The BYDGOSKI FESTIWAL OPEROWY / BYDGOSZCZ OPERA FESTIVAL is a review of the most interesting operatic and ballet productions from domestic and foreign musical theatres, which this year will be presented on the new stage of the Opera Nova in Bydgoszcz. This eleventh edition of the festival will begin on April 24th with the premiere performance of Giacomo Puccini's TOSCA as directed by Laco Adamik and performed by the ensemble of the Opera Nova of Bydgoszcz. The city will also play host to the Ballet du Capitole of France - one of that country's best dance companies, famous for its masterful performances of the choreography of Balanchine and the great classical works adapted for its troupe of thirty-five dancers.

The Teatr Wielki (Grand Theatre) of Poznan will appear at the festival with its already renowned production of Umberto Giordano's ANDREA CHÉNIER, directed by Mariusz Trelinski. Produced in cooperation with the Washington Opera, this staging will travel to the U.S. capital in September of 2004.

Also in the festival program, an evening titled "W krainie hiszpanskiej operetki" / "In the Land of the Spanish Operetta," featuring soloists from Brazil, Uruguay and Mexico and the dancers and orchestra of the Opera Nova. The Teatr Rozrywki (Entertainment Theatre) of Chorzow will present its musical titled DYZMA, while the Opera Krakowska (Krakow Opera) will show GWALT NA LUKRECJI / THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA. The festival will conclude on May 9th with a presentation of Giuseppe Verdi's ERNANI, directed by Grzegorz Chrapkiewicz and featuring the ensemble of the Opera Baltycka (Baltic Opera) of Gdansk.

Opera Nova in Bydgoszcz
Opera Nova - Panstwowa Opera w Bydgoszczy
Director: Maciej Figas
ul. Gdanska 20, 85-006 Bydgoszcz
Nowy gmach ul. Focha 5, 85-070 Bydgoszcz
tel. (+48 52) 325 49 31
fax (+48 52) 322 59 50
www.opera.bydgoszcz.pl


Rate:
(84 votes)
Reform Architekt’s Mirrored Home hovers between the trees in Izabelin (close to Warsaw), photo courtesy of Reform Architekt / Marcin Tomaszewski

Marcin Tomaszewski of Reform Architekt designed a house which seems to be floating among the trees. What’s the trick? The ground level of the dwelling is...

Metro stations by Fangor

The second line of the Warsaw metro is poised to open after several years of construction works and several months of delay. Its most noticeable feature won't...

Mieczysław Weinberg's opera The Passenger has premiered at the Lyric Opera in Chicago on 24th February. The American reviewers are stunned: “Try to see at all...

Two Polish productions - Imperial Settlers and 1944: Race to the Rhine - became laureates of this year’s Golden Geek Awards.

Listed among the most anticipated films of 2015, Andrzej Żuławski’s Cosmos is now in post-production. The film will most probably be ready for the Cannes...

  •  
  • 1 of 479
Zofia Posmysz, photo: Sławomir Kamiński / AG

A meeting with Zofia Posmysz at the Chicago Cultural Centre on the 15th February 2015 has ended with a few minutes long, stand-up ovation. The author of the...

Exhibition of Navy Arms and Armament Exhibition Department of the Polish Navy Museum

Nick Cave 20,000 Days on Earth; photo courtesy of festival's organisers

Films screened at Sundance Festival in the recent years will be one of the highlights of Poznań’s Transatlantyk Festival opening next week.

Andrzej Kwieciński, photo. Jędrek Sokołowski, Polskieradio.pl

Canzon de'baci by Andrzej Kwieciński for solo voice and chamber orchestra won in the Young Composers category at the International Rostrum of Composers in...

Okładka (nid 6693151)

From avant-garde physical theatre to opera productions across the world’s major stages; Polish artists put bold marks on the world’s theatre map in 2012.

  •  
  • 1 of 273

The culinary tastes of the generations born in the PPR (the Polish People’s Republic) were shaped mostly by canteen food and home cooking, which was based on...

Throughout centuries, Poland has been populated by very diverse ethnicities and linguistic groups, all of which have left a mark. Here's a look at some of the...

Judas Priest, British Steel, cover art: Rosław Szaybo

Vinyl records combine visual art with musical mastery - and aficionados take interest in both. Here's a compilation of the most recognized album art created by...

Andrzej Wajda during a rehearsal of "The Possessed" according to Fyodor Dostoyevsky, 1971, Teatr Stary in Krakow, photo: Wojciech Plewiński / Forum

Forty years since it irreversibly altered the Polish theatre scene, Wajda's adaptation of Dostoyevsky's "The Possesed" resurfaces on the small screen. "The...

Culture.pl presents a guide of a phantom city - a Warsaw that no longer exists.

  •  
  • 1 of 479