“Papusza’s Harps”, by Jan Kanty Pawluśkiewicz is a symphonic opera, which was composed in 1993. Pawluśkiewicz, a great admirer of the work of famour Roma poet Bronisława Wajs “Papusza” calimed that it is one of his greatest compositions. The premier in 1994, at Kraków’s Błonia Park, was a part of the commemoration events of the Roma Holocaust, organized by the Association of Roma in Poland. An audience of 10,000 saw the spectacle, directed by Krzysztof Jasiński (with stage design by Władysław Hasior), and performances from Elżbieta Towarnicka, Bożena Zawiślak-Dolny, and Andrzej Biegun, and the American opera singer Gwendolyn Bradley. The show was broadcasted by the Polish public television.
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Untertitelpoemat symfoniczny do tekstów poetki cygańskiej
original titleJan Kanty Pawluśkiewicz, "Harfy Papuszy"
übersetzer Titel»Papusza's Harps« - eine symphonische Oper von Jan Kanty Pawlu?kiewicz, inspiriert von Papuszas Poesie