Górecki’s Fourth Inspires Deeper Investigation

The recent World Premiere of Górecki’s Fourth Symphony continues to invite comments and analyses from various quarters. Many interesting details emerge, especially pertaining to the role of Górecki’s son, Mikołaj, in completing and successfully helping to introduce his father’s unfinished work to the public. Read more at commdiginews.com/entertainment/revisiting-gorecki-part-2. Also of interest is an extensive interview…Continue Reading Górecki’s Fourth Inspires Deeper Investigation

Festival Premieres In May

Many new works by Polish composers will receive their world premieres at festivals in Poland during the month of May. Below is a list of the premieres at prominent Festivals. Warsaw Music Encounters (May 10-17): Premiering soloists:Agata Szymczewska, Jarosław Bręk, Łukasz Długosz, Marek Bracha, Magdalena Bojanowicz, Leszek Lorent, Maciej Bogumił Nerkowski, Grzegorz Skrobiński Works premiered:…Continue Reading Festival Premieres In May

Łukaszewski Premieres

Paweł Łukaszewski’s Ego sum pastor bonus for mixed choir a cappella was world-premiered in Kraków on April 24 by the Ealing Abbey Choir led by Christopher Eastwood. The same ensemble also gave a London premiere of Łukaszewski’s work on May 11. Composed in January 2014, Ego sum pastor bonus celebrates the recent canonization of John…Continue Reading Łukaszewski Premieres