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19 May 2006

ENO's `Makropulos Case' Has Mackerras, 337-Year-Old Heroine

barker_cheryl_small.jpgBy Warwick Thompson [, 19 May 2006]

May 19 (Bloomberg) -- Janacek's opera ``The Makropulos Case'' is about a 337-year-old woman who has discovered an elixir of life. Listening to the vibrant conducting of 80-year-old maestro Charles Mackerras in the new production at the English National Opera in London, you'd think he had been tippling at the forbidden fluid too.

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