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Our Chopin Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Minor

Teatr Wielki Opera Narodowa - The Polish National Ballet

Choreography: Krzysztof Pastor

Light design: Yaron Abulafia

Set and costume design: Tatyana van Walsum

Music: Frederic Chopin, Piano Concerto No. 2 in F-moll

Conductor: Grzegorz Nowak

Pianist: Krzysztof Jabłoński

Dramaturgy: Daniel Przastek

Photos by © Ewa Krasucka

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


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.


This piece (Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Minor) represents the socio-political processes within the Polish nation and aestheticized struggles of groups personifying various ideological attitudes that shaped the history of Poland throughout the last century.

A great impression was made by gradually flooding the stage and stage design with a red light and entering a group of red Dogmathians.
(A review by Katarzyna K. Gardzina-Kubała in Teatr dla Wszystkich)