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THE BARBER OF SEVILLE

19 March 2019

an opera buffa considered to be the leading example of the genre. It is the most well-known and loved work by the composer, filled with beautiful music, based on an excellent libretto and presenting itself as "an inexhaustible well of theatrical humour".

LA BOHÈME

22, 24 March 2019

With his ‘La Bohème’, Adamik proved his great respect for both the music and stage artists. As a result, we received a classic staging, in which the most valuable assets were the set design and costumes – coherent, since all kept in various shades of grey (…). "Dziennik Polski"

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