The kontrabas.pl project is a series of three online concerts presenting Polish works for double bass, which will start on 30 June 2020 at 7.00 p.m.
The initiative aims to present works that are hard to find on recordings. This initiator of the project is Karol Nasiłowski – a leader of the double bass section of the Mieczysław Karłowicz Philharmonic Orchestra in Szczecin and assistant professor at the Art Academy of Szczecin – together with his wife, pianist Izabella Nasiłowska.
The concerts will take place in the new interactive Castanea hall at the Technopark Pomerania in Szczecin. The first concert of the series (30 June) will feature Three Capriccios for double bass solo by Stefan Bolesław Poradowski, the second one (30 July) will include Three pieces for double bass and piano by Jan Kolasiński, and the third one (28 August) – ContraForte, ballad for double bass and piano by Benedykt Konowalski, written for the performers as a wedding gift.
The project was implemented as part of the"Culture on the web" programme of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage.
Media patronage: Polish Music Information Centre POLMIC.
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