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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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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.