A scene from the National Theatre Brno’s production of Czech composer Leos Janacek’s opera The Makropulos Case. Photo: Patrik Borecký

Smoking, nudity, immortality – Janacek opera The Makropulos Case, highlight of Hong Kong Arts Festival, has it all

A modern take on an eternal theme, this 1926 work – which has its Asian premiere in Hong Kong later this month – asks a profound question: what is the meaning of a life that never ends?

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A scene from the National Theatre Brno’s production of Czech composer Leos Janacek’s opera The Makropulos Case. Photo: Patrik Borecký
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