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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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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.