Unique Chance for Amateurs of Opera Singing!
During the Theatre Night, 15/16 June, the Krakow Opera plans to make their stage available for a concert of amateur singers! All volunteers who love singing and would like to stand on the stage of the Krakow Opera and present an aria/song from opera, operetta or musical repertoire are requested to send their applications with mp3/DVD recordings to the address of the Krakow Opera: ul. Lubicz 48, 31-512 Krakow, or via e-mail to: email@example.com with an annotation Noc Teatrów (Theatre Night).more »
Krakow Opera at the Music Festival in Łańcut!
G. Verdi’s “Traviata”, performed by the soloists and the choir of the Krakow Opera together with the Rzeszów Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Kiradijev, inaugurated the 52nd Music Festival in Łańcut. In the part of Violetta we could hear Katarzyna Ole¶-Blacha, the soloist of the Krakow Opera. Her partner in the role of Alfred was Philippe Do – an outstanding tenor performing in Opera Comique in Paris, Venetian La Fenice, National Opera in Prague and many other venues.more »
50 Years of the Krakow Opera Ballet Studio
The Ballet Studio operating at the Krakow Opera celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Jubilee concerts will take place on 28 and 29 May. This year’s annual show of students’ work will take the form of a uniform performance entitled 'Krakow Painted with Dance'. Its story is inspired by the legends and history of Krakow, and will be told in the languages of classical, traditional, historical and contemporary dance, and accompanied by collage music.more »
Kevin Kenner and Paweł Wójtowicz at the Krakow Opera Stage
The outstanding American pianist Kevin Kenner performed a concert titled “Brahms. Mozart. Franck. Verdi...” together with Paweł Wójtowicz (violin) – the concertmaster of the Krakow Opera Orchestra. The evening’s programme featured Sonata in E minor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sonata in G major by Johannes Brahms and Sonata in A major by César Franck. As an encore, the artists played a specially arranged version of “Va pensiero” from Giuseppe Verdi’s opera “Nabucco”, S. Rachmaninoff’s “Hungarian Dance” and “Melody” by I. J. Paderewski.more »
3 OPERAS – Preview at the Krakow Opera
Art lovers came in great numbers to the preview of the exhibition titled “3 OPERAS”, which took place on 16 May at the Opera Gallery. Three Krakow artists – Ewa Grabowska, Longin Szmyd and Katarzyna Adamek – have presented three different points of view on dance. For over half a year, they “spied” on the Krakow Opera Ballet Ensemble. The preview of the exhibition co-organised by our theatre was inaugurated by Katarzyna Rytysa-Bańbuła, the Deputy Director for Administration Affairs.more »
Take Your Mom to the Opera!
'Take Your Mom to the Opera!' is a proposal for all those who would like to spend Mother’s Day together with their Moms at our theatre. We have prepared a special offer for tickets to the musical tale 'Little Lord' (26 May). With the password ’Take Your Mom to the Opera!’, while buying at least two tickets for seats in the Marshal’s Balcony and in rows 5, 6, 11 and 12 of the Auditorium, one of them will cost PLN 1. Bookings started on 26 March. The number of discount seats is limited.more »
The Krakow Opera’s 'Ariadne on Naxos' at the Festival in Bydgoszcz
'Ariadne on Naxos' by Richard Strauss performed by the Krakow Opera orchestra directed by Tomasz Tokarczyk received a thunderous applause from the audience gathered in Bydgoszcz. The performance was staged on 3 May at the Opera Nova in Bydgoszcz as part of the 20th Bydgoszcz Opera Festival. The following artists who played the leading roles have won great recognition: Magdalena Barylak as Ariadne, Agnieszka Rehlis as the Composer, Katarzyna Ole¶-Blacha as Zerbinetta, and Tomasz Kuk as Bacchus.more »