VIDEO: When not at his main home in Kraków, the sprawling grounds in Lusławice were the place where Krzysztof Penderecki spent most of his time, reportedly getting up at 6am each morning for a walk in the gardens. On the first anniversary of his death, TFN takes a look at the importance of the place to his legacy.
The Cracovia Danza Court Ballet, a professional dance ensemble that revives old court dances, spent two months reconstructing the dances to German composer Michael Praetorius’ “Terpsichore”.
Josie Dixon had little idea that her great-great-great-great grandfather Felix Yaniewicz was one of the 19th century’s most notable composers until a chance conversation about a Stradivarius violin led her on a path of discovery.
Directed by award-winning conductor Marzena Diakun, the CD entitled ‘Polish Heroines of Music’ aims to create and popularise a new canon of Polish female composers’ works.
Regarded as one of the greatest Poles of the 20th century, the outdoor display honours the man that committed much of his life to campaigning for an independent Poland.
One of the first full-length films produced in Poland with a soundtrack, the music to Ryszard Ordynski’s 'Janko Muzykant' (Janko the Musician) disappeared after the war.
An international music festival devoted to the works of Chopin and other composers such as Ignacy Feliks Dobrzyński, Józef Nowakowski, Franciszek Lessel will run from August 15 to September 1.
A new interactive website celebrating the work of composer Krzysztof Penderecki has been launched.
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.