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Fryderyk Chopin"s Pieces at the Olympics in London
Fryderyk Chopin"s Pieces at the Olympics in London
2012-07-30
During the "Chopin Marathon" the public at the Summer Olympic Games in London will be able to hear Fryderyk Chopin’s music performed by Polish pianists: Paweł Wakarecy and Marcin Koziak. The concert will take place on July 31 at London's Cadogan Hall.
Autumn Festivals in Poland
Autumn Festivals in Poland
2012-07-27
Although this is the height of the holiday season, it is fully worth seeing what attractions are coming in September with the Warsaw Autumn, Wratislavia Cantans and Sacrum Profanum music festivals.
Szymanowski's Complete Symphonies at the Edinburgh Festival
Szymanowski's Complete Symphonies at the Edinburgh Festival
2012-07-26
On 16-17 August, the London Symphony Orchestra will perform all of Karol Szymanowski's symphonies under the baton of Valery Gergiev at the Edinburgh International Festival.
Chaoyin Cai's recital in Żelazowa Wola
Chaoyin Cai's recital in Żelazowa Wola
2012-07-18
Chaoyin Cai, winner of the 2010 New York Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition presented by Symphony Space and the Polish Cultural Institute New York, will give a recital in Chopin's birthplace of Zelazowa Wola on July 22, 2012. The concert is organized in collaboration with the Fryderyk Chopin Institute.
Wojciech Kilar's 80. birthday
Wojciech Kilar's 80. birthday
2012-07-17
Today, July 17, Wojciech Kilar celebrates his 80. birthday. We invite you to celebrate this great anniversary by listening to his music.
Karol Szymanowski's King Roger in Santa Fe Opera
Karol Szymanowski's King Roger in Santa Fe Opera
2012-07-11
July 21, 2012 Santa Fe Opera will premiere King Roger by Karol Szymanowski, directed by Stephen Wadsworth, one of the most acclaimed contemporary opera directors. The title role will be performed by the prominent Polish baritone Mariusz Kwiecień - this will be his first appearance in the role in the United States. The famous singer has already appeared in the role of Roger in the opera houses in Paris and Madrid.
Roma Concert to Promote National Edition of Chopin's Works
Roma Concert to Promote National Edition of Chopin's Works
2012-07-02
Celebrating the New Edition of the Works of Fryderyk Chopin - Wednesday, 4th July 2012, 8:00pm, Polish Institute in Rome.

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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.