Konstancja Gładkowska may have been the love of a young Chopin but she herself and the extent of their relationship remain shrouded in the mists of history.
In her album ‘Moniuszko of 1001 Nights Musician’ musician Maria Pomianowska gives the work of the “national” composer a new twist.
Eighty yeas ago famed pianist Władysław Szpilman played Chopin as German bombs rained down on Warsaw.
The prize awards USD 50,000 to the winner who composes a piece that answers the question: what is Jewish music?
'Pneuma - Expanded Reality' is the slogan of this year's 62nd Warsaw Autumn International Festival of Contemporary Music, to start in Warsaw on September 20 and run until September 28.
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”.
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.