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Jerzy Kornowicz

The least probable story

A multimedia opera for children in the shape of a music expedition based on the fairytale “The least probable story” by Hans Christian Andersen (for children aged 7 and up).
Duration
2 hour (without intermission)
Place
Main hall
Ticket price

25-40 zł

Jerzy Kornowicz

The least probable story

The premiere

19 / 12 / 2015
Description

Entering the Opera we start the journey into the magic land of the Clock. We meet in the auditorium. There we meet the King, the Princess and the inhabitants of the Land which has announced a competition for the least probable thing. Everybody tries to suggest something extraordinary to impress the King and the Jurors of the competition. However, only when the Clockmaker comes with his marvellous invention, the inhabitants of the Kingdom are truly amazed. In the heart of the Clock there is enchanted the essence of the world, and to experience it truly we set off – with the Guide – for a stroll around the corridors and the chambers of the Opera at the Castle. We return to the auditorium having experienced the magic of the Clockmaker’s invention fully.

The King, delighted with the Clock, wishes to announce his verdict. Then, however, there comes Otocham Tinpu Hammer, who wishes to take part in the competition. The story gets more complicated. Who will win?

Projekt plakatu: Maciej Mizgalski

About the show

Jerzy Kornowicz (*1959)
The least probable story 
based on the fairytale by Hans Christian Andersen 
Story idea: Beata Chwedorzewska
Adaptation and script: Jerzy Kornowicz
Cooperation: Andrzej Ozga
Song lyrics: Andrzej Ozga Marek Bartkowicz

Theatre staff
Music director  Jerzy Wołosiuk
Direction  Natalia Babińska
Scenography and costume design  Martyna Kander
Choreography  Karol Urbański
Choir preparation Małgorzata Bornowska
Audio records preparation  Tadeusz Sudnik
Multimedia projections Maciej Mizgalski
Light direction  Dawid Karolak

 

Cast
Narrator Piotr Zgorzelski
Król Tomasz Łuczak
Królewna Ewa Olszewska
Zegarmistrz Paweł Wolski
Otocham Tinpu-Młot Janusz Lewandowski
Orchestra, choir and ballet of the Opera at the Castle   
Conductor Jerzy Wołosiuk
Stage management  Katarzyna Berowska

 

The management of the Opera at the Castle reserves the right to make changes in the cast and in the repertoire

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Partners

Dofinansowano ze środków Ministra Kultury i Dziedzictwa Narodowego w ramach programu "Kolekcje" – priorytet "Zamówienia kompozytorskie", realizowanego przez Instytut Muzyki i Tańca.