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Gdańsk | Accordion Variations – World Accordion Day


On May 15, 2019 at 6.00 p.m. in the Theatre Hall of the Faculty of Philology at the Gdańsk University there will be a concert entitled "Accordion Variations – World Accordion Day in Gdańsk".

The concert is organized on the initiative of the Accordionists' Academic Circle at the Stanisław Moniuszko Academy of Music in Gdańsk. Professor Elżbieta Rosińska will talk about the history of the World Accordion Day. The programme of the concert will include both compositions originally written for the accordion and transcriptions. We will listen to works by Mikołaj Majkusiak, Krzysztof Olczak, Krzysztof Penderecki and others.

Prominent young accordionists from different academic institutions in Poland and Europe will come to Gdańsk at the invitation of the organisers, among them Sara Wienczek, Konrad Nowakowski, Bartosz Kołsut and Paweł Sławiński. Students and graduates of Gdańsk accordion class (Paweł Ratajek and Maciej Kacprzak) and pupils from Gdańsk music schools (Błażej Reiter) will also perform during the concert.

Media patronage: Polish Music Information Centre POLMIC.

More information at: https://ack.ug.edu.pl/events/akordeonowe-wariacje-world-accordion-day-w-gdansku/