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World Premiere of Paweł Łukaszewski"s Symphony III, "Symphony of Angels" in Riga
World Premiere of Paweł Łukaszewski"s Symphony III, "Symphony of Angels" in Riga
2012-08-31
On August 28 in St. Peter’s Church, Riga, the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra and the National Choir of Latvia gained an unusually warm reception from the public for the premiere of Paweł Łukaszewski’s Symphony III.
Jan Ekier's Birthday
Jan Ekier's Birthday
2012-08-29
Today prof. Jan Ekier, pianist, composer, editor of National Edition of Works of Fryderyk Chopin, celebrates his 99. birthday.
Mykietyn's Król Lear at Sacrum Profanum
Mykietyn's Król Lear at Sacrum Profanum
2012-08-28
At the inauguration of this year's Sacrum Profanum festival we will hear King Lear, the latest work of one of Poland’s most original composers, Paweł Mykietyn.
Łukaszewski's Via Crucis at Wratislavia Cantans
Łukaszewski's Via Crucis at Wratislavia Cantans
2012-08-28
On September 5 at 7pm in the Polish Catholic Cathedral of St. Mary Magdalene in Wrocław we will hear Paweł Łukaszewski’s "Via crucis". This is one of the elements of the programme of the 47th Wratislavia Cantans International Festival starting on September 1.
Paweł Łukaszewski's 3rd Symphony -
Paweł Łukaszewski's 3rd Symphony - "Symphony of Angels" - World Premiere in Riga
2012-08-28
On 28 August the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra and Latvija State Choir will premiere Paweł Łukaszewski’s latest symphony during the 15th International Festival of Sacred Music.
Arias from the Operetta
Arias from the Operetta ";Lottery for Husbands" in Austria
2012-08-16
Soprano Lavinia Dames performed two arias from Karol Szymanowski’s operetta "Lottery for Husbands" on 20 July in Ossiach as part of the Carinthischer Sommer festival accompanied by the Junge Philharmonie Wien.
Sacrum Non Profanum Trzęsacz 2012
Sacrum Non Profanum Trzęsacz 2012
2012-08-13
Today the 7th edition of the Sacrum Non Profanum International Music Festival, dedicated to the work of Henryk Mikołaj Górecki, will start.

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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.