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A concert on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Poland's independence will take place in the Óbudai Társaskör concert hall in Budapest on 4 November 2018, exactly one week before the National Independence Day in Poland.

The event is co-organized by the Polish Composers 'Union and the Hungarian Composers' Union. The Hungarian Anima Musicae Chamber Orchestra under the direction of renowned conductor Mátyás Antal will perform Polish music of the 20th and 21st centuries. The foreword will be delivered by the President of the Hungarian Composers' Union, Máté Hollós.

The programme of the concert includes: Ignacy Jan Paderewski – Minuet G Major, Op. 14, No. 1, Karol Szymanowski – Etude B Minor, Op. 4, No. 3 (both pieces arranged for string orchestra by Maciej Źółtowski), Zygmunt Krauze – Aus aller Welt stammende for 5 violins, 3 violas and 2 cellos (1973), László Király – March Hungarian Sounds, Maciej Bałenkowski – Sinfonietta No. 1 „Time is Ticking” (2014), Justyna Kowalska-Lasoń – These phrases... These songs... These arias... (2009). Admission free!

The project is financed from the funds of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage under the Multi-annual Program INDEPENDENT 2017-2021, as part of the subsidy program of the Adam Mickiewicz Institute "Cultural Bridges".

Media patronage: Polish Music Information Centre POLMIC.

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