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Baltic Dance Theatre at Istanbul Theatre Festival

31.01.2014

Baltic Dance Theatre will show A Midsummer Night's Dream at Istsnbul Theatre Festival on May 31, 2014.

Baltic Dance Theatre will show spectacles on May 31, 2014. A Midsummer Night's Dream will be shown twice.

About the Istanbul Theatre Festival:

Bringing together theatre companies and dance groups from Turkey and abroad with the audience, The Istanbul Theatre Festival, first held in 1989, is an international event organised during three weeks in May. Organised biennially since 2002, the festival hosts carefully selected companies and artists that open up new horizons for both the audience and the art world. Once in every two years, national and international, classical and contemporary renditions are brought to the stage through the lens of the Istanbul Theatre Festival.

Baltic Dance Theatre at Istanbul Theatre Festival - project co-financed by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland.

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The Best World Premiere

14.11.2013

With great joy we would like to announce that "A Midsummer Night`s Dream" by Baltic Dance Theatre was titled The Best World Premiere 2013 by Dance Europe magazine.

With great joy we would like to announce that "A Midsummer Night`s Dream" by Baltic Dance Theatre was titled The Best World Premiere 2013 by Dance Europe magazine.

We feel very honored and dared to invite you to see “A Midsummer Night`s Dream” in Baltic Opera on 19, 20 and 21st of December 2013.

 

We recommend you also review of A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Rite of Spring, published in "Financial Times":

Laura Cappelle, Polish dance strides ahead, "Financial Times", 14 November 2013

 

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Ubu Rex - new premiere

26.09.2013

September 27th new Baltic Opera's premiere. Ubu Rex is an opera by Krzysztof Penderecki; directed by Janusz Wiśniewski, music direction - Wojciech Michniewski.

September 27th new Baltic Opera's premiere. Ubu Rex is an opera by Krzysztof Penderecki; directed by Janusz Wiśniewski, music direction - Wojciech Michniewski.

More about Ubu Rex - here.

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Maria - new premiere

21.08.2013

August 25th new Baltic Opera's premiere. Maria is an opera by Roman Statkowski; directed by Michael Gieleta, music direction - Łukasz Borowicz.

August 25th new Baltic Opera's premiere. Maria is an opera by Roman Statkowski; directed by Michael Gieleta, music direction - Łukasz Borowicz.

Opera is based on Antoni Malczewski’s poem Maria.

More about Maria - here.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

23.05.2013

May 26th new Baltic Dance Theatre premiere. A Midsummer Night's Dream - a new choreography by Izadora Weiss with music by Goran Bregović and costumes by polish fashion designer Gosia Baczyńska.

May 26th new Baltic Dance Theatre premiere. A Midsummer Night's Dream - a new choreography by Izadora Weiss with music by Goran Bregović and costumes by polish fashion designer Gosia Baczyńska.

Other spectacles: May 28, 29, 30; June 7 (an inauguration of Eurovision Young Dancers).
 
More about A Midsummer Night's Dream - here

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Madame Curie on DVD

06.03.2013

On March 8 at 5:30 PM we invite you to the promotional meeting with the creative team of the opera Madame Curie, as well as with the representatives of the entities responsible for its release on DVD.
The meeting will take place in the foyer of the Baltic Opera in Gdańsk.

On March 8 at 5:30 PM we invite you to the promotional meeting with the creative team of the opera Madame Curie, as well as with the representatives of the entities responsible for its release on DVD.
The meeting will take place in the foyer of the Baltic Opera in Gdańsk.
 
Following guests will take part: Elżbieta Sikora (composer), Marek Weiss (director), Wojciech Michniewski (conductor), Hanna Szymczak (designer), Anna Mikołajczyk (soprano portraying the title role), Paweł Skałuba (tenor portraying the role of Pierre Curie), Katarzyna Chałubińska-Jentkiewicz (Deputy Director of the National Audiovisual Institute), Lech Tołwiński (representing DUX), Anna Czekanowicz-Drążewska (Director of Office for Culture in Gdańsk).

The DVD was released thanks to: Baltic Opera, National Audiovisual Institute and DUX record label.

The world premiere of Madame Curie took place on November 15, 2011 in Paris, on the premises of UNESCO. The Polish premiere was held on November 25, 2011 at the Baltic Opera in Gdańsk. Madame Curie was commissioned by the Baltic Opera as part of the Opera Gedanensis cycle.

The DVD was released thanks to the involvement of many entities, among them: Polish Institute in Paris, Polish Delegation to UNESCO, Adam Mickiewicz Institute, Polish Radio Channel 2, Radio Gdańsk, Polish Musical Publishing House.
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Cool Fire - new premiere!

22.02.2013

February 23rd new Baltic Dance Theatre premiere. Cool Fire - spectacles by Izadora Weiss with music by Nigel Kennedy and Jimi Hendrix.

February 23rd new Baltic Dance Theatre premiere. Cool Fire - spectacles by Izadora Weiss with music by Nigel Kennedy and Jimi Hendrix.

More about Cool Fire - here

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New premiere

10.01.2013

In January we invite for the newest Baltic Opera's premiere - The Gamblers and Rothschild's violin.

In January we invite for the newest Baltic Opera's premiere - The Gamblers and Rothschild's violin.

More information - here.

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Premiere on Sunday!

23.05.2012

May 27th new Baltic Dance Theatre premiere. Windows / No More Play / Six Dances - spectacles by Izadora Weiss and Jiří Kylián.

May 27th new Baltic Dance Theatre premiere. Windows / No More Play / Six Dances - spectacles by Izadora Weiss and Jiří Kylián.

Windows - a new choreography by Izadora Weiss with music by Mozart, Marais, Bach and Leszek Możdżer. Famous duo Marcin Paprocki and Mariusz Brzozowski designed costumes for this spectacle.  

 

No More Play and Six Dances - two works from the greatest hits of Jiří Kylián because of which his Nederland Dance Theatre has conquered the world and for long years held unquestionable primacy among dance theatres.

Other spectacles: May 26, 29, 30, 31.

More about Windows / No More Play / Six Dances - here

 

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Opera Gedanensis

22.12.2011

Inauguration of City of Gdansk and Baltic Opera “Opera Gedanensis” project has already happened. It began  with Madame Curie. More premieres ahead…

Inauguration of City of Gdansk and Baltic Opera “Opera Gedanensis” project has already happened. It began with Madame Curie. More premieres ahead…

The project is planned for years from 2012 to 2016. Madame Curie the opera was a first spectacle of that enterprise.
All titles of the programme are specifically commissioned for it and will have its premieres in Baltic Opera.

For upcoming years  producers plan to present among other: opera by Zygmunt Krauze, with libretto by Antoni Libera, with work title European From Gdansk, the story about Gdansk born outstanding  thinker and philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer; opera by Richard Einhorn, with libretto by eminent Polish actor Krzysztof Pieczyński, with work title Romeo and Juliette of Krakow and finally The Judgement Day about Hans Memling and his painting, with libretto by Mirosław Bujko.

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