TVP Kultura will announce the winners of the eleventh edition of the Coryphaeus of Polish Music Award on 14 November 2021. The audience is voting for the laureate in the "Discovery of the Year' category on the website www.koryfeusz.org.pl until 18 October. A secret ballot by the Electoral College will select the winners in the other three categories.
During the meeting on 8 October, the Programme Council of the National Institute of Music and Dance selected nominees in all categories from among the 196 submitted applications.
The following artists will compete for the title of Coryphaeus of Polish Music 2021 in the "Personality of the year" category: Łukasz Długosz, Adam Kruszewski, Aleksander Nowak, Martyna Pastuszka and Adam Strug.
The "Event of the year" will be chosen from the following five: Sacrum Profanum Festival, "Polish Paris. Kisielewski – Palester – Regamey ”, premiere of Virtuoso at the Musical Theatre in Poznań, premiere of – at the Grand Theatre in Łódź, publication of Danuta Gwizdalanka's book The Seducer. A thing about Karol Szymanowski.
Nominees in the "Discovery of the Year" are: Michał Balas, Maniucha Bikont, Kinga Głyk, Adam Kośmieja and Krystian Ochman.
Due to the nature of the "Honorary Award", the name of the laureate will not be announced until the awards gala, but the candidates will be voted on by the Electoral College, whose members are representatives of musical organisations and institutions in the country as well as all the past winners of the "Coryphaeus of Polish Music" award..
Media patronage: Polish Music Information Centre POLMIC.
Nominees profiles and events descriptions are available on the website: www.koryfeusz.org.pl.