The Stanisław Moniuszko International Competition of Polish Music in Rzeszów will take place on 20-27 September 2019. It is a new cultural initiative which purpose is to promote Polish music around the world and make the listeners realise the quality and significance of the musical legacy of Stanisław Moniuszko and many other distinguished Polish composers from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
The first edition of the Competition is intended for two categories of participants – pianists and chamber ensembles. The programme will include works mainly from the 19th and 20th century, selected from the works of 50 Polish composers.
Competition auditions will be held at the Artur Malawski Podkarpacka Philharmonic in Rzeszów on 21-26 September 2019, and the winners' concert – on 27 September. The performers will be the Artur Malawski Philharmonic Orchestra in Rzeszów under the direction of Jerzy Salwarowski and Tomasz Chmiel as well as the winners of the competition. The event will be repeated on 29 September at the National Philharmonic.
The competition is organized by the Institute of Music and Dance. The event is co-organized by the Artur Malawski Podkarpacka Philharmonic in Rzeszów. The first edition of the Competition is held under the National Patronage of the President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda in the 100th Anniversary of Independence.
More information at: www.konkursmuzykipolskiej.pl