Polish Radio Programme 2 and Polish Radio Orchestra invite you on April 28, 2019 at 6.00 p.m. to the Witold Lutosławski Concert Studio of Polish Radio for a symphonic concert on the occasion of Piotr Moss' 70th birthday and 50th anniversary of creative work.
After composition studies at the State Higher School of Music in Warsaw in the class of Piotr Perkowski (he also studied under Grażyna Bacewicz and Krzysztof Penderecki), Piotr Moss went to France, where he perfected his compositional skills under the direction of Nadia Boulanger. He currently lives and works in Paris. Piotr Moss is a laureate of numerous intrernational composing competitions. In 2000, Piotr Moss was appointed Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Minister of Culture, in 2007 he received an award of the French Académie des Beaux Arts, and in 2009, on the occasion of the 60th birthday and 40th anniversary of creative work, he received a special award from the Minister of Culture and National Heritage. He was also awarded with the Medal for Merit to Polish Culture. In 2016 he received a title of Officier dans l'ordre des Arts et des Lettres.
On April 28, the Polish Radio Orchestra under the baton of Michał Klauza and actor Krzysztof Gosztyła will perform Piotr Moss' melodrama Ugui for reciting voice and orchestra. The concert will start with Stanisław Moniuszko's Overture to the opera Verbum Nobile. The programme will also include Maurice Ravel's Piano Concerto in D major for the left hand, performed by French pianist Hélène Tysman – a graduate of the Paris Conservatoire and music schools in Hamburg and Weimar.
More information at: http://studianagran.com.pl/koncerty/sala-witolda-lutoslawskiego/