The 9th International Festival ‘Muzyka na szczytach‘ [Music on the Heights] closes on September 16 with a concert presented by the Kwadrofonik ensemble and vocalist, ethnomusicologist and poet, Adam Strug. Kwadrofonic members, percussionists Magdalena Kordylasińska-Pękala and Miłosz Pękala and pianists Emilia Sitarz and Bartłomiej Wąsik, presented Requiem ludowe [A Folk Requiem]. The program also included Tryptyk rzymski [A Roman Triptych], a poem by Pope John Paul II that was read by famous Polish actor, Jerzy Trela.
The Festival began on September 9, with a concert featuring works by Paweł Mykietyn , Edward Elgar and Beethoven performed by Sinfonietta Cracovia with flute soloists Łukasz Długosz and Agata Kielar-Długosz. Festival venues in the charming mountain resort of Zakopane included the Holy Cross Church, Miejsce Cinema and the Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz Theatre.
The photo gallery from this year’s edition can be found at: www.muzykanaszczytach.com.
September 9-16, 2017
9th International ‘Muzyka na szczytach’ Festival
Various venues in Zakopane
[Sources: press release, muzykanaszczytach.com]