Views Read Edit View history. Albert returns and again pleads his love, but Emilia merely falls asleep, and Albert leaves. In order not to stand out she moved to a different place every two decades and changed her name and identity. He is said, however, to have named a boy from an orphanage, one Ferdinand Gregor, as the heir to part of his estate. Prus has been going on for almost a century. She calls him by a past pet name and asks him for a kiss, to his surprise.
Marty is very interested in any other documents that might have been found there. But I’m making her a little warmer so that people can sympathize with her. Act 1 A probate case has been dragging on between the Gregor family and the Prus family for almost one hundred years and today the final verdict is to be given. As the first signs of old age appear on her face, the others, initially disbelieving her story, come to believe her, and to feel pity for her. Baron Joseph Ferdinand Prus died in , leaving no will or legitimate children. Baron Prus died without a direct heir. More than three hundred years ago, an alchemist named Makropulos was employed by the Hapsburg Emperor Rudolf II to create an elixir to give the Emperor eternal life.
Albert Gregor arrives to proclaim his love for Emilia, but she rejects him. If you choose to use this review on your amkropulos please link back to this page.
She no longer sees any sense in using the Makropulos secret a second time: Emilia offers to buy a synoopsis document found with the will, but Jaroslav refuses and leaves. Retrieved from ” https: Jaroslav overhears this, and orders Janek to leave. His cousin claimed the estate, but so did Albert’s ancestor, Ferdinand Gregor, who asserted that the Baron had promised the estate to him.
You can add or edit information about The Makropulos Case at musicbrainz. Emilia replies that she is, in fact, all of those people.
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Baron Joseph Ferdinand Prus died inleaving no will or legitimate children. Jaroslav then comments on her interest in and striking knowledge of his family, then asks if she knows the name Makropulos. She became a great singer. Though disappointed by Emilia’s coldness, Jaroslav nonetheless gives her the envelope containing the document.
Gregor summons a doctor, who then orders strong black coffee to be brought in. He then takes his leave. Emilia offers to buy a mysterious document found with the will, but Jaroslav refuses and leaves. Kristina tells Janek that they cannot continue their relationship, because she needs to concentrate on her singing to become a great artist like Emilia.
She then realizes that the signed proof she sent Kolenaty that Ferdinand Gregor was the son of Synopssis MacGregor is not valid.
After Marty signs a photograph for Kristina, they notice that the signature is almost identical to the signatures from the century-old documents. Marty is very interested in any other documents that might have been found there.
Marty announces that she can produce this, and leaves the men astonished once again. What was not apparent at the time was that the elixir actually worked, granting Elina some additional years of life. When Jaroslav asks again her name, she repeats: The elixir only works for years and so if Marty is to go on living she has to make a new potion. More than three hundred years ago, an alchemist named Makropulos was employed by the Hapsburg Emperor Rudolf II to create an elixir to give the Emperor eternal life.
Jaroslav then offers to provide the document himself if Emilia will spend the night with him. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
After a week, Elina woke up and fled with the formula, which proved successful. He hurries out and returns with the news that his son, Janek, has just killed himself out of love for Marty. Webarchive template wayback links.
Emilia laughs after the parchment has completely burned, and proclaims the “end of immortality”.
However, Albert’s ancestor, Ferdinand Gregor, made the same claim, and asserted that Baron Prus had promised the estate to him, based on an oral statement from Baron Prus, though with no physical document to support this statement.
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Sir Charles Mackerras has recorded Makropulos before, in Czech with the Vienna Philharmonic for Decca — yet this English language version is not as disadvantaged as you might at first suspect. Hauk wants to persuade his gipsy Eugenia Montez alias Emilia to flee south with him. He places Emilia, who has drunk some whiskey just beforehand, under oath. Instead she asks Gregor to give her some documents written in Greek which his great-grandfather Ferdinand left him.
The Makropulos Affair
Her fear of death has not decreased. This startles Emilia, but she then recovers her bearings. Marty returns with a bottle of whisky, which gives her courage to confess her real identity: Emilia asks what would be required for Albert Gregor to win the case. Janacek’s Case at the Met Misfires”. However, Kristina burns the parchment in a candle flame. Among the documents, there is visible a seal with the letters EM, dating from Speaking with unusual familiarity of these long-ago events, she states that Ferdinand Gregor was the ysnopsis son of Baron Joseph who was a very centered and diligent man, contradicting Dr.
However, after a week, Elina awoke xynopsis fled with the formula, which proved to be successful. Marty excuses herself, and while she is away, they search her personal belongings and discover correspondence bearing various names: Prus has been going on for almost a century.
Kristina re-enters the sjnopsis, to ask the others to speak quietly and let Emilia sleep. Amkropulos further states that Ferdinand Gregor was her son, which makes her a direct ancestor of Gregor his great-great-great-great-great-grandmother . Marty claims to know of documents in the vaults of the current Baron Prus that will settle the matter conclusively. Prus points out that it is still necessary to produce written proof that Ferdinand MacGregor was indeed the son of Pepi Prus nakropulos Gregor can legally claim the disputed property.
As a young woman a life-prolonging elixir was tested on her. When the potion was ready, the Emperor ordered his alchemist to test it on his daughter first.
At the backstage affaor a theatre, some of the employees are talking about the success of Emilia Marty’s performance.