Alex Webber travels to the delightful little town of Sandomierz where he finds Widnokrąg, a place of art, culture, grace and hospitality, the very essence of the town itself.
Consisting of a 305-person hall, a 63-person chamber as well as an organ chamber, a recording studio and 118 classrooms, the Nowa Miodowa (New Honey) concert venue at the Warsaw School of Music was noted for its ‘unique and sustainable’ design.
The regularly sold out concerts in the village of Czachów near the historic town of Cedynia attract fans from near and far to hear international musicians playing the likes of Chopin and Beethoven in the cosy village setting.
Starting June 13 Poland allows the reopening of snack and drink bars in cinemas, theatres and concerts, as well as raises the attendance limit for churches to 50 percent, according to a government regulation published on Friday night.
Concerts and other open-air events will be permitted from June 4 as Poland gradually loosens its pandemic regime, the Culture, National Heritage and Sport Ministry informed on Wednesday.
To mark the anniversary of Mokotów disctrict joining Warsaw, 105 years ago this month, a special concert of interwar songs is being streamed online this evening, performed by Poland’s leading pre-war Polish jazz group, the Młynarski-Masecki Jazz Band.
VIDEO: Made in collaboration with Netflix to help celebrate the release of George Clooney’s latest movie ‘The Midnight Sky’, the concert which will reach planets circling the Tau Ceti star in 12 light years has now attracted over half a million earthly views.
VIDEO: People can move around the orchestra or change their position in the concert hall to get a full-on experience.
The capital’s Relax cinema which hosted premieres such as ‘Star Wars’ and Andrzej Wajda’s ‘The Promised Land’ has been reborn as Scena Relax, a venue for comedy, concerts and theatrical productions and is once again the cultural centre at the heart of Warsaw.
The composer did know it at the time but his October 11 concert would be his last in Poland.