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Polish Premiere: Mieczyslaw Weinberg’s Opera “The Portrait”

The Teatr Wielki Poznań will present the Polish premiere of the opera “The Portrait” by Mieczyslaw Weinberg on 6 December 2013. For this, the theatre is adopting the production of the British theatre director David Pountney, who prepared it in February 2011 for Opera North in Leeds; this production was also used in April 2011 in Nancy, France. The conductor will be Gabriel Chmura, who already conducted the work in Nancy.

The western premiere of Weinberg's opera was given at the Bregenz Festival by the Vienna Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Rossen Gergov on 31 July 2010.

6 December 2013
Teatr Wielki, 7 PM
Polish premiere (russian version): Mieczyslaw Weinberg
“The Portrait“. Opera in three acts by Alexander Medwedew after the short story of the same name by Nikolai Gogol
David Pountney (stage direction)
Gabriel Chmura (musical direction)


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