Sinfonietta Cracovia Anniversary & Majkusiak Premiere

The world-renowned chamber ensemble, Sinfonietta Cracovia, is gearing up for its 30th anniversary celebration. These celebrations will last a full year of programming, but the spring 2024 season featured a special highlight concert on June 9. Held at the Kraków Philharmonic, the program featured several outstanding artists associated with the ensemble, as well as the…Continue Reading Sinfonietta Cracovia Anniversary & Majkusiak Premiere

Silesian Quartet & Panufnik

On June 8, the Selesian Quartet will be having a concert at NOSPR Hall in Katowice. This program is a part of their series entitled “Silesian Quartet. Masterpieces with Polish Counterpoint,” and will be dedicated to composer Andrzej Panufnik’s 110th birthday. June 8th is also the birthday of  Arkadiusz Kubica, co-founder of the Silesian Quartet,…Continue Reading Silesian Quartet & Panufnik

All-Polish Program for Saxophone Quartet 

The Polish saxophone quartet known as the ‘WHOOP Group’ will perform incredible arrangements of works by notable Polish composers such as Mieczysław Weinberg, Krzysztof Komeda and Ignacy Jan Paderewski. This performance will take place on the stage of the Zielona Gora Philharmonic on June 8, 2024 at 7pm. For more information and a detailed program…Continue Reading All-Polish Program for Saxophone Quartet 

Szlezer Brings Stojowski to YouTube

Our longtime collaborator, pianist Marek Szlezer, has released a video of an excellent performance of Zygmunt Stojowski’s Chant d’amour. This sparkling chamber work is one of the many treasures contained in the PMC’s Zygmunt and Luisa Stojowski Collection, which Szlezer has researched extensively for several publications, performances and other recordings….Continue Reading Szlezer Brings Stojowski to YouTube

Dębicz at the Kosciuszko Foundation

The Kosciuszko Foundation chapters in New York and Washington D.C. will host virtuoso pianist and composer Aleksander Dębicz for a series of two concerts. These recitals will feature the artist’s own compositions as well as improvisations on works by Frederic Chopin. Sunday June 9th | 5:00 PMAleksander Dębicz: Compositions & ImprovisationsThe Kosciuszko Foundation2025 O Street,…Continue Reading Dębicz at the Kosciuszko Foundation

2024 ‘Sinfonia Varsovia To Its City’ Festival

From May 13 to June 9 2024, Sinfonia Varsovia musicians are touring Warsaw, performing as part of the 24th “Sinfonia Varsovia To Its City” Festival, together with invited guests on six stages of the capital. The program includes premieres, symphonic and chamber concerts, children’s events, and new music formats. Among the performers touring will be…Continue Reading 2024 ‘Sinfonia Varsovia To Its City’ Festival

2024 ‘Poznań Music Spring’ Festival

The 53rd “Poznan Music Spring” Festival of Contemporary Music began on May 23 and came to its conclusion this past weekend on May 26. This festival of contemporary music featured an incredible variety of composers as well as their pieces. Premieres of works by Ewa Fabiańska-Jelińska, Artur Kroschel, Monika Kędziora and Sławomir Czarnecki took place…Continue Reading 2024 ‘Poznań Music Spring’ Festival

Panufnik 110th Anniversary Concert

On Saturday May 25, the Polish History Museum in Warsaw hosted a concert to commemorate the 110th anniversary of composer Andrzej Panufnik. In this concert, the Andrzej Jagodziński Trio and Sinfonia Iuventus (conducted by Maciej Tomasiewicz) performed Panufnik’s Sinfonia rustica and Sinfonia sacra, as well as Jagodziński’s Piano Concerto in G minor for Jazz Trio…Continue Reading Panufnik 110th Anniversary Concert

Wnuk-Nazarowa Birthday Gala in Katowice

On May 28, the Silesian Philharmonic hosted a birthday gala for Joanna Wnuk-Nazarowa, featuring works of the outstanding composer. The event featured a screening of the film Under Pressure of Sound and Word, followed by a celebration with the composer on her new monographic album on the Anaklasis label (ANA 030). It concluded with a…Continue Reading Wnuk-Nazarowa Birthday Gala in Katowice

New Bacewicz: On Record and On Stage

by Marek Zebrowski The San Francisco Symphony Orchestra presented two concerts last weekend that opened with Overture for Orchestra, a brief and brilliant 1943 composition by Grażyna Bacewicz (1909-1969). Bacewicz—a virtuoso violinist and excellent pianist—showed her very best neo-classical side in this compact, six-minute-long work. Effective and challenging string writing coupled with bright woodwinds and…Continue Reading New Bacewicz: On Record and On Stage