Performances

  • Olli Mustonen

    Olli Mustonen

    16 October 2020

    Recital fortepianowy

  • Dzień z Bolesławskim - Ułan w Hollywood

    Dzień z Bolesławskim - Ułan w Hollywood

    6 November 2020

    Spotkanie poświęcone Ryszardowi Bolesławskiemu (1889–1937), aktorowi, reżyserowi, scenografowi, nauczycielowi i pisarzowi

  • 24 HOURS AT THE THEATRE
  • Aida

    Aida

    Giuseppe Verdi

    5,6,7 March 2021,
    6,7,8,9 May 2021

    Opera in four acts | Libretto: Antonio Ghislanzoni | Premiere: 24 April 2005 | In the original Italian with Polish surtitles

    • Conductor: Tadeusz Kozłowski
    • Director, set and lighting designer: Roberto Laganà Manoli
    • Chorus master: Mirosław Janowski
    • Choreography: Emil Wesołowski
  • Cardillac

    Cardillac Premiere

    Paul Hindemith

    23,25,27,29 April 2021

    Opera in three acts (four scenes) | Libretto: Ferdinand Lion | In the original German with Polish surtitles

    • Conductor: Tim Murray
    • Director: Mariusz Treliński
    • Set Designer: Boris Kudlička
    • Dramaturgy: Marcin Cecko
    • Costume Designer: Wojciech Dziedzic
    • Lighting Designer: Felice Ross
    • Choreography: Marta Ziółek
    • Video Projections: Bartek Macias
    • Chorus Master: Mirosław Janowski
    • Hair and make-up: Łukasz Pycior
  • Carmen

    Carmen

    Georges Bizet

    13,14,19,20,21 February 2021

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

    • Conductor: Patrick Fournillier
    • 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
  • Carmina Burana (Blink of an eye) – BMW Art Club

    Carmina Burana (Blink of an eye) – BMW Art Club

    BMW Art Club: Future is Art 2019

    17,18 February 2021,
    29,30 May 2021,
    23,24 June 2021

    • Conductor: Lorenzo Passerini
    • Visual concept: Boris Kudlička
    • Dramaturgy cooperation: Krzysztof Knurek
    • Video Projections: Bartek Macias
    • Lighting Designer: Marc Heinz
    • Lighting Designer: Bogumił Palewicz
    • Consultation on the interpretation, text analysis and script: Jarosław Mikołajewski
    • Chorus Master: Mirosław Janowski
    • ‘Artos’ Chorus Master: Danuta Chmurska
    • Project curator: Stach Szabłowski
  • Creations 13

    Creations 13

    Collage / young choreographers

    12,13,14 February 2021

    13th Choreographic Workshop of the Polish National Ballet

  • Family Fun at the Wielki

    Family Fun at the Wielki

    Educational project 5+

    6 February 2021,
    13 March 2021,
    10 April 2021,
    8 May 2021

  • Fidelio

    Fidelio Premiere

    Ludwig van Beethoven

    26,28,30 March 2021,
    1 April 2021

    Opera in two acts | Libretto: Joseph Sonnleithner, Stephan von Breuning, Georg Friedrich Treitschke | In the original German with Polish surtitles

    • Conductor: Patrick Fournillier
    • Director: John Fulljames
    • Set Designer: Steffen Aarfing
    • Lighting Designer: Lee Curran
    • Chorus Master: Mirosław Janowski
  • Fredriana

    Fredriana

    8,9 October 2020,
    26,27 November 2020

    Ballet evening in two parts | Celebrating the Bicentenary of Stanisław Moniuszko’s Birth Stanisław Moniuszko / Conrad Drzewiecki, Anna Hop

    • 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

    Halka

    Stanisław Moniuszko

    9,11,13,15,21 October 2020

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

    • Conductor: Łukasz Borowicz
    • Conductor: Rafał Kłoczko
    • Director: Mariusz Treliński
    • Set Designer: Boris Kudlička
    • Costume Designer: Dorota Roqueplo
    • Lighting Designer: Marc Heinz
    • Choreography: Tomasz Jan Wygoda
    • Dramaturgy: Piotr Gruszczyński
    • Video Projections: Bartek Macias
    • Chorus Master: Mirosław Janowski
    • Hair and make-up: Łukasz Pycior
    • Casting director: Izabella Kłosińska
  • Halka (Vilnius version)

    Halka (Vilnius version)

    Stanisław Moniuszko

    21 March 2021,
    21 April 2021,
    6 June 2021

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

    • Conductor (21/03; 6/06): Łukasz Borowicz
    • Conductor (19, 23/01; 21/04): Rafał Kłoczko
    • 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
  • Jakub Józef Orliński

    Jakub Józef Orliński

    12 September 2020

    Concert with the Capella Regia Polona Early-Instruments Ensemble of the Polish Royal Opera

  • Krzysztof Penderecki in memoriam

    Krzysztof Penderecki in memoriam

    Concert

    23 November 2020

    A special concert in tribute to one of Poland’s most prominent contemporary cultural figures

  • La bohème

    La bohème Premiere

    Giacomo Puccini

    17,18,19,20,25,26,27 June 2021

    Lyrical scenes in four acts | Libretto: Luigi Illica, Giuseppe Giacosa | In the original Italian with Polish surtitles

    • Conductor: Patrick Fournillier
    • Director : Barbara Wysocka
    • Set Designer: Barbara Hanicka
    • Costume Designer: Julia Kornacka
    • Dramaturgy: Tomasz Śpiewak
    • Chorus Master: Mirosław Janowski
  • Le Corsaire

    Le Corsaire Premiere

    Adolphe Adam and others / Manuel Legris after Marius Petipa

    17,18,19,20,23,24 September 2020,
    8,9,10,11 April 2021

    Ballet in three acts with a prologue and epilogue | Libretto: Manuel Legris and Jean-François Vazelle after George Byron, Jules-Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges and Josepha Maziliera

    • Choreography: Manuel Legris
    • Choreography: Marius Petipa
    • Conductor (September 2020): Alexei Baklan
    • Conductor (April 2021): Marta Kluczyńska
    • Set and Costume Designer: Luisa Spinatelli
    • Lighting: Marion Hewlett
    • Choreographer’s Assistant: Albert Mirzoyan
    • Choreographer’s Assistant: Chantal Lefèvre
  • Madama Butterfly

    Madama Butterfly

    Giacomo Puccini

    5,6,11,12,13 December 2020

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

    • Conductor: Marcello Mottadelli
    • Director: Mariusz Treliński
    • Set Designer: Boris Kudlička
    • Costume Designer: Paweł Grabarczyk
    • Costume Designer: Magdalena Tesławska
    • Choreography: Emil Wesołowski
    • Lighting Designer: Stanisław Zięba
  • Mayerling

    Mayerling Premiere

    Ferenc Liszt / Kenneth MacMillan

    21,22,23,25,26,27 May 2021

    Ballet in three acts | Libretto: Gillian Freeman

    • Choreography : Kenneth MacMillan
    • Conductor: Patrick Fournillier
    • Staging: Karl Burnett
    • Staging: Grant Coyle
    • Staging: Wayne Eagling
    • Set and Costume Designer: Nicholas Georgiadis
    • Lighting: John B. Read
  • Mazowsze: A Jubilee

    Mazowsze: A Jubilee

    9 November 2020

    70 Years of the Mazowsze Folk Song And Dance Ensemble

  • Meet a Virtuoso

    Meet a Virtuoso

    Educational project 10+

    25 October 2020,
    14 February 2021,
    14 March 2021,
    23 May 2021,
    20 June 2021

    Concert for young people

  • Meetings with Muzalinda

    Meetings with Muzalinda

    Educational project for groups (children aged 5–8)

    28 October 2020,
    9 December 2020,
    12 February 2021,
    24 March 2021,
    13 May 2021

  • Music Lessons

    Music Lessons

    Educational project 5+ for groups

    14 October 2020,
    4 November 2020,
    17 March 2021,
    16 April 2021,
    26 May 2021,
    11 June 2021

  • Musical matinées

    Musical matinées

    4 October 2020,
    15 November 2020,
    6 December 2020,
    10 January 2021,
    7 February 2021,
    28 March 2021,
    11 April 2021,
    16 May 2021,
    13 June 2021

    Sunday concerts for children combined with tales about different instruments and composers as well as music puzzles.

  • New Year’s Eve Concert

    New Year’s Eve Concert

    31 December 2020

    Stars of Polish and international operatic stages | Chorus and Orchestra of the Polish National Opera

  • Opera in the Frame

    Opera in the Frame

    Educational project 10+ for groups

    12 January 2021,
    11 March 2021,
    12 May 2021

  • Opera Lessons

    Opera Lessons

    Educational project 10+ for groups

    10 February 2021,
    14 April 2021,
    9 June 2021

    Opera Lessons

  • Opera University for Adults

    Opera University for Adults

    10 October 2020,
    14 November 2020,
    5 December 2020,
    16 January 2021,
    13 February 2021,
    6 March 2021,
    17 April 2021,
    15 May 2021,
    12 June 2021

    Talks about opera at the opera. An educational programme for adults

  • Opera University for Children

    Opera University for Children

    10 October 2020,
    14 November 2020,
    5 December 2020,
    16 January 2021,
    13 February 2021,
    6 March 2021,
    17 April 2021,
    15 May 2021,
    12 June 2021

    Talks on opera at the opera. Educational programme for children aged 10–13.

  • Orchestra of the Polish National Opera at the Warsaw Philharmonic Hall
  • Piotr Beczała
  • Premiere Prelude: Franz Liszt

    Premiere Prelude: Franz Liszt

    20 May 2021

    Concert heralding the premiere of Franz Liszt’s Mayerling

  • Premiere Prelude: Paul Hindemith

    Premiere Prelude: Paul Hindemith

    9 January 2021

    Concert heralding the premiere of Paul Hindemith’s Cardillac

  • Premiere Preludes:|Beethoven's Fantasy

    Premiere Preludes:|Beethoven’s Fantasy

    20 March 2021

    Concert heralding the premiere of Beethoven’s Fidelio.

  • Rigoletto

    Rigoletto

    Giuseppe Verdi

    8,9,10,12 January 2021

    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
  • Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet

    Sergei Prokofiev / Krzysztof Pastor

    25,26,27,28 February 2021

    Ballet in three acts | Libretto: Krzysztof Pastor, Willem Bruls after William Shakespeare

    • Choreography: Krzysztof Pastor
    • Conductor: Andriy Yurkevych
    • Set and costume: Tatyana van Walsum
    • Dramaturgy: Willem Bruls
    • Choreographer’s Assistant: Amanda Eyles
    • Choreographer’s Assistant: Paul Tyers
    • Lighting designer: Bert Dalhuysen
  • Romuald Twardowski: Songs and Sonnets

    Romuald Twardowski: Songs and Sonnets

    24 October 2020

    A recital by Tomasz Koniczny and Lech Napierała promoting their new album released by ANAKLASIS, a PWM Edition record label

  • Sinfonia Varsovia
  • Singing workshops: The Finale
  • Stage of Tomorrow

    Stage of Tomorrow

    Tickets: www.liteshop.pl

    17,18 February 2021

    Talks / Discussions / Workshops / Exhibition International Conference on Advanced Stagecraft Technologies

  • The Haunted Manor

    The Haunted Manor

    Stanisław Moniuszko

    5,6,7 February 2021

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

    • Conductor: Andriy Yurkevych
    • 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

    25,27,28,29,30 October 2020,
    11,12,13,14 March 2021

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

    • Choreography: John Neumeier
    • Music: Fryderyk Chopin
    • Conductor: Jerzy Wołosiuk
    • Pianist: Piotr Pawlak
    • Pianist: 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

    14,15 November 2020,
    9,10 December 2020,
    19,21,24 January 2021

    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
    • Animations: 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 Nutcracker and the Mouse King

    The Nutcracker and the Mouse King

    Pyotr Tchaikovsky / Toer van Schayk, Wayne Eagling

    19,20,22,23,27,29 December 2020

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

    • Chorography: Toer van Schayk
    • Chorography: 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
  • The Sleeping Beauty

    The Sleeping Beauty

    Pyotr Tchaikovsky / Yury Grigorovich

    19,20,21,24,25 November 2020

    Ballet-féerie in three acts | Libretto: Ivan Vsevolozhsky after Charles Perrault

    • Choreography: Jurij Grigorowicz
    • Music: Piotr Czajkowski
    • Conductor: Alexei Baklan
    • Set Design: Ezio Frigerio
    • Costume Design: Franca Squarciapino
    • Lighting: Stanisław Zięba
  • The Tempest

    The Tempest

    Purcell, Tallis, Johnson, Locke, Van der Aa / Krzysztof Pastor

    29,30,31 January 2021

    Ballet in two acts after William Shakespeare | Music: Henry Purcell, Thomas Tallis, Robert Johnson, Matthew Locke, Michel van der Aa and traditional Iranian music

    • Choreography: Krzysztof Pastor
    • Conductor: Matthew Rowe
    • Video Projections: Shoja Azari
    • Video Projections: Shirin Neshat
    • Set and Lighting Designer: Jean Kalman
    • Costume Designer: Tatyana van Walsum
    • Dramaturgy: Willem Bruls
    • Choreographer’s Assistant: Sandrine Leroy
    • Choreographer’s Assistant: Judy Maelor Thomas
    • Musical Consultant: Jan Pieter Koch
  • Tosca

    Tosca

    Giacomo Puccini

    5,6,7,8,28,29 November 2020,
    16,17,22,23,24 January 2021

    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
  • Voices of The Mountains

    Voices of The Mountains

    Szymanowski / Górecki / Kilar / Karłowicz

    13 September 2020

    Performers: Jerzy Maksymiuk, Janusz Olejniczak, Jan Smoczyński, Sebastian Karpiel Bułecka Highlinders’ Quartet, Atom String Quartet, NEO String Quartet, Jan Młynarski, Michał Barański

  • Werther

    Werther Premiere

    Jules Massenet

    8,10,14,16,18 October 2020

    Musical drama in four acts (five scenes) | Libretto: Édouard Blau, Paul Millet, and Georges Hartmann after Johann Wolfgang Goethe | In the original French with Polish and English surtitles

    • Conductor: Patrick Fournillier
    • Staging Conception: Willy Decker
    • Revival Director: Stefan Heinrichs
    • Set and Costume Designer: Wolfgang Gussmann