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Concert - Witold Szalonek in Memoriam on the 85th Anniversary of the Composer's Birth

2012-02-27
On Friday, March 2, a concert will be held in Katowice of Witold Szalonek’s works and works by winners of the Tadeusz Ochlewski Composition Competition, which in 2011 was dedicated to the memory of Szalonek. On the 85th anniversary of the birth of Witold Szalonek we invite you to a concert of his compositions for solo instruments. The concert will also premiere three new works from PWM’s catalogue, which were chosen as part of the Tadeusz Ochlewski Composition Competition, targeted at young Polish creators.
In 2011 this competition was dedicated to the memory of Witold Szalonek. Ewa Fabiańska’s piece for prepared solo trombone won the first prize, and a distinction was awarded to a piece by Justyna Kowalska-Lasoń for prepared solo flute. The third premiere will be a piece written for the harpsichord by Emil Barnard Wojtack, winner of first prize in 2008.

You are warmly invited.

Friday, 2 March 2012, 6pm – Katowice Music Academy

PROGRAMME
Emil Bernard Wojtacki – Sonettino (1st prize 2008) world premiere.
Ewa Fabiańska - Miniatures sonoristiques for prepared solo trombone (1st prize 2011) world premiere.
Justyna Kowalska-Lasoń - ...dotykam gór, a one dymią for prepared solo flute (distinction 2011) world premiere.
Witold Szalonek – Three Sketches for harp solo, (1972), ca 12'
Witold Szalonek - Quattro monologhi per oboe solo, (1966), ca 14'30"
Witold Szalonek - Pawana na śmierć i zmartwychwstanie pewnych iluzji (Pavane on the Death and Resurrection of Certain Illusions) 5’

Performers
Ryszard Sojka – flute
Lorena Mac – oboe
Wojciech Jeliński – trombone
Irmina Obońska – harpsichord
Ewa Jaślar – harp
Błażej Sudnikowicz – guitar

Organisers:
Polskie Wydawnictwo Muzyczne, Polish Composers’ Union/ Katowice

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