Festival Premieres In May

Many new works by Polish composers will receive their world premieres at festivals in Poland during the month of May. Below is a list of the premieres at prominent Festivals.

Warsaw Music Encounters (May 10-17):
Premiering soloists:Agata Szymczewska, Jarosław Bręk, Łukasz Długosz, Marek Bracha, Magdalena Bojanowicz, Leszek Lorent, Maciej Bogumił Nerkowski, Grzegorz Skrobiński

Works premiered:

  • Grzegorz Duchnowski (pictured at right): Radiants for orchestra (2007)
  • Marcin  BłażewiczKali-yuga  for solo percussion, male voice and 28 instruments (2013/2014)
  • Władysław Słowiński: Charon’s Small Boat– 5 Songs to poems by Tadeusz Różewicz for baritone and chamber orchestra (2013/2014)
  • Tomasz Jakub OpałkaII Symphony– Emerge for symphony orchestra (2014)
  • Zbigniew BagińskiIV String Quartet (2013)
  • Ignacy Zalewski: Violin Sonata (2013)
  • Adam SławińskiMusic for strings (2013)
  • Jerzy MaksymiukDedications for string orchestra (2013)
  • Maciej Małecki3 Songs to poems by Jan Kochanowski(2014)
  • Krzesimir Dębski: (pictured at right): Altruitki, Rajzefiberki and others for mixed choir a cappella to poems by Wisława Szymborska (2014)
  • Zbigniew PenherskiFour Pieces without Words for mixed choir a cappella (2014)
  • Alicja GronauThe Struggle Between Winter and Summer for mixed choir (2014)
  • Anna Ignatowicz-GlińskaSkotopaska 1: Małmazja shines  for mixed choir a cappella (2014)
  • Benedykt KonowalskiPianist Fikus – humorousballade for mixed choir a cappella (2014)
  • Maria PokrzywińskaCztery figliki  for choir a cappella to poems by Mikołaj Rej (2014)
  • Jan Oleszkowicz (pictured at right): The Beyond  for mixed choir a cappella (2014)
  • Antoine Busnoys (ca. 1430-a.1492): Fortuna disperata
  • Marchetto Cara (ca. 1465-1525): Chime dara piu pace
  • Bartolomeo Tromboncino (ca. 1470-d.1534): Per dolor me bagno il viso
  • Josquin Desprez (c.1450-1521): Mille regretz
  • Philippe Verdelot (ca.1480-ca.1530): Igno soave
  • Philippe Verdelot: Madonna per voi ardo
  • Anon., (pub. 1576): Une jeune fillette
  • P.R. dit Sandrin (ca. 1490-d. 1560): Doulce Memoire
  • The Mud CavaliersTrees, Birds, Gardens – Cavaliers in Eden. Songs of Innocence and of Experience. Musical performance to poems by Josif Brodski and William Blake (2013)
  • Andrzej PanufnikTriangles for 3 flutes and 3 cellos (1971-72)

Codes Festival (May 14-18):

[Source: wsm.art.pl, codes-festival.com]