King Roger

Fisher Center for the Performing Arts 2008

Invited by Leon Botstein, director of American Symphony Orchestra and Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, Lech Majewski staged King Roger, Karol Szymanowski’s opera, for the Bard Music Festival. The prologue of this production included Harnasie ballet by the same composer.

with Kevin O’Connor, Emma Stein, Gary Lai, Sam Petersson, Meghan Merrill, Uys du Buisson, Meredith Clinton, Laeticia Emmanuel, Christina Johnson, Amy Jones, Jeffrey Lyon, Jessica Majka, Lucy York, Tadeusz Szlenkier, Adam Kruszewski, Iwona Hossa, Wojciech Maciejowski, Ewa Marciniec, Wojciech Bukalski, Wrocław Opera Chorus, The Summerscape Children’s Festival Chorus, American Symphony Orchestra

music Karol Szymanowski libretto Jarosław Iwaszkiewicz staged & directed by Lech Majewski musical direction Leon Botstein sets Lech Majewski costumes Ewa Kochańska choreography Noémie Lafrance chorus master Małgorzata Orawska