PMC Gifts: Aug 2020

Wiesław Dąbrowski, President of the AVE ARTE Foundation and director of the Paderewski International Festival in Warsaw, recently sent us two very interesting items. The first is a program booklet of the Sixth International Paderewski Festival that was held November 2-10, 2019 in Warsaw. With several attractive venues (The Royal Castle, Lutosławski Concert Studio, Warsaw…Continue Reading PMC Gifts: Aug 2020

Wawrowski Rediscovers and Records Różycki

Following on successful premiere performances of the Violin Concerto of Ludomir Różycki (1883-1953) by soloist Janusz Wawrowski in January 2020, an exciting premiere recording of the work has been announced for release in Spring 2021. According to an article in The Guardian, the manuscript for this 1944 composition had been buried by Różycki in a…Continue Reading Wawrowski Rediscovers and Records Różycki

New Weinberg Opera Recording

WEINBERG, M.: Wir gratulieren! Mieczysław Weinberg (1919 – 1996): Pozdravlyayem! [Congratulations!] (1975)—arr. H. Koch for chamber orchestra, and sung in German as Wir Gratulieren! Robert Elibay-Hartog; Katia Guedes; Anna Gütter; Jeff Martin; Olivia Saragosa; Kammerakademie Potsdam; Vladimir Stoupel, cond. Oehms Classics OC990 (Aug 2020) According to Naxos Records distributors: Here’s a rarity and a world…Continue Reading New Weinberg Opera Recording