Soprano Alexandra Nowakowski and pianist Michał Biel, are currently recording an hour-long CD to bring Polish classical music to an international audience while at the same time breaking the Chopin-only stereotype that they believe exists about the nation’s musical heritage.
Polish and international opera star Teresa Żylis-Gara, one of the most celebrated sopranos of our time, has died at the age of 91.
In her album ‘Moniuszko of 1001 Nights Musician’ musician Maria Pomianowska gives the work of the “national” composer a new twist.
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.
As part of a series of events celebrating Polish and Korean culture, an audience in the Polish capital got the rare chance to hear a fusion of Polish-Korean classical music.
Stanisław Moniuszko, an outstanding 19th-century Polish composer, dubbed father of the Polish national opera, was named the patron of the Central Railway Station in Warsaw on Saturday.
Born in May 1819 when Poland was amid the throes of its third Partition having been torn apart by Prussian, Austrian and Russian forces, Stanisław Moniuszko went on to become one of the most celebrated of patriotic composers of all time.
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