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Symphonic Concert on the 130th Anniversary of Karol Szymanowski's Birth
Symphonic Concert on the 130th Anniversary of Karol Szymanowski's Birth
2012-06-26
The Karol Szymanowski Society and the Beethoven Academy Orchestra working in collaboration with the Ludwig van Beethoven Association invites the residents of Zakopane to listen to an extraordinary symphonic concert to be held on 21 July 2012 at 7pm in the Holy Cross Church in Zakopane.
35th Karol Szymanowski Music Days
35th Karol Szymanowski Music Days
2012-06-25
Nine Zakopane concerts in July will be filled with pearls of Polish piano music, chamber music and orchestral music, always in the best performances.
Friendly Game. Musical Installation Presided Over by Paweł Mykietyn
Friendly Game. Musical Installation Presided Over by Paweł Mykietyn
2012-06-21
During the first weekend of summer, 23 - June 24, 2012, the Warsaw Królikarnia park will be turned into a musical-sport installation. According to the organizers, the trainer-coach for the event will Paweł Mykietyn and his assistant - Wojtek Blecharz.
Coming Soon - Kilar Night
Coming Soon - Kilar Night
2012-06-15
The biggest celebration connected with Wojciech Kilar's 80th birthday will be Kilar Night, organised by the National Symphony Orchestra of the Polish Radio in Katowice. On 14 July there will be four concerts, at 16:00, 18:00, 20:00 and 22:30, during which Kilar’s pieces will sound: sacred and inspired by Podhale highlander folklore.
"Król Lear" (King Lear) - A New Piece by Paweł Mykietyn
2012-06-15
On 9 September 2012, during the Sacrum Profanum festival, Paweł Mykietyn’s musical „King Lear” will be premiered. The Spanish text is mainly based on the Spanish play by dramatist and director Rodrigo Garcia „King Lear”, with fragments from Shakespeare making an appearance. The text was adapted by Piotr Gruszczyński.
Listen/Touch/See - Polska Arts in Edinburgh 2012 - A Great Celebration of Polish Culture in the UK
Listen/Touch/See - Polska Arts in Edinburgh 2012 - A Great Celebration of Polish Culture in the UK
2012-06-12
Between mid July and September 2012, 180 Polish cultural events will feature in four festivals in the Scottish capital, which every year attract the most interesting artists and nearly half a million audience from around the world. Polish artists will present their work as part of the framework prepared by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute, "Polish Arts in Edinburgh in 2012". This is the largest Polish programme shown at the Edinburgh festivals so far.
Wojciech Kilar's Music at the Jubilee of the Polish Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra Sopot
Wojciech Kilar's Music at the Jubilee of the Polish Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra Sopot
2012-06-12
This year, the Polish Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra Sopot celebrates its 30th anniversary of artistic activity. The orchestra was founded in 1982 by Wojciech Rajski and its core consists of 19 artist-musicians. However, it also performs a symphonic repertoire with extended forces.
Zygmunt Krauze's
Zygmunt Krauze's "Polieukt" Receives a Prestigious Award
2012-06-11
Zygmunt Krauze’s opera, "Polieukt", has received the Prix de la Création Musicale 2011/2012, the prize awarded by the French Association of Theatre, Music and Dance Critics.

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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.