The 2nd Festival of Baroque Operas “Dramma per Musica” will begin with the premiere of Sognando La Morte (Dreaming of Death) on September 2 at the Royal Theatre in the Old Orangey of the Royal Łazienki Museum. This special production is a combination of dance and opera, and was created and will be performed by mezzo-soprano Anna Radziejewska and dancer and choreographer Jacek Tyski, with music director Lilianna Stawarz.
Over the course of two weeks, the festival will also present vocal performances, chamber concerts and stage versions of baroque masterpieces, including Antonio Caldara’s Maddalena ai piedi di Cristo, Georg Friedrich Händel’s Orlando and Leonardo Vinci’s Semiramida Riconosciuta. The world class performance of Semiramida Riconosciuta will premiere on September 9 for the first time in nearly three hundred years, directed by Ewelina Pietrowiak, under the musical guidance of Marco Vitale. The opera will also be performed in the three subsequent days of the festival.