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Another Success for Justyna Kowalska-Lasoń
Another Success for Justyna Kowalska-Lasoń
2011-06-22
Polskie Wydawnictwo Muzyczne has the pleasure to announce another competition success this year for ‘our’ composer, Justyna Kowalska-Lasoń.
"Król Roger" will inaugurate the Presidency
2011-06-22
Karol Szymanowski's opera, „Król Roger”, directed by David Pountney, will be presented at the Grand Theatre-National Opera on July 1st, the day of the inauguration of the Polish Presidency of the EU.
Premiere of Paweł Mykietyn's
Premiere of Paweł Mykietyn's "Symphony no. III"
2011-06-22
Experiment, challenge, transgression of the boundaries of music, a fascinating journey through words and sounds – these are the definitions given in the announcement of an extraordinary musical event that will take place July 1st. This is, of course, talking about the premiere performance of Paweł Mykietyn’s "Symphony III", a piece written especially for the inauguration of the Polish Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
37th International Music Courses in Łańcut
37th International Music Courses in Łańcut
2011-06-21
From 1 to 27 July the 37th Zenon Brzewski International Music Courses will be held in Łańcut. Under the auspices of the summer workshop it will be possible to purchase PWM publications.
Mykietyn Receives Award at The Film Festival in Gdynia
Mykietyn Receives Award at The Film Festival in Gdynia
2011-06-14
Paweł Mykietyn won the prize for best film music at the 36th Polish Film Festival in Gdynia for writing the soundtrack to "Essential Killing" by Jerzy Skolimowski.
Premiere of Mikołaj Górecki's
Premiere of Mikołaj Górecki's "Divertimento"
2011-06-06
On 12 June, 2011 in Poznań, the Amadeus Chamber Orchestra of the Polish Radio conducted by Agnieszka Duczmal will premiere Mikołaj Górecki’s „Divertimento” for string orchestra.
Silver Pipe for Paweł Łukaszewski
Silver Pipe for Paweł Łukaszewski
2011-06-03
Paweł Łukaszewski, a composer associated with PWM, has received the Polish Primate’s "Silver Pipe" award. The award ceremony will be held 12 June at the 21st International Festival of Sacred Music.
"Orawa" in Orava Castle
2011-06-03
On 12 June, under the auspices of the project "Music of the Tatra Mountains" in Orava Castle (Oravský Podzámok), Wojciech Kilar’s "Orawa" will be heard, performed by the Tatrzańska Orkiestra Klimatyczna under the baton of Agnieszka Kreiner.

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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.