News

  • 07 May 2021

June at the Polish National Opera

We are thrilled that we will able to open our doors to the audience on 29 May 2021 and excited to unveil two new productions. 

Dear Audience Members,

We are thrilled that we will able to open our doors to the audience on 29 May 2021. We have two new productions in store for you. First to be given its debut is the ballet Mayerling choreographed by the famous Kenneth MacMillan with music by Franz Liszt, whose postponement to 4 June was announced in our previous communications. Subsequent performances: 5, 6, 8, 9, and 10 June.

The 2020/21 season will close with the long-awaited performance of Mariusz Treliński’s take on Paul Hindemith’s Cardillac, which will take place on 25, 27 and 29 June. Tim Murray conducts, while excellent bass-baritone Tomasz Konieczny sings the title role.

Still in May, you may attend two educational projects: Family Fun at the Wielki (29 May, noon) and Meetings with Muzalinda (30 May).

Tickets to performances and educational projects to be held in June go on sale on Tuesday, 11 May, at 11 a.m. on butik.teatrwielki.pl and at our physical box office.

Please note that the performances of Beethoven’s opera Fidelio scheduled to take place in June has been cancelled.

From 4 May you may visit both the Opera Gallery and the Theatre Museum, where you can see an exhibition of Jan Cybis painting and the show Tango: Opera, Theatre, Cabaret, respectively. Don’t miss!

While we cannot welcome you to our house at this stage yet, we are for you online. Please check our offerings on vod.teatrwielki.pl and follow us on Facebook and Instagram. 

Ticket refunds:

  • Refunds on tickets purchased online and paid for using PayU will be credited to the account which was used to make the original payment, which means you do not need to contact us to get the refund. The refunds will be made successively, within 30 days of the performance date.
  • To obtain a refund on tickets purchased at the physical Box Office and paid for in cash or by card, please fill in and submit the ticket refund request form (if you would like the money to be credited to your bank account), or the prepaid card request form (if you would like the refund to be made to a prepaid card). You may also get the refund in person at the Box Office.
  • All prepaid cards remain valid until the last event of the 2021/22 season.
  • If your have already exchanged a voucher for a ticket for any of the cancelled performances, you will be entitled to swap it for a ticket to any of our performances in the 2021/22 season.

For inquiries, please contact the Ticket Service by phone +48 228265019, +48 22 692 02 08 or +48 692 02 10 (weekdays, 11 a.m.–7 p.m.), or by e-mail: bow@teatrwielki.pl.

Opening hours:

The box office in the main lobby:
closed until 28 May

The Boutique and box office in the opera house’s left wing:
open every day until 30 April: 11 a.m.–6 p.m.