Women create opera – discussion and concert at Poznan Grand Theater

On Saturday 18 February at. 16:00 at the Grand Theatre in Poznan, UNITED STATES OF OPERA foundation, invites for an extraordinary meeting – “WOMEN CREATE OPERA”.

Among the guests Katarina Głowicka, Marzena Diakun and Elżbieta Sikora and . During the meeting soprano Joanna Freszel will present selection of contemporary pieces. The talk will be led by Monika Pasiecznik and Krystian Lada.

United States Opera is a new series of meetings with the public devoted to the current state of Polish opera stage. Before each launch of the Opera House in Poznan, excellent artists, journalists, scientists and invite the audience to discuss issues related to opera and classical music in the contemporary socio-cultural context. The ambition of the series is the location of opera on the map of current events and trends. Each meeting is devoted to a different aspect of the opera. The initiator and curator of the cycle is a playwright Krystian Lada.

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