In her album ‘Moniuszko of 1001 Nights Musician’ musician Maria Pomianowska gives the work of the “national” composer a new twist.
On the global music map Poland is a goldmine of violinist and pianists, both classical and jazz. So I was quite surprised to read about a brilliant guitar player from Poland in the professional British magazine “Guitarist”.
We used to look up to our political leaders. Then we idolized the artists. Our search for the next Paderewski may be a long one. These days they don’t make men of that class and authority. Or maybe we just don’t need them anymore?
In this week’s column, Dan Wyszogrodzki says that one of the most life-defining questions you can ask yourself is how far you would go for music. He also has the answer.
She’s a singer, a songwriter, a mean guitar player and a fully trained violinist. She’s also pretty. In fact, she’s got it all, says Dan Wyszogrodzki in this week’s Dan Session column
This week, Dan delves into a fusion of jazz and classical as one of Poland’s best jazz pianists Włodek Pawlik tackles the ‘daddy of Polish opera’,Stanisław Moniuszko
In this week’s Dan Session column, music journalist Daniel Wyszogrodzki takes a look at Jazz Forum magazine’s jazz awards for 2018 – and he doesn’t like what he sees.
In his first ‘Dan Session’ column for TFN, music journalist Daniel Wyszogrodzki takes a look at a new release of the legendary Czesław Niemen’s greatest hits.
Cats, The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables. You name it, Daniel Wyszagrodzki has sweated over every word of the world's most famous musicals. But translating star shows is just part of Daniel's rich career history. Since landing in New York as a young Polish boy in the 1980s, Daniel's love affair with music, theatre, travel and writing has seen him go around the world and write numerous books, including three this year! In this episode of Heart of Poland, Patrick Ney talks to Daniel about his career as a journalist, author and translator.
The work of legendary jazz musician Krzysztof Komeda gets a modern makeover from former bandmate.