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Program of the 2020 International Krakow Composer Festival of contemporary classical music. 
/32. Miedzynarodowy Festiwal Kompozytorow Krakowskich/ 

October 17th through October 25th, 2020

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



October 17th, Saturday


Event Venue
6:00 p.m.  Krakow’s Sinfonietta Cracovia orchestra plus Kamil Kruk playing a singing saw render Krzysztof Penderecki’s Ciaccona in memoria del Giovanni Paolo II (2005), Eugeniusz Knapik’s Islands (1983), Marcel Chyrzynski’s Adagio (2020), Wojciech Widlak’s Conductus II (2020), and Kamil Kruk’s Apeiron for string orchestra and a sing saw (2020, world premiere) (free admission).    the Krakow National Museum's Galeria Sztuki Polskiej XIX Wieku gallery in the Cloth Hall, 1-3 Rynek Glowny central square.


October 18th, Sunday


Event Venue
5:00 p.m.
Concert Musical Horizon features Poland’s flutist Natalia Jarzabek, clarinetist Barbara Bronowicz, percussionist Bartosz Saldan, pianist Marek Szlezer, violinist Agnieszka Bugla, violist Natalia Warzecha-Krakus, cellist Jan Kalinowski, and electronica player Franciszek Araszkiewicz rendering Franciszek Araszkiewicz’s and Aleksander Janicki’s Horyzont zdarzeń II for electronica and video (2020), Toshio Hosokawa’s Winter Bird for solo violin (1978), Jerzy Kornowicz’s Warkocz Bereniki for piano (1993), Toshio Hosokawa’s Sen VI for percussion (1993), Jacek Domagala’s Outrenoir for flute and piano (2018), and Grzegorz Majka’s Miedzy czasem a (na przyklad) kamieniem for flute, clarinet, piano, and string trio (2020) (free admission).  Muzeum Sztuki i Techniki Japonskiej Manggha museum, 26 Konoponickiej street. 

October 19th, Monday


Event Venue

7:00 p.m.

Concert Forest Sounds features Poland’s flutist Natalia Jarzabek and pianist Dominika Peszko rendering Otto Wanke’s Streams...contacts for flute and piano (2020, world premiere), Olivier Messiaen’s Le merle noir for flute and piano (1952). Michail Travlos’s Forest Bird Arias for solo flute (2003). Sofia Gubaidulina’s Sounds of Forest (1978), and Michal Pawelek Interitio for flute and electronica (2019) (free admission). Aula Florianka concert hall at 15 Sereno Fenna street.

October 20th, Tuesday


Event Venue

7:00 p.m.

Krakow Wind Quintet plus Poland’s flutist Lukasz Zimnik and pianist Beata Bilinska render Mikolaj Gorecki’s Burlesca for flute, oboe, clarinety, bassoon, French horn, and piano (2018), Toshio Hosokawa’s Ancient Voices - In memory of Wolfgang Schulz (2013), Artur Malawski’s Zywioly Tatr (Tryptyk góralski) part 1 Morskie Oko  (1934), Marek Stachowski’s Pezzo grazioso (1982), and Zbigniew Bargielski Fonoplasticon  (2016) (free admission). Aula Florianka concert hall at 15 Sereno Fenna street.

October 21st, Wednesday


Event Venue

7:00 p.m.

Concert Musical Mosaics features Poland’s Kwartet Messages string quartet playing Krzysztof Penderecki’s Der Unterbrochene Gedanke (1988), Pawel Szymanski’s Five Pieces (1992), Marta Ptaszynska’s Mozaiki (2002), and Jozef Rychlik’s string quartet (1968) (free admission). HEVRE club, 18 Meiselsa street.

October 22nd, Thursday


Event Venue

7:00 p.m.

Poland’s flutist Martyna Klups-Radny, clarinetist Barbara Borowicz, percussionist Bartosz Saldan, soprano Magda Niedbala-Solarz, pianist Dominika Peszko, violinist Agnieszka Bugla, violist Natalia Warzecha-Karkus, and cellist Barbara Lypik-Sobaniec render Juliusz Luciuk’s Prasakrament Medytacja o Prazrodle Milosci for voice and piano (2005), Konstanty Regamey’s Variations on the Theme of Bartok for violin and cello (1966), Adam Walacinski’s Ballada for flute and piano (1986), Maciej Jablonski’s Szlakiem nocnych motyli II for flute and piano (2019), Zbigniew Bujarski’s Lek ptakow for violin, viola, and percussion (1993), and Michael Gatonska’s Avesan: they flowed (2020) (free admission). Akademia Muzyczna conservatory, 43 sw. Tomasza street.

October 25th, Sunday


Event Venue
7:00 p.m.  Concert Electronic Cocktail features Poland’s vocalist Monika Szpyrka, synthesizer player Martyna Zakrzewska, cellist Jakub Gucik, and GrupLab ensemble plus Lydia Deokin Ko, Xing Yu, Oktawia Paczkowska, Bartlomiej Janas, and Michal Dorman rendring Lydia Deokin Ko’s Sensory imagination (2020), Andrew Ramsey’s 2 Short Films (2019), Xing Yu’s MicroMacro (2020), Bartlomiej Janas’s Do zewnatrz (2020), Monika Szpyrka’s Globus histericus (2020), Olgierd Juzala-Deprati’s Haiku (2020), Michal Dorman’s Octangulum (2020), Pawel Malinowski’s It is way too serious to be in panic (2020), GrupLab’s Plejrek 240  (2020), and Oktawia Paczkowska’s Come out and live in a beautiful place (2020) (free admission).   MOCAK museum, 4 Lipowa street.

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