Los Angeles Events – October 2019

Please enjoy the following Polish music events happening in Los Angeles this month…   Thornton Baroque Sinfonia: Musical Treasures of the Polish Baroque Rotem Gilbert and the USC Thornton Baroque Sinfonia present Musica Polonica III: Musical Treasures of the Polish Baroque, Polish masterworks of the Baroque era. OCTOBER 11, 2019 | 8:00 P.M. USC Thornton Baroque…Continue Reading Los Angeles Events – October 2019

Chopin Without Borders Festival

The Lower Silesian Society of Fryedryk Chopin in Wroclaw hosted the Chopin Without Borders Festival between 22 September and 6 October. The concerts took place in the St. Adalbert Roman Catholic Church in Wroclaw, the hall of the County Office in Trzebnica, the church of Peace of the Holy Trinity in Świdnica, and the Topacz…Continue Reading Chopin Without Borders Festival

7th Wojciech Kilar Contemporary Music Festival

The 7th Wojciech Kilar Contemporary Music Festival will be held from 11-25 October in Gorzów. This year’s theme is “Polish sequences.” During the inaugural concert, Polish pianist Marek Żebrowski and the Gorzów Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Monika Wolińska will perform a one-part Piano Concerto by Henryk Wars, whose 40th death anniversary falls this…Continue Reading 7th Wojciech Kilar Contemporary Music Festival

Concert Marking Piotr Moss’s 70th Birthday and 50th Anniversary of His Creative Work

On 11 October, the Mieczysław Karłowicz Philharmonic in Szczecin hosted a concert to celebrate composer Piotr Moss’s 70th birthday and 50th anniversary of his creative work. Although his studies (with Grażyna Bacewicz, Piotr Perkowski and Nadia Boulanger) were influenced by the neoclassical trend, Moss himself is referred to as a neo-romantic. A versatile composer, he…Continue Reading Concert Marking Piotr Moss’s 70th Birthday and 50th Anniversary of His Creative Work

Polish Music Around the World in October

October 1 Nantes (France): Zygmunt Noskowski’s Morskie Oko performed by National Orchestra of the Pays de la Loire, conducted by Marzena Diakun Kiev (Ukraine): Witold Lutosławski’s Funeral Music performed by Kiev Camerata, conducted by Valery Matiuchin; Marcel Chyrzyński’s Ukiyo-e No. 4 performed by Kiev Camerata, Joanna Domańska (pf), Roman Widaszek (cl), Tadeusz Tomaszewski (cr); Mikołaj Górecki’s Concerto…Continue Reading Polish Music Around the World in October

2019: Three Paderewskis

Event Details Saturday, October 12, 2019 | 8:00 p.m. 2019 Paderewski Lecture-Recital, feat. 3 Paderewskis Alfred Newman Recital Hall, USC (see AHF on campus map) 3616 Trousdale Pkwy, Los Angeles, CA Admission is FREE and open to the public (no RSVP needed) Campus Parking: $14 – enter USC at McCarthy Way Gate, off of Figueroa St….Continue Reading 2019: Three Paderewskis

October Anniversaries

Born This Month 3 October 1882 – Karol SZYMANOWSKI, composer, pianist, (d. 29 March 1937) 3 October 1923 – Stanislaw SKROWACZEWSKI, composer and conductor 4 October 1910 – Eugenia UMINSKA, violinist 6 October 1885 – Karol STROMENGER, teacher, composer, publicist, music critic (d. 1975) 9 October 1924 – Regina SMENDZIANKA, pianist 10 October 1910 – Henryk SWOLKIEN, music critic,…Continue Reading October Anniversaries