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Gdańsk | Concert to Celebrate the Year of Mieczysław Fogg

FoggIn 2021, the Open Theatre in Gdańsk celebrates its 25th anniversary. On the occasion of the Year of Mieczysław Fogg, the institution organises a concert to celebrate his 120th birth anniversary. The concert will be held on 20 November 2021 at 6.00 p.m. at the Artus Court in Gdańsk.

Mieczysław Fogg was the most popular performer of the evergreen To ostatnia niedziela (The Last Sunday, 1935). During the upcoming concert, Jerzy Petersburski's piece will be performed in Hebrew. The programme will also include other well-known pieces from the repertoire of Mieczysław Fogg, composed by Henryk Wars, Władysław Daniłowski, Stanisław Ferszko, Julian Front, Artur Gold, Zygmunt Karasiński, Szymon Kataszek, Albert Harris, Zygmunt and Adam Lewandowski.

The concert will be performed by Dariusz Wójcik – a singer awarded with the honorary distinction "Złoty Liść Retro" (Golden Leaf Retro) 2013 by the Fogg Family in recognition of his artistic merits and achievements, as well as for maintaining traditions and popularising the works of the interwar period. In 2020, the Minister of Culture and National Heritage awarded Dariusz Wójcik with the Medal for Merit to Culture – Gloria Artis. The soloist will be accompanied by Cuarteto Re! Tango ensemble composed of: Paweł A. Nowak (bandoneon), Łukasz Perucki (violin), Paweł Zawada (piano), Sebastian Wyszyński (double bass).

Co-financed by the City of Gdańsk.

Media patronage: Polish Music Information Centre POLMIC.

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