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Golden Fryderyk for Prof. Jan Ekier
Golden Fryderyk for Prof. Jan Ekier
2013-02-25
25 April 2013 during the gala Fryderyk Awards Ceremony 2013, prof. Jan Ekier will receive a Golden Fryderyk for lifetime achievement.
Premiere of Brigitte Cormier's Book "Ewa Podleś. Contralto assoluto"
Premiere of Brigitte Cormier's Book "Ewa Podleś. Contralto assoluto"
2013-02-20
On February 22, the National Opera in Warsaw will host a gala concert for Ewa Podleś, combined with the launch of a book published by PWM about the singer by Brigitte Cormier.
World Premiere of Zygmunt Krauze's Work in Hong Kong
World Premiere of Zygmunt Krauze's Work in Hong Kong
2013-02-20
Memories of the East is the title of Zygmunt Krauze's piece, which will have its world premiere on Saturday, February 23, in Hong Kong City Hall.
Concert of PWM Premieres
Concert of PWM Premieres
2013-02-15
A special event will take place in just a little over a week - February 17, Maria Rozynek (soprano) and the Amadeus Chamber Orchestra of Polish Radio conducted by Agnieszka Duczmal will perform a concert made up of six new works by Polish composers.
All Lutosławski's Symphonies on CD
All Lutosławski's Symphonies on CD
2013-02-05
A phonographic delicacy of the Lutosławski Year is undoubtedly the Los Angeles Philharmonic album (pub. Sony Classical), which contains recordings of all of Lutosławski's symphonies under the baton of Esa-Pekka Salonen
"The Rape of Lucretia" in Celebration of the Centenary of the Birth of Benjamin Britten
"The Rape of Lucretia" in Celebration of the Centenary of the Birth of Benjamin Britten
2013-02-01
5 performances of Benjamin Britten's opera will be presented in February by the Warszawskie Towarzystwo Sceniczne (Warsaw Stage Society). This will be the only event in Poland to be held as part of the celebrations of the year of Britten.

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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.