Moniuszko Bicentenary Gala at Carnegie Hall

The Polish Government has declared 2019 the Year of Stanisław Moniuszko, who is known as the father of Polish Opera. Celebrations of this bicentennial will be inaugurated in the US with a concert at the prestigious Carnegie Hall in New York City. The gala will showcase songs and opera arias by the composer as well as his String Quartet in D minor, virtuoso piano paraphrases of his songs, the world premiere of Crimean Sonnet by composer Norbert Palej, and classics by Chopin, Rossini, and Bizet. This concert is presented by Ars Activa Foundation.

Performers

Monika Krajewska, Mezzo-Soprano
Emily Riedel, Mezzo-Soprano
Xheni Rroji, Piano
Anna Filochowska, Violin
Piotr Filochowski, Violin
Valeriya Sholokhova, Cello
Radosława Jasik, Piano

Program

MONIUSZKO String Quartet in D Minor, No. 1
NORBERT PALEJ Crimean Sonnets (World Premiere)
ROSSINI “Largo al factotum” from Il barbière di Siviglia
BIZET “L’amour est un oiseau rebelle” (Habanera) from Carmen
And other works by Moniuszko

Event details

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 | 8pm
Moniuszko Bicentenary Gala
Carnegie Hall – Weill Recital Hall
881 7th Ave, New York, NY 10019
Tickets available March 8 at 11:00 AM
For more information, visit carnegiehall.org