PMC Gifts: Marcel Chyrzyński

Spring has sprung (as it annually does) and this time around it also brought a shower of fine gifts to the Polish Music Center. There was much excitement around the PMC’s Spring Concert at the end of March, mainly because of the long-delayed world premiere of Mojave—an atmospherically beguiling and deeply musically satisfying work for…Continue Reading PMC Gifts: Marcel Chyrzyński

Bacewicz in SD on May 6-7

The San Diego Symphony will open their May 7 concert at the Rady Shell with Grażyna Bacewicz‘s Overture. The program will also include Edvard Grieg’s world famous Piano Concerto and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade. The Symphony will be joined by soloist Gabriela Martinez (piano) and led by conductor Ruth Reinhardt. Below is an excerpt from the…Continue Reading Bacewicz in SD on May 6-7

Spring Concerts with Kinga Augustyn

Born in Poland and based in New York City, Kinga Augustyn is a violinist who has performed alongside several orchestras around the world including Deutsches Kammerorchester Berlin, Magdeburg Philharmonic Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra Leopoldinum, the Wrocław Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Riverside Symphonia. Additionally, Augustyn has received several honors and awards including First Prizes at the Alexander &…Continue Reading Spring Concerts with Kinga Augustyn

A Spring Shower of Gifts to PMC

Krzysztof Meyer at PMC, April 2022

In addition to four manuscript scores of works by Krzysztof Meyer personally delivered by the composer during his recent PMC visit, we have received other fascinating items for our library, including a variety of CD recordings as well as books and commemorative albums. Most importantly, our Manuscript Collection has been augmented by four new scores…Continue Reading A Spring Shower of Gifts to PMC

New on Naxos

Leading classical music label NAXOS and its related brands have several exciting new releases featuring Polish creativity. Weinberg Featured on Album of Concertos Concertos for Trumpet and Piano Shostakovich: Piano Concerto in C Minor Op. 35, Weinberg: Trumpet Concerto in B-Flat Major Op. 94, Jolivet: Concerto for Trumpet, Piano, and Strings, Rachmaninov: 6 Songs Op….Continue Reading New on Naxos

Upcoming CA and NY concerts for Ukraine

The Ukrainian Cultural Center in Los Angeles, the Honorary Polish Consulate in San Francisco (per the San Francisco Chronicle) and the Kosciuszko Foundation have shared the following events in the NYC, L.A. and Bay-area regions. These musical events are raising funds for the humanitarian relief of the Ukrainian people.  4/29: Fundraising Concert in Support of…Continue Reading Upcoming CA and NY concerts for Ukraine