Assistant Stage Manager
Saturday, August 19 at 8 pm
The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College
Leon Botstein, conductor
Mary Birnbaum, stage director
Stanislaw Moniuszko (1819–72), Halka (1858)
Halka (Warsaw version: 1858) (Wolski)
A performance of the first great Polish opera (something Chopin was continually expected to write), Moniuszko’s Halka, a work too frequently underrated outside of Poland.