December 2011

Polish Music Newsletter Vol. 17, no. 12 PMC News How You Can Support The PMC Dear Friends of Polish Music, As we have in the past, we are writing to you with our once-annual Polish Music Center fundraising appeal. We realize that the economic climate remains unfavorable for many and appreciate any level of support from you….Continue Reading December 2011

November 2011

Polish Music Newsletter Vol. 17, no. 11 PMC News Musical Stars Align Over Paso November 10-13, 2011 The charming and historic City of El Paso de Robles on California’s Central Coast will once again resonate with music, as the 2011 Paderewski Festival begins on Thursday, November 10. The opening night concert, held at the Vina Robles Winery…Continue Reading November 2011

October 2011

Polish Music Newsletter Vol. 17, no. 10 PMC News Paderewski Festival In Paso Robles November 10-13, 2011 Paso Robles, CA – The 2011 Paderewski Festival in Paso Robles celebrates the legacy of Ignacy Jan Paderewski with four days of concerts and special events featuring internationally renowned performers (including Leszek Możdżer, Eduard Kunz, and New West Guitar Group),…Continue Reading October 2011

2011: Paweł Łukaszewski

Thursday, October 6, 2011 | 7:30 p.m. Alfred Newman Recital Hall, USC (see AHF on campus map) 3616 Trousdale Pkwy, Los Angeles, CA Admission to both events is FREE and open to the public Campus Parking: $8 Enter USC Gate #3 at McCarthy Way & Figueroa St (Parking Structure X) It is clear that Polish composer…Continue Reading 2011: Paweł Łukaszewski

September 2011

Polish Music Newsletter Vol. 17, no. 9 PMC News 2011 Paderewski Lecturer: PAWEŁ ŁUKASZEWSKI It is clear that Polish composer Paweł Łukaszewski belongs to this company of titans… I found myself amazed at each subtle harmonic surprise, at each stunningly apt underlining of a phrase… Do not hesitate. Ronald E. Grames—review of 2008 Hyperion recording in Fanfare Magazine Composer and…Continue Reading September 2011

August 2011

Polish Music Newsletter Vol. 17, no. 8 PMC News Paderewski Festival Fundraiser Polish-born pianist Krystian Tkaczewski will appear in an exclusive recital on September 18 in Paso Robles, where he will present virtuoso works by Paderewski, Chopin and Rachmaninoff. This deluxe event will take place in a stunningly modern private residence featuring breathtaking views of the surrounding…Continue Reading August 2011

July 2011

Polish Music Newsletter Vol. 17, no. 7 Paderewski News Paderewski Festival Delegation & Youth Exchange On June 23, three former winners of the Paderewski Festival Youth Piano Competition—Jordan Adams (16), Madeline Anderson (15) and Evan Lin (14)—travelled from the Central Coast of California to Kraków, Poland with their chaperone, Bianca Lin. There they joined up with a…Continue Reading July 2011

June 2011

Polish Music Newsletter Vol. 17, no. 6 PMC News Manuscripts Attract Scholars Of All Ages On June 3the 11-year old clarinetist Andrew Moses of Venice, CA visited the Polish Music Center’s Manuscript Collection. Inspired by his love of the music of Witold Lutosławski, Andrew and his mother Shannon spent an hour pouring over the meticulously handwritten manuscripts…Continue Reading June 2011

May 2011

Polish Music Newsletter Vol. 17, no. 5 PMC News Paderewski Exhibit Finale The “Paderewski – The Modern Immortal” exhibit at USC’s Doheny Library is going into its finals weeks. The exhibit’s festive opening—hosted by USC Dean of Libraries, Catherine Quinlan, on November 4, 2010—coincided with the sesquicentennial of Paderewski’s birth and launched a variety of events in…Continue Reading May 2011

April 2011

Polish Music Newsletter Vol. 17, no. 4 PMC News The New Generation Delivers On March 26, the Polish Music Center at USC presented a concert of music by young Polish composers residing in the United States, entitled “Polish Music: the New Generation.” Five of the composers arrived in Los Angeles from such faraway places as Seattle, Washington…Continue Reading April 2011