From the San Francisco Opera production of The Makropulos Case, 2016.
Leoš Janáček The Makropulos Case
English National Opera, conducted by Sir Charles MacKerras, Chandos, 2007
(Warning: This review contains spoilers for the plot of this opera.)
Leoš Janáček (1854-1928) was a Czech composer known for his combination of folk music with a strikingly original modernism. There is no other composer who sounds remotely like him. He is as instantly recognizable as Vivaldi, Wagner, or Philip Glass. Read more …