Composer, conductor, pianist. She likes to process acoustic instruments electronically, searching for intensive timbres and harmony. Kosecka is inspired by fables and myths originating from various cultures, and animates the contemporary music scene in Teheran with commitment.
Andrzej Czajkowski's opera will be staged in six British opera theatres, with the tour ending at the Royal Opera House in London. The Merchant of Venice is a co-production of the Bregenz Festival, the Adam Mickiewicz Institute and the Polska Music Programme as well as the Grand Theatre National Opera in Warsaw.
This February, Mieczysław Weinberg’s music will ring out in Moscow. During a music forum at the Bolshoi Theatre, audiences will have the opportunity to learn about the life and work of The Passenger composer.
On 20th January 2017, the Australian premiere of King Roger, directed by Kaspar Holten, will take place. The performance will be presented in Sydney and Melbourne, and is supported by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute and its Polska Music programme.
A recital by Aleksandra Kurzak & Roberto Alagna will take place on 9th January 2017 at 8pm in the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris. The duo will bring their dynamic presence to perform some of the most beautiful opera duets about love.
A singer (bass), he received Marta Eggerth and Jan Kiepura Prize at the International Moniuszko Vocal Competition. He can be seen performing in various opera houses across Poland, Germany and Switzerland. A Polityka Passports 2016 nominee.
A tenor born in Jawor is one of the most promising young Polish tenors: he has performed in La Scala, Covent Garden, Carnegie Hall and other prestigious concert halls and has recorded for Sony, Warner and Deutsche Grammophon.
The staging of Tristan und Isolde by Mariusz Treliński, artistic director of the National Opera in Warsaw, will open the 2016/2017 season at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. In June, the opera will be staged in Warsaw.
On 19th February 2016, Artur Ruciński had his debut at the New York Metropolitan Opera as Sharpless in Giacomo Puccini’s Madama Butterfly. Polish baritone will perform thrice more in this revival of the famous production by Anthony Minghella – on 27th February, 2nd and 5th March.
Rebel of the Keys charts the life and times of pianist, composer and ‘enfant-terrible’ Andrzej Czajkowski, mixed with a present day journey to the first performance of Andre’s opera on the international stage.
Theatre director Andrei Shyshkin and magazine editor Andrei Ustinov talk to Zofia Posmysz, whose 1959 radio play and subsequent novel about her experiences in Nazi concentration camps inspired the opera The Passenger.
Tickets were sold out and the New York audience rewarded the performers with huge ovations. Piotr Beczała, accompanied by pianist Martin Katz, presented his debut recital at Carnegie Hall on 30th October 2015.