Porębski Premiere at Conrad Festival

The “Obrazy z Conrada” [Images from Conrad] Festival celebrates the anniversary year of the great Polish author Józef Konrad Korzeniowski (1857-1924), known as Joseph Conrad and celebrated as one of the greatest writers in the English Language. On November 9 the Polish Society for Contemporary Music presented world premiere of Adam Porębski’s composition, Pierwsze dowództwo[The First Command], which was performed alongside selected readings featuring passages from Conrad’s 1916 short novel, The Shadow Line.

The performers included actor Grzegorz Ociepka and a chamber ensemble composed of Karina Maria Kamizela (flute), Leszek Pietroń (clarinet), Paula Lis-Sołoducha (French horn), Iwo Jedynecki (accordion), Magda Miłaszewska-Delimat (harp), Katarzyna Duda (violin), Michał Styczyński (viola) and Małgorzata Kołcz (double bass).

Thursday, November 9, 2017 | 1:00 pm
World Premiere of Adam Porębski’s Pierwsze dowództwo
Państwowej Wyższej Szkole Zawodowej im. J. A. Komeńskiego w Lesznie
Adama Mickiewicza 5, 64-110 Leszno, Poland
Info: ptmw.art.pl

[Sources: polmic.plptmw.art.pl]