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Program of the 2018 International Krakow Composer Festival of contemporary classical music. 
/30. Miedzynarodowy Festiwal Kompozytorow Krakowskich/ 

April 14th through April 22nd, 2018

Note: things keep changing, so take into account, please, that the following program is liable to alterations. 

 

 

April 14th, Saturday

Hour

Event Venue
6:00 p.m.   Poland’s New Music Orchestra and electronic artist Franciszek Araszkiewicz perform Franciszek Araszkiewicz’s Innerealization for chamber orchestra and electronics controlled by brain waves and electromagnetic fields, Jaroslaw Plonka Stalker for chamber orchestra, and Pawel Mykietyn 3 for 13 (free admission).    Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street.
 

 

April 15th, Sunday

Hour

Event Venue
4:00 p.m.
Concert Cracovian Composing School I features Poland’s Sopra(n)cello duo of soprano Blanka Dembosz and cellist Lukasz Laxy performing Kamil Kruk’s Dialoghi sonoristici - satiric drama in one act for soprano and cello, Jakub Polaczyk’s Brevis for soprano and cello, Martyna Kosecka’s Passagio I for female voice and cello, Franciszek Araszkiewicz’s new work for voice and electronics, Katarzyna Taborowska’s Three Night Tales for soprano and live electronics or for soprano and tape, Paulina Zalubska’s Moerae for improvised soprano and tape, and Martyna Kosecka’s Akme 2 - scene for soprano and cello (free admission).  Akademia Muzyczna conservatory, 43 sw. Tomasza street. 
 

April 16th, Monday

Hour

Event Venue

7:00 p.m.

Concert POLAND - GERMANY features Germany’s soprano Anna Korondi soprano and Poland’s Silesian Quartet performing Aleksander Lason’s String Quartet No. 4 ‘Tarnogorze’, Samuel Tramin’s to co zostalo okryte/was verhüllt war to poem by Tadeusz Rozewicz, Eugeniusz Knapik’s String Quartet, Wojciech Widlak’s new work for string quartet, and Jacek Domagala’s Psalm for soprano and string quartet to poem by Urszula Koziol (free admission). Aula Florianka concert hall at 15 Sereno Fenna street.

April 17th, Tuesday

Hour

Event Venue

7:00 p.m.

Concert of Premieres I features Poland’s flutist Martyna Klups-Radny, clarinetists Barbara Borowicz and Jaroslaw Sroka, violinist Piotr Tarcholik, cellist Jan Kalinowski, and pianist Marek Szlezer playing Olivier Messiaen’s Déchiffrage I for piano and Fantasia for violin and piano, Josué W. Amador’s Breathing is Habit for flute, clarinet, piano, violin and cello, Maciej Jablonski’s V2 for flute, clarinet, piano, violin and cello, and Gabriela Ortiz’s Trifolium for violin, cello and piano, El águila bicéfala for flute, clarinet, violin, cello and piano, Estudios entre Preludios for piano, and TEPITO Barrio de Resistencia for flute, clarinet, cello and piano (free admission). Aula Florianka concert hall at 15 Sereno Fenna street.

April 18th, Wednesday

Hour

Event Venue

7:00 p.m.

Concert of Premieres II features Slovakia’s Quasars Ensemble playing Ivan Buffa’s Organismo for flute, oboe, clarinet, violin, viola, cello and piano, Morris Kliphuis’s Space Opera for string trio, Zbigniew Bargielski’s Domino for flute, violin and cello, Toshio Hosokawa’s Drawing for eight performers, Orestis Papaioannou’s Quintet in Five Scenes for flute, clarinet, violin, viola and cello, Jana Kmiova’s Kamea for flute, clarinet, violin, cello and piano, and Christopher Trebue Moore’s Dementia Praecox for 10 musicians (free admission). Aula Florianka concert hall at 15 Sereno Fenna street.

April 19th, Thursday

Hour

Event Venue

7:30 p.m.

Concert Electronic Cocktail features students of the Academy of Music in Krakow performing contemporary music (free admission). MOCAK Museum of Contemporary Art, 4 Lipowa street.

April 20th, Friday

Hour

Event Venue

6:00 p.m.

Instrumentalists of the Academy of Music in Krakow perform Pawel Malinowski’s …uber BWV 971 for flute, violin, viola and cello, Karol Osman’s new work for violin, cello, and piano, Slawek Kyrylow R106 for viola, piano and audio-playback, Kaja Szwarnog’s Fraktal 1 for flute, clarinet, piano and percussion, Monika Szpyrka’s zero waste tip 1: don’t waste your music for sampler, Kamil Kruk’s Adolescere for violin, cello, double bass, percussion and accordion, Pawel Siek’s Lignes d'hauntologie/1949? for flute, clarinet, violin, cello and piano, Janusz Krzysztof Korczak’s Rumore assordante for flute, bass clarinet, violin, viola, cello and percussion, and Michal Lazar’s new work for flute, clarinet, mezzo-soprano, piano, percussion, violin and cello  (free admission) Akademia Muzyczna conservatory, 43 sw. Tomasza street.

Hour

Event Venue

8:30 p.m.

Concert Cracovian Composing School II features Poland’s flutist Renata Guzik, clarinetist Barbara Borowicz, sopranos Magda Niedbala-Solarz and Aleksandra Zamojska, pianist Dominika Peszko, violinist Agnieszka Bugla, violist Monika Mlynarczyk, and cellist Pola Benke performing Marek Stachowski’s Madrigali dell’ estate for soprano and string trio, Krzysztof Penderecki’s Quartet for clarinet and string trio, Zbigniew Bujarski’s Krzewy plonace 3 songs for voice and piano, Adam Walacinski’s Duo per viola e violoncello, Juliusz Luciuk’s Vilnius Triptych - 3 Romantic Songs for soprano and piano, Krystyna Moszumanska-Nazar’s Three Miniatures for clarinet and piano, Michal Gronowicz’s Air for soprano, flute, piano, violin and cello, and Jozef Rychlik’s new work for flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello and piano (free admission). Aula Florianka concert hall at 15 Sereno Fenna street.

April 21st, Saturday

Hour

Event Venue

6:00 p.m.

Concert of Premieres III features Poland’s Lorien Ensemble of flutist Alicja Lizer-Molitorys, violist Aleksandra Batog, and harpist Agnieszka Kaczmarek-Bialic playing Jakub Krolikowski’s Hermaphrodite Myth for flute, viola and harp, Michael Gatonska’s Today the Medicine Man read to me the pale earth book about the darkening of days for flute, viola, prepared harp and microphones, Mateusz Bien’s Fluvlaar for flute, viola and harp, Yoori Kim’s The Joke for flute, viola and harp, Grzegorz Majka’s Tarasy for flute, viola and harp, Michal Pawelek’s Laghu for flute viola and harp, and Philip Czaplowski’s Emergence for flute, viola and harp (free admission) MOCAK Museum of Contemporary Art, 4 Lipowa street.

April 22nd, Sunday

Hour

Event Venue
4:30 p.m.  Concert Pansori - Traditional Korean Singing features South Korea’s vocalist Youngji Oh and Modern Ensemble performing Dohun Lee’s Mong II for female voice, Hyewon Lee’s new work for gayageum, Hwang Hye-Jeong’s Now I Can Smell the Roses for female voice, haegeum and gayageum, Yoon Shin’s The Great King Denied to Die for voice solo, percussion and gayageum, Haegeum / Hyunsuk Eom’s work for sanjo haegeum, and Oh Pansori Simcheongga traditional Korean song (free admission).   Muzeum Sztuki i Techniki Japonskiej Manggha museum, 26 Konoponickiej street.

Hour

Event Venue
7:00 p.m.  South Korea’s vocalist Youngji Oh and Modern Ensemble plus the USA’s electronic artist David F. Rafferty and Poland’s electronic artist Michal Pawelek perform Hyewon Lee’s Voice for female voice and piano, Leszek Wojtal’s new work for violin and piano, David F. Rafferty’s Alpha for violin, piano and electronics, Eunsil Kwon’s Mimesis II for gayageum and violin, Jeongyeon Lee’s Tick tock, tick tock: A Master of Time II for haegeum, gayageum and piano, Magdalena Dlugosz’s new work for gayageum and electronics, Marcel Chyrzynski’s Donghwasa for violin, sanjo gayageum and piano, and Dohun Lee’s Minifiction II for female voice, haegeum, gayageum, violin and piano (free admission).   Muzeum Sztuki i Techniki Japonskiej Manggha museum, 26 Konoponickiej street.
 
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