Repertoire

“Makino was the one who lent pathos and weight to the performance with his subtle
and informative gestures. He was the only of the three conductors who dared to see into
the eyes of the soloist, and was able to become a real partner to her in the
performance.”—János Malina, Muzsika

Opera

* cover, ** pianist

Adams
Nixon in China*

Bizet
Carmen**

Bloch
Macbeth

Bryars
The Paper Nautilus (U.S. Premiere)

Copeland
The Tell-Tale Heart (U.S. Premiere)

Falla
El Amor Brujo (1915 ver.)
El Retablo de Maese Pedro (Master Peter’s Puppet Show)

Frid
The Diary of Anne Frank**

Glass
Akhnaten*

Golijov
Ainadamar*

Gordon
Van Gogh

Gounod
Faust**

Hoiby
This is the Rill Speaking

Humperdinck
Hänsel und Gretel (arr. Kathleen Kelly)

Janáček
The Cunning Little Vixen* (Jonathan Dove reduction)

Lang
The Difficulty of Crossing a Field

Martinů
Les Larmes du Couteau (Slzy nože)*

Mozart
Don Giovanni*
Così fan Tutte
Die Zauberflöte

Nyman
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

Orff
Die Kluge (The Clever One)*

Poulenc
Les Mamelles de Tirésias*
Les Dialogues des Carmélites**
La Voix humaine**

Puccini
La Bohème*
La Rondine**
Gianni Schicchi*

Schoenberg
Pierrot Lunaire

Shostakovich
Moscow, Cherry Town* (Moskva, Cheryomushki) (Gerard McBurney reduction)

Sondheim
A Little Night Music

Ullmann
Der Kaiser von Atlantis*

Verdi
Rigoletto**
La Traviata**

Vivaldi
Motezuma** (U.S. Premiere)

 

Symphonic and Chamber

Bartók
Piano Concerto No. 1
Piano Concerto No. 3
Violin Concerto (No. 2)
Divertimento for String Orchestra

Beethoven
Symphonies 1-8
Violin Concerto

Berio
Folk Songs

Brahms
Symphony No. 4
Variations on a Theme by Josef Haydn

Britten
Lachrymae
Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge

Dalbavie
Sextine Cyclus

Debussy
Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune
La Mer

Griffes
The Pleasure-Dome of Kubla-Khan

Mendelssohn
Violin Concerto

Mozart
Symphony in G Minor, KV.550
Symphony in C Major, KV.551 Jupiter

Prokofiev
Symphony No. 1, Classical
Symphony No. 7 in C-sharp Minor

Ravel
Trois poèmes de Stéphane Mallarmé
Le Tombeau de Couperin

Stravinsky
The Firebird (suite 1919)
Trois poésies de la lyrique japonaise
2 poems by Konstantin Balmont
Concerto in Re for String Orchestra

Suk
Serenade for String Orchestra
Meditation on the Old Czech Hymn St. Wencelas

Tchaikovsky
Swan Lake Suite
Symphony No. 2 Little Russian
Violin Concerto
Serenade for Strings
The Nutcracker (complete ballet and suite)