2014 IMiT Composers-In-Residence

Ewa Fabiańska-Jelińska has begun her residency at the Baltic Neopolis Orchestra, taking place as part of the 4th edition of the Composer-in-Residence program financed by the Institute of Music and Dance (IMiT). As part of the residency, the Baltic Neopolis Quartet performed Fabiańska-Jelińska’s 2008 work Three pieces for string quartet on October 12, and on November 15 her 2012 Offenbarungen und Eingebungen for string orchestra will be presented.

On February 21, 2015 the Baltic Neopolis Orchestra will perform the world premiere of Concerto for viola and string orchestra written by Fabiańska-Jelińska on a commission under the program at the Zbigniew Herbert Regional Culture Centre. Solo parts will be performed by Ewa Guzowska.

The residency is organized by the Baltic Neopolis Association. For more information on the composer and her residency, please visit www.balticneopolis.pl.

Also as a part of the 4th edition of the Composer-in-Residence program of the Institute of Music and Dance (IMiT), Rafał Zapała will be in residence at the Filharmonia Świętokrzyska in Kielce. Zapała is a composer, improviser (pianist, percussionist, live electronics), sound artist, assistant professor in the Department of Composition and Electroacoustic Music Studios employee of the Academy of Music in Poznań (SMEAMuz Poznań), and a doctoral recipient in composition. As a part of his residence, the Filharmonia Świętokrzyska performed the world premiere of his new work Susie’s mystic moments, under the baton of French conductor Antoine Glatarda on October 30.

[Sources: imit.org.plzapala.com.pl, filharmonia.kielce.com.pl]