Monday, 31 August 2015
The Kraków premiere of Krzysztof Penderecki’s unique work, “Dies illa”, will take place during the final concert of the Music in Old Krakow Festival. The combined forces of the Beethoven Academy Orchestra, the Kraków Philharmonic Choir and a cast of outstanding soloists will be conducted by the composer himself.
Wednesday, 19 August 2015
“Singers Piotr Beczała, Artur Ruciński, Tomasz Konieczny and the young Adriana Ferfecka, who makes her debut in opera, triumph in the programme of Europe’s best known music and theatre festival – the Salzburger Festspiele,” writes Jacek Marczyński (“Rzeczpospolita”).
Monday, 10 August 2015
The excellent Polish violinist Agata Szymczewska will again premiere a composition written specially for her. The series of musical premieres takes place as part of the “Composing Commissions” programme operated by the Institute of Music and Dance with support from the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage.
Thursday, 6 August 2015
Success has poured on her like from a horn of plenty: a series of concerts in the United States, England and France, a job with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France in Paris. Polish conductor Marzena Diakun is on the brink of an international career, writes Anna S. Dębowska in “Gazeta Wyborcza” magazine.
Tuesday, 21 July 2015
The Artist Management of the Ludwig van Beethoven Association has expanded its roster to include the exceptional Polish pianist Konrad Skolarski, recipient of the “Diapason 5” award in 2012.
Tuesday, 21 July 2015
Wojciech Kilar and Krzysztof Penderecki rewrote “Te Deum”, the medieval hymn of praise, over thirty years apart. Two versions, two musical concepts, two different worlds – this is how the 11th Festival of Polish Music ended in Kraków.
Monday, 20 July 2015
Penderecki’s Flute Concerto, Weinberg’s Symphony No. 4, presented for the first time in Kraków, and Tchaikovsky’s “Romeo and Juliet” – on 23 July the Beethoven Academy Orchestra invites the audience to another part of the “Polish Music Once Again” cycle.

Stowarzyszenie im. Ludwiga van Beethovena