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Wojciech Kilar's September Symphony at the concert
Wojciech Kilar's September Symphony at the concert "In memoriam 9/11"
2011-08-31
A ceremonial concert by the Polish Sinfonia Iuventus Orchestra conducted by Tadeusz Wojciechowski will honour the memory of victims of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York on the 10th anniversary of the event. The honorary patron of the concert will be the U.S. Ambassador to Poland, Lee Feinstein. Wojciech Kilar’s "September Symphony" will be heard during the concert; the piece was created under the influence of the events of September 11, 2001.
Paweł Łukaszewski's Lamentationes - Premiere at Wratislavia Cantans
Paweł Łukaszewski's Lamentationes - Premiere at Wratislavia Cantans
2011-08-30
September 11, on the 10th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, a concert will be held as part of the Wratislavia Cantans festival, "New York September 11, 2001 in memoriam", at which Paweł Łukaszewski’s "Lamentationes" will be premiered.
V Michał Spisak International Music Competition in Dąbrowa Górnicza
V Michał Spisak International Music Competition in Dąbrowa Górnicza
2011-08-29
From 5-14 September, 2011 the V Michał Spisak International Music Competition will take place in Dąbrowa Górnicza.
49th Bydgoszcz Music Festival
49th Bydgoszcz Music Festival "Tribute to Henryk Mikołaj Górecki"
2011-08-29
From 9 September - 7 October 2011 the 49th Bydgoszcz Music Festival, dedicated to the memory of Henryk Mikołaj Górecki, will take place. During the festival pieces from PWM’s catalogue will be heard, including H.M. Gorecki's “Trzy utwory w dawnym stylu” (Three Pieces in Old Style) and "Beatus Vir" and "Concerto" for string orchestra by G. Bacewicz and the symphonic poem, "Krzesany" by W. Kilar.
12 September Maciej Zieliński's Recording Released
12 September Maciej Zieliński's Recording Released
2011-08-26
The album „Across the Milleniums - Muzyka z przełomu tysiącleci” presenting music by Maciej Zieliński will hit the stores on 12 September, 2011. The artist is known to a wider audience for music for many hit films of recent years and is also a recognized and award-winning creator of contemporary music.
46th Wratislavia Cantans International Festival
46th Wratislavia Cantans International Festival
2011-08-24
From 2-18 September, 2011, the Wratislavia Cantans festival will be organized for the 46th time. The programme includes performances of the "Symphony of Sorrowful Songs" and "Euntes ibant et flebant" by Henryk Mikołaj Górecki and "Salve Regina" by Andrzej Krzanowski.
Novello - Bicentenary of Publishing Activities
Novello - Bicentenary of Publishing Activities
2011-08-23
We would like to inform you that British music publisher Novello and Co Ltd, exclusively represented in Poland by PWM, celebrates two hundred years of activity this year.
Wojciech Kilar's
Wojciech Kilar's "Lumen" - in memory of Hevelius
2011-08-22
Wojciech Kilar's latest composition entitled Lumen will be premiered on October 5th in the European Parliament on the occasion of 400th anniversary of the birth of Jan Hevelius.
Paweł Łukaszewski's Pieces at the Festival in Riga
Paweł Łukaszewski's Pieces at the Festival in Riga
2011-08-12
Two of Paweł Łukaszewski’s pieces - Symphony II „Festinemus amare homines” and “Veni Creator” will be performed on 16-17 August at the International Festival of Sacred Music in Riga.

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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.