Performances

  • Carmen

    Carmen

    Georges Bizet

    6,7,8,10,28,29,31 March 2020

    Opera in four acts | Libretto: Henri Meilhac, Ludovic Halévy | In the original French with Polish surtitles

    • Conductor: Keri-Lynn Wilson
    • Director: Andrzej Chyra
    • Set Designer: Barbara Hanicka
    • Costume Designer: Magda Maciejewska
    • Lighting Designer: Bartosz Nalazek
    • Choreography: Jacek Przybyłowicz
    • Video Projections: Michał Jankowski
    • Dramaturgy: Małgorzata Sikorska-Miszczuk
    • Dramaturgic cooperation: Michał Kurkowski
    • Chorus Master: Mirosław Janowski
    • Children’s Chorus Master: Danuta Chmurska
    • Hair and Make up: Marek Bryczyński
  • Creations 12

    Creations 12

    Collage / young choreographers

    5,6,7 June 2020

    11th Choreographic Workshop of the Polish National Ballet

  • Fredriana

    Fredriana

    Stanisław Moniuszko / Conrad Drzewiecki, Anna Hop

    19,20 October 2019,
    22,26,29 November 2019,
    1 December 2019,
    18,19 January 2020,
    9,15,16 February 2020,
    21,22 April 2020

    Ballet evening in two parts | Celebrating the Bicentenary of Stanisław Moniuszko’s Birth

    • Choreography SARMATIAN PARABLE: Conrad Drzewiecki
    • Staging SARMATIAN PARABLE: Emil Wesołowski
    • Libretto, Choreography and Directing HUSBAND AND WIFE: Anna Hop
    • Music: Stanisław Moniuszko
    • Interludes HUSBAND AND WIFE: Wojciech Kostrzewa
    • Conductor: Piotr Staniszewski
    • Staging assistant SARMATIAN PARABLE: Renata Smukała
    • Set Designer SARMATIAN PARABLE: Jan Bernaś
    • Set Design Reconstruction SARMATIAN PARABLE: Lilia Ostrouch
    • Set & Lighting Designer, Video Projections HUSBAND AND WIFE: Małgorzata Szabłowska
    • Costume Designer SARMATIAN PARABLE: Krzysztof Pankiewicz
    • Costume Design Reconstruction SARMATIAN PARABLE: Katarzyna Załęcka
    • Costume Designer HUSBAND AND WIFE: Maciej Zień
    • Lighting SARMATIAN PARABLE: Maciej Igielski
  • Halka (Vilnius version)

    Halka (Vilnius version)

    Stanisław Moniuszko

    13,15 March 2020,
    24,26 April 2020,
    9,28 May 2020

    Opera in two acts | Libretto: Włodzimierz Wolski | In the original Polish with English surtitles

    • Conductor: Łukasz Borowicz
    • Director: Agnieszka Glińska
    • Set Designer: Monika Nyckowska
    • Costume Designer: Katarzyna Lewińska
    • Choreography: Weronika Pelczyńska
    • Lighting Designer: Jacqueline Sobiszewski
    • Video Projections: Franciszek Przybylski
    • Chorus Master: Mirosław Janowski
    • Vocal expression and performance consultant: Katarzyna Sitarz
  • La Traviata

    La Traviata

    Giuseppe Verdi

    15,16,17,18,19 April 2020

    Opera in three acts | Libretto: Francesco Maria Piave after Alexander Dumas fils | In the original Italian with Polish surtitles

    • Conductor: Patrick Fournillier
    • Director: Mariusz Treliński
    • Set Designer: Boris Kudlička
    • Costume Designer: Tomasz Ossoliński
    • Costume Designer: Gosia Baczyńska
    • Choreography: Tomasz Jan Wygoda
    • Dramaturgy: Piotr Gruszczyński
    • Lighting Designer: Marc Heinz
    • Video Projections: Darek Błaszczyk / Cókierek
    • Chorus Master: Mirosław Janowski
  • Madama Butterfly

    Madama Butterfly

    Giacomo Puccini

    6,7,8,10 December 2019,
    15,16,17 May 2020

    Japanese tragedy in three acts | Libretto: Giuseppe Giacosa, Luigi Illica | In the original Italian with Polish surtitles

    • Conductor: Tadeusz Kozłowski
    • Director: Mariusz Treliński
    • Set Designer: Boris Kudlička
    • Costume Designer: Paweł Grabarczyk
    • Costume Designer: Magdalena Tesławska
    • Choreography: Emil Wesołowski
    • Lighting Designer: Stanisław Zięba
  • Manru

    Manru

    Ignacy Jan Paderewski

    18,20 October 2019

    Opera in three acts | Libretto: Alfred Nossig based on the novel ‘The Cottage outside the Village’ by Józef Ignacy Kraszewski | In the original Polish with English surtitles

    • Conductor: Grzegorz Nowak
    • Director: Marek Weiss
    • Set and costume designer: Kaspar Glarner
    • Choreography: Izadora Weiss
    • Lighting Designer: Maciej Igielski
    • Video Projections: Bartek Macias
    • Chorus Master: Mirosław Janowski
    • Children’s Choir Master: Danuta Chmurska
  • Nabucco

    Nabucco

    Giuseppe Verdi

    13,15 December 2019,
    30 May 2020,
    2,4,6 June 2020

    Opera in four acts | Libretto: Temistocle Solera | In the original Italian with Polish surtitles

    • Conductor: Tadeusz Kozłowski
    • Director: Marek Weiss
    • Set Designer: Andrzej Kreutz Majewski
    • Costume Designer: Jacek Majewski
    • Choreography: Emil Wesołowski
    • Lighting Designer: Jerzy Bojar
  • Notre Chopin

    Notre Chopin

    Fryderyk Chopin / Liam Scarlett, Krzysztof Pastor

    4,5 April 2020

    Ballet evening in two parts | Celebrating 100 Years since Poland Regained its Independence

    • Choreography CONCERTO IN E MINOR: Liam Scarlett
    • Choreography CONCERTO IN F MINOR: Krzysztof Pastor
    • Music: Fryderyk Chopin
    • Conductor: Grzegorz Nowak
    • Piano: Krzysztof Jabłoński
    • Set and Costume Designer: Tatyana van Walsum
    • Lighting: Yaron Abulafia
    • Dramaturgy CONCERTO IN F MINOR: Daniel Przastek
  • Obsessions

    Obsessions

    Schubert / Pastor | Karłowicz / Wesołowski | Schnittke, Górecki / Pastor

    22,23,24,30,31 May 2020

    Ballet evening in three parts | Music: Franz Schubert; Mieczysław Karłowicz; Alfred Schnittke; Henryk Mikołaj Górecki

    • Choreography ADAGIO & SCHERZO, MOVING ROOMS: Krzysztof Pastor
    • Choreography RETURNING WAVES: Emil Wesołowski
    • Sets and Video Projections ADAGIO & SCHERZO: Małgorzata Szabłowska
    • Set Designer RETURNING WAVES: Boris Kudlička
    • Costume Designer ADAGIO & SCHERZO: Marta Fiedler
    • Costume Designer RETURNING WAVES: Irena Biegańska
    • Costume Designer MOVING ROOMS: Oliver Haller
    • Lighting ADAGIO & SCHERZO, RETURNING WAVES: Maciej Igielski
    • Lighting MOVING ROOMS: Bert Dalhuysen
  • Rigoletto

    Rigoletto

    Giuseppe Verdi

    11,13,15 October 2019

    Opera in three acts | Libretto: Francesco Maria Piave after Victor Hugo | In the original Italian with Polish surtitles

    • Conductor: Patrick Fournillier
    • Director: Gilberto Deflo
    • Set Designer: Ezio Frigerio
    • Costume Designer: Franca Squarciapino
    • Choreography: Zofia Rudnicka
    • Lighting Designer: Stanisław Zięba
    • Chorus Master: Mirosław Janowski
  • Swan Lake

    Swan Lake

    Pyotr Tchaikovsky / Krzysztof Pastor, Lev Ivanov

    25,26 September 2019,
    1,2,3,4,5,6 October 2019

    Ballet in three acts with a prologue and an epilogue | New libretto: Paweł Chynowski | Musical redaction: Paweł Chynowski and Alexei Baklan

    • Choreography (traditional sequences included): Krzysztof Pastor
    • Music: Piotr Czajkowski
    • Conductor: Alexei Baklan
    • Set and Costume Designer: Luisa Spinatelli
    • Staging of traditional sequences: Simonetta Lysy
    • Lighting: Steen Bjarke
  • The Fiery Angel

    The Fiery Angel

    Sergei Prokofiev

    19,21,23 January 2020

    Opera in five acts (seven scenes) | Libretto: the composer after Valery Bryusov | In the original Russian with Polish surtitles

    • Conductor: Kazushi Ono
    • Director: Mariusz Treliński
    • Set Designer: Boris Kudlička
    • Costume Designer: Kaspar Glarner
    • Lighting Designer: Felice Ross
    • Video Projections: Bartek Macias
    • Choreography / Movement Director: Tomasz Jan Wygoda
    • Dramaturgy: Małgorzata Sikorska-Miszczuk
    • Make-up: Waldemar Pokromski
    • Chorus Master: Mirosław Janowski
  • The Haunted Manor

    The Haunted Manor

    Stanisław Moniuszko

    9,10,11,12 January 2020

    Opera in four acts | Libretto: Jan Chęciński | In the original Polish with English surtitles

    • Conductor: Grzegorz Nowak
    • Director: David Pountney
    • Set Designer: Leslie Travers
    • Costume Designer: Marie-Jeanne Lecca
    • Choreography: Emil Wesołowski
    • Lighting Designer: Fabrice Kebour
    • Chorus Master: Violetta Bielecka
    • Chorus Master: Mirosław Janowski
  • The Lady of the Camellias

    The Lady of the Camellias

    Fryderyk Chopin / John Neumeier

    30,31 January 2020,
    1,2,27,28,29 February 2020,
    1 March 2020

    Ballet in three acts and a prologue by John Neumeier after the novel by Alexandre Dumas, fils

    • Choreography: John Neumeier
    • Music: Fryderyk Chopin
    • Conductor: Grzegorz Nowak
    • Pianist: Krzysztof Jabłoński
    • Pianista: Marek Bracha
    • Set and Costume Designer: Jürgen Rose
    • Lighting Conception: John Neumeier
    • Choreographer’s Assistant: Kevin Haigen
    • Choreographer’s Assistant: Janusz Mazoń
    • Choreographer’s Assistant: Radik Zaripov
  • The Magic Flute

    The Magic Flute

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    15,18,20,22 February 2020

    Opera in two acts | Libretto: Emanuel Schikander | Production: Komische Oper, Berlin | In the original German with Polish surtitles

    • Conductor: Piotr Staniszewski
    • Director: Suzanne Andrade
    • Director: Barrie Kosky
    • Concept: „1927” (Suzanne Andrade, Paul Barritt), Barrie Kosky
    • Set and Costume Designer: Esther Bialas
    • Aniamtions: Paul Barritt
    • Dramaturgy: Ulrich Lenz
    • Lighting Designer: Diego Leetz
    • Staging of the original production: Tobias Ribitzki
    • Chorus Master: Mirosław Janowski
    • Preparation of the boy soloists: Danuta Chmurska
    • Pianist: Anna Marchwińska
  • The Nutckracker and the Mouse King

    The Nutckracker and the Mouse King

    Pyotr Tchaikovsky / Toer van Schayk, Wayne Eagling

    20,21,22,27,28,29 December 2019,
    2,3 January 2020

    Ballet féerie in two acts | Libretto: Marius Petipa after E.T.A. Hoffmann

    • Choreography: Toer van Schayk
    • Choreography: Wayne Eagling
    • Music: Piotr Czajkowski
    • Conductor: Marta Kluczyńska
    • Set and Costume Designer: Toer van Schayk
    • Lighting: Bert Dalhuysen
    • Choreographers’ Assistant: Steven Etienne
    • Choreographers’ Assistant: Natalia Hoffmann
    • Choreographers’ Assistant: Caroline Iura
    • Choreographers’ Assistant: Joseph Kerwin
    • Choreographers’ Assistant: Jarmo Rastas
    • Children’s Choir Master: Danuta Chmurska
  • Tosca

    Tosca

    Giacomo Puccini

    27,29,30,31 October 2019,
    2,3,5 November 2019

    Opera in three acts | Libretto: Luigi Illica, Giuseppe Giacosa based on the play by Victorien Sardou | In the original Italian with Polish and English surtitles

    • Conductor: Patrick Fournillier
    • Director: Barbara Wysocka
    • Set Designer: Barbara Hanicka
    • Costume Designer: Julia Kornacka
    • Choreography: Jacek Przybyłowicz
    • Lighting Designer: Marc Heinz
    • Video Projections: Lea Mattausch
    • Video Projections: Artur Sienicki
    • Hair and Make-up Designer: Mateusz Stępniak
    • Chorus Master: Mirosław Janowski
    • Children’s Choir Master: Danuta Chmurska