April 1998

Polish Music Reference Center Newsletter Vol. 4, no. 4 News Winners Of The 1998 Kosciuszko Foundation Sembrich Voice Competition VALERIAN RUMINSKI is the First Prize Winner in the 1998 Kosciuszko Foundation Marcella Sembrich Voice Competition, held in New York City Saturday, March 21. Ruminski, a 30-year-old student at the Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia, was given his $1000…Continue Reading April 1998

March 1998

Polish Music Reference Center Newsletter Vol. 4, no. 3 News Moniuszko Competition Deadline for singers to apply to the III INTERNATIONAL STANISLAW MONIUSZKO VOCAL COMPETITION has been extended to May 1st! For more information & application form fax directly to the Competition Office at Teatr Narodowy in Warsaw, Poland. From the USA dial: 011-48-22-6920-742. Th full address of the…Continue Reading March 1998

February 1998

Polish Music Reference Center Newsletter Vol. 4, no. 2 News 1997 Wilk Prize Competition Winners As the Director of the Polish Music Reference Center and the President of the Jury, which this year included USC Professors: Bruce Brown, Bryan Simms, Janet Johnson, Giulio Ongaro, Visiting Professor LLoyd Whitesell, and Wanda Wilk, I am pleased to announce…Continue Reading February 1998

January 1998

Polish Music Reference Center Newsletter Vol. 4, no. 1 Highlights of 1997 (listed alphabetically by topic or name; the name of the month after each category refers to the issue of our Newsletter in which it was discussed) Chopin: The Man and His Passion” presented by pianist Alan Gampel in New York & California (February) Eleventh International Festival…Continue Reading January 1998

December 1997

Polish Music Reference Center Newsletter Vol. 3, no. 12 News Sembrich Voice Competition Announced By Kosciuszko Foundation December 15th is the application deadline for the Marcella Sembrich Memorial Voice Competition (to be held on March 21, 1998 at the Kosciuszko Foundation in New York City)! Open to all singers from ages of 18 to 34. World-renowned soprano Teresa Kubiak will…Continue Reading December 1997

November 1997

Polish Music Reference Center Newsletter Vol. 3, no. 11 News The dates for the III STANISLAW MONIUSZKO INTERNATIONAL VOCAL COMPETITION have been announced: Oct 1-11, 1998. The competition is sponsored by the Teatr Narodowy, Warsaw and organized by Maria Foltyn, artistic director of the competition, who founded it six years ago. Details in next month’s newsletter or fax Poland…Continue Reading November 1997

October 1997

Polish Music Reference Center Newsletter Vol. 3, no. 10 Gorecki Autumn at USC Schedule Oct 1: Gorecki Solo & Chamber Music: James Harley, artistic director. Sonata no. 1, op.6 for solo piano; Intermezzo and Four Preludes for solo piano; For you, Anne-Lill, op. 58 for flute and piano; Variations for violin and piano, op.4; Valentine Piece op. 70 for flute solo and little bell. 8:00 p.m. * Hancock Auditorium…Continue Reading October 1997

September 1997 

Polish Music Reference Center Newsletter Vol. 3, no. 9 News Warsaw Autumn The Program of this year’s Warsaw Autumn Festival of Contemporary Music includes 19 world premieres of works by Polish and foreign composers! The Festival will take place between the 19th and 27th of September, with concerts scheduled at 5, 8 and 11 p.m. in various venues, including the National…Continue Reading September 1997