Would you believe that Poland is one of the pioneering countries of electronic music?
VIDEO: Named The Rhapsody the documentary is billed as being is the astonishing story of composer Leo Spellman, a Polish Holocaust survivor who sets out on a riveting and emotional journey towards artistic liberation at the age of ninety-eight. The film features a musical masterpiece lost for more than fifty years; the revelation of a secret wartime diary; a harrowing tale of survival.’
Janusz Wawrowski from Konin in Wielkopolska had been performing with the Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra when he was told by ground crew that he could not bring his instrument on board and would have to wait FIVE hours for another flight.
The acoustic guitar virtuoso returns with an album for guitar and a string orchestra – an unlikely ensemble, but the results are breathtaking. The title “Second Life” refers to his miraculous pandemic recovery.
VIDEO: Performing an extraordinary self-penned number and accompanied by a small orchestra, Miłosz Bachonko from Lublin blew the Poland’s Got Talent judges away with his technical skills to take top place on Saturday’s Grand Finale.
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.