In Search of Harmony: An Obituary of Joe Herter

By Marek Zebrowski Joseph Anthony Herter, conductor, author and scholar, professor of music and concert producer, died in Warsaw on 12 December 2019. He was 74 years old.  It was a long journey from Detroit—a great Midwestern metropolis with a huge Polish émigré community—to Warsaw, which eventually became Joe Herter’s adopted homeland. This continental crossing…Continue Reading In Search of Harmony: An Obituary of Joe Herter

Gifts to PMC: Nov-Dec 2019

New Additions to our CD Collection Mr. Andrzej Kosendiak, Director of the National Forum of Music has donated the following albums: Works by Marcin Józef Żebrowski. Arranged and conducted by Andrzej Kosendiak, and performed by the Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Jian Hui Mo (treble), Matthew Venner (countertenor), Maciej Gocman (tenor), Felix Schwandtke (bass), and the NFM…Continue Reading Gifts to PMC: Nov-Dec 2019

Paderewski Celebrated in Warsaw

Long-time PMC partners at the Head Office of the State Archives (NDAP) organized an impressive and successful celebration of Ignacy Jan Paderewski’s centennial as Poland’s political leader. The opening was held November 18-20 under the title “Paderewski—król pianistów w świecie polityki” [Paderewski—the King of Pianists in a World of Politics] at Warsaw’s Hotel Bristol—a property…Continue Reading Paderewski Celebrated in Warsaw

PMC 2019 Year in Review & Fund Drive

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Dear Friends, It has been another successful year filled with a variety of Polish Music Center events. We are very proud of everything we have done in 2019, and must now turn to you with a fundraising request that will make next year’s PMC plans come to fruition. First, some of the most important 2019…Continue Reading PMC 2019 Year in Review & Fund Drive