The Academy of Music in Łódź invites you to the sixth edition of the AŻ Festival. The programme of eight concerts will be dominated by two topics: Polish music and games of imagination. Inauguration of the Festival – November 17, 2018.
The inauguration concert will feature works by Krzysztof Penderecki, Krzysztof Olczak and composers associated with Łódź: Olga Hans, Sławomir Kaczorowski and Maciej Kabza. During the final concert, which will take place on December 1, we will hear Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 17 by Ignacy Jan Paderewski with an outstanding soloist Kevin Kenner, Exodus by Wojciech Kilar and Radogoszcz dramatic overture by Antoni Szewczyk. The Concert of Polish Music on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Poland regaining independence will take place on November 27 and will be filled with works by Stanisław Moniuszko, Karol Mikuli, Mieczysław Karłowicz and Grażyna Bacewicz in the interpretation of the Academy's pedagogues, including university's rectors – professors Cezary Sanecki (piano) and Beata Zawadzka-Kłos (soprano). The programme of the next five evenings will cover Polish film music (Wojciech Lemański, Krzesimir Dębski), percussion (Anders Åstrand, Lawrence Ugwu, The Bacewicz Percussion Ensemble) and choir music.
All concerts of the 6th AŻ Festival begin at 6.00 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Music Academy (2a Żubardzka Street), tickets for 30 PLN and 20 PLN to be purchased at the AM ticket office.
Media patronage: Polish Music Information Centre POLMIC.
More information at: http://www.amuz.lodz.pl