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Mariusz Treliński

Stage director
Artistic Director, Teatr Wielki - Polish National Opera

Mariusz Treliński's new production of Prokofiev's The Fiery Angel opens at the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence

21 June 2018

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Festival d’Aix-en-Provence

Mariusz Treliński's new production of Prokofiev The Fiery Angel opens at the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence on 5 July 2018. Featuring stage designs from Boris Kudlička, Treliński's production stars Aušrinė Stundytė as Renata and Scott Hendricks as Ruprecht. Musical direction comes from Kazushi Ono.


Treliński's highlights elsewhere this season a new production of Gluck Orfeo et Eurydice at Opera Wroclaw and revivals of his Eugene Onegin, Turandot, Krol Roger and Madama Butterfly, all at Polish National Opera.


The Fiery Angel runs in Aix until 15 July. Watch the trailer for the production below.

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Mariusz Trelinski’s new production of Prokofiev’s The Fiery Angel premieres at Polish National Opera

29 April 2018

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Polish National Opera

Mariusz Trelinski’s new production of Prokofiev The Fiery Angel opens at Polish National Opera on 13 May 2018. A co-production with Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, Trelinski is joined by regular collaborator, stage designer Boris Kudlička. The cast includes Scott Hendricks, Ausrine Stundyte and Andrei Popov.


Upcoming productions include a revival of Madama Butterfly at Polish National Opera, a revival of his hugely acclaimed production of Bluebeard’s Castle and Iolanta at the Metropolitan Opera and a new production of Krol Roger at Royal Swedish Opera.


Performances of The Fiery Angel run in Warsaw until 22 May.

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Mariusz Treliński named Best Director at the International Opera Awards

10 April 2018

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International Opera Awards

Mariusz Treliński has been named as Best Director at the 2018 International Opera Awards. Treliński was nominated for his acclaimed productions which included the premiere of Die tote Stadt for Polish National Opera.


Treliński's upcoming productions include Fiery Angel at Polish National Opera and Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, Krol Roger at Royal Swedish Opera, a revival of his hugely acclaimed production of Bluebeard’s Castle and Iolanta at the Metropolitan Opera, Halka at Theater an der Wien, Die tote Stadt at La Monnaie, Fiery Angel at Norwegian National Opera, Boris Godunov in Tokyo and Mazeppa in Turin.

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Intermusica artists nominated at the International Opera Awards

31 January 2018

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Brett Dean
Wallis Giunta
Leigh Melrose

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International Opera Awards

Mariusz Treliński, Wallis Giunta, Brett Dean's Hamlet and Leigh Melrose have been nominated for awards at the 2018 International Opera Awards. The nominees were chosen by a jury of major figures from across the industry, and the winners are announced at a red carpet ceremony hosted by Petroc Trelawny at London's Coliseum on 9 April.


Mariusz Treliński is nominated in the Director category. Artistic Director of Teatr Wielki - Polish National Opera, Treliński's productions this season include a new production of Prokofiev Fiery Angel at Polish National Opera and Festival d'Aix-en-Provence and Gluck Orfeo et Euridice at Opera Wroclaw.


Wallis Giunta is nominated in the Young Singer category. This has been a breakthrough season for Giunta, featuring a highly successful return to Opera North, following her critically acclaimed portrayal of La Cenerentola last season, for two role debuts: the title role in L’enfant et les sortilèges and Dinah Trouble in Tahiti. Currently a member of the Leipzig Opera Ensemble, she appears in a new production of Lulu by Lotte de Beer and also returns to the roles of Angelina La Cenerentola, Cherubino Le nozze di Figaro, and Rossweisse Die Walküre.


Brett Dean's Hamlet was praised as "the operatic event of the year" by the Sunday Times when it premiered at Glyndebourne last season, and it is nominated in the World Premiere category. The production, which also toured to great acclaim during the autumn, was a critical and popular success, receiving outstanding reviews across the spectrum.


Nonesuch's recording of Louis Andriessen Theatre of the World, in which Leigh Melrose sung the role of Kircher, is nominated in the Recording (Complete Opera) category. Performing with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Melrose's "superbly characterful" (The Times) performance was highly praised, with the Guardian highlighting his "tremendous presence".

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Mariusz Treliński's Tristan und Isolde premieres in Beijing

09 August 2017

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NCPA, Beijing

Mariusz Treliński’s production of Tristan und Isolde receives its Beijing premiere at the National Centre for the Performing Arts on 23 August 2017. The production opened the 2016/17 season at the Metropolitan Opera and in Europe premiered at the Baden-Baden Festspielhaus and Polish National Opera.


Treliński, currently the artistic director of the Polish National Opera, is an alumnus of the famous Łódź Film School and began his directing career with his television debut, Zad Wielkiego Wieloryba. He presented his cinematic feature debut, Farewell to Autumn, at the Venice Film Festival in 1990. His opera debut came in 1996 when the Warsaw Autumn Festival commissioned him to direct Elżbieta Sikora’s one-act Heartsnatcher based on the prose of Boris Vian, subsequently staged at the Pompidou Centre in Paris. In 1999 he premiered his famous production of Puccini Madame Butterfly at the Polish National Opera. This production saw the beginning of a long standing collaboration with stage designer Boris Kudlička and marked the start of Treliński’s international career.


Last season Treliński made his Metropolitan Opera debut with the widely acclaimed double bill of Iolanta and Bluebeard’s Castle starring Anna Netrebko and Nadja Michael, for which he was sub-sequently nominated for an International Opera Award in the Best Director category. He returned to the Met to open the 2016/17 season with Tristan und Isolde, starring Nina Stemme and Stuart Skelton. Future projects include productions of The Fiery Angel, Halka, Mazeppa and Boris Godunov.


Performances of Tristan und Isolde run until 29 August.

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Mariusz Treliński's new production of Die tote Stadt opens at Polish National Opera

27 May 2017

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Polish National Opera

Mariusz Treliński’s new production of Die tote Stadt premieres at Polish National Opera on 10 June 2017. A co-produciton with La Monnaie in Brussels, the performances are conducted by Lothar Koenigs and star Marlis Petersen and Jacek Laszczkowski in the leading roles.


Treliński, currently the artistic director of the Polish National Opera, is an alumnus of the famous Łódź Film School and began his directing career with his television debut, Zad Wielkiego Wieloryba. He presented his cinematic feature debut, Farewell to Autumn based on Witkacy’s prose, at the Venice Film Festival in 1990. His opera debut came in 1996 when the Warsaw Autumn Festival commissioned him to direct Elżbieta Sikora’s one-act Heartsnatcher based on the prose of Boris Vian, subsequently staged at the Pompidou Centre in Paris. In 1999 he premiered his famous production of Puccini’s Madame Butterfly at the Polish National Opera. This production saw the beginning of a long standing collaboration with stage designer Boris Kudlička and marked the start of Treliński’s international career.


Last season Treliński made his Metropolitan Opera debut with the widely acclaimed double bill of Iolanta and Bluebeard’s Castle starring Anna Netrebko and Nadja Michael, for which he was subsequently nominated for an International Opera Award in the Best Director category. He returned to the Met to open the 2016/17 season with Tristan und Isolde, starring Nina Stemme and Stuart Skelton. The production is also presented in Beijing later this season. Future projects include productions of The Fiery Angel, Halka, Mazeppa and Boris Godunov.


Performances of Die tote stadt run until 18 June.

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Mariusz Treliński joins Intermusica for worldwide representation

08 December 2016

Intermusica is thrilled to welcome award-winning stage director and artistic director of Teatr Wielki-Polish National Opera, Mariusz Treliński for general management.


An alumnus of the famous Łódź Film School, Treliński began his directing career with his television debut, Zad Wielkiego Wieloryba and presented his cinematic feature debut, Farewell to Autumn the Venice Film Festival in 1990. The award-winning picture is still one of the most celebrated Polish films today.


His opera debut came in 1996 when the Warsaw Autumn Festival commissioned him to direct Elżbieta Sikora’s one-act Heartsnatcher based on the prose of Boris Vian, subsequently staged at the Pompidou Centre in Paris. In 1999 he premiered his famous production of Puccini’s Madame Butterfly at the Polish National Opera. This production saw the beginning of a long standing collaboration with stage designer Boris Kudlička and marked the start of Treliński’s international career.


His most recent projects include Puccini’s Turandot (Polish National Opera 2011), Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman (Polish National Opera 2012), Puccini’s Manon Lescaut (Polish National Opera 2012) and Henze’s Boulevard Solitude, a co-production with La Monnaie and the Welsh National Opera. In January 2015 he made a widely acclaimed debut at the Metropolitan Opera with Iolanta/Bluebeard’s Castle starring Anna Netrebko and Nadja Michael, for which he was subsequently nominated for an International Opera Award as Best Director. Further projects that season included Powder Her Face (Polish National Opera and La Monnaie), for which he received Prix de L’Europe Francophone by Association Professionnelle de la Critique Théâtre, Musique et Danse; Salome (Prague State Opera and Polish National Opera); Tristan and Isolde (Baden-Baden and Polish National Opera); and Iolanta at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino festival at Opera di Firenze.


This season he made an anticipated return to Metropolitan Opera where he opened the 2016/17 season with his production of Tristan und Isolde, starring Nina Stemme and Stuart Skelton, which will be also presented in Beijing later this season.


Treliński’s next project is a new production of Die Tote Stadt at Polish National Opera which will premiere on 10 June 2017. 

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Intermusica represents Mariusz Treliński worldwide, excluding Italy.

Maria Mot
Associate Director, Vocal & Opera
+44 20 7608 9904
mmot@intermusica.co.uk

Lottie Gulliver
Assistant Artist Manager, Vocal & Opera
+44 20 7608 9937
lgulliver@intermusica.co.uk

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