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75th Anniversary of Karol Szymanowski's Death
75th Anniversary of Karol Szymanowski's Death
2012-03-29
Today, 29 March 2012, we celebrate the 75th anniversary of Karol Szymanowski’s death – one of the most accomplished Polish composers of European and worldwide significance and a representative of the Young Poland movement in music. His invaluable contribution to musical culture includes symphonic works, vocal-instrumental, solo and chamber works.
Lifetime Achievement Award for Krzysztof Penderecki
Lifetime Achievement Award for Krzysztof Penderecki
2012-03-28
Krzysztof Penderecki has received the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award given by the International Classical Music Awards 2012 (ICMA) for his lifetime’s work.
PWM at the Music Teachers National Association 2012 National Conference
PWM at the Music Teachers National Association 2012 National Conference
2012-03-26
From 24 March PWM presents its offer for piano at the MTNA conference in New York. You can see some pictures of our exibition below.
The third day of the Fair
The third day of the Fair
2012-03-24
National Edition of Works of Frederic Chopin and Complete Works of Frederic Chopin arouse great interest of the visitors to our booth. The name of Frederic Chopin usually attracts customers from around the world.
Maestro Antoni Wit about Wojciech Kilar
Maestro Antoni Wit about Wojciech Kilar
2012-03-23
We present you Antoni Wit's statement about the creativity and style of composer Wojciech Kilar on the occasion of the 80th the composer's birth.
The second day of Musikmesse fair in Frankfurt
The second day of Musikmesse fair in Frankfurt
2012-03-22
Musikmesse is the best opportunity to look at international trends in publishing. This year, in hall 3.1, you can find the largest music publishers from around the world including: Schott, Baerenreiter, Henle, Peters, Music Sales.
PWM at Musikmesse in Frankfurt
PWM at Musikmesse in Frankfurt
2012-03-21
The theme of this year is Wojciech Kilar's 80th birthday. Therefore we want to remind foreign publishers, distributors and agents the works of this composer.
Bologna Children's Book Fair
Bologna Children's Book Fair
2012-03-21
From Monday 19th to Thursday 22nd March in Bologna helds Children’s Book Fair.
Interview with Krzysztof Meyer
Interview with Krzysztof Meyer
2012-03-19
On the Radio 2 morning programme Krzysztof Meyer spoke to Marcin Baniak about his book „Mistrzowi i przyjaciele” (Masters and Friends) – an exceptional tale of the past, thanks to which, that which has passed and gone sparkles anew with its former glory.
New edition of Fantasy String Quartet III in E minor by Zygmunt Noskowski
New edition of Fantasy String Quartet III in E minor by Zygmunt Noskowski
2012-03-14
Apart from working to develop musical culture and to present its customers with the greatest treasures of Polish and world music in reliable, critical arrangements, one of the overarching objectives of Polskie Wydawnictwo Muzyczne has always been to promote Polish music and encourage musicians in the country and abroad to draw upon our native repertoire, including the works of lesser known, but no less valuable, composers.

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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.