Monday, 14 July 2014
A seven-CD box set with recordings by Prof. Kaja Danczowska has been released by Polish Radio. It is the most extensive collection of the artist’s recordings to date. The recordings come from Polish and German archives dating from 1974-2007. The publishers had great difficulty in obtaining some of these to present them on the album. ...
Sunday, 13 July 2014
We are very saddened to hear of the death of conductor, composer and violinist Lorin Maazel, a long-standing friend of the Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival and of Mr and Mrs Penderecki. Lorin Maazel died today, July 13, at his home in Castleton, Virginia, where he was rehearsing for the Castleton Festival.
Sunday, 13 July 2014
The poster for the next Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival will be designed by Monika Zawadzki. From the very first years of the Beethoven Easter Festival, the organizers have taken care of the visual setting of the event and cooperated with the most eminent Polish artists of the younger generation. In this way they are building a collection of ...
Friday, 11 July 2014
During the Lincoln Center Festival Agnieszka Rehlis will perform at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City (10, 12, 13 of July). Agnieszka sings the role of Hannah in "The Passenger", opera by Mieczyslaw Weinberg, produced by the Houston Grand Opera. Agnieszka in this role performed earlier in Houston, USA and in Bregenz, Austria. In ...
Wednesday, 2 July 2014
“Moby Dick”, opera- misterium, based on the legendary novel by Herman Melville about mysterious captain Ahab whose the only aim is chasing and revenge on the white whale. Barbara Wysocka - opera stage director - presents with great skill and excellently underlines philosophical and metaphysical theme of the opera.
Tuesday, 24 June 2014
The sixth exhibition of works by Kraków graphic artists was opened on 22 June in Nantong, China. The preview was attended by representatives of the city authorities, the Polish Ambassador to China Tadeusz Chomicki, the authors of the presented works, and the director of the Ludwig van Beethoven Association Andrzej Giza.
Wednesday, 11 June 2014
The European Krzysztof Penderecki Center for Music invites those interested to take part in the Summer Music Academy in Lusławice under the direction of musicians from the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. The Academy is comprised of chamber and individual classes in violin, viola, cello, double bass, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and French horn. ...