Polish Composers' Union and Grand Thetre – Polish National Opera, the organizers of the International Stanisław Moniuszko Composers’ Competition for a Micro-Opera Entitled "12 Minutes for Moniuszko", invite you to the Evening of Premieres. The event, during which the winners of the Competition will be announcedon, will take place on 18 December 2019 at 7 p.m. in the Emil Młynarski Chamber Hall.
On 31 August 2019, the Jury of the Competition composed of: Krzysztof Penderecki – honorary chairman of the Jury, Waldemar Dąbrowski – director of the Grand Theatre – National Opera, Zygmunt Krauze -– composer, chairman of the jury, Ryszard Daniel Golianek – musicologist, Jerzy Kornowicz – composer, Hanna Kulenty – composer, Janusz Wiśniewski – opera director, Jerzy Wołosiuk – conductor, decided to qualify the following works the second stage of the Competition: Poczekalnia – Hipokrates emblem (Ignacy Zalewski); 2001 – POPPEA emblem (Patricia Elizabeth Martínez); Maska – 211289 emblem (Otto Wanke); Imigrant – czado2001 emblem (Tomasz Szczepanik); Szumią, 36o – ilriverso8o emblem (Paweł Siek); Klon – oksuinom-klon emblem (Estera Wityńska).
The Evening of Premieres will feature public performance of the works qualified for the second stage, followed by the results announcement and awarding ceremony. The winner of the Competition will receive a main prize of PLN 40,000 and the title of the winner of the Competition. The other finalists will receive prizes in the amount of PLN 20,000 and titles of the laureate of the Competition. The audience of the Grand Theatre – National Opera will award the additional prize in the amount of PLN 10,000 together with the title of the winner of the audience award.