More PMC gifts: Paderewski Speaks…

For years, another longtime friend and PMC supporter, Betty Harford-Naszódy, has been on the lookout for Paderewski-related items in various antique bookstores and other purveyors of memorabilia and collectors’ treasures throughout California. Her most recent (and successful) hunt yielded two articles with Paderewski’s interviews, published in the 1920s and the 1930s in Etude Magazine. The…Continue Reading More PMC gifts: Paderewski Speaks…

Kaper Podcast

RadioJazzFM has launched the second part of its cycle of educational broadcasts, Mistrzowie polskiego jazzu [Masters of Polish Jazz], with a show celebrating music by Bronisław Kaper (1902-1983) on August 3. Although mainly remembered for his hundreds of film scores written for big Hollywood studio productions from the mid-1930 until the early 1970s, Kaper also…Continue Reading Kaper Podcast

Premieres of Miniatures from Poznań Academy

In August and September, the Ignacy Jan Paderewski Academy of Music in Poznań will present a new concert series entitled “Contemporary Chamber Miniature in the time of Pandemic. First Performances”. Every Thursday at 12:00 p.m. CET, new works by composers associated with the Poznań Academy will be presented on YouTube, Facebook and The series…Continue Reading Premieres of Miniatures from Poznań Academy

Krauze Premieres

Zygmunt Krauze

Zygmunt Krauze is preparing two new compositions for the beginning of the season. On September 2, during the 12th CODES Festival of Traditional and Avant-garde Music, audiences will hear the premiere of Copernicus – Our Planet for 6 mixed voices and string orchestra. The work will be performed by proMODERN vocal ensemble and the ‘Sinfonia…Continue Reading Krauze Premieres