Halka 1280x680 © beyond | Leopold Kogler

Oper in four acts (1858)

Music by Stanisław Moniuszko

Libretto by Wlodzimierz Wolski

In Polish with German surtitles

Production of Theater an der Wien coproduced with Teatr Wielki Warsaw

Premiere: Sunday, 15 December 2019, 7 pm

Performances: 17 / 19 / 22 / 29 / 31 December 2019, 7 pm

Synopsis

The estate owner Stolnik wants to marry his daughter Zofia to the wealthy Janusz. Therefore a party is being held. Suddenly, a woman is heard singing piteously in the distance. Zofia is overcome with pity and Janusz goes out to see what is going on. At  the gate he sees the farmgirl Halka with whom he was in love and whom he has now abandoned for the rich heiress Zofia. But Halka still thinks that he will marry her, especially since she is pregnant. To get rid of her he assures her of his love, then sends her away. But she waits for him, not listening to her friend Jontek. She finally realises that a wedding is being prepared and fearfully draws attention to herself  again. Janusz and all the party guests come out, angered at this interruption. Jontek  and Halka are chased away. On the wedding day Jontek and Halka tell everyone  about Janusz’s heartlessness. The villagers take Halka’s side, so the atmosphere is somewhat muted. Janusz enters the church wirth his bride Zofia – while the wedding goes on Halka throws herself into the river.

Cast

Director

Łukasz Borowicz

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Director

Mariusz Treliński

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Stage design

Boris Kudlička

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Stage design

Dorothée Roqueplo

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Hair & Make up-Design

Łukasz Pycior

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Light design

Marc Heinz

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Videodesign

Bartek Macias

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Choreography

Tomasz Wygoda

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Dramaturgy

Piotr Gruszczyński

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Jontek

Piotr Beczała

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Halka, ein Bauernmädchen

Corinne Winters

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Stolnik

Alexey Tikhomirov

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Zofia, seine Tochter

Natalia Kawałek

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Janusz, ihr Verlobter

Tomasz Konieczny

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Dziemba, Haushofmeister

Lukas Jakobski

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Dudarsz

Sreten Manojlović

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Orchestra

ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien

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Choir

Arnold Schoenberg Chor (Ltg. Erwin Ortner)

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Sun, 15.12.20197:00 pm Premiere Halka
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