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Silesian String Quartet, photo: Magdalena Jodłowska, promotional materials

The album Grażyna Bacewicz: Complete String Quartets recorded by the Silesian String Quartet wins the Gramophone Classical Music Award in the Chamber Music category!

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Tasmin Little's album cover

One of the most prominent British violinists in the world is known for her weakness for Polish music. Along with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Edward Gardner, Tasmin Little recorded Karol Szymanowski and Mieczysław Karłowicz’s violin concertos. Her new album will be released in September 2017.

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Marzena Diakun, photo: Łukasz Giza

Marzena Diakun will conduct four concerts between 27th and 29th April 2017 in Sala São Paulo, one of the most prestigious concert halls in Brazil, often compared to the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam and Musikverein in Vienna.

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Krzysztof Penderecki’s St Luke Passion, 4th March 2017, Royal Festival Hall in London, photo: Simon Jay Price

London Philharmonic Orchestra’s performance of Krzysztof Penderecki’s St Luke Passion conducted by Vladimir Jurowski received a standing ovation from the audience gathered at the Royal Festival Hall in London.

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Krzysztof Penderecki, photo: Bogdan Krężel / Przekrój / Visavis.pl / Forum

One of the most prominent pieces of 20th-century Polish music, Krzysztof Penderecki’s St. Luke Passion, will fill the Royal Festival Hall in London on 4th March 2017.

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Scene from the performance King Roger, directed by: Kasper Holten, 2015, photo: Bill Cooper / The Royal Opera

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.

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Wojciech Blecharz before performing Having Never Written a Note For Percussion by James Tenney, photo: Marek Suchecki/FORUM

Polish music will again conquer Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival (hcmf//). Its audience will hear a new opera by Wojciech Blecharz and Colin Stetson’s reimagining of Górecki’s Symphony No. 3. The performances are part of the Adam Mickiewicz Institute’s Polska Music project.

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Karol Mossakowski, fot. Roderik Kučavík, promotional materials

Young Polish organist shared first prize in the Grand Prix de Chartes in Paris.

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Michał Libera and Robert Piotrowicz have been selected to take part in an international version of Sound and Music’s Embedded composer-in residence programme.

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Karol Szymanowski in his Atma studio, Zakopane, October 1935, photo: Antoni Wieczorek

On 5th March 2016, London Philharmonic Orchestra will perform Karol Szymanowski' Stabat Mater in the Royal Festival Hall in London.

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Apartment House, photo: promotional materials

Apartment House seeks for two polish composers/visual artists to participate in the Embedded residence in 2016-2017.

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Esa-Pekka Salonen, in the background: Witold Lutosławski, photo: Konrad Ćwik / IAM

Chicago Symphony Orchestra will perform Witold Lutosławski's Third Symphony in a series of concerts realised by the Polska Music USA programme. The event is co-organised by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute within the Polska Music programme.

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Henryk Mikołaj Górecki, photo: Chris Niedenthal / FORUM

From string quartets to symphonies: Henryk Mikołaj Górecki is the next focus of the prestigious event series BBC Total Immersion.

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For the first time in history, the Korean public was able to hear Concerto for String Orchestra by Grażyna Bacewicz.

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In 2013, Krystian Zimerman and Sir Simon Rattle, great aficionados of Witold Lutosławski’s music, met at the Berliner Philharmoniker. They performed the Piano Concerto (a piece the composer dedicated to Zimerman) and Symphony No. 2. Now, the recording of the concert is to be published thanks to the Berliner Philharmoniker, Deutsche Grammophon, and Polska Music.

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Don’t Panic! We’re from Poland is a brand, which stands for the most interesting trends of Polish contemporary music. The project was initiated by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute in 2008 and is since a synonym of young, interesting Polish music of highest quality.

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On 23rd January, 2015, the Google Cultural Institute launched the Witold Lutosławski 1913-1994 multimedia exhibition, composed of archival photography, video materials and comments from the composer’s friends, family and co-workers, and from the composer himself. The exhibition was organized by Culture.pl.

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British publisher Chandos, with the help of the Adam Mickiewicz Institute, published a CD of the vocal works of Witold Lutosławski.

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Agata Zubel talks about her latest plans and poetry's place in her life and work

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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.

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