Kinga Augustyn in Livestream Performance

This Sunday, October 4, 2020, violinist Kinga Augustyn will serenade virtual audiences with music by Wieniawski, Massenet and Beethoven, with Dmitri Glivinskiy at the piano. The short Livestream recital is available to watch from the comfort of one’s home and accessible on phone or computer. Born in Poland and based in New York City, Kinga…Continue Reading Kinga Augustyn in Livestream Performance

2020 “Music on the Heights” Festival

The 12th edition of the ‘Muzyka na Szczytach’ [Music on the Heights] International Chamber Music Festival, organized by the Mieczysław Karłowicz Association in Zakopane, ran from 12 to 19 September 2020. The “Music on the Heights” Festival has been held every year in Zakopane, southern Poland, since 2009. The festival’s name refers both to the…Continue Reading 2020 “Music on the Heights” Festival

2020 ‘Wratislavia Cantans’ Festival

The 55th International Andrzej Markowski Festival ‘Wratislavia Cantans’ was held on 11-13 September 2020 in Wrocław under the theme ‘Lights to the World’. Events were held at the National Forum of Music and the Collegiate Church of the Holy Cross and St Bartholomew. Sound and light are waves, differing in length. Sound waves need air…Continue Reading 2020 ‘Wratislavia Cantans’ Festival

Piano Concerto Discovery

English piano virtuoso, Jonathan Plowright, has devoted much of his life and career to championing works by a number of lesser-known Polish composers, including Friedman, Melcer, Różycki, Stojowski, Zarzycki, Zarębski, and  Żeleński, among others. Many recordings—especially of the piano concertos by many of these composers—and Maestro Plowright’s numerous concert appearances testify to his great and…Continue Reading Piano Concerto Discovery

2020 Paderewski Lecture: Krzysztof Meyer (virtual)

2020 Paderewski Lecturer Krzysztof Meyer

The Polish Music Center, USC, Announces the 2020 Paderewski Lecturer: Krzysztof Meyer Please join us to meet Krzysztof Meyer, one of the greatest living Polish composers, who will discuss his life and music during the 19th Annual Paderewski Lecture. Due to the pandemic and social distancing restrictions, this year’s Paderewski Lecture will be a virtual…Continue Reading 2020 Paderewski Lecture: Krzysztof Meyer (virtual)