Sergiusz recalls the time when, against the odds, violinst Patrycja Piekutowska came up with the perfect solution for saving Poland’s largest children’s hospital.
More than 100 artists from over a dozen countries will meet in Kraków on July 2-7 for the 21st EtnoKraków/Rozstaje 2019 festival, billed as one of the most important festivals in Europe presenting traditional, folk, ethno and world music as well as dance and theatre.
In part 2 of our special series on Chopin’s youth, discover how tragedy both personal and political shaped Poland’s greatest ever composer.
Passing away in Warsaw last week at the age of 85, Rosław Szaybo designed over two thousand covers for some of the world’s top artists including Miles Davis, Elton John, Santana, Simon & Garfunkel and Bob Marley.
This week Dan is blown away after hearing the Atom String Quartet performing live. It’s not the first time and it won’t be the last either.
Pianists of worldwide renown, including outstanding younger musicians, play at the foot of the Chopin Monument.
Mgr Patrick Chauvet, Bishop of the fire-ravaged Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, will be guest of honour at a Friday fundraising concert in aid of its reconstruction in the St. Stanislaus Kostka Archcathedral Basilica in Łódź, central Poland.
World famous music stars will grace the 5th edition of the Katowice Kultura Natura festival, which will be held in the southern Polish city of Katowice on May 10-19.
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?
Concerts, song recitals and opera performances are planned all over Poland on Sunday to commemorate the 200th birth anniversary of composer, conductor and musician Stanisław Moniuszko.