The Teatr Wielki – Polish National Opera has one of the world’s largest opera stages, measuring 1150 square meters. At the backstage there is a green room, a make-up room, a small ballet studio, and numerous dressing rooms. The room can seat 1,768 people in what is called its stalls, amphitheater, upper circle, balcony, and gallery. 

Take the Virtual Tour to learn more about the auditorium’s history. Its technical parameters are listed below. You may also learn more about the the prices of tickets to performances held at the Moniuszko Auditorium and its seating plan


Stage specifications:

  • Stage size: 1150 m²
  • Seating capacity: 1768
  • Height: 34.3 m 
  • Width: 36.5 m 
  • Height of the proscenium arch: 10.5 m 
  • Width of the proscenium arch: 17.45 m 
  • Flying system with more than 100 bars to hang scenery
  • 6 two-level hydraulic traps  
  • backstage fitted with a revolving turntable
  • 2 side docks with 4 electrically-powered scenery wagons each 
  • 8 lighting bridges 
  • 3 screens (white, graphite, gray)
  • a cargo lift

Events held at the auditorium:

  • performances
  • galas, jubilees
  • film premieres 
  • concerts 


Presentation and technical rider: