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Festival of Film Music with Alberto Iglesias's Music
Festival of Film Music with Alberto Iglesias's Music
2013-09-25
Already tomorrow the 6th Film Music Festival in Krakow will start. The special guest of the inaugural concert at the Krakow Philharmonic is Alberto Iglesias, creator of music for many films by Pedro Almodóvar.
World premiere of 'In' composed by Agata Zubel
World premiere of 'In' composed by Agata Zubel
2013-09-21
On September 21 in Staatsoper in Hannover will be performed a new work of Agata Zubel entitled 'In'. This work composed for large orchestra was commisioned by the Hannoverian Society for New Music in occassion of Lutosławski anniversary. The details are here.
New website dedicated to Tadeusz Baird
New website dedicated to Tadeusz Baird
2013-09-20
New website presentation: www.baird.polmic.pl
Polska Music Now Debate
Polska Music Now Debate
2013-09-20
Who for the present-day musical aesthetics in Poland? The debate is organized by Adam Mickiewicz Institute and will take place 21st of  September 2013 in the Museum of the History of the Polish Jews in Warsaw.
Polish Icons 2. Lutosławski at the Sacrum Profanum Festival
Polish Icons 2. Lutosławski at the Sacrum Profanum Festival
2013-09-09
The eleventh edition of the Sacrum Profanum festival will take place in Krakow between the dates 15-22 September. It will be crowned with the next stage of the Polish Icons project, whose hero this year is Witold Lutosławski.
Concert of Derwid works in the Manor Białoprądnicki - photogalery
Concert of Derwid works in the Manor Białoprądnicki - photogalery
2013-09-06
We present to you pictures of our concert with Derwid's (Witold Lutosławski) popular songs.
Witold Lutosławski's Music in Kharkiv
Witold Lutosławski's Music in Kharkiv
2013-09-04
On September 27 in Kharkiv Philharmonic Concert Hall there will be a concert of music by Witold Lutosławski – the orchestra will be led by Roman Rewakowicz, and Olga Pasiecznik (soprano) and Maciej Grzybowski (piano) will also perform.
World Premiere of Agata Zubel's "IN" in Germany
World Premiere of Agata Zubel's "IN" in Germany
2013-09-04
On 22 September in the Hannover Staatsoper Agata Zubel's work for large orchestra, „IN”, will receive its world premiere.
The French Celebrate the Birthdays of Elżbieta Sikora and Witold Lutosławski
The French Celebrate the Birthdays of Elżbieta Sikora and Witold Lutosławski
2013-09-03
On September 6 in Paris there will be a concert on the occasion of Elżbieta Sikora's 70th birthday and the 100th anniversary of the birth of Witold Lutosławski - music lovers will hear Sikora's „Sono-sphère 1-Twilling” (world premiere) and Lutosławski's "Chain 1" amongst other works.

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Polish Music Library: PWM Edition sums up the project with an attractive animation

The Polish Music Library is the youngest member of the top flight of Polish libraries, exceptional in terms of its collection and unrivalled for accessibility. It is maintained by PWM Edition, the biggest Polish publisher of sheet music and books about music, which thanks to its international prestige effectively promotes the output of Polish composers around the world. PWM sums up this project, which has been realised since 2017, with an attractive animation presenting the process through which its resources have been digitised.
 

POLISH HEROINES OF MUSIC – a new album in the SOUNDS series

Does music call for gender equality? It can surely defend itself. Nonetheless, the artistic advantages of excellent present-day women-composers and their eminent predecessors are worthy of being noticed and highlighted. Women have their separate and distinctive voice in Polish music. In recognition of the need to acknowledge that voice, on 29th January ANAKLASIS will release the CD POLISH HEROINES OF MUSIC, comprising orchestral works by Elżbieta Sikora, Hanna Kulenty, Grażyna Bacewicz, and Agata Zubel.
 

Tangos from the library of oblivion – a new disc in the series REVISIONS from ANAKLASIS

A panorama of compositional output combining Polish and Yiddish inter-war hits with sorrowful, despairing tangos from the Ghetto. The disc Bajgelman. Get to Tango represents a twenty-first-century take on the output of the outstanding musician Dawid Bajgelman, from Łódź. These arrangements and reworkings of selected works by one of the greatest composers of Jewish theatre music were produced by the outstanding musician and composer Jarosław Bester. The album comes out on 11 December.
 

A year in Polish music in sixteen albums – ANAKLASIS celebrates its first birthday

The ANAKLASIS record label, created by PWM just one year ago (on 22 November 2019), already boasts sixteen albums, and it shows no signs of slowing down, with further releases announced. 
 

‘Music from Chopin’s Land’ – an international project of PWM Edition

PWM Edition has launched a campaign and an international educational project, which brings the works by Polish composers closer to the audiences worldwide. ‘Music from Chopin’s Land’ encompasses more than just pieces by Chopin – it also means Paderewski, Szymanowska, Moniuszko, Kilar, Kurpiński and many other composers.

The premiere of Aleksander Nowak’s opera 'Drach' named Event of the Year! The laureates of the Coryphaeus of Polish Music awards 2020 have been announced

On 7 November 2020, during a gala broadcast on TVP Kultura, the laureates of the 10th edition of the Coryphaeus of Polish Music awards were announced. The award for Event of the Year went to the premiere of Aleksander Nowak’s opera Drach. Dramma per musica, given at the AUKSODRONE festival. Aleksander Nowak’s work, to a libretto by Szczepan Twardoch based on his heralded novel, was rewarded for ‘emphasising local dimensions in universal processes, for the strength of its musical and cultural message’. 
 

Krzysztof Herdzin’s 'Impressions on Paderewski' – a new release on ANAKLASIS

Paderewski was a great composer. Herdzin is a great improviser. The fusion of the worlds of these two musical giants has given rise to a new phenomenon, which we share with you today. On the 160th anniversary of the birth of Ignacy Jan Paderewski, it is time to prick up our ears to the most beautiful impressions on his music.
 

Winners of the Warsaw Wind Ensemble Competition Contest 2020 announced!

On 30 September, the call for applications for the International Composition Contest for Wind Orchestra Warsaw Wind Ensemble Composition Contest 2020 was closed. From almost 50 applications, the jury selected seven laureates and distinguished five compositions.
 

New album and concert for the celebrant – “Songs & Sonnets” from Anaklasis for Romuald Twardowski

In the year of the exceptional jubilee, the composer's 90 birthday, a unique album is published in the ANAKLASIS catalogue, devoted to the chamber vocal and instrumental works of Twardowski. They are performed by the world-famous bass-baritone, Tomasz Konieczny, and an outstanding pianist, Lech Napierała.

Song Master Class: online lessons with Tomasz Konieczny and Lech Napierała

The songs of Stanisław Moniuszko and Romuald Twardowski are widely known and appreciated both by the public and the musical world. But what if we could get to know these pieces from the inside out? Two world-class musicians invite you to a unique master class experience – delivered straight to your doorstep! The acclaimed bass-baritone Tomasz Konieczny and the ingenious pianist Lech Napierała will be the guides to those who are curious about the most beautiful Polish songs. The online Song Master Class program is launching now.