Panufnik Centenary May Celebrations

2014 marks the centenary of acclaimed Polish composer Sir Andrzej Panufnik. Throughout the year many exciting events have been scheduled around the world. Leading orchestras, conductors, chamber groups and soloists and radio stations in several countries and continents are planning Panufnik performances, education events and lectures which will be announced on the dedicated centenary page. The centenary celebrations in the UK—where Panufnik spent half of his life in exile from Communist-controlled Poland—began in February 2014.

For a complete list of future Panufnik performances, visit www.boosey.com. If you would like your Panufnik centenary performances listed in the Boosey web calendar please email details to composers.uk@boosey.com.

Visit Boosey’s Panufnik Centenary page or panufnik.com to explore and listen to his music, learn more about the composer, and get news on the centenary.

International concerts celebrating Panufnik this month include:

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 | 8:00 PM
Sonora Around Panufnik Project Re:Musica Festival in Pristina, Kosovo
Panufnik: Piano Trio
Anna Maria Staśkiewicz, violin/Bartosz Koziak, cello/Jakub Tchorzewski, piano
Info: sonoramusic.eu, remusicafestival.com

Friday, May 23, 2014 | 7:30 PM
Filharmonia Narodowa, Warsaw, Poland
Panufnik: Heroic Overture, Piano Overture
Maciej Grzybowski, piano / Warsaw Philharmonic / Lukasz Borowicz
Info:  filharmonia.pl

Saturday, May 24, 2014 | 6:00 PM
Filharmonia Narodowa, Warsaw, Poland
Panufnik: Heroic Overture, Piano Overture
Maciej Grzybowski, piano / Warsaw Philharmonic / Lukasz Borowicz
Info: filharmonia.pl

Saturday, May 24, 2014 | 6:00 PM
University Hall, Poznań, Poland
Panufnik: Piano Concerto
Ewa Pobłocka, piano / Poznań Philharmonic / Marek Pijarowski
Info: filharmoniapoznanska.pl

Saturday, May 24, 2014 | 7:00 PM
Arad State Philharmonic, Arad, Romania
Panufnik: Dreamscape, Piano Trio
Bartosz Koziak, Jakub Tchorzewski; Anna Maria Staskiewicz, Bartosz Koziak, Jakub Tchorzewski
Info: filarmonicaarad.ro

Monday, May 26, 2014
Krakow Academy of Music, Krakow, Poland
Panufnik: String Quartet No.1 / String Quartet No. 2 Messages / String Quartet No.3 Wycinanki
Krakow Academy of Music
Info: amuz.krakow.pl

[Sources: newsletters.polishculture.org.uk, panufnik.com]