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THE STANISŁAW MONIUSZKO INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION OF POLISH MUSIC IN RZESZÓW (20 – 27 SEPTEMBER 2019)

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Stanisław Moniuszko (1819-1872) Print by Jean Baptiste Adolphe Lafosse (1810-1879); publlié par l'Editeur J.K. Wilczyński (1850)/ public domain; source: Biblioteka Narodowa

Michael Moran will be covering this competition in his customary detailed manner 

but using this website link 
https://wp.me/p7R7tt-i7
or

https://michael-moran.org/2019/09/16/the-stanislaw-moniuszko-international-competition-of-polish-music-in-rzeszow-20-27-september-2019/

Official website of the Competition

http://www.konkursmuzykipolskiej.pl/en/

Around Józef Elsner Warsaw, 6-8 September 2019

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Friday, 6 September, 7:00 pm
The Royal Castle – Great Hall
Plac Zamkowy 4

Józef Elsner – A Pole by Choice
The piano used in these concerts was a 1843 Broadwood 
Józef Elsner (1769-1854) was not only a composer and teacher of Chopin but founded the Warsaw Conservatory not long after the first European music Conservatory, the Conservatoire National de Musique, was founded in Paris. He contributed an inestimable amount to the growth and development of music in Poland as part of a more general education at the Main School of Music, a part of the Warsaw University. Elsner was a respected composer of opera and chamber music, grounded in the classical Germanic musical tradition through his studies as a young man in Breslau (Wroclaw) and Vienna. Most interestingly he was deeply influenced by the educational methods of the Swiss Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi. He treated education as the planting and growth of a 'seed' that developed organically within the student. This was Elsner's attitud…

THE STANISŁAW MONIUSZKO INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION OF POLISH MUSIC IN RZESZÓW (20 – 27 SEPTEMBER 2019)

Image
Stanisław Moniuszko (1819-1872)
Print by Jean Baptiste Adolphe Lafosse (1810-1879); publlié par l'Editeur J.K. Wilczyński (1850)/ public domain; source: Biblioteka Narodowa


Michael Moran will be covering this competition in his customary detailed manner 

but using this website link 
https://wp.me/p7R7tt-i7
or

https://michael-moran.org/2019/09/16/the-stanislaw-moniuszko-international-competition-of-polish-music-in-rzeszow-20-27-september-2019/


Official website of the Competition

http://www.konkursmuzykipolskiej.pl/en/