Until 1992 Henryk Mikołaj Górecki had remained unknown to the group of contemporary music’s connoisseurs. The situation changed immeasurably when his Third Symphony (the Symphony of Sorrowful Songs) was released by Nonesuch. On the fifth anniversary of the composer’s death the American publisher reminded us about Górecki’s works.Read more »
A Polish jazz musician, saxophonist, flautist, arranger and composer. After graduating from a music school in Cracow, he debuted in 1960 in a Witold Miszczak’s band. Muniak learned quickly and was soon spotted by Tomasz Stańko who asked the young musician to join Jazz Darings. Read more »
Polish designer Tomasz Miłosz has received the Incentive Award at the Roland Digital Piano Design Competition. His project was one of a very few selected by the jury from almost 130 submissions from all around the world. Read more »
A duet established in 2011 in Wrocław that focuses on creating experimental and improvised music. Sultan hagavik consists of two academically educated musicians: Mikołaj Laskowski and Jacek Sotomski. They cooperate with artists known by their nicknames: Måggda and Drag Queen Pasterka.
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In 1990, reggae band Izrael returned to Poland straight from London. The band brought with them a treasure: 1991, an album recorded in the legendary Ariwa Studios run by Mad Professor, a Jamaican music producer and disc jockey.Read more »
A composer whose body of work includes pieces for chamber orchestra and compositions combining electronics. She pays special attention to individual sound by bringing forth the characteristics of each instrument played in technically advanced manner. Read more »