Internationally acclaimed composer whose work was brought to a wider audience through film and television passed away in Kraków on Sunday at the age of 86.
After being dumped by his fiancé Maria Wodzińska, Fryderyk Chopin fell for the cigar-puffing, trouser-wearing feminist who called herself George Sand. It took her over a year to win him over, but once she did the couple became inseparable. On the anniversary of Chopin’s birthday, TFN’s Stuart Dowell takes a look back at one of the 19th century’s greatest love stories.
Marek Napiórkowski has been winning the Jazz Top poll as a guitar player since 2012 and this year is no exception. But he never looks back, and each and every album brings new music, new ideas, new revelations.
The classes are part of a proposal formulated by Marek Nazarko, the mayor of Michałowo, a small town to the east of Białystok, who believes a course in disco-polo could help attract artistic children to the school and unleash the creative energy of its students.
As lead singer and song writer of Budka Suflera Romuald Lipko left his mark on the country’s culture.
Ralph Kaminski has been making waves in Poland ever since the release of his first album Morze (Seas). The singer has racked up millions of hits online and is known for his colourful, unique sound and style.
Polish artist Mery Spolsky has been making a name for her creative song writing and energetic on stage performances. In this exclusive first-ever English interview, Mery- Shows off her Ponglish skills- Takes you through her hit songs Bigotka and FAK- Reveals her desire to promote Polish women.
Lead singer Grzegorz Kwiatkowski’s grandfather and great aunt were prisoners at the Stutthof concentration camp, a Nazi German facility that claimed the lives of some 63,000 people.
Ten artists from Poland will take part in this year's Canadian Music Week in Toronto, Canada. The music event will be a good occasion to strengthen relations through music creativity and art, said Canadian Ambassador to Poland Leslie Scanlon on Monday.
The prestigious competition has pulled in over 500 applicants from 53 countries.