Probably every Pole knows the lullaby about the kitten written by Moniuszko based on a folk melody, although he is best known as the creator of the Polish national opera. Learn about the composer of patriotic operas, operettas, ballets and several hundred catchy melodies for lyrics written by the most outstanding Polish poets. The temporary museum, opened to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the composer’s birth, reveals the facts of his life. Find out what famous singers, directors and personalities of the world of culture think about his work, and see photos from performances, set designs and posters. You will also find out the great role played by his most famous operas Halka and The Haunted Manor during the period of the partitions. You will also learn about Moniuszko’s best-known song Prząśniczka [The Spinner].
If you want to listen live to his most famous arias, go to the Stanisław Moniuszko International Vocal Competition held every year in May. Detailed information about the festival and other events related to the composer can be found at moniuszko200.pl
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