The Regional Initiative of Excellence, a new project of the Feliks Nowowiejski Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz, established cooperation with the Manhattan School of Music. On 3-6 March 2020, representatives of the Bydgoszcz music community will perform in New York.
Professor Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroń will lead the masterclass, and Professor Ewa Pobłocka and Adam Kośmieja, PhD will perform solo recitals at the Mikowsky Recital Hall. The programme will include excellent works by Polish composers of the 20th and 21st centuries, among others A piacere and Sonata by Kazimierz Serocki, Zerstreutes Hinausschauen by Tomasz Sikorski, Coma Berenices by Jerzy Kornowicz, and Three miniatures for piano by Agata Zubel.
Professor Solomon Mikowski from the Manhattan School of Music will take part in the Forum.Beethoven in Bydgoszcz in December 2020. The pianist will lead a seminar for students of the Bydgoszcz Academy.