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World premiere of
World premiere of "Utopia" by Paweł Łukaszewski
2010-11-24
During The 17th International Festival “Laboratory of Contemporary Music” we shall hear the premiere of one piece by composer associated with PWM: “Utopia” by Paweł Łukaszewski.
Death of Henryk Mikołaj Górecki
Death of Henryk Mikołaj Górecki
2010-11-12
Henryk Mikołaj Górecki, an outstanding Polish composer and esteemed teacher, died on Friday, November 12 2010, in Katowice.
Retrospect Ensemble under the auspices of the 6th Polish Music Festival
Retrospect Ensemble under the auspices of the 6th Polish Music Festival
2010-11-08
On November 9, 2010 (Tuesday) at 8.30 pm. in the St. Francis Church the Retrospect Ensemble from London will present extensive selection of religious works from Polish baroque.
World premiere of "A Poem from the book of dreams and imaginations" by M.J. Papara
World premiere of "A Poem from the book of dreams and imaginations" by M.J. Papara
2010-11-04
The third day of the 6th Polish Music Festival will go by the sign of polish contemporary music. Among other works, a new piece will be presented by composer associated with PWM, Michał Jakub Papara. It called “A Poem from the book of dreams and imaginations".
Meeting with prof. Mieczysław Tomaszewski and presentation of album "Chopin"
Meeting with prof. Mieczysław Tomaszewski and presentation of album "Chopin"
2010-11-04
The special event of the 14th Book Fair in Krakow it is the meeting with prof. Mieczysław Tomaszewski and the presentation of his album “Chopin”. You are cordially invited on November 6th at 2pm. to the Seminar Room number 1. For the first guests - a Chopin gift.
Concert of works of A. Czajkowski and evening with Mikołaj Zieleński's pieces
Concert of works of A. Czajkowski and evening with Mikołaj Zieleński's pieces
2010-11-03
The second day of 6th Festival of Polish Music means two extraordinary concerts and promotion of the LP record. You are cordially invited to Collegium Novum UJ Hall, where concert of Andrzej Czajkowski’s pieces will be held, and to the concert “Zieleński 1611-2011” at the St. Francis Church.
Meeting with authors of the children's book "Frycek opowiada"
Meeting with authors of the children's book "Frycek opowiada"
2010-11-03
On November 5th at 12.00 in the booth No. A22 at the 14th Kraków Book Fair, a meeting with Lidia Kućmierz and Katarzyna Bruzda, authors of the book "Frycek opowiada" will be held.
Meeting with Krystian Brodacki, author of the book "Historia jazzu w Polsce"
Meeting with Krystian Brodacki, author of the book "Historia jazzu w Polsce"
2010-11-02
On November 5th (Friday) at 16.00 in the Klub pod Jaszczurami, under the auspices of the 14th Kraków Book Fair, a meeting with Krystian Brodacki will be held. A fan of jazz and a music journalist, he will promote his latest book „Historia jazzu w Polsce” ("The History Of Jazz In Poland"), published by PWM.
The 6th Festival of Polish Music opening concert
The 6th Festival of Polish Music opening concert
2010-11-02
On November 5th (Friday) at 7.30 pm in the Fiharmonia Krakowska concert hall at 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street the 6th Festival of Polish Music opening concert will be held.

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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.