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Edinburgh Festival Theatre
|Opera North's production première of The Makropulos Case at the Edinburgh Festival|
|The strange yet compelling story of the 350-year-old opera singer Elina Makropulos was Opera North’s showcase in a production première at this year’s Edinburgh International Festival.
Leoš Janáček wrote The Makropulos Affair, his penultimate opera, based on the Karel Čapek play about Elina Makropulos, who was given a potion to preserve her youth when she was sixteen. It is a suspenseful thriller of a story, requiring a stand-out performance for a soprano to inhabit the main role.
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