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Paweł Mykietyn - HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
Paweł Mykietyn - HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
2016-05-20

Birthday. World Premiere. Double Concerto fo Two Flutes and Symphony Orchestra. Gdańsk, Ołowianka Philharmonic Hall. 19.00. Welcome!

The premiere of ‘Double Concerto for two flutes and symphony orchestra’ by Paweł Mykietyn
The premiere of ‘Double Concerto for two flutes and symphony orchestra’ by Paweł Mykietyn
2016-05-17

This Friday, 20th May, will feature the premiere of Double Concerto for two flutes and symphony orchestra by Paweł Mykietyn. The work was commissioned by The Polish Baltic Philharmonic (PFB) in Gdańsk and here it will be staged for the first time. The Baltic Philharmonics will be conducted by Juri Gilbo, and the solo parts will be performed by Łukasz Długosz and Agata Kielar-Długosz.

PWM at the Fair in Frankfurt
PWM at the Fair in Frankfurt
2016-04-07

PWM takes part in Musikmesse, the world's largest music fair, in Frankfurt. The biggest attraction of the elegant and modern stand is the availability of the complete National Edition of the Works of Fryderyk Chopin, which attracted great interest from customers from Europe, Asia and America. The Fair will last until Sunday.

The premiere of ‘Concerto for accordion and orchestra’ by Zygmunt Krauze
The premiere of ‘Concerto for accordion and orchestra’ by Zygmunt Krauze
2016-04-06

On 8th-16th April Wrocław will hold the 30th Musica Polonica Nova Festival. At the Festival, the Concerto for accordion and orchestra by Zygmunt Krauze will have its world premiere on 15th April.

Happy Easter!
Happy Easter!
2016-03-25

May this Easter bring you all together for a great celebration filled with lots of joy, love and happiness!

The premiere of 'Missa solemnis' by Marta Ptaszyńska
The premiere of 'Missa solemnis' by Marta Ptaszyńska
2016-03-10

The premiere of Missa solemnis ad honorem Sancti Joannis Pauli II by Marta Ptaszyńska will take place in Warsaw on 16th March. The staging of the mass will celebrate the 200th anniversary of Warsaw University. Among the artists we can find: Marta Boberska, Anna Radziejewska, Jarosław Bręk, Mixed Choir and UMFC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Ryszard Zimak.

The premiere of the ‘Fanfare’ by Mikołaj Górecki
The premiere of the ‘Fanfare’ by Mikołaj Górecki
2016-02-15

The premiere of the Fanfare by Mikołaj Górecki will take place on 16th February. The work was commissioned by Łódź Philharmonic to celebrate its 100th anniversary.

Agata Zubel about "Chapter 13"
Agata Zubel about "Chapter 13"
2016-01-18

19 January – Los Angeles witnesses the premiere of Agata Zubel’s newest piece Chapter 13. We had interviewed the composer just before she left to LA.

mUltimate Chopin
mUltimate Chopin
2016-01-13

mUltimate Chopin is a modern Internet platform presenting all the available sources of the works of Fryderyk Chopin. 

Łukasz Borowicz about "Chapter 13"
Łukasz Borowicz about "Chapter 13"
2016-01-12

In a week, 19.01.2016 we will witness the premiere of Agata Zubel’s new composition, Chapter 13. Łukasz Borowicz is going to be the first to conduct the piece.

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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.