Ladies and Gentlemen,
Next Saturday, the 16th of January at 19:00, we invite you to the online premiere of the concert THE SECRET LIFE OF PAINTINGS. The event the result of our cooperation with the Opera Academy of Teatr Wielki – Polish National Opera. The recording will be available on the YouTube channel of the Polish Royal Opera and the VOD platform of the the National Opera.
What did Vermeer’s Woman Reading a Letter learn from the correspondence? What is Rembrandt’s Night Watch talking about just before marching out? And who will catch the maiden’s slipper in Fragonard’s The Swing? These questions will be answered during this extraordinarily colourful event.
The concert is a musical collage composed of excerpts from operas by Monteverdi, Handel and Vivaldi. Arias from great baroque works are the setting for stories based on scenes immortalised on the canvases of old masters. The young vocal talents of the Opera Academy are accompanied by the Period Instruments Ensemble of the Polish Royal Opera Capella Regia Polona under the musical direction of Krzysztof Garstka.