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data dodania:
15 January 2019
Dear Guests, Due to the National Days of Mourning for President of Gdansk, Pawel Adamowicz, we kindly inform, that because of the appropriate nature of the scheduled performances, they would be held. To honor President's memory each performance will start with a moment of silence.
read more about: Moment of Silence in memory of Pawel Adamowicz
data dodania:
15 January 2019
This rehearsal comes with a double bill: you will see the preparations for both don Kichote and our upcoming performance Faustus.
read more about: BALLET – THE OPEN REHEARSAL, 2019 JANUARY
data dodania:
11 January 2019
Between 09.01.2019 and 11.02.2019 the Costume Rentals has been closed.
read more about: Costume Rentals is temporarily closed
data dodania:
19 December 2018
On January 19, 12:30 children of all ages are welcomed to explore the magic world of Nutcracker!
read more about: The Opera on the Pillows coming back in January!

In our repertoire
  • Poster for the spectacle: HALKA
    kompozytor:
    Stanisław Moniuszko
    While Fredric Chopin was recognized in France as a cultural ambassador of the oppressed Polish nation, his younger fellow composer, Stanisław Moniuszko, worked in the field of culture in their homeland. Just like Chopin, Moniuszko in his works tried to combine Western ...
    read more about: HALKA

  • kompozytor:
    Let’s welcome the New Year in the Theatre of Great Emotions! In the New Year’s Eve you will have opportunity to relish the greatest hits both from musicals of all the time as Grease, Mamma Mia, The Bridges of Madison Country and classic ones as: My Fair Lady, ...
    read more about: THE NEW YEAR’S EVE MUSICALS GALA
    Poster for the spectacle: THE NEW YEAR’S EVE MUSICALS GALA

  • Poster for the spectacle: CHRISTMAS CAROLS SINGING
    kompozytor:
    It’s time for… Christmas carols! A concert of Christmas carols is a surefire way to spread some heart-warming vibes on to a cold winter evening. The newly arranged Christmas hits intertwined with traditional Polish carols form a basis for a repertoire of the evening. We do ...
    read more about: CHRISTMAS CAROLS SINGING

  • kompozytor:
    Georges Bizet
    Bizet once wrote that had there been no adultery, fanatism, crime, evil or the supernatural, composers would not have had ideas for their operas. CARMEN, however, that story about sexual obsession and inevitable murder for love, provoked consternation of the Parisian audience, ...
    read more about: CARMEN
    Poster for the spectacle: CARMEN

  • Poster for the spectacle: IL TROVATORE
    kompozytor:
    Giuseppe Verdi
    The first opening of Verdi's Il Trovatore was a great triumph of the composer. The piece became popular very quickly and operas from all over the world would present it on their stages. The music is very melodious and dramatic. It gives the singers a chance to truly shine. The ...
    read more about: IL TROVATORE

  • kompozytor:
    Igor Strawiński / Wojciech Kilar
    An evening with masters.   A double-bill with exceptional music created by two brilliant composers. The Rite of Spring was inspired by beliefs and rituals of pagan Russia, while unique Polish highland folklore was the inspiration for Krzesany. Both compositions are ...
    read more about: THE RITE OF SPRING/KRZESANY
    Poster for the spectacle: THE RITE OF SPRING/KRZESANY

  • Poster for the spectacle: NABUCCO
    kompozytor:
    Giuseppe Verdi
    With his early work, Nabucco, Verdi took his first step in his great career as a composer. Nabucco is a monumental, romantic and dramatic show with arias of extraordinary beauty and the most recognizable Va pensiero, an impressive cantabile aria for choir sung unison. The ...
    read more about: NABUCCO

  • kompozytor:
    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
    The Nutcracker is a fairy tale depicting the world of children's hopes and dreams. Tchaikovsky's excellent music leads the audience into a fantastic domain of stories by E.T.A. Hoffmann with beloved fairy tale characters. The family Silberhaus are making the last preparations ...
    read more about: THE NUTCRACKER
    Poster for the spectacle: THE NUTCRACKER

  • Poster for the spectacle: PROMISED LAND
    kompozytor:
    Gray Veredon/Franz von Suppé i Michael Nyman
    In 1999 Gray Veredon, a British choreographer fascinated with the history of the city of Łódź created a unique ballet show. He looked at its residents and development of social relations at the turn of the 20th century from his own perspective and dedicated his production to ...
    read more about: PROMISED LAND

  • kompozytor:
    THE MASTERS OF THE STAGE A legendary figure of polish cultural circle of XX century – Jerzy Waldorff – used to say, that as a shoemaker may be an artistic soul, so does happen among the artists. The fact, that Halina Romanowska and Jerzy Jadczak belong to this ...
    read more about: THE MEETING WITH… Halina Romanowska & Jerzy Jadczak
    Poster for the spectacle: THE MEETING WITH… Halina Romanowska & Jerzy Jadczak

  • Poster for the spectacle: TURANDOT
    kompozytor:
    Giacomo Puccini
    Accomplished yet unfinished work.   Despite composer’s death before the completion of the opera, Turandot is an artistically complete piece of work. The story of bloodthirsty Chinese princess inspired Puccini to create a monumental work with complex choir scenes and ...
    read more about: TURANDOT

  • kompozytor:
    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
    The story of Eugene Onegin will be presented on our stage for the third time, but for the first time it will be a ballet version of it. It was Alexander Pushkin's romantic poem and Tchaikovsky's expressive music that inspired the prominent Russian choreographer, Vasily Medvedev, ...
    read more about: ONIEGIN
    Poster for the spectacle: ONIEGIN

  • Poster for the spectacle: LAMAILA
    kompozytor:
    Maciej Pawłowski
    The libretto of this magical ballet has been written by Liwia Pawłowska and its music composed by Maciej Pawłowski. The story is about events taking place in the Land of Day and Night, where the heroine, the Princess of the Day – Lamaila – is suddenly awakened in the middle ...
    read more about: LAMAILA

  • kompozytor:
    Gioacchino Rossini
    There are some 700 known versions of the Cinderella fairy tale. Giorgio Madia moved the story of Cinderella to 1950s, a decade he personally perceives as "a period of the rebirth of dreams, hope and optimism." Another great inspiration for the choreographer was Walt Disney's ...
    read more about: CINDERELLA
    Poster for the spectacle: CINDERELLA

  • Poster for the spectacle: DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER
    kompozytor:
    Richard Wagner
    The concept of THE FLYING DUTCHMAN came from literary sources, and its musical and poetic atmosphere had an additional autobiographical background. Wagner modeled his work directly on a short story by Heinrich Heine, which served him to prepare its stage version. Still, ...
    read more about: DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER

  • kompozytor:
    Frederick Loewe
    The Grand Theater Łódź finally has its production of one of the most popular and classic musicals. My Fair Lady, based on motifs from George Bernard Shaw's play Pigmalion, was created in 1956. Alan Jay Lerner was the author of the libretto, Frederick Loewe was the composer. The ...
    read more about: MY FAIR LADY
    Poster for the spectacle: MY FAIR LADY

  • Poster for the spectacle: STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
    kompozytor:
    André Previn
    STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Opera in three acts. Performance staged in English language with polish subtitles The polish premiere of “Streetcar Named Desire” opera is undoubtedly going to be a great event in the Grand Theatre’s life. A composer – Andre ...
    read more about: STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE

  • kompozytor:
    Aram Khachaturian
    In the second half of the 19th century, Russia became a new centre of ballet art. It was there where Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker were composed, it was there where Lew Iwanow, Michel Fokine, Vaslav Nijinsky and the founder of the Russian Ballets,  Sergei ...
    read more about: SPARTACUS
    Poster for the spectacle: SPARTACUS

  • Poster for the spectacle: VERDIANA WITH FRIENDS – A FAIRYTALE CHAMBER STAGE
    kompozytor:
    For the first time three different choirs will join forces on the chamber stage of the Lodz Grand Theatre. Our theatre choir Verdiana, Female Choir Eufeme and Medical University Choir are honoured to invite you to go back in time and feel the magic of Christmas one more ...
    read more about: VERDIANA WITH FRIENDS – A FAIRYTALE CHAMBER STAGE

  • kompozytor:
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    DON GIOVANNI by Wolfgang A. Mozart masterfully combines light comic elements with fragments of dramatic tension and terror. It is also difficult to say if it is Mozart's brilliant music or the absolutely brilliant libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte that is more eminent in the famous ...
    read more about: DON GIOVANNI
    Poster for the spectacle: DON GIOVANNI

  • Poster for the spectacle: A NIGHT IN VENICE
    kompozytor:
    Johann Strauss
    Comedy of controlled errors. It is pointless to seek sense, logic and rationalism in an operetta. The same applies to A Night in Venice – the intricate libretto is full of incredible and unexpected situations. Unreasonable reactions of main characters bring humour ...
    read more about: A NIGHT IN VENICE

  • kompozytor:
    Stanisław Moniuszko
    The Haunted Manor was the first opera presented in the Łódź Opera. On the 60th anniversary of this event, we have decided to stage Moniuszko's opera once again in our theater. We believe that every opera house in Poland should have this piece in its repertoire. The Haunted Manor ...
    read more about: THE HAUNTED MANOR
    Poster for the spectacle: THE HAUNTED MANOR

  • Poster for the spectacle: THE NATIONAL BALLET OF GEORGIA 'SUKHISHVILI'
    kompozytor:
    The Georgian National Ballet was founded by Iliko Sukhishvili and Nino Ramishvili in 1945 and was initially named as The Georgian State Dance Company. It was the first professional state dance company in Georgia. After them many other companies were founded on their ...
    read more about: THE NATIONAL BALLET OF GEORGIA 'SUKHISHVILI'

  • kompozytor:
    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
    Pyotr Tchaikovsky is without a doubt the most European of all the 19th century Russian composers. Most of his stage works – both operas and ballets – were inspired by Western European literature. The exception from the rule is his opera EUGENE ONEGIN. Its libretto was based ...
    read more about: EUGENE ONEGIN
    Poster for the spectacle: EUGENE ONEGIN

  • Poster for the spectacle: MADAMA BUTTERFLY
    kompozytor:
    Giacomo Puccini
    Although today MADAMA BUTTERFLY is considered one of the greatest opera hits of Giacomo Puccini, along with TOSCA and LA BOHÈME, its premiere at the La Scala was a fiasco. The love duet in Act I was booed. When Cio-Cio San began to sing about robins building nests, the ...
    read more about: MADAMA BUTTERFLY

  • kompozytor:
    “If I were in audience’s place, I’d choose Traviata, but being a composer I choose Rigoletto” Already during the Venetian premiere it became obvious, that Rigoletto won the spectators’ hearts. The innovation of composer’s style was startling, ...
    read more about: RIGOLETTO
    Poster for the spectacle: RIGOLETTO

  • Poster for the spectacle: SNOW WHITE
    kompozytor:
    Bogdan Pawłowski
    Snow White is one of the most beautiful and popular fairy tales in the world. Its ballet version produced by the Grand Theater Łódź has been entertaining and moving children for many years. The story of a good and beautiful but unfortunately hated by a bad stepmother (even in ...
    read more about: SNOW WHITE

  • kompozytor:
    Carl Orff, Hans Zimmer
    PATHS OF LIFE Ballet Evening Carl Orff / Tamás Juronics CARMINA BURANA Hans Zimmer / Bogumiła Szaleńczyk THE WAY OF LIFE   Two great German composers of two different eras together – that is already a spectacular event! The combination ...
    read more about: PATHS OF LIFE
    Poster for the spectacle: PATHS OF LIFE

  • Poster for the spectacle: Samson et Dalila
    kompozytor:
    read more about: Samson et Dalila

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