Handmade in 1719 by Antonio Stradivari, the instrument is one of only 650 Stradivarius violins that have survived to this day.
Composed for his last European project, the six handwritten manuscripts are from a project entitled “Moja słodka europejska ojczyzna” (My sweet European homeland) which Komeda established in 1967 in the German city of Baden-Baden on the theme of Jazz and Poetry.
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.
Given special dispensation to leave Ukraine, the orchestra will next perform in Łódź before leaving for Germany. “These musicians are carrying an optimistic message – that culture is winning,” said Deputy PM Piotr Gliński.
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 majority of Poles oppose a proposal tabled by a Law and Justice MP to increase the airplay of Polish music on radio stations.
In this episode of The Debrief, we take a look at Ondinata, a new musical release which aims to raise awareness of CHS and help a family in need…
Soprano Alexandra Nowakowski and pianist Michał Biel, are currently recording an hour-long CD to bring Polish classical music to an international audience while at the same time breaking the Chopin-only stereotype that they believe exists about the nation’s musical heritage.
A wide array of cultural and business events, intended to present Poland as a more attractive country to visitors, are planned for Poland Day at Expo 2020 Dubai on Tuesday.
In this episode of The Debrief, host John Beauchamp speaks to folk musician Karolina Cicha about performing the music of Poland’s Karaim as well as other minorities from her native region of Podlasie and beyond.