May 18, 2019 sets the date of the 16th Long Night of Museums in Poland. With great pleasure we join the event again and we invite you that night to celebrate with us!

Performance of the students of Subsidiary of Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Białystok
Foyer / Odeska 1 / 18:30–21:30

On occassion of the Long Night of Museums this weekend and Chopin Night coming on the next weekend, the students prepared a special concert programme.

Curatorial tour of the Adrianna Konopka’s “Situations” exhibition
Exhibition Hall / Odeska 1 / 21.00

Young artist from Białystok, for the very first time shown individually in her hometown, is going to tell the stories of her works and inspirations as part of a guided curatorial tour.

Photography workshop “Night shots”
Foyer / Odeska 1 / 21.45

Opera’s photographer Michał Heller is going to conduct a short workshop to teach photography lovers about the limits and joys of night shooting. And the subject will be very lovely: Opera’s beautiful building and its exciting surroundings. Number of participants is limited, please send a registration entry via e-mail: (the list is already closed).

Stage tour with the directors Richard Firmin and Gilles André from “The Phantom in the Opera”
Main Stage / Odeska 1 / 22.00

“Phantom in the Opera’s” set design is really glamorous, so every possibility to see it close up is a great joy for musical and theatre lovers—and when the tour is guided by such colourful characters as the musical’s directors, it must be absolutely fabulous! Entry from the foyer.

Night sky-watching
medium level terraces / Odeska 1 / 23.00

Polish Society of Amateur Astronomers Subsidiary in Białystok and Podlasie Opera and Philharmonic invite you over for telescopic observation of the full moon and the brightest binary stars. The observation will be led by Wojciech Burzyński and Tomasz Białkowski. In case of a bad, cloudy weather, we will listen to a illustrated lecture “Astrophotography in practice—in a nutshell” in the Opera foyer.

City landscape as seen from the Opera’s viewing terraces
Viewing terrace / Odeska 1 / up until 24.00

Let’s marvel at the city landscape from the Opera’s viewing terraces. If the weather breaks we might be forced to cancel the event, cross your fingers for a beautiful night!