Tallinn Music Week (TMW), Music Estonia, Estonian song contest Eesti Laul and Don’t Panic! We’re from Poland have joined their forces again to organise another professional song-writing camp in the Baltics from 27 - 30 March 2017. The writing and recording period will last for two days (March 28 and 29). Read more »about: Songwriting Camp as Part of Tallinn Music Week
A remarkable new interpretation of Henryk Górecki’s classic Sorrow has had both classical enthusiasts and contemporary fans turning their heads. In an interview for Culture.pl, Colin Stetson explains his thinking and feelings about the Polish composer’s influence on him, and why his album adds metal and drone elements to one of his favourite compositions.
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He speaks more than 20 languages and has turned his name into a well-known brand around the world, from Brazil to Japan. But there’s no sign of him slowing down. For 30 years now, we have been observing the White Wolf’s impressive march across all forms of media. Culture.pl looks back at all his different routes and where he might be headed next. Read more »about: The Witcher: The Road from Rivia to Hollywood
The Fifth International Discovering Paderewski Festival, the most important and biggest Polish-Ukrainian music event, will start in Lviv on 11th November 2016. At the festival, an opera by Ignacy Jan Paderewski entitled Manru with a new arrangement by Jerzy Maksymiuk will have its premiere in the form of a concert – a unique Polish-Ukrainian coproduction. Read more »about: Discovering Paderewski Festival Returns to Lviv
What does it feel like to take a space walk? Can you explain that feeling to somebody who will never get a chance to do it? In a unique story that brought art and emotion to a scientific project costing billions of dollars, a small group found that perhaps Chopin’s music was capable of explaining the inexplicable. Read more »about: Chopin: The Latest Polish Astronaut
During the Polish autumn, not only is the weather cool but so are the music festivals. The diversity on offer ranges from Soundedit Festival, this year featuring Brian Eno and Polish pop stars Monika Brodka and Kamp!, to Rawa Blues Festival, the world’s biggest indoor blues fest, and Sacrum Profanum which this time will be graced by vocal legend Mike Patton. Read more »about: 7 Cool Music Festivals in Poland this Autumn
After the success of the Polish cultural programme in China in 2015, the Adam Mickiewicz Institute continues carrying out projects under the Culture.pl brand in Asian countries. In 2016, the programme is structured around theatre and music. Read more »about: Polish Culture in Asia in Autumn 2016
This summer Boiler Room hosts crème de la crème of Polish alternative music artists. The prestigious broadcasting platform supports the best artists from all over the world among them two bands from Poland. Follow KAMP! and Księżyc the brand new Boiler Room’s stars. Read more »about: Polish Artists Hosted by Boiler Room
The Poznań-based Spring Break Festival in April 2016 will feature established stars as well as debutants from the Polish independent music scene. Together with Culture.pl, the Don't Panic! We're from Poland project is a partner of the conference accompanying the festival Read more »about: Spring Break 2016 Showcase & Conference
The iconic Polish Jazz series, encompassing albums from Polish jazz legends such as Krzysztof Komeda and Tomasz Stańko, is to be reissued by Warner Music Poland. If you haven't had a chance to acquaint yourself with the highlights of Polish Jazz, you'll have no better opportunity to do so.
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