Festival of new Polish music”- Wednesday, May 16

“Festival of new Polish music”

Wednesday, May 16

Meeting with Polish composers and Nantais musicians.

The time of an evening of Polish composers and musicians meets the Nantes scene of experimental music and new music. Beyond an exchange, it is for this generation of artists to create an emulation and share current research in the field of these music. The musicians of the ensemble Dime (electronic violin) join the evening to play new Polish music, as well as compositions by artists from Nantes.

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Project title: Polish Avant-garde music 20th and 21st

Polish Musical Avant-garde of the 20th Century century is a project initiated by the Sanatorium of Sound Festival / Sokołowsko and referring to the work by the greatest composers of the Polish musical avant-garde of the 20th century.
New interpretations will be given to works by such composers as: Karol Szymanowski – the first composer of the twentieth-century Polish avant-garde; Włodzimierz Kotoński – the doyen of Polish electroacoustic music; Kasper T. Toeplitz – Polish composer living in Paris, blending contemporary music and noise genre; Józef Koffler – the only dodecaphonic music maker in Poland, Grażyna Bacewicz – outstanding Polish violinist and composer.
The interpretations will be performed by renowned Polish musicians, such as Barbara Kinga Majewska, Kasper T. Toeplitz, Gerard Lebik, Piotr Zabrodzki.
The concerts will be accompanied by a multimedia exhibition referring to the works of the twentieth-century Polish Musical Avant-garde.
The project will be presented in France, Germany and the Czech Republic as a continuation of the activities by the Sanatorium of Sound platform in international cooperation. The Polish artists will be joined by artists associated with international centers, in this way strengthening and developing the dialogue in the field of contemporary sound culture.

Curated by Zuzanna Fogtt

Financed from the funds of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, within the scope of the Multiannual Program INDEPENDENT 2017-2021, as part of the “Cultural bridges” subsidy program of the Adam Mickiewicz Institute.

Program:

Barbara Kinga Majewska-voice/electronics

Karol Szymanowski

Three soldier songs” (1920)

To the girl”- lyric by Kornel Makuszyński

About the disappointed soldier” – lyric by Kornel Makuszyński

She embodied once Hanka” – lyric by Kazimierz Andrzej Czyżowski

Grażyna Bacewicz

Melody for violin and piano”

Theme with variations for violin and piano”

Kasper T. Toeplitz-bass/computer 

Almasty”

Piotr Zabrodzki-synthesiser

Józef Koffler

„Musique. Quasi una sonata op. 8, à Karol Szymanowski” (1927)

Gerard Lebik-computer

Dime Ensemble – Interpretation of „Skrzydła (Les Ailes)” (1973) Włodzimierz Kotoński

Julien Ottavi / Dime Ensemble

Polish Avant-garde music 20th and 21st

Financed from the funds of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, within the scope of the Multiannual Program INDEPENDENT 2017-2021, as part of the “Cultural bridges” subsidy program of the Adam Mickiewicz Institute.

20h30 – concert – free price

Plateforme Intermédia ( La Fabrique) – Nantes