“Polish Libraries Abroad” Conference in Paris – Call for Proposals

The Société Historique et Littéraire Polonaise, also known as the Polish Library in Paris, will host this year’s Fortieth Annual “Conference of Museums, Archives and Polish Libraries Abroad.” As in past years, the gathering will bring scholars and representatives of Polish cultural institutions from all across the world. Scheduled to take place at the Polish…Continue Reading “Polish Libraries Abroad” Conference in Paris – Call for Proposals

‘Lutosławski & Nordheim’ Conference In Oslo

The oeuvres of Witold Lutosławski and Arne Nordheim are of the utmost significance for the musical culture of Poland and Norway respectively. Among the most outstanding composers of the twentieth century, they both raised the contemporary music of their country to a global level. Interestingly, Lutosławski and Nordheim were friends. They met most often in…Continue Reading ‘Lutosławski & Nordheim’ Conference In Oslo

Accordion Conference & World Premieres

From April 9-10, the conference “Between tradition and avant-garde – accordion in the musical culture of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries” will be held at the F. Chopin University of Music in Warsaw. Organized by the Międzyuczelniana Katedra Accordionistyki—an inter-departmental organization encompassing music academies in Bydgoszcz, Gdańsk, Krakowi Łódź, Poznań, Warsaw and Wrocław—this Jubilee Conference…Continue Reading Accordion Conference & World Premieres

Nowak Premiere & Opera Conference In Poznań

The Grand Theatre in Poznań had commissioned a new opera by Aleksander Nowak, Space Opera, czyli mężczyzna, kobieta i…. [Space Opera, or a Man, a Woman, and…], which will be premiered in Poznań on March 14, 2015. The libretto of the opera is by Georgi Gospodinow and the premiere will be conducted by Marek Moś….Continue Reading Nowak Premiere & Opera Conference In Poznań

World Premiere at Musicology Conference in Bydgoszcz

The 43rd Musicological Conference of the Polish Composers’ Union [ZKP] was held at the Music Academy in Bydgoszcz Oct. 9-11. This annual forum is the biggest and most prestigious meeting for musicologists and music theorists in Poland. Organized under the theme of “Music Among Other Arts—Connections and Inspirations,” this year’s conference sought to demonstrate the links between music…Continue Reading World Premiere at Musicology Conference in Bydgoszcz

Kolberg Conference In Poznań

“The Work of Oskar Kolberg as National and European Heritage,” a two-day international academic conference, was held in Poznań, Poland on May 22-23. Poland’s president Bronisław Komorowski was the honorary patron of this important event, co-organized by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Marshall of the Wielkopolska Province, Polish Academy of Sciences, Polish Ethnological…Continue Reading Kolberg Conference In Poznań

Maria Szymanowska Conference In Paris

A Report by Maja Trochimczyk On April 28-29 in the Paris Division of the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN), the Second International Conference “Maria Szymanowska (1789-1831) and her Times” took place. The conference was organized by Elisabeth Zapolska Chapelle, president of the Société Maria Szymanowska in Paris.  Following the pattern created for the first Conference…Continue Reading Maria Szymanowska Conference In Paris