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Reflection on the Occasion of International Day of Music
Reflection on the Occasion of International Day of Music
2011-09-29
“We live in a diverse sonosphere: sounds surround us as Nature and as Culture. Just look at the trees and listen to their sound. If just that this natural pure tone did not disturb "bad" culture,” says Krzysztof Penderecki in a text written especially for the upcoming International Day of Music (October 1).
Project
Project "Rescued From Oblivion - Witold Szalonek and his Sounds Combined" on the Tenth Ann
2011-09-28
The Sound Factory Orchestra directed by Robert Kurdybacha have decided to honour the tenth anniversary of the famous composer’s death (1927-2001) with the project "Rescued from oblivion - Witold Szalonek and his sounds combined".
Wojciech Ziemowit Zych and Paweł Mykietyn's III Symphony nominated for the Koryfeusz Muzyki Polskiej
Wojciech Ziemowit Zych and Paweł Mykietyn's III Symphony nominated for the Koryfeusz Muzyki Polskiej
2011-09-27
On October 1, 2011, the International Day of Music, the first winners of a new award on the Polish music scene, Koryfeusz Muzyki Polskiej, will be announced.
20th Anniversary of Stefan Kisielewski's Death
20th Anniversary of Stefan Kisielewski's Death
2011-09-27
Today marks the twentieth anniversary of the death of Stefan Kisielewski (1911-1991), renowned composer, writer, music critic, journalist, educator and politician. On this occasion, in the PIW cafe in Warsaw at 18.00 today there will be a gathering Kisiel’s friends, to be led by his son - Jerzy Kisielewski.
Baltic Legend By Feliks Nowowiejski - Success During The Inauguration of the Artistic Season of the
Baltic Legend By Feliks Nowowiejski - Success During The Inauguration of the Artistic Season of the
2011-09-21
The performance of Feliks Nowowiejski’s Baltic Legend has enjoyed great success during the inaugural concert of the artistic season for the Polish Radio Orchestra.
London Concert to Promote National Edition of Chopin's Works
London Concert to Promote National Edition of Chopin's Works
2011-09-20
Sunday 09 October 2011 at 4.30pm Venue: Westminster Cathedral Hall
Marta Ptaszyńska winner of the Annual PCU Award 2011
Marta Ptaszyńska winner of the Annual PCU Award 2011
2011-09-19
On 20 September 2011 the awards ceremony of the Annual Awards of the Polish Composers’ Union, 2011 will take place in the Warsaw branch of the PCU. Marta Ptaszyńska, a composer who has cooperated with Polskie Wydawnictwo Muzyczne for many years, is among the winners.
Agata Zubel's Aforyzmy na Miłosza at the 9th Sacrum Profanum Festival
Agata Zubel's Aforyzmy na Miłosza at the 9th Sacrum Profanum Festival
2011-09-16
At yesterday's concert for the Made in Poland - Milosz Sounds project, there was a premiere of the latest vocal-instrumental composition by Agata Zubel, Aforyzmy na Miłosza. The piece was commissioned by the organisers of the 9th Sacrum Profanum Festival to celebrate the Year of Czesław Miłosz, held to time with the one hundredth anniversary of the Master’s birth.
Jazzowisko 2011, or Autumn Under the Banner of Jazz
Jazzowisko 2011, or Autumn Under the Banner of Jazz
2011-09-16
During Autumn 2011, four books about jazz will be published by Polskie Wydawnictwo Muzyczne SA. Promotion of the books will be combined with a series of events, meetings and concerts. Please take a look at the detailed program.
Autumn with Wojciech Kilar's Film Music
Autumn with Wojciech Kilar's Film Music
2011-09-16
Enjoying great popularity, film music by Wojciech Kilar will celebrate triumphs on the Polish and international music scenes this autumn.

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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.