The internationally acclaimed singer spent her formative years in Gdańsk where she finished both secondary and high school before graduating from the city’s Faculty of Biology at the Teacher Training College and studying at the ‘Song Studio of Polish Radio and Television’.
It’s that time of year again for The Debrief Christmas Special! Hosted by John Beauchamp with guest Ed Wight, Managing Editor of The First News.
VIDEO: With her debut album clocking up over 135 million views, topping the music charts and quickly going platinum, to say Warsaw singer ‘sanah’ is an overnight sensation would be an understatement. TFN’s Nick Westerby caught up to find out more about the 23-year-old dominating Poland’s music scene.
One of Giacomo Puccini’s best-known pieces, the aria from the opera Turandot climaxes with the soaring proclamation: “I will win! I will win! I will win!”, considered by many to be a fitting rallying cry in the battle against coronavirus.
Telling one year in the life of Jędrusik, the film looks at how the singer/actress struggled with expectations imposed on her by society, which director Katarzyna Klimkiewicz describes as “a universal topic and always up to date. Each of us has to face what is considered appropriate for sex, age, etc. Kalina was in the spotlight, adored and hated, she experienced these dilemmas in extreme form.”
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.
The Polish community in Britain is drawing attention to the Polish artists of the era, resulting in the new album entitled “Anders’ Artists. Little Poland on the River Thames”.
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.
Meet the heartwarming story of the Polish singer making a new life in the UK with a special 2-song performance from her new album!