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XIII Music Celebration in Częstochowa - Premiere of Paweł Łukaszewski's
XIII Music Celebration in Częstochowa - Premiere of Paweł Łukaszewski's "Concerto for organ and strong orchestra"
2011-10-27
On November 18, 2011 in Częstochowa, during the first concert as part of the „XIII Music Celebration”, pianist Maciej Zagórski along with the Symphony Orchestra of the Częstochowa Philharmonic conducted by Jerzy Swoboda will premiere Paweł Łukaszewski’s "Concerto for Piano and String Orchestra".
29 October-1 November - non-working days
29 October-1 November - non-working days
2011-10-27
Our bookshop and publishing house will be closed from 29 October to 1 November 2011.
110 Years of the National Philharmonic
110 Years of the National Philharmonic
2011-10-26
On November 5, 2011 The National Philharmonic will celebrate 110 years of artistic activity. It is the oldest institution of its kind in Poland, which over the years has played a huge role in promoting musical culture in Warsaw, presenting consistently high artistic level. Sincere congratulations for this beautiful Jubilee!
Krzysztof Penderecki Wins Superwiktor
Krzysztof Penderecki Wins Superwiktor
2011-10-25
On October 24 the Gala Ceremony for the 26th Television Academy Wiktor awards took place at the Royal Castle in Warsaw. Krzysztof Penderecki was among this year's winners of the Superwiktor award.
Concert of works by Górecki, Lutosławski and Szymanowski in London
Concert of works by Górecki, Lutosławski and Szymanowski in London
2011-10-25
Today, 25 October, in the Cadogan Hall in London, there will be a concert of works by Henryk Mikołaj Górecki, Karol Szymanowski and Witold Lutosławski as part of the "Polish Contemporary Music Across Europe with Friends" concert series.
Concert
Concert "In Memoriam Henryk Mikołaj Górecki"
2011-10-25
The Polish Cultural Institute In New York and (Le) Poisson Rouge present „In Memoriam Henryk Mikołaj Górecki”, a free and open to the public memorial concert honoring the Polish composer on the first anniversary of his death.
Jan Krenz Will Lead a Concert by the Sinfonia Iuventus Orchestra
Jan Krenz Will Lead a Concert by the Sinfonia Iuventus Orchestra
2011-10-25
On 27 October the Polish Iuventus Sinfonia will play in the Polish Radio Concert Studio under the baton of Jan Krenz. The concert programme will include works by Mozart, Rimsky-Korsakov and the Maestro himself.
Irish Premiere of Roman Statkowski's Opera
Irish Premiere of Roman Statkowski's Opera "Maria"
2011-10-24
The Irish premiere of Roman Statkowski’s opera "Maria" proved a great success during the 60th Opera Festival in Wexford. It was a special event, because after the recent "discovery" of the work by Łukasz Borowicz and his recording it in a concert version, finally "Maria" has returned to the stage after many years.
General Director of PWM Adam Radzikowski Presented the Awards to the Finalists of the H. Wieniawski
General Director of PWM Adam Radzikowski Presented the Awards to the Finalists of the H. Wieniawski
2011-10-24
On Saturday, October 22 the formal awards ceremony of the XIV Henryk Wieniawski International Violin Competition took place in Poznań. The award sponsored by Polskie Wydawnictwo Muzyczne, a set of all the published works of Henryk Wieniawski, was presented by the General Director of PWM, Adam Radzikowski.
Soyoung Yoon Winner of the XIV H. Wieniawski Competition
Soyoung Yoon Winner of the XIV H. Wieniawski Competition
2011-10-22
Late last night we learned the results of the fourteenth Henryk Wieniawski International Violin Competition. The winner was violinist Soyoung Yoon of South Korea.

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POLISH HEROINES OF MUSIC – a new album in the SOUNDS series

Does music call for gender equality? It can surely defend itself. Nonetheless, the artistic advantages of excellent present-day women-composers and their eminent predecessors are worthy of being noticed and highlighted. Women have their separate and distinctive voice in Polish music. In recognition of the need to acknowledge that voice, on 29th January ANAKLASIS will release the CD POLISH HEROINES OF MUSIC, comprising orchestral works by Elżbieta Sikora, Hanna Kulenty, Grażyna Bacewicz, and Agata Zubel.
 

Tangos from the library of oblivion – a new disc in the series REVISIONS from ANAKLASIS

A panorama of compositional output combining Polish and Yiddish inter-war hits with sorrowful, despairing tangos from the Ghetto. The disc Bajgelman. Get to Tango represents a twenty-first-century take on the output of the outstanding musician Dawid Bajgelman, from Łódź. These arrangements and reworkings of selected works by one of the greatest composers of Jewish theatre music were produced by the outstanding musician and composer Jarosław Bester. The album comes out on 11 December.
 

A year in Polish music in sixteen albums – ANAKLASIS celebrates its first birthday

The ANAKLASIS record label, created by PWM just one year ago (on 22 November 2019), already boasts sixteen albums, and it shows no signs of slowing down, with further releases announced. 
 

‘Music from Chopin’s Land’ – an international project of PWM Edition

PWM Edition has launched a campaign and an international educational project, which brings the works by Polish composers closer to the audiences worldwide. ‘Music from Chopin’s Land’ encompasses more than just pieces by Chopin – it also means Paderewski, Szymanowska, Moniuszko, Kilar, Kurpiński and many other composers.

The premiere of Aleksander Nowak’s opera 'Drach' named Event of the Year! The laureates of the Coryphaeus of Polish Music awards 2020 have been announced

On 7 November 2020, during a gala broadcast on TVP Kultura, the laureates of the 10th edition of the Coryphaeus of Polish Music awards were announced. The award for Event of the Year went to the premiere of Aleksander Nowak’s opera Drach. Dramma per musica, given at the AUKSODRONE festival. Aleksander Nowak’s work, to a libretto by Szczepan Twardoch based on his heralded novel, was rewarded for ‘emphasising local dimensions in universal processes, for the strength of its musical and cultural message’. 
 

Krzysztof Herdzin’s 'Impressions on Paderewski' – a new release on ANAKLASIS

Paderewski was a great composer. Herdzin is a great improviser. The fusion of the worlds of these two musical giants has given rise to a new phenomenon, which we share with you today. On the 160th anniversary of the birth of Ignacy Jan Paderewski, it is time to prick up our ears to the most beautiful impressions on his music.
 

Winners of the Warsaw Wind Ensemble Competition Contest 2020 announced!

On 30 September, the call for applications for the International Composition Contest for Wind Orchestra Warsaw Wind Ensemble Composition Contest 2020 was closed. From almost 50 applications, the jury selected seven laureates and distinguished five compositions.
 

New album and concert for the celebrant – “Songs & Sonnets” from Anaklasis for Romuald Twardowski

In the year of the exceptional jubilee, the composer's 90 birthday, a unique album is published in the ANAKLASIS catalogue, devoted to the chamber vocal and instrumental works of Twardowski. They are performed by the world-famous bass-baritone, Tomasz Konieczny, and an outstanding pianist, Lech Napierała.

Song Master Class: online lessons with Tomasz Konieczny and Lech Napierała

The songs of Stanisław Moniuszko and Romuald Twardowski are widely known and appreciated both by the public and the musical world. But what if we could get to know these pieces from the inside out? Two world-class musicians invite you to a unique master class experience – delivered straight to your doorstep! The acclaimed bass-baritone Tomasz Konieczny and the ingenious pianist Lech Napierała will be the guides to those who are curious about the most beautiful Polish songs. The online Song Master Class program is launching now.

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.