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OUR CHOPIN
PIANO CONCERTO NO. 1 IN E MINOR

Teatr Wielki Opera Narodowa - The Polish National Ballet

Choreography: Liam Scarlett

Light design: Yaron Abulafia

Set and costume design: Tatyana van Walsum

Music: Frederic Chopin, Piano Concerto No 1. in E-moll

Conductor: Grzegorz Nowak

Pianist: Krzysztof Jabłoński

Photos by © Ewa Krasucka


World premiere at Teatr Wielki - Polish National Opera, Warsaw - November 2018

Dance

For Poland’s commemoration of 100 Years Regained Independence since the end of World War I, the Polish National Ballet has created a unique production consisting in two new ballets, to the two piano concertos composed by Poland’s most prominent composer, Frederik Chopin.

 

The choreography for Concerto No 1 in E minor suggested a rather general idea of the joy of the nation from regaining independence, an idea for a joyous holiday and celebration of freedom and love.