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4-5 November - non-working day of Hire Library
4-5 November - non-working day of Hire Library
2015-10-29

We inform that our Hire Library will be closed from 4 to 5 November. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Polish Music in Romania
Polish Music in Romania
2015-10-26

On 13 November, the "Oltenia" State Philharmonic in Craiova, Romania, will feature the concert with Polish music, organised as part of the series presenting European music heritage. Three Polish musical pieces: "Concerto-Notturno" by Mikołaj Górecki, "Bajka" (Fairytale) overture by Stanisław Moniuszko and the "Eternal Songs" symphonic poem by Mieczysław Karłowicz will be performed.

"Quo vadis" by Feliks Nowowiejski in Poznań
"Quo vadis" by Feliks Nowowiejski in Poznań
2015-10-19

On 11 November, during the concert held at the Grand Theatre in Poznań, we will be able to hear two pieces of music by Feliks Nowowiejski: Psalm 136 "Ojczyzna" (Fatherland) Op. 18 and "Quo vadis" Oratorio Op. 30. The concert will mark the celebrations of the National Independence Day.

Music by Elżbieta Sikora and Ewa Fabiańska-Jelińska at the ISCM World Music Days in South Korea
Music by Elżbieta Sikora and Ewa Fabiańska-Jelińska at the ISCM World Music Days in South Korea
2015-10-12

"Five Miniatures" for orchestra by Elżbieta Sikora and "Three Polish Dances (Mazur, Kujawiak, Oberek)" for brass quintet and organ by Ewa Fabiańska-Jelińska have been selected for the ISCM World Music Days Festival in South Korea. The prestigeous festival will be held between 29 March and 3 April 2016.

World premiere of "Veni Sancte Spiritus" of Paweł Łukaszewski
World premiere of "Veni Sancte Spiritus" of Paweł Łukaszewski
2015-09-30

A new choral piece by Paweł Łukaszewski, Veni Sancte Spiritus for Two Unaccompanied Mixed Choirs, dedicated to the memory of Henryk Mikołaj Górecki, will be performed for the first time on 2 October at an oratory concert in the Kraków Philharmonic.

British Premiere of the "Not I" of Agata Zubel
British Premiere of the "Not I" of Agata Zubel
2015-09-30

Agata Zubel, composer and singer, as well as the famous Klangforum Wien ensemble, will perform at the opening concert of the contemporary music festival in Haddersfield.

The 2015 Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition
The 2015 Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition
2015-09-30

Soon we will be able to see the contest of the most talented young pianists durning the 17th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw. This year the competition received a record number of applications sent by 450 pianists from 45 countries.

58th International Contemporary Music Festival Warsaw Autumn
58th International Contemporary Music Festival Warsaw Autumn
2015-09-17
Between 18 and 26 September, the 58th International Contemporary Music Festival Warsaw Autumn will be held.
The promotion of the National Edition in the USA and Canada
The promotion of the National Edition in the USA and Canada
2015-09-09

Recently we have launched a promotional campaign for the National Edition of the works of Frederic Chopin in the USA and Canada, together with Hal Leonard, PWM exclusive distributor in North America.

Singing Wrocław
Singing Wrocław
2015-09-03

Between 6 and 19 September, the 50th International Wratislavia Cantans Festival will be held. The festival in Wrocław will see many world stars and will feature a comprehensive programme with pieces that are particularly involving for the human voice.

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Warsaw Wind Ensemble Composition Contest 2020 begins

PWM Edition and Warsaw Wind Music Association invite to take part in the International Composition Contest for Wind Orchestra - Warsaw Wind Ensemble Composition Contest 2020. This is the first edition of the international competition for composers, the subject of which is to write a premiere composition for a concert wind orchestra.
 

The 10th International Stanisław Moniuszko Vocal Competition – Results Announced!

The winners of the 10th International Stanisław Moniuszko Vocal Competition have been announced. The first prize goes to Maria Motolygina from Russia, while Alina Adamski won the PWM Edition Prize for the best performance of a Polish 20th/21st-century song.

Stanisław Moniuszko – the May Composer of the Month

On May 5th, the bicentenary of Stanisław Moniuszko’s birth will be celebrated throughout Poland. PWM Edition has already begun its celebrations earlier, and announced Stanisław Moniuszko our May COMPOSER OF THE MONTH.

Stanisław Moniuszko For Everyone

More than 20 new sheet music publications, books and CD albums; nearly 90 reissues; performance materials for orchestras and opera houses; more than a hundred digital publications available worldwide; 7,000 pages of free access digitalised materials; more than a thousand unique graphics and photos; nearly 30 events for adult and young audiences – all these are part of PWM Edition’s celebrations programme prepared for the bicentenary of Stanisław Moniuszko’s birth.

“Mieczysław Karłowicz. A Lone Journey” wins the Silver Pegasus Prize of the 22nd Zakopane Festival of Films about Art

We are very happy to inform that Tomasz Knittel’s film Mieczysław Karłowicz. Samotna wędrówka [Mieczysław Karłowicz. A Lone Journey], co-produced by PWM Edition and TVP (Polish state television broadcaster), won the Silver Pegasus during the gala of the 22nd Zakopane Festival of Films about Art held on 14th April.

What Does Plato Have to Do with Music Education?

PWM Edition is not just about sheet music and books. We are also involved in all kinds of educational activities, aiming to promote and support music education in both general and music schools. In this way we fulfil Plato’s postulate that “children ought to be taught music, physics and philosophy; but music in particular, because it contains models and all the skills that are crucial to learning”.


Since the first quarter of 2019 is already behind us, let us sum up PWM Edition’s educational enterprises in that period.

Agata Zubel’s “3x3” to Be Premiered in Paris

 

The world premiere of the most recent work by the highly regarded Polish composer Agata Zubel is to take place on 9th April 2019 at the Auditorium Marcel Landowski in Paris. The nine members of Ensemble 2e2m – one of France’s oldest and most renowned groups of this kind – will perform 3x3 for 9 instruments. The conductor is Pierre Roulllier.

The concert is part of the cycle “It Is a Woman’s World (Too)”.

On the 8th Festival of Premieres

A three-day festival of new music; seven concerts, two installations, nearly fifteen hours of music – only the most recent works. Thirty composers, more than half of whom are associated with PWM Edition – all this has made me happy, and I am leaving Katowice one hundred per cent satisfied,” said Daniel Cichy PhD, Director and Editor-in-Chief of PWM Edition, summing up the 8th Festival of Premieres in Katowice, which came to its close last Sunday.

Sławomir Kupczak – the April Composer of the Month

In our gallery of COMPOSERS OF THE MONTH, we present today the figure of Sławomir Kupczak, our April Composer of the Month.

Piotr Matwiejczuk Appointed New “Ruch Muzyczny” Editor-in-Chief

On 1st April 2019 the post of editor-in-chief of “Ruch Muzyczny” will be taken over by Piotr Matwiejczuk, who replaces Tomasz Cyz, head of the editorial board since 2013.