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16
September
2021

On Saturday, a concert of laureates of the II International Stanisław Moniuszko Polish Music Competition

The concert of the Competition winners will take place on September 18 at 7 pm at the Artur Malawski Podkarpacka Philharmonic Hall in Rzeszów. The artists will be accompanied by the orchestra conducted by Massimiliano Caldi and Tomasz Chmiel. The concert will be repeated at 7 p.m. on September 20 at the National Philharmonic in Warsaw and will be the only non-streamed concert in this edition of the Competition.

15
September
2021

Duelling trios [REPORT]

The Stanisław Moniuszko Competition in Rzeszów is one of the few events in Poland that enables chamber ensembles contend for the most coveted prizes. Whereas pianists/soloists to a large extent opted for repertoires comprised of Neo-romantic pieces, the dominant among chamber musicians shifted towards more contemporary composers such as Krzysztof Penderecki, Witold Lutosławski or Andrzej Panufnik.

14
September
2021

Results of the second stage in the pianists category

We present the results of the second stage of auditions in the category of pianists.

14
September
2021

A good prognostic before the final [REPORT]

The organizers of the Stanisław Moniuszko International Competition of Polish Music strive to remind the audience how much of an ethnic mosaic the old Republic was. The idea behind the competition—to sensitize the listeners and performers alike to forgotten or obscure Polish music—does come with the question: what criterion should be adopted to determine its Polishness?

14
September
2021

Between clear expression and subtlety [REPORT]

The jury’s decision to qualify all pianists participating in the first stage of the competition for its second stage may be interpreted as a sign that the competition is not, in fact, all about musical wrestling, instead offering the contestants a platform for development and career-building.

14
September
2021

Different faces of Scheherezade [REPORT]

The morning session of the 2nd stage of the 2nd Stanisław Moniuszko International Competition of Polish Music in the piano category was marked by a plethora of expressive contrasts presented by the respective participants. A high degree of liberty repertoire-wise allowed the pianists to showcase their skills across diverse interpretations, although not all contestants opted for such diversity.

13
September
2021

Results of the first stage in the pianists category

We present the results of the first stage of auditions in the category of pianists.

12
September
2021

Results of the first stage in the chamber ensembles category

We present the results of the first stage of auditions in the category of chamber ensembles.

11
September
2021

World-class music-making in Rzeszów

On Friday, September 10, the Subcarpathian Philharmonic Hall reverberated with the first chords of the 2nd Stanisław Moniuszko International Competition of Polish Music. The audience at the auditorium and those following the live stream online listened the performances of the laureates of the 1st edition of the Competition, which took place in 2019, as pianist Pavel Dombrovsky took to the stage with the Polish Violin Duo featuring Marta Gidaszewska and Robert Łaguniak.

08
September
2021

Live streaming of all stages of the competition

We invite you to watch live streaming from the opening concert and the concerts of the winners in Rzeszów!