the music.The score combines a kind of atonality with lyricism and adds greatly to the strange and disturbing power of the entire opera.the... Read more
Very fair price for an interesting production of an intriguing opera by a composer I love. Quick and careful shipment.
Contrary to what one reviewer says, this blu-ray does have English subtitles. (The overture to this production happens to be on youtube, so you can preview it there.) For some reason, Amazon has prized this blu-ray at $5.75. That is an incredible deal. I ordered it.
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