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Jazz composer, pianist and medical doctor; he went to the United States to work on the scores for Rosemary's Baby and The Riot. More »

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Jazz composer, pianist and medical doctor; he went to the United States to work on the scores for Rosemary's Baby and The Riot. More »

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Pustki, photo: press materials
Pustki is one of the most Polish significant bands of the 21st century. They fused post-rock with avant-pop and sang 20th century Polish poetry.
Jazz composer, pianist and medical doctor; he went to the United States to work on the scores for Rosemary's Baby and The Riot.

News

22apr'14

Experimental Polish artists once again set off to the rural corners of Poland to turn the world of the village-dwellers upside down! Rubin, Janiczak, Borczuch and Ziemilski - these are the names of... Read more »

16apr'14

Krzysztof Urbański will be the first guest conductor of the NDR Sinfonieorcheste in the 2015-16 season. Read more »

14apr'14

Henryk Mikołaj Górecki, fot. Jan Rolke / Forum
On 14th April, Culture.pl and the Guardian will host the video premiere of the first performance of the long-awaited symphony. Read more »
Organized by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute, the Poland. Come and Complain campaign is among the nominees for the title of Social Campaign of the Year 2013. Read more »

11apr'14

The album "War Requiem" of Britten was awarded in Choral Music category. Read more »

10apr'14

"The Merchant of Venice" by Andrzej Czajkowski is the year’s best premiere in the opera world, according to the International Opera Awards. The jury of the prestigious competition awarded the prize... Read more »
fot. Krzysztof Szymanowski, dzięki uprzejmości autora
The 1990s saw the birth of a musical trend that wanted nothing less than to reduce the established order of things to ashes, employing the most drastic of means. The new trend was called yass. Read more »

7apr'14

Marc Minkowski, fot. dzięki uprzejmości  chopin.nifc.pl
Marc Minkowski, worldwide known conductor, for many years associated with the Sinfonia Varsovia, discovers its roots. Read more »

4apr'14

Polish visual artists have been causing an unprecedented stir over the last couple of years by knotting together visual art with music. Read more »

3apr'14

Czytelnicy brytyjskiego magazynu Songlines, największego periodyku dedykowanego muzyce etnicznej, wybrali zespół R.U.T.A. jako jedną z czterech najlepszych grup roku 2013. Read more »

2apr'14

For a long time called in Poland the Big Beat, Polish rock 'n' roll has just turned 55. Here's a short intro to the best Polish bands of the sixties and their coolest songs, most of them still... Read more »

28mar'14

Witold Lutosławski, fot. dzięki uprzejmości Towarzystwa im. Witolda Lutosławskiego
See the mutlimedia guide to Lutoslawski's Year, in which you will find, among others, the map of the most important events. Read more »

27mar'14

Miron Białoszewski in his apartment, 1964, Warsaw, photo: Tadeusz Sobolewski / Forum
Like no other artist of his generation, Miron Białoszewski embraced new technologies to scrutinise himself and his work. His experiments are immortalised in the tape recorder audio materials now... Read more »

19mar'14

This will be a surprising fusion of theatre and music, which shows the personality of our times - say the creators of the show “Shadows. Eurydice Speaks” Read more »

10mar'14

Daniel Lopatin, czyli Oneohtrix Point Never, fot. Sacrum Profanum
“Music For Steamed Rocks” is a reintepretation of Witold Lutoslawski's Preludes and Fugues by Daniel Lopatin Read more »

6mar'14

Czesław Niemen, IXth National Polish Song Festivan in Opole, 1971, photo: Andrzej Wiernicki / FORUM
Czesław Niemen, Polish beat generation idol, and godfather of soul James Brown may seem to have little in common. However, their respective hits Strange is This World and It's a Man's Man's Man's... Read more »

3mar'14

Eugeniusz Rudnik entered the land of musical avant-garde in 1955 with a daring attitude: "I became a pioneer of electronic music because I got out of jail and I was looking for a job", he claimed. He... Read more »
Andrzej Panufnik’s 9th Symphony and the Bassoon Concerto, conducted by the composer himself on 6th October 1987 for BBC 3 Radio, are to be released on CD on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of... Read more »

26feb'14

Mike Polarny presents a panorama of Polish electronic music. 24 pieces on a 111 minute mix. Read more »

25feb'14

Mariusz Treliński’s vision of Boulevard Solitude, the opera created by Hans Werner Henze, is to be performed around the UK with the Welsh National Opera. Read more »