Kosciuszko FDN Concerts in November

Great virtuoso of the piano
– Krzysztof Penderecki

The golden age of pianism comes to mind when I hear Konrad Skolarski play
– Prof. Peter Feuchtwanger

Celebrated for his lyrical-dramatic interpretations, unique, personal style and consummate artistry, Polish pianist and pedagogue Konrad Skolarski presents a recital to celebrate Poland’s Independence Day. The program will feature works by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin and Liszt. The concert is presented in partnership with the Polish Cultural Institute New York.

Friday, November 10, 2017 | 7:30 p.m.
Piano concert by Konrad Skolarski – Independence Day Celebration
The Kosciuszko Foundation House
15 E 65th Street, New York City, NY
Tickets: $15 – $30
Tickets & Info: www.thekf.org

The Kosciuszko Foundation presents a Kosciuszko Gala Concert on Sunday, November 19 at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. The Concert is sponsored by the Kosciuszko Foundation and is part of the events celebrating the bicentennial of the passing of Gen. Tadeusz Kosciuszko. The concert will feature works by most prominent Polish composers including the New York premiere of Polonaise Metamorphoses on the theme by Tadeusz Kosciuszko for violin, viola and string orchestra by R. Twardowski and the world premiere of Kosciuszko Polonaise by John Sarkissian. Performers include Edyta Kulczak – mezzo-soprano, Marian Sobula – piano, Mariusz Monczak – violin, and the Kościuszko Festival Orchestra with Bartosz Żurakowski, conductor.

The event is organized by Ars Activa Foundation and is held under the honorary patronage of Deputy Prime Minister of Poland, Minister of Culture and National Heritage Piotr Gliński.

Sunday, November 19, 2017 | 7:30 p.m.
Kosciuszko Gala Concert at Carnegie Hall 

Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall
154 West 57th Street, New York City, NY
Tickets: $39 – $49
Tickets & Info: www.thekf.org or www.carnegiehall.org

Join us for a special romantic evening of arias and songs performed by extraordinary artists Monika Krajewska, mezzo-soprano, praised for her “rich and strong tone that expresses not only beauty, but a luminous sense of peace and comfort, ” and Yelena Kurdina, piano, known for her collaboration with the most distinguished artists, and described as “rich and haunting collaborations, beautifully judged and impeccably ardent,” “….almost savage grace at the keyboard…”. They will present a program of music by Bellini, Donizetti, Cilea, Saint-Saens, Obradors, Granados, Karlowicz, Moniuszko, and Rachmaninoff.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 | 7:00 p.m.
Romantic Soul of Europe – A recital by Monika Krajewska and Yelena Kurdina

The Kosciuszko Foundation House
15 E 65th Street, New York City, NY
Tickets: $25 – $45
Tickets & Info: www.thekf.org

[Source: thekf.org]