2016: Elżbieta Sikora

Sunday, October 16, 2012 | 7:00 p.m. Alfred Newman Recital Hall, USC (see AHF on campus map) 3616 Trousdale Pkwy, Los Angeles, CA Reception following the concert Sunday, October 16, 2016 | 1:00 p.m. Screening & Q&A: Madame Curie at the Polish Film Festival Laemmle’s Monica Film Center 1332 2nd Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401 Admission to both…Continue Reading 2016: Elżbieta Sikora

Multi Trio at LACMA

On Sunday, October 16, the Sunday’s Live series at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art will host Multi Trio, consisting of pianist Ewa Pobłocka, soprano Ewa Leszczyńska and cellist Maria Leszczyńska. Multi Trio will present a program of works by Chopin, Paderewski, Górecki, and Bacewicz. With Multi Trio, three generations are represented on stage—the mother at the piano, the elder daughter…Continue Reading Multi Trio at LACMA

Polish Film Festival LA

The Seventeenth Annual Polish Film Festival will be held in various venues around Los Angeles October 12-20, 2016. The Opening Gala at the Egyptian Theatre takes place Oct. 12 at 6 p.m. and will feature screening of Janusz Majewski’s feature, The Eccentrics. The Sunny Side of the Street. Festival screenings are held at the Laemmle’s NoHo 7 theatre…Continue Reading Polish Film Festival LA

Szpakiewicz Now APU Professor and Concert

USC Thornton alumnus and previous PMC performer Marek Szpakiewicz (MM ’01, DMA ‘08) has been appointed as Assistant Professor of Cello Studies at Azusa Pacific University’s (APU) School of Music. Szpakiewicz has been teaching cello at APU since 2005 and currently serves as the Director of Chamber Music. Szpakiewicz’s students have performed as soloists with the APU Symphony…Continue Reading Szpakiewicz Now APU Professor and Concert

Maciejewski Concert

The Fryderyk Chopin University is inviting all audiences for a concert on October 3 at 7 p.m. in the UMFC Concert Hall. Entitled “The Music of Spheres by Roman Maciejewski,” the concert will feature students from the music university in Warsaw and the University of Fine Arts in Berlin (UdK Berlin), supervised by Marcin Zalewski and Frank-Immo…Continue Reading Maciejewski Concert

XIV Ochlewski Composition Competition

The XVI edition of Tadeusz Ochlewski Composition Competition has been announced. This year, it will focus on pieces for double bass with electronic layers. The composition chosen by the jury will be added to the PWM catalogue, published in print and performed at a concert open for the public. Young composers (under 30 years old as of…Continue Reading XIV Ochlewski Composition Competition

Polish Music Council Research Project

Since 2014, the Polish Music Council has been leading research efforts to improving the social and political conditions for musicians in Poland. In 2015-2016, studies were co-financed by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage as part of the program Culture Observatory. Currently, their goals are to 1) show the dynamism and diversity of musical career paths…Continue Reading Polish Music Council Research Project

Kieślowski Conference and Screenings at USC

No End: Twenty Years into Krzysztof Kieślowski’s Second Lifeis a two-day special conference celebrating the continuing impact of Krzysztof Kieślowski’s film legacy while commemorating twenty years since his untimely death at the age of 54. It is co-sponsored by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and the Department of French and Italian at the University of…Continue Reading Kieślowski Conference and Screenings at USC

‘Seven Currents’ Conference

The ZKP Conference “Seven Currents of Polish Music” was held on September 23-24, 2016 at the Bogumił Linde Hall in the University of Warsaw Library in conjunction with the “7+7=70” Festival. This festival and conference were organized on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Polish Composers’ Union (ZKP). During seven sessions devoted to seven…Continue Reading ‘Seven Currents’ Conference

Zubel Performs Krzanowski in Katowice

Agata Zubel, laureate of the Coryphaeus of Polish Music Award 2016, and Silesian String Quartet will give a performance on October 8, 2016 at the Chamber Hall of the Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra. Their program will include: Béla Bartók – String Quartet No. 3, Aleksander Lasoń – Relief for Andrzej for string quartet, and Andrzej Krzanowski…Continue Reading Zubel Performs Krzanowski in Katowice