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PWM in the Zinfonia Loan System
PWM in the Zinfonia Loan System
2012-05-29
Polskie Wydawnictwo Muzyczne has become a partner of Zinfonia – a portal that brings together music publishers around the world. As a result of this, it is possible to order orchestral materials on-line, which decidedly shortens and simplifies the loan procedures.
The Master talks about the Master
The Master talks about the Master
2012-05-25
Andrzej Wajda, one of the greatest living film directors, recipient of the Oscar, talks especially for PWM about Wojciech Kilar, “such an expressive, powerful and so ready for anything composer”.
5th Film Music Festival
5th Film Music Festival
2012-05-18
Between May 24 – May 26, the 5th edition of the Film Music Festival will be held in Cracow. At the one of concerts we will hear film music by Wojciech Kilar.
1st Karol Szymanowski International Composition Competition 2012
1st Karol Szymanowski International Composition Competition 2012
2012-05-16
In the year of the 130th anniversary of Karol Szymanowski's birth the first edition of a composition competition in the composer's name will be held.
26th Warsaw Music Encounters
26th Warsaw Music Encounters
2012-05-09
On May 12-19, the Warsaw Music Encounters will be held – an annual festival of old and new music, the creator and director of which is composer Władysław Słowiński, and which is organised by the Warsaw Branch of the Polish Composers' Union.
"Highly Strung Emotions" - Paweł Mykietyn's Music in Italy
2012-05-07
On the initiative of the Polish Institute in Rome, in this year's 10th festival of Polish culture, Corso Polonia, Paweł Mykietyn’s music will be presented in Italy for the first time.
Order of the White Eagle for Wojciech Kilar
Order of the White Eagle for Wojciech Kilar
2012-05-03
Composer Wojciech Kilar received the Order of the White Eagle from the President of the Republic of Poland Bronislaw Komorowski in recognition of his service to Polish culture.
Probaltica Festival of Music and Art of the Baltic Countries
Probaltica Festival of Music and Art of the Baltic Countries
2012-05-02
Between May 1 - May 13, the 19th edition of the Probaltica Festival of Music and Art of the Baltic Countries will be held in Toruń. The goal of this festival is to popularise the culture of the Baltic countries, promote mutual cooperation and knowledge about the culture of individual nations.

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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.