Carmina Burana
(Blink of An Eye)

Carl Orff

Scenic cantata in three parts
World Premiere: 8 June 1937, Städtische Bühnen, Frankfurt
Premiere of this production: 21 November 2019, Teatr Wielki - Polish National Opera
In the original Latin
Performances with the consent of: Schott Music GmbH & Co. KG
A licence to stage the work was issued by the ZAiKS Society of Authors

Carmina Burana (Blink of An Eye) is the event organised as part of the second edition of the project BMW Art Club. Future is Art. Carl Orff’s masterpiece is performed by the Chorus and Orchestra of the Polish National Opera. Boris Kudlička, the event’s artistic director has created an innovative visual show. BMW Art Club inspires the cooperation between the finest art institutions and artists and arranges cultural events where art meets advanced technologies and mirror their influence on dramatically changing world. In Carmina Burana (Blink of An Eye) Boris Kudlička matches his innovative vision with the classical piece by Carl Orff. The universal artistic values are like a bridge that connects the past and the unknown tomorrow, full of fears and hope.



As the Boy: Kosma Łoś, Barnaba Łoś
Choir’s Soloists: Magdalena Freino, Joanna Jękot-Bajtlik, Lidia Kitlińska, Piotr Zagórski
Chorus and Orchestra of the Polish National Opera
Władysław Skoraczewski Artos Children’s Choir

  • The project is part of BMW ART CLUB. The Future is Art




  • Patrons of Teatr Wielki – Polish National Opera

  • Partners of the Opera Academy

  • Partners of Teatr Wielki – Polish National Opera

  • Media patrons