2021 Paderewski Lecture-Recital: Weinberg

2021 Paderewski Lecture-Recital

Page links: Event Description ~ Event Details ~ Full Program Composer Bio ~ Lecturer Bio ~ Performer Bios The 2021 Paderewski Lecture-Recital honors the 25th death anniversary of Mieczysław Weinberg (1919- 1996)—an exceptionally prolific Polish-Jewish composer whose recognition, both during his lifetime and today, has been overshadowed by the turbulent times in which he lived….Continue Reading 2021 Paderewski Lecture-Recital: Weinberg

2020 Paderewski Lecture with Krzysztof Meyer: Lecture Transcript

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 2020 Paderewski Lecture was conducted as an interview via Zoom on 22 August 2020, and broadcast to the worldwide public via USC ThorntonLIVE on 10 October 2020. The interview, transcribed below, features composer Krzysztof Meyer (KM) and his wife, musicologist Danuta Gwizdalanka (DG), in conversation with PMC director Marek…Continue Reading 2020 Paderewski Lecture with Krzysztof Meyer: Lecture Transcript

2021: Remembering Górecki—A Discussion and Film Screening

Watch the broadcast here: www.thorntonlive.usc.edu On 20 March 2021, the Polish Music Center at the USC Thornton School of Music will recognize the tenth anniversary of Henryk Mikołaj Górecki‘s death last November. Due to pandemic restrictions on public performances, the annual Polish Music Center Spring event will be held online, in a one-time broadcast on the…Continue Reading 2021: Remembering Górecki—A Discussion and Film Screening

Jazztopad ‘Great Improvisation’ series Livestream

The Jazztopad Festival, in partnership with Polish Cultural Institute New York, presents The Great Improvisation series online live streamed from the National Forum of Music (NFM) in Wrocław, Poland. The series presents various faces of jazz—from bold avant-garde and daring improvisation through to the mainstream. The ideal acoustics of the NFM halls provide a perfect…Continue Reading Jazztopad ‘Great Improvisation’ series Livestream

2020 Paderewski Lecture: Krzysztof Meyer (virtual)

2020 Paderewski Lecturer Krzysztof Meyer

The Polish Music Center, USC, Announces the 2020 Paderewski Lecturer: Krzysztof Meyer Please join us to meet Krzysztof Meyer, one of the greatest living Polish composers, who will discuss his life and music during the 19th Annual Paderewski Lecture. Due to the pandemic and social distancing restrictions, this year’s Paderewski Lecture will be a virtual…Continue Reading 2020 Paderewski Lecture: Krzysztof Meyer (virtual)

Polish Independence Day 2007 – Polish Film Music in L.A.

Polish Independence Day 7 November 2005

LOS ANGELES In collaboration with the USC Polish Music Center, the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Los Angeles presents the Polish Independence Day Concert, featuring Krzesimir Dębski, composer, conductor, pianist, and violinist.  The program includes music from film scores by Krzesimir Dębski, Krzysztof Komeda, Henryk Wars, and many others. Thursday 8 November…Continue Reading Polish Independence Day 2007 – Polish Film Music in L.A.