The one-year anniversary of Krzysztof Penderecki’s death – honoring the life and legacy of Poland’s greatest modern composer- WQED-FM (89.3) concerts
Tune in starting May 2nd to WQED-FM (89.3) at 5 PM - SUNDAY AT THE SYMPHONY. May 2nd - Jerzy Maksymiuk conducts the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra in Penderecki’s Polymorphia and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2. Lucas Krupinski plays the Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4. Recorded October 16, 2020 May 9th - Dawid Runtz conducts the Orchestra [...]
ENCOUNTERS WITH POLISH LITERATURE- Being Poland: A New History of Polish Literature and Culture since 1918
Monthly video series hosted by David A. Goldfarb PhD, for anyone interested in literature and the culture of books and reading. Editors of Being Poland: Tamara Trojanowska (University of Toronto), Joanna Niżyńska (Indiana University—Bloomington), and Przemysław Czapliński (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland) Bartek Remisko, Executive Producer David A. Goldfarb, Host & Producer Natalia Iyudin, [...]
Icarus: The Legend of Mietek Kosz (Ikar: Historia Mietka Kosza) Nov. 14- Nov. 15, 2020 at the FilmPittsburgh Fall Festival!
Inspired by true events, a story of a legendary blind jazz musician. Mieczysław Kosz, a pianist and a composer, was one of most important figures of Polish school of jazz. He recorded only one album (1971 "Reminiscence") before his tragic death at the age of 29. His musical style was influenced by romantics, such as [...]