Chopin without Piano / Chopin bez FortepianuSpeaking Chopin
A remarkable actress in a blazing performance
Replacing the solo parts of Chopin’s two piano concertos with monologue and offering a virtuoso physical performance, the charismatic actress Barbara Wysocka and director Michał Zadara have invented a new art form with which to explore the cultural and political tensions of the composer’s times, drawing on their contemporary relevance in a thought-provoking theatrical experience.
- Has been performed in Poland and Russia and toured the US
- Barbara Wysocka is one of Poland’s most famous actresses, as well as a leading director
- Includes video projections and a live orchestra
- Chopin Without Piano Project Brief (0.05MB, PDF)