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Moniuszko Vocal Competition – 'Prząśniczka'

Extracts | Moniuszko

The Polish countertenor Jakub Józef Orliński sings this song from Śpiewnik domowy (Songs for Home Use) by Stanisław Moniuszko. It tells the tale of a boy who needs to travel to Königsberg. He is in tears as he says goodbye to his girlfriend but she leaves him for someone else after only three days. Conducted by Tadeusz Kozłowski.

Watch Moniuszko Vocal Competition​ from 5 May 2019 on OperaVision here.