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Warsaw | Stage for Polish Music – Ãtma Quartet

Atma Quartet

Ãtma Quartet will perform at the National Philharmonic on 15 January 2020 at 7:00 p.m. as part of the "Stage for Polish Music" project.

The “Stage for Polish Music” is a new project of the Institute of Music and Dance aimed at Polish music performers and organised in collaboration with the Warsaw Philharmonic and arts institutions in Poland. Programmes featuring Polish music, selected on the basis of a competition, will be presented at the Warsaw Philharmonic Chamber Hall and then repeated in other cities in Poland.

The goal of the project is to inspire musicians to prepare concert programmes featuring Polish music, promote the performance of Polish musical works as well as draw listeners’ attention to Polish music, especially lesser known pieces. The project is expected to showcase and popularise Polish works of music, especially those that are less commonly found in concert programmes, organise more performances of these works as well as promote Polish music performers.

Considered by many to be among the most promising young generation string quartets, the Ãtma Quartet first appeared publically as the New Music Quartet in 2016 and for the two years that followed performed under its former name. Four outstanding instrumentalists, graduates of Polish music academies, Katarzyna Gluza (violin), Paulina Marcisz (violin), Karalina Orsik-Sauter (viola) and Dominika Szczypka (cello), have been busy giving concerts at home and abroad, popularizing chamber music, particularly, works by Polish composers. The programme of the upcoming concert will feature works by Franciszek Lessel, Andrzej Panufnik, Stanisław Moniuszko, and Karol Szymanowski

Full programme available at: http://www.filharmonia.pl/koncerty-i-bilety/repertuar/scena-dla-muzyki-polskiej4