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Sir Twardowski

Ludomir Różycki
Tomasz Tokarczyk

Available dates

26 November 18:30, Friday
26 November, Friday
Main Stage
27 November 18:30, Saturday
27 November, Saturday
Main Stage
28 November 18:30, Sunday
28 November, Sunday
Main Stage



Ludomir Różycki
Stefania Różycka
World premiere
Warsaw, 9.05.1921
premiere at the Krakow Opera
One of the most popular works by Ludomir Różycki – only in the period of 1921-1929 it was staged as many as 300 times. Originally, the composer told the story of the legendary Polish sorcerer, using a symphonic poem, yet later he "translated" it into the language of ballet. The libretto was prepared by Różycki's wife Stefania (writing under the pseudonym of S. Ordon), on the basis of novel Master Twardowski by Józef Ignacy Kraszewski. Nine ballet paintings illustrate successive scenes from the magician's life - from the first appearance of the devil in his atelier, through signing a pact, evoking the spirit of Barbara Radziwiłł or winning the love of an eastern princess, to the events in the Rzym (Rome) inn and, finally, landing on the moon. Certainly, Różycki bases his musical interpretations of these events on Polish folk and national dances, such as krakowiak, polonaise, oberek or highlanders’ dance; there are also references to dance music of other nations, such as czardas, waltz and stylised oriental dances.


poster by
Andrzej Pągowski


Category S
Marshal’s Balcony
140 zł
Amphitheatre Rows IV-IX
110 zł
Amphitheatre Rows I-III i X-XII
80 zł
Amphitheatre Side seats and rows XIII - XIV, Right-hand and left-hand side boxes (level 1), Balcony level II rows I and II
55 zł
Balcony level II Rows III-IV
45 zł
Premieres and special events
Category B
Marshal’s Balcony
100 zł
Amphitheatre Rows IV-IX
65 zł
Amphitheatre Rows I-III and X-XII
50 zł
Amphitheatre Side seats and rows XIII - XIV Right-hand and left-hand side boxes (level 1) Balcony level II rows I and II
35 zł
Balcony level II Rows III and IV
25 zł
Attention! Visible ticket prices are valid for performances within the regular repertoire of the Krakow Opera.

Different ticket prices apply for special, pre-premiere and morning shows. There are also discounts for disabled people. Detailed information can be found in the Pricelist.

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