The iconic festival of contemporary music, Warszawska Jesień [Warsaw Autumn], celebrates its 60th anniversary this year. Held in various venues around Warsaw from September 15-23, 2017, its programs will examine and illustrate the phenomenon of the avant-garde. Works by the composers who were part of the original avant-garde will be juxtaposed with the composers whose works came about in the decades following the first Warsaw Autumn Festival, held sixty years ago.
Several world premieres are planned, featuring works of Wojciech Błażejczyk, Jan Duszyński, Vladimir Gorlinsky, Maxim Kolomiietsa, Mauro Lanza, Wenchen Qin, Szymon Stanisław Strzelec, Piotr Tabakiernik, Haakon Thelin, Lubawa Sydorenko, and Artur Zagajewski. Leading Polish and foreign ensembles will be heard, including the National Polish Radio Orchestra directed by Alexander Leibrecht, the National Philharmonic with Jacek Kaspszyk, Experimentalstudio des SWR from Freiburg, the EWCM Orchestra led by Rüdiger Bohn, as well as orchestras such as the Tempo Reale from Florence, Les Percusions de Strassbourg, and Nostri Temporis.
Further program details can be found at: www.warszawska-jesien.art.pl