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


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