Szymanowska on Spotify

Los Angeles based pianist Nancy Fierro, known for her championship of women composers, has recorded and performed in concert a number of works by Polish composers. A longtime fan of music by Grażyna Bacewicz (1909-1969), and a friend of her late sister, Wanda, Fierro recorded Bacewicz’s monumental Second Piano Sonata some years ago. Fierro also…Continue Reading Szymanowska on Spotify


The Kraków branch of the Polish Composers’ Union (ZKP) just announced the Sixth International Krzysztof Penderecki Competition for Young Composers. Composers under the age of 35 are invited to send no more than two works for a chamber ensemble of flute, oboe, clarinet, piano, violin, viola and cello that is between 9-14 minutes long. The…Continue Reading COMPETITION FOR YOUNG COMPOSERS

16th International Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition in Poznań

The 16th International Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition begins today! It will be taking place in Poznań from October 7–21, 2022. Conducted by Andrzej Boreyko, The Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra will perform at the inaugural concert featuring violinist Veriko Tchumburidze, a previous winner of the competition, as a soloist. Tickets are on sale now. She will…Continue Reading 16th International Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition in Poznań

2022 Paderewski Lecture-Recital: Kulenty

Event Details The 2022 Paderewski Lecture-Recital celebrates Hanna Kulenty (b. 1961), a brilliant contemporary composer who divides time between her native Poland, the Netherlands and France. With works commissioned and performed by renowned ensembles and musicians throughout Europe, Kulenty’s catalogue ranges from intimate solo explorations of form to large-scale triumphs of sound. Selected works, three of…Continue Reading 2022 Paderewski Lecture-Recital: Kulenty