Program

Saturday, 20 April, 6:00 p.m.

THE OPENING CONCERT OF THE 36th KRAKOW INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF COMPOSERS
Manggha Museum of Japanese Art and Technology, M. Konopnickiej 26
THE ORCHESTRA OF THE CAPITAL ROYAL CITY OF KRAKOW
SINFONIETTA CRACOVIA
KATARZYNA TOMALA-JEDYNAK – conductor

Zoltan Almashi ReFaReFa for string orchestra (2015)
Jerzy Kornowicz Cztery strumienie for strings (2003)
Olgierd Juzala-Deprati Periodic fractions, fading into memories… for string orchestra (2024) *
Krzysztof Penderecki Sinfonietta for string orchestra (1992)


Sunday, 21 April, 7:00 p.m.

PIANO IMPRESSIONS
K. Penderecki Academy of Music, “Florianka” Hall, Sereno Fenna 15
IGNACY LISIECKI (Poland/Japan) – piano

Valentin Silvestrov Kitsch-Music I and II (1977)
Oliver Knussen Prayer Bell Sketch, op. 29 (1997-1998)
Dai Fujikura Spring and Asura (2019) **
Leonard Bernstein Sonata (1938)
Michał Pawełek Tiene (2024) *
Hans Abrahamsen 10 Studies (1984-1998) **

Co-organization: K. Penderecki Academy of Music in Krakow


Monday, 22 April, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
JERZY KORNOWICZ – SPECIAL GUEST OF THE FESTIVAL
K. Penderecki Academy of Music, św. Tomasza 43
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Senate Hall (310),
Lecture on his own work entitled Action music and state music. Two ways of seeing the world.
1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., Room 417
Masterclass with Composition students

Co-organization: K. Penderecki Academy of Music in Krakow


Monday, 22 April, 8:00 p.m.

ELECTRONIC COCKTAIL
Concert of the Electroacoustic Music Studio at the K. Penderecki Academy of Music in Krakow

MOCAK Museum of Contemporary Art, Lipowa 4
DAMIAN RAŹNY, MARIA BAZOU, MATTEO GURIERI, MIKOŁAJ PNIAK, MACIEJ WILCZYŃSKI, ZOFIA MARZEC-MADZIAR, JAKUB BORODZIUK, MICHAŁ SMAJDOR – electronics
MACIEJ OZGA – electric guitar
WME ENSEMBLE: MACIEJ BIENIAWSKI, SZYMON GOLEC, WERONIKA GRYBOŚ, KATARZYNA KOPYTO, ALEKSANDRA KOSTUCHA – electronics
PME ENSEMBLE: ANTONI BLUMHOFF – flute, KRYSTIAN GAJDA – keyboard, ALEKSANDRA ŁUKA – voice, EWELINA MACIEJEWSKA – kinetic movement, GIUSEPPE NICOLETTI – bass guitar, KAROL OSZCZYPKO – keyboard, ALICJA PIETRZAK – voice, SZYMON RABIEJ – electric guitar, ADRIAN SZYMAŃSKI – alto saxophone, ANDRII VORONTSOV – cello
GrupLab: BOŻENA BOBA-DYGA, MAREK CHOŁONIEWSKI, LESZEK HEFI WIŚNIOWSKI, ROMAN WIELOCH, PIOTR MADEJ AND OTHERS – voices, instruments, objects, electronics
MAREK CHOŁONIEWSKI – realization, coordination of the project

Damian Raźny Samnasam for electronics (2024) *
(under the guidance of Prof. Dr. hab. Marek Chołoniewski)
Maria Bazou/Matteo Gurieri/Mikołaj Pniak/Maciej Wilczyński Following the golden ra(bbi)tio – live-electronics (2024) *
(under the guidance of Dr. hab. Piotr Peszat)
Maciej Ozga if my playlist was one piece for guitar, processing and live-electronics (2024) *
(under the guidance of Prof. Dr. hab. Marek Chołoniewski)
Maciej Bieniawski/Szymon Golec/Weronika Gryboś/Katarzyna Kopyto/Aleksandra Kostucha Sonic Light for live-electronics (2024) *
WME Ensemble
(under the guidance of Prof. Dr. hab. Marek Chołoniewski)
Zofia Marzec-Madziar/Jakub Borodziuk/Damian Raźny/Michał Smajdor Identity – live-electronics and video (2024) *
(under the guidance of Dr. hab. Piotr Peszat)
Wiktoria Latos/Aniela Marczyk/Gabriela Nalepa/Julia Piasecka/Stanisław Widłak/Piotr Karola Wavs.jpg for electronics (2024) *
(under the guidance of Dr. hab. Mateusz Bień, Prof. of AMKP)
Bogusław Schaeffer Spektra for 5 performers (1970)
PME Ensemble
(under the guidance of Prof. Dr. hab. Marek Chołoniewski)
GrupLab Plejrek 408 for voices, instruments, objects and electronics (2024) *
(under the guidance of Prof. Dr. hab. Marek Chołoniewski)

Co-organization: the Electroacoustic Music Studio of the Krzysztof Penderecki Academy of Music in Krakow, Polish Association of Electroacoustic Music, MOCAK Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow MOCAK


Tuesday, 23 April, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
SESSION: MATHEMATICALITY IN MUSIC
K. Penderecki Academy of Music, Senate Hall (310), św. Tomasza 43
PARTICIPANTS: DR. HAB. MATEUSZ BIEŃ (PROF. of AMKP), DR. HAB. MACIEJ JABŁOŃSKI, DR. MARCIN STRZELECKI, PROF. KRZYSZTOF WOŁEK (USA),
DR. NATALIA SZWAB
DR. IWONA SOWIŃSKA-FRUHTRUNK – host

10:00-10.15 a.m. Welcoming the guests
10:15-10:45 a.m. Dr. hab. Mateusz Bień (prof. of AMKP): Dźwięki z pierwiastków.
10:45-11:15 a.m. Dr. hab. Maciej Jabłoński: π razy drzwi, czyli o matematyczności i antymatematyczności w moich utworach.
11:15-11:45 a.m. Dr. Marcin Strzelecki: Ile niewiadomych ma równanie muzyki?
11:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Break
12:00-12:30 p.m. Prof. Krzysztof Wołek (University of Louisville, USA): Uciekając z szuflady: algorytm w poszukiwaniu nowych form.
12:30-13:00 p.m. Dr. Natalia Szwab: Dzieło w “konstruktywistycznej dyscyplinie”. O inspiracjach matematyką w muzyce Pawła Szymańskiego.
13.00-14.00 Discussion

Co-organization: K. Penderecki Academy of Music in Krakow


Tuesday, 23 April, 7:00 p.m.

KRAKOW COMPOSERS’ SCHOOL
K. Penderecki Academy of Music, “Florianka” Hall, Sereno Fenna 15
BARBARA BOROWICZ – clarinet
DOMINIKA PESZKO – piano
ORIANA MASTERNAK – violin
ALEKSANDER FRANKIEWICZ – viola
JAKUB GUCIK – cello

Zbigniew Bujarski Per cello (1996)
Bogusław Schaeffer Spring music for viola and piano (1988)
Marek Stachowski Tastar e canzona for cello and piano (1996)
Marcel Chyrzyński Daeguscape for violin, viola and cello (2023) **
Grzegorz Majka Etiuda na liczbach pierwszych for violin, viola and cello (2024) *
Michał Gronowicz 22+6i for clarinet, viola, cello and piano (2024) *
Ewa Zuchowicz For Five for clarinet, piano, violin, viola and cello (2024) *
Jacek Sajka Lineae for clarinet, piano, violin, viola and cello (2024) *

Co-organization: K. Penderecki Academy of Music in Krakow


Wednesday, 24 April, 4:00-4:30 p.m.
OPENING OF THE JUBILEE EXHIBITION OF DR. H.C. JERZY BOHDAN STANKIEWICZ ON THE 80th ANNIVERSARY OF HIS BIRTH AND 50 YEARS OF HIS CREATIVE WORK – Vice President of the Board of the Polish Composers’ Union (1995-1999), President of the Krakow Branch of the Polish Composers’ Union (1994-2016) and Festival Director (1994-2013), awarded the Legion of Honor of the French Republic (2024)
K. Penderecki Academy of Music, Foyer, św. Tomasza 43

Co-organization: K. Penderecki Academy of Music in Krakow


Wednesday, 24 April, 4:30-6:00 p.m.
MEETING WITH DR. H.C. JERZY STANKIEWICZ
ANNA WOŹNIAKOWSKA – host
K. Penderecki Academy of Music, Senate Hall (310), św. Tomasza 43

Co-organization: K. Penderecki Academy of Music in Krakow


Wednesday, 24 April, 7:00 p.m.

MUSICAL CONVERSATION
K. Penderecki Academy of Music, Concert Hall, św. Tomasza 43
SONAMI PIANO DUO
JUSTYNA PIĘKOŚ – piano
PIOTR KĘDZIERSKI – piano

Olivier Messiaen Praise to the Eternity from the Quartet for the End of Time for cello and piano (1940) – transcription for two pianos by Edison Denisov (1965)
Wołodymir Runczak Conversation with time – anti-sonata for two pianos (2013)
Philip Czaplowski Light from darkness for two pianos (2023) *
Krzysztof Kostrzewa Medytacje II for two pianos (2023) *
Dawid Grenda Qualia for two pianos (2023)
Mauricio Kagel Der Eid des Hippokrates für Klavier zu 3 Händen (1984)
Bogdan Kryvopust Skoromovki for two pianos (2024) *

Co-organization: K. Penderecki Academy of Music in Krakow


Thursday, 25 April, 7:00 p.m.

POLAND – GERMANY
K. Penderecki Academy of Music, “Florianka” Hall, Sereno Fenna 15
CRACOW DUO: KALINOWSKI & SZLEZER
JAN KALINOWSKI – cello
MAREK SZLEZER – piano

Thomas Gerwin BI POL VIII – linea contra punctus for cello and piano (2024) *
Volker Freidel 6–> 2x3x2–>4 (Mirror Landscape) for cello and piano (2024) *
Julia Deppert-Lang Magma for cello and piano (2024) *
Jan Cyž Pax optima rerum – pokój jest najlepszy for cello and piano (2024) *
Jacek Domagała Little Triptych for cello and piano (2024) *
Anna Zawadzka-Gołosz Esej o ziemi i o niebie for cello and piano (2014)
Wojciech Widłak All My Angers… for cello and piano (2013)

Concert in cooperation with the Intersonanzen festival in Potsdam with financial support from the Polish Institute in Berlin.
Co-organization: K. Penderecki Academy of Music in Krakow, Polish Institute in Berlin


Friday, 26 April, 7:00 p.m.

TWO + FOUR
MOCAK Museum of Contemporary Art, Lipowa 4
duoAccosphere
ALENA BUDZIŇÁKOVÁ – accordion
GRZEGORZ PALUS – accordion
AIRIS QUARTET
ALEKSANDRA CZAJOR-KOWALSKA – 1st violin
GRAŻYNA ZUBIK – 2nd violin
MALWINA TKACZYK – viola
ANNA ARMATYS-BORRELLI – cello (guest performance)
MARTA DRAMOWICZ-WOJTACKA – conductor

Katarzyna Krzewińska Inner place for two accordions (2022)
Miłosz Bembinow Six pour six for two accordions and string quartet (2021)
Wojciech Ziemowit Zych Promień wszechbieli for accordion duo and string quartet (2018)
Lubawa Sydorenko String quartet (2002) **
Maciej Jabłoński Festina lente. Hommage à Érasme de Rotterdam for two accordions and string quartet (2024) *

Co-organisation: MOCAK Museum of Contemporary Art


Saturday, 27 April, 5:00 p.m.
SCREENING OF THE FILM BOGUSŁAW SCHAEFFER – COMPOSER, TEACHER, MUSICOLOGIST, MUSIC CRITIC, MUSIC POPULARIZER AND PLAYWRIGHT (directed by Paweł Bitka Zapendowski, documentary – notation, 107 minutes, 2023, prod. MCK Sokół and Invest in Culture Foundation) – on the 95th anniversary of the composer’s birth and 5th anniversary of his death
The film screening will be followed by a discussion with invited guests
K. Penderecki Academy of Music, Senate Hall (310), św. Tomasza 43

Co-organization: K. Penderecki Academy of Music in Krakow


Sunday, 28 April, 1:00 p.m.
THE MASS OFFERED FOR COMPOSERS, MUSICOLOGISTS AND MUSICIANS OF KRAKOW AND UKRAINE
St. Mary’s Basilica, Plac Mariacki 5
REV. JÓZEF CHYRZYŃSKI OSPPE – Mass celebration and occasional sermon
CAPPELLA MARIALIS CHOIR FROM THE ST. MARY’S BASILICA IN KRAKOW
MICHAŁ PIECHNIK – organ
KRZYSZTOF MICHAŁEK – conductor

Introit: Jan Sebastian Bach Głoś imię Pana, t. Lobe den Herren for mixed choir (1725), transl. Ks. W. Danielski
Kyrie: Juliusz Łuciuk Missa Gratiarum Actione – Kyrie for mixed choir (1974)
Alleluja: Giovanni Croce Alleluja for mixed choir (2nd half of the 16th c.)
Offertory: Wacław z Szamotuł Alleluja. Chwalcie Pana. Psalm CXVII for mixed choir (2nd half of the 16th c.)
Amen po doksologii: Orlando Gibbons Amen for mixed choir (1st half of the 17th c.)
Agnus Dei: Juliusz Łuciuk Missa Gratiarum Actione – Agnus Dei for mixed choir (1974)
Communion: Wojciech Widłak Modlitwa do Boga Miłosiernego for mixed choir (2012)
Postcommunion: Mikołaj Gomółka Nieście chwałę mocarze for mixed choir (ca. 1580)
Dissmisal: Krzysztof Michałek Salve Regina for mixed choir (2023)


Sunday, 28 April, 6:00 p.m.

THE CLOSING CONCERT OF THE 36th KRAKOW INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF COMPOSERS
K. Penderecki Academy of Music, Concert Hall, św. Tomasza 43
GOŚKA ISPHORDING (Poland/The Netherlands) – harpsichord, electronics
KWARTET DAFO
JUSTYNA DUDA-KRANE – 1st violin
DANUTA AUGUSTYN – 2nd violin
ANETA DUMANOWSKA – viola
ANNA ARMATYS-BORRELLI – cello
Guest performance:
JAN KOTULA – double bass

Ylli Daklani Musical clicks, whistles and knocks for harpsichord and string quartet (2024) ***
Joanna Wnuk-Nazarowa String Quintet No. 2 in memory of Krzysztof Penderecki (2023)
Krzysztof Wołek Green Grass for harpsichord and electronics (2024) *
Jarosław Płonka the dreamachine for harpsichord and string quartet (2020)
Zbigniew Bargielski Clavertett for harpsichord and string quartet (2020 rev. 2021)

*** World premiere. Main Prize in the 7th Krzysztof Penderecki International Competition for Young Composers.
Co-organization: K. Penderecki Academy of Music in Krakow


* prawykonanie światowe / world premiere
** prawykonanie polskie / premiere in Poland

The organizer reserves the right to introduce changes to the program.

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