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Vilnius | Opera 'Tango' of Michał Dobrzyński in Vilnius

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On the 29th of  November, 2022, Michał Dobrzyński's operaTango based on the drama by Sławomir Mrożek will be performed by the ensemble of the Warsaw Chamber Opera and the Cracow Opera Orchestra conducted by Piotr Sułkowski. It will be its 13th performance, this time as part of the 9th Days of Polish Culture in Vilnius.

The opera was created in 2017 as part of the ‘Composers' Commissions’ programme of the Narodowy Instytut Muzyki i Tańca commissioned by the Warsaw Chamber Opera. The work was performed by the Warsaw Chamber Opera directed by Alicja Węgorzewska-Whiskerd. The opera was also staged at the Baltic Opera in Gdańsk, the Estonian National Opera, and the Cracow Opera.

Additional information: https://polskidom.lt/pl/ 

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Warsaw | 'Polish Music Scene': Archetti Chamber Orchestra

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On the 29th of November 2022 at 7.00 p.m. the Archetti Chamber Orchestra conducted by Maciej Tomasiewicz will perform at the Warsaw Philharmonic as part of the ‘Polish Music Scene’ programme.

We will hear Three Pieces in Old Style by Krzysztof Penderecki, Stefan Bolesław Poradowski's Antique Suite, Studies by Bolesław Woytowicz, Variations on a theme by E. Jaqcues Dalcroze, Op. 33 by Paweł Klecki and Serenade Op. 2 by Mieczysław Karłowicz.

The ‘Polish Music Scene’ programme is financed by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage.

Additional information: https://filharmonia.pl/repertuar/scena-muzyki-polskiej-176742947 

Płock | 16th Halina Czerny-Stefańska and Ludwik Stefański Piano Competition 2022

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16th edition of the Halina Czerny-Stefańska and Ludwik Stefański Piano Competition will take place between the 28th of November and the 1st of December, 2022 at the Karol Szymanowski State Primary and Secondary Music School in Płock.  

More than 70 participants from all over Poland will present their competition presentations, and their performances will be assessed by the jury composed of: prof. Elżbieta Stefańska (Kraków) - chairwoman, dr hab. Zofia Antes (Olsztyn), prof. Elżbieta Tarnawska (Warsaw), prof. Hubert Rutkowski (Hamburg), Tereyuki Okada (Japan).                                                               

Special evening dedicated to both Patrons of the Competition entitled 'In Memory of Halina Czerny-Stefańska and Ludwik Stefański', will take place on the 1st of December, 2022, at 18.00, in the concert hall of the Karol Szymanowski State Primary and Secondary Music School in Płock. During this musical meeting we will listen to the performances of prof. Elżbieta Stefanska and prof. Tereyuki Okada  and their memories of the 30-year history of the Competition in Płock. At that time, the official announcement of the competition results, the award ceremony and the Winners' Concert will also take place.

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Katowice | Romanticism Polish the most: piano ballads and romances

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On the 27th of November 27, 2022 at 18.00, a concert as part of the celebrations of the Year of Polish Romanticism will take place at the NOSPR premises. Works of Polish composers will be performed by the pianist Piotr Sałajczyk.

During the upcoming concert in his interpretation, we will hear the works of Fryderyk Chopin, Juliusz Zarębski and Władysław Żeleński.

 

 

Press release

Ticket information: https://nospr.org.pl/pl/kalendarz/ballady-i-romanse-chopin-zelenski-and-zarebski-piotr-salajcz 

Gliwice | Koncert Gliwickiej Orkiestry Kameralnej z cyklu „Mistrzowskie interpretacje”

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POLMICFundacja Gliwickiej Orkiestry Kameralnej oraz Centrum Kultury Victoria w Gliwicach zapraszają 27 listopada 2022 roku o godz. 18.00 do sali Scena Bajka – Kino Amok (ul. Dolnych Wałów 3 w Gliwicach) na koncert Gliwickiej Orkiestry Kameralnej z cyklu „Mistrzowskie interpretacje” z udziałem wybitnego Daniela Stabrawy.

Koncerty z cyklu „Mistrzowskie Interpretacje”, realizowane od 2005 roku, zawsze są wiodącym punktem każdego sezonu artystycznego Gliwickiej Orkiestry Kameralnej. W tym roku zespół zaprosił do udziału w koncercie, legendarnego koncertmistrza Berlińskich Filharmoników Daniela Stabrawę, który zaprezentuje się podczas koncertu jako solista, koncertmistrz oraz dyrygent.

Program koncertu w Gliwicach zawierać będzie dzieła Wolfganga Amadeusa Mozarta, Michała Spisaka, Felixa Mendelssohna oraz Mikołaja Góreckiego.

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Katowice | „PGE – HoloGramy”: theater music

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POLMICOn the 27th of November, 2022, a concert took place at the Silesian Philharmonic as part of the celebration of the Jubilee Year in Teatr Śląski, which consists of as many as 5 jubilees: 115 years of theatre, 100 years of the Polish stage, 25 years of the Council of Patrons of the Silesian Theatre, 5 years of the Foundation of the Silesian ‘Wyspiański’ Theater and 5 years of the Open the Door International Festival. The Silesian Chamber Orchestra conducted by Szymon Bywalec presented theater music by Henryk Mikołaj Górecki and Wojciech Kilar. The actors of the Silesian Theater also took part in the event.

 

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Łódź | 80th Musica Moderna Festival

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POLMICThe programme of the 80th Musica Moderna festival of contemporary music includes symphonic, chamber and electroacoustic concerts, as well as film screenings, artistic installations and a meeting with prof. Zygmunt Krauze. From the 27th of November to the 9th of December, 2022, new and latest music will be played. The events will take place at the Academy of Music in Łódź and at the Ignorantka and Circus pod Zielonym Xiężycem club. The main partner is invariably the Polish Composers' Union. Admission is free!

Performers will be choirs and the Symphony Orchestra of the Academy of Music in Łódź led by Maciej Koczur, marimba Dalbergia Duo, clarinetist Julian Paprocki and sound artist Maciej Walczak. The 80th edition of the Musica Moderna festival will open and close with a film project prepared under the artistic supervision of the composer Jacek Partyka.

Organiser of the Festivel is the composition department of the Łódź Academy of Music.

Press release

More information: https://www.amuz.lodz.pl/pl/wydarzenia/80-festiwal-musica-moderna 

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Opole | Laureates of the Wieniawski Competition

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On the 25th and 27th of November, 2022, concerts as part of the official tour of the winners of the 16th International Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition will take place at the Opole Philharmonic. The Competition was organized by the Wieniawski Society in co-operation with the National Institute of Music and Dance and funded by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage. Qingzhu Weng and Meruert Karmenova will perform with the Opole Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Przemysław Neumann.

On Friday evening, November 25, Qingzhu Weng, winner of the 3rd prize, will perform Henryk Wieniawski's Violin Concerto No. 2 in D minor, and on Sunday, November 27, Meruert Karmenova, winner of the second prize, will perform Violin Concerto in D major by Johannes Brahms.

Ticket information:

https://filharmonia.opole.pl/wydarzenia/laureaci-konkursu-wieniawskiego/ 

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Toruń | „Scena Muzyki Polskiej”: Paweł Zalejski i Bartłomiej Wezner

POLMIC24 listopada 2022 w ramach cyklu „Scena Muzyki Polskiej” – programu własnego Narodowego Instytutu Muzyki i Tańca – wystąpią skrzypek Paweł Zalejski i pianista Bartłomiej Wezner. Koncert odbędzie się o godz. 18.00 w toruńskiej Sali Kameralnej CKK Jordanki.

Celem programu jest promocja polskich artystów, a także polskiej twórczości kompozytorskiej, szczególnie mniej obecnej w praktyce koncertowej.

Paweł Zalejski ukończył studia z wyróżnieniem na Akademii Muzycznej im. F. Chopina w Warszawie u prof. Krzysztofa Jakowicza, na Uniwersytecie Wiedeńskim, Hochschule für Musik Detmold w Niemczech i Indiana University Bloomington School of Music w USA. Uhonorowany został wieloma nagrodami m.in. Paszportem Polityki i tytułem „Artysty Nowego Pokolenia” BBC. Jako koncertmistrz, poza występami gościnnymi, na stałe związany jest z Symphonie Orchester Vorarlberg w Bregenz, Nordic Symphony i Ensemble Kontraste w Norymbergii. Od 2020 roku wykłada w Akademii Muzycznej w Bydgoszczy jako visiting profesor. Paweł Zalejski gra na skrzypcach Nicolaus Amati - Cremona 1683.

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