A unique concert of Polish music commemorating the 120th birth anniversary of Jan Adam Maklakiewicz will take place on 2 October 2019 ay 7 p.m. at the Polish Library in Paris.
The programme will feature songs for soprano and piano by Jan Adam and his brother Franciszek Maklakiewicz, as well as works for cello and piano and violin and piano, among others: Reflexions, Op. 14, Hutsul Suite, Op. 15 No. 1, Spring in the Country. Triptich, Op. 18, and Ave Maria.
The concert aims to restore the memory of Jan Adam Maklakiewicz (1899–1954) – outstanding Polish musician, composer, teacher, distinguished publicist and organizer of musical life. Jan Adam Maklakiewicz's compositions show inspiration from early and national music as well as Polish folklore, especially of the regions of Podhale and Silesia.
Among the performers, there will be graduates and teachers of music schools in Poznań and Wrocław: cellist Krzysztof Karpeta, violinist Piotr Kosarga, pianist Hanna Lizinkiewicz and soprano Barbara Tritt. The musicians are multiple winners of Polish and international music competitions and scholarships. They perform at leading European music festivals, both solo and in chamber ensembles.
The concert is held as part of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage scholarship.
Media patronage: Polish Music Information Centre POLMIC.