BRESLAU, Poland, December 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
The Wrocław Opera will be the world's first theatre to begin celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Leonard Bernstein's birth. On 30 and 31 December 2017 it will be hosting the premiere of Candide directed by Hanna Marasz. The Wrocław Opera Orchestra will be conducted by Marcin Nałecz-Niesiołowski, Director of the Wrocław Opera. Performances are scheduled for 1, 6 and 7 January 2018.
2018 also marks 100 years of Polish independence. In celebration of the Centennial, the Wrocław Opera has prepared a number of events under the shared title of The Polish Year at the Wrocław Opera. Following the premiere of Poland's first opera, Krakowiacy i Górale, which dates back to the 18th century, a concert for the 150th Anniversary of the birth of the father of Polish freedom, First Marshal Józef Piłsudski, and the Christmas Singing Families Tournament (Turniej Śpiewajacych Rodzin), the theatre will be staging performances with the music of Polish composers from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. Of those, Krzysztof Penderecki will take centre stage, as 2018 marks his 85th birthday. Visit the Wrocław Opera in 2018.
THE POLISH YEAR AT THE WROCŁAW OPERA
Directed by: Tomasz Man
KRÓL ROGER (KING ROGER)
Directed by: Mariusz Treliński
NAJDZIELNIEJSZY Z RYCERZY (THE BRAVEST KNIGHT)
Directed by: Tomasz Cyz
POLISH NIGHT: CHOPIN / KARŁOWICZ / PENDERECKI
Choreographer: Emil Wesołowski
International choreography workshop with the music of Polish composers
Myślac Ojczyzna (Thinking about the Fatherland)
Conducted by: Marcin Nałecz-Niesiołowski
Directed by: Irina Brook
The Wrocław Opera