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Fryderyk Award for Paweł Łukaszewski and Prof. Jan Ekier
Fryderyk Award for Paweł Łukaszewski and Prof. Jan Ekier
2013-04-26
25 April 2012 during the gala Fryderyk Awards Ceremony 2013, Prof. Jan Ekier received a Golden Fryderyk for lifetime achievement, and Paweł Łukaszewski was announced the Artist of the Year.
Musikmesse Music Fair Begins
Musikmesse Music Fair Begins
2013-04-10
The Musikmesse Music Fair begins today in Frankfurt. Polskie Wydawnictwo Muzyczne can be found in Hall 3.1 - traditionally dedicated to music publishers (stand B16). The new graphic design of the stand gives a great opportunity to present our offer to the fair. This year we are focusing on three Polish composers: Chopin, Szymanowski and Lutosławski.
PWM at the Musikmesse in Frankfurt
PWM at the Musikmesse in Frankfurt
2013-04-03
From 10-13 April, Polskie Wydawnictwo Muzyczne will participate in the Musikmesse Music Fair. PWM will present its offer together with the National Institute of Fryderyk Chopin on stand B16 in hall 3.1.
Paweł Łukaszewski's Resurrectio - Premiere in Cologne
Paweł Łukaszewski's Resurrectio - Premiere in Cologne
2013-04-02
Yesterday, in the romanesque basilica of St. Pantaleon in Cologne, Paweł Łukaszewski's work „Resurrectio”, an oratorio for soprano, tenor, baritone, mixed choir, organ and orchestra, was premiered at the Festa Paschalia festival.
Marta Ptaszyńska's Holocaust Memorial Cantata at a Concert in the National Philharmonic
Marta Ptaszyńska's Holocaust Memorial Cantata at a Concert in the National Philharmonic
2013-04-02
On April 19, in the concert hall of the National Philharmonic, Marta Ptaszyńska's “Holocaust Memorial Cantata” will be heard. The work will performed as part of the concert marking the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.

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SHARPEN YOUR EARS – ANAKLASIS CELEBRATES ITS SECOND BIRTHDAY

‘Easy as it is to appreciate contemporary works after they have become classics – why wait so long? The ANAKLASIS label has asked this question for two years now, encouraging audiences to explore Polish contemporary music of the highest calibre.

‘Siren. Melodrama aeterna’ by Aleksander Nowak and Szczepan Twardoch from ANAKLASIS, available from 5th November!

The tandem of opera authors, Aleksander Nowak and Szczepan Twardoch, have already won the audience’s hearts and received numerous accolades, as well as releases on CDs and LPs. Drach. Dramma per musica inaugurated the OPERA series from ANAKLASIS. In the same series, we now present their second joint project, Siren. Melodrama aeterna, on a compact disc. It will be premiered on 5th November during the AUKSODRONE festival in Tychy.
 

PWM Edition is searching for foreign contractors

PWM EDITION – the Polish music publisher (including the famous ’Complete Works of Frederic Chopin’ series) is searching for foreign contractors within the territory of the European Union as well as Great Britain and Switzerland, who would distribute PWM’s publications within those territories and provide them to clients from the b2b and b2c sector.

PWM Edition’s 75th anniversary album GREAT ENCOUNTERS

GREAT ENCOUNTERS are performers’ meetings with excellent music, but also the encounters of great personalities from the past with composers who enjoy successes in our own times. Fryderyk Chopin, Henryk Wieniawski, Stanisław Moniuszko, Karol Szymanowski, and Ignacy Jan Paderewski did for Polish music what the three great Romantic bards and the giants of positivistic novel achieved in the field of literature. Their music not only impresses audiences with its beautiful form and emotional charge, but also provides modern-day artists with an inexhaustible source of inspiration. That music preserves for us the idiom of Polishness, to which, willy-nilly, by way of homage or rebellion, successful generations of artists and music lovers continue to return as to a point of reference. On GREAT ENCOUNTERS, this is done by the most outstanding representatives of Polish jazz and popular music.

What Do We See When We Are Listening? ACOUSMATIC MUSIC from ANAKLASIS

Music is normally supposed to be listened to. Still, it also flows through our other senses. Is it, however, connected with them in a necessary and inseparable manner? After all, we can close our eyes, open up our imagination, and let unexpected experiences flow through our minds. On its brand-new 2CD release from the PORTRAITS series, the ANAKLASIS label invites you to play with your experiences and expectations. The album ACOUSMATIC MUSIC presents the philosophy of music as interpreted by one of the most intriguing contemporary composers – Marcin Stańczyk.

“All is darkness, all is quiet. What will happen here tonight?” FOREFATHERS’ EVE comes out on a gramophone record on 17th March

FOREFATHERS’ EVE by High Definition Quartet, a mesmerising fusion of jazz, ambient, and electronics, will also be available on a gramophone record as of 17th March. The album features a galaxy of experimental music stars and will be released in the REVISIONS series under the ANAKLASIS label, as the second vinyl in that label’s catalogue. Apart from the Quartet, this release brings together such world-famous giants of ambient as William Basinski, Krzysztof Knittel, Robert Rich, Christian Fennesz, and Igor Boxx of Skalpel Duo.

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.