31st WARSAW MUSIC ENCOUNTERS

May, 6-12. 2017

 

May,6, 2017, Saturday, at 19.00, Witold Lutosławski Polish Radio Concert Studio

                                                                                             

Lora Szafran– vocal

Bogdan Hołownia – piano

Paweł Pańta – bass guitar, double bass

Sebastian Frankiewicz – percussion

Robert Murakowski – trumphet

 

Henryk Wars              Już nie zapomnisz mnie (sł. Ludwik Starski)

Henryk Wars              Miłość ci wszystko wybaczy (sł. Julian Tuwim)

Henryk Wars              Pierwszy znak (sł. Julian Tuwim)

Władysław Szpilman  Do widzenia Teddy (sł. Bogusław Konrad Choiński, Jan Gałkowski)

Władysław Szpilman  Deszcz (sł. Konstanty Ildefons Gałczyński)

Władysław Szpilman  W małym kinie (sł. Ludwik Starski)  

Jerzy Wasowski          Droga do ciebie (sł. Jeremi Przybora)

Jerzy Wasowski           Dzień dobry Mister Blues (sł. Grzegorz Wasowski)

Henryk Wars              Śpij kochanie (sł. Ludwik Starski)

Jerzy Wasowski          Zmierzch (sł. Jeremi Przybora)

Jerzy Wasowski          Wesoły deszczyk (sł. Jeremi Przybora)

 

May, 7, 2017, Sunday, at 18.00, the Evagelic-Reformed Church

 

Stoltzer Ensemble:

Radosław Pachołek – countertenor
Maciej Gocman – tenor
Piotr Karpeta – baritone
Rafał Chalabala – bass

Marek Pilch – positive

 

Thomas STOLTZER

Dies sanctificatus

Heinrich FINCK

Missa Te Deum Laudamus

Kyrie
Gloria
Credo
Sanctus Benedictus
Agnus Dei

 

Thomas STOLTZER

Te Deum

 

May, 8, 2017, Monday, at 10.00, Institute of Art of the Polish Academy of Science, 26 Długa str.

 

Zygmunt Mycielski – the man, his thought and music. An interdisciplinary conference to celebrate the 110. anniversary of the composer's birth

 

Organizers: Institut of Art of the Polish Academy of Science and Polish Composers’ Union – Musicologists’ Section

 

May, 8, 2017, Monday, at 19.00, Witold Lutosławski Polish Radio Concert Studio

 

Joanna Freszel – soprano
Jarosław Bręk – baritone
Anna Kwiatkowska – violin
Aleksandra Kupczyk – violin
Joanna Opalińska – piano
Mariusz Rutkowski – piano

Beata Bolesławska-Lewandowska – curator of the concert

           

Karol Szymanowski

Słopiewnie to words by  Julian Tuwim (1921)

Zygmunt Mycielski

Wedding songs to words by  Bruno Jasieński (1934)

Zygmunt Mycielski

Birch to words by Jarosław Iwaszkiewicz for voice and piano (1951)

Andrzej Panufnik

Hommage à Chopin for voice and piano (1948)

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Roman Palester

Sonate for two violins and piano(1939)

Zygmunt Mycielski

Fiat voluntas tua, ofertorium for two violins and piano(1943)*

Zygmunt Mycielski

Rescue, 5 Songs to words by Czesław Miłosz for baritone and piano (1946-48)

Zygmunt Mycielski

Written early in the morning to words by Czesław Miłosz (1957-67) for baritone and piano 

 

May, 9, 2017, Thuesday, at 19.00, Witold Lutosławski Polish Radio Concert Studio

 

Kwadrofonik:

Emilia Sitarz i Bartłomiej Wąsik – pianos
Magdalena Kordylasińska i Miłosz Pękala – percussion

 

Tomasz Sikorski

Listening Music (1974) version for two pianos, marimba and vibraphone*

Anna Ignatowicz-Glińska

...et non est pacis for two piano and two percussions (2017)**

Aleksander Kościów

Noumen for two pianos and two percussions(2017)**

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George Crumb

Music for a summer evening (Makrokosmos III) (1974)

Nocturnal sounds (The Awekening)
Wanderer-Fantasy
The Advent – Hymn of the nativity of the Star-Child
Myth
Music of the Starry Night – Song of reconciliation

 

May, 10, Wednesday, 2017, at 19.00, Witold Lutosławski Polish Radio Concert Studio

 

Alina Mleczko – saxophone
Baltic Neopolis Orchestra
Emanuel Salvador
– violin, conductor

 

Paweł Łukaszewski

Sinfonietta for string orchestra (2004)

Jacek Grudzień

Concerto per sassofono soprano e archi (1996)

Edward Sielicki

Secondo Concerto per archi „Hortus conclusus” (2017)**

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Hanna Kulenty

When the Morning Light starts glowing for string orchestra(2017)**

Paweł Mykietyn

Sonatina für Alina (version for saxophone and strings)(1994)

Jerzy Derfel

Sonata e-moll for alt saxophone and strings(2009/2010)

Allegro ma non tanto 
Largo 
Rondo. Allegro giocoso

 

May, 11, Thursday, 2017, at 19.00, Royal Castle, the Concert Hall

 

Joanna Freszel – soprano

Opium String Quartet:

Agnieszka Marucha – violin
Anna Szalińska – violin
Magdalena Małecka-Wippich – viola
Olga Łosakiewicz-Marcyniak – cello

 

Ryszard Sielicki

I String Quartet f-moll „Polski” (1944)

Allegro animato
Andante cantabile
 Tema con variazioni

Joachim Mendelson

I String Quartetto

Moderato con spirito
Largo
Allegro con brio molto vivace

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Iwona Kisiel 

Three Songs for soprano and  string quartet to words by Bolesław Leśmian*

Song
Mystery
In the Evening

Joanna Bruzdowicz

III String Quartet "Il Destino" The Warsaw Uprising 1944 in memoriam (2014/2017)

Elegia (2014)
Campo di Rovine Field of Rubble  (2017)

Allegro dramatico
Con passione

 

Maciej Małecki

I String Quartet (1994)

 

May, 12, 2017, Friday at 19.00 Royal Castle, the Great Assembly Hall

 

Elżbieta Gajewska – flute
Anna Mikołajczyk – soprano
Olga Paciej – harpsichord

Wilanów String Quartet:

Tadeusz Gadzina – violin
Paweł Łosakiewicz –  violin
Ryszard Duź – viola
Olga Łosakiewicz-Marcyniak – cello

           

Władysław Słowiński

Concertino for harpsichord and string quartet (1988)

Allegro giocoso
Grave molto tenuto
Vivo scherzando

Passionato per quartetto d'archi  (1987)

Suite for the Royal Castle – Baroque reminiscences for flute, violin, viola and cello (1996)

Preludio
Scherzando alla polacca
Lento, quasi una aria
Generoso alla gavotta
Gigue

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Dedications for a Friend

 

*       first performance

**     first performance – co-financed by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of
        the Republic of Poland within the programme “Composition Commissions” implemented
        by the Institute of Music and Dance