Cossacks, or Punishment for Deception

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  • Monday, November 23, 2020, 8:00 PM

Restored Ballet

The “Cracovia Danza” Court Ballet is bringing back an extraordinary work, forgotten for over two centuries. The ballet Cossacks, or Punishment for Deception, choreographed by Daniel Curz to Antoni Hart’s music, premiered at the National Theatre in Warsaw on 11 November 1784. The long-lost score and the libretto have been restored, and the spectacle showcases myriad Polish dances. The pre-premiere with live music and audience, planned for 23 November at the Juliusz Słowacki Theatre, will be streamed on the “Cracovia Danza” Court Ballet’s YouTube channel. Make the most of the state-of-the-art technology and participate in this unique event!

(Justyna Skalska, “Karnet” magazine)

Music: Antoni Hart
Scenario i choreography: Leszek Rembowski
Scenography i costums: Jan Polewka
Reconstruction of the score: Maciej Prochaska
Dance reconstruction Menuetto & Cracovienne: Romana Agnel
Machine design: Jan Burnat, Maciej Moszew
Choreographer's assistant: Dariusz Brojek
Assistant set designer: Ilenia Emili
Performers: Balet Cracovia Danza pod kierunkiem Romany Agnel, Zespół instrumentów historycznych pod kierunkiem Tomasza Dobrzańskiego

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