Marta Gornicka & Chor Kobiet


„I treat words like music. I change language into voice, I make it explode from within” – Marta Górnicka.


The Chorus of Women (Chór Kobiet) is a revolutionary production of 25 women who sing, shout and whisper to create a new voice for contemporary women across the globe.

The chorus’ second production, Magnificat, was put together in 2011 and staged in Poland and abroad.

Here, the chorus confronts the primary female image in the Catholic Church – the image of the Madonna. Quotes from the bible and fragments of culinary recipes from British celebrity chef Nigella Lasson intermingle, clashing with parts of Eurypides’ Bacchantes and punctuated by the flashbulbs of reporters and news clippings from the Gazeta Wyborcza daily. The prophane of pop phrases faces off with the sacred. Read more

  • Thu 16 May 21.15
  • Fri 17 May 21.00 – Q&A after the performance with Marta Górnicka at 21.50 SSBU, DE Zaal [EN/translator PL-NL]
  • Location: Stadsschouwburg, Utrecht

Read more Springfestival

The Power of the Choir

Gepubliceerd op Polonia.NL 08.05.2013
– Uitgever: STEP – Stichting van Poolse Experts in Nederland , lees meer over ons

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