Fredry Street 9, Poznań
phone +48 61 659 02 80 / 61 659 02 00
15% discount for repertoire performances
The Grand Theater in Poznań symbolizes over 100 years of Polish opera history. Its seat was built at the beginning of the 20th century in the center of the city, which has an extremely rich tradition of musical life and is also an important cultural center of Poland. Soon after its inauguration, the theater in Poznań gained the opinion of the leading opera stage in the country and to this day belongs to the best ensembles in this part of Europe. His diverse repertoire ranges from opera classics to contemporary compositions. New projects are constantly being implemented to expand the circle of viewers' interests. In each artistic season, there are about five new premieres. On July 12, 2012, Renata Borowska-Juszczyńska took over the position of director of the Grand Theater in Poznań.
The goals she sets are the care for the high level of the so-called "Everyday performance" - supplementing the potential of the Theater's soloists with the art of guest singers, employing the best musicians and cooperation with renowned conductors. It is also creating a diverse repertoire, enriched with performances staged in accordance with contemporary theatrical trends - combining masterpieces of music with the unique imagination of producers, known and appreciated in the opera world and not only (David Pountney, Denis Krief, Kirsten Delholm, Pippo Delbono, Leszek Mądzik, Maciej Prus, Ran Arthur Braun), as well as introducing contemporary compositions to the poster and ordering new ones, including those made by promising debutants in the field of opera (Bruno Cola's Angel of Strange Cases, directed by Krzysztof Cicheński, premiere: June 2014). awards and distinctions awarded to premiere performances: Teatralna Nagroda Muzyczna im. J. Kiepura in 2014 for the best opera performance (Portrait of Mieczysław Weinberg, directed by David Pountney; premiere: December 2014; the performance was also nominated for the Koryfeusz Polish Music Award, awarded by the Institute of Music and Dance), award for Tadeusz Kozłowski - the best conductor, or an award for the set design for Krzysztof Meyer's Cyberiad, dir. Wound Arthur Braun by Justin C. Arienti (premiere: May 2013).