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A Celebration of Contemporary Polish Music | Monday, January 16 to Sunday, January 22, 2012

Inspired by the outpouring of local and international attention around the recent one-year anniversary of Henryk Górecki’s passing, Q2 Music offers an in-depth exploration of Polish new music, from modernist giants Lutoslawski, Penderecki and Gorecki, to lesser-known, contemporary composers such as Andrzej Krzanowski, Krzysztof Wołek, and Aleksander Nowak. MUZYKA NOWA features two 24-hour marathons of new music, composer-curated shows, live Warsaw Autumn Festival recordings, and a Webcast of 'In Memoriam Henryk Mikołaj Górecki,' as recorded live at Greenwich Village’s (Le) Poisson Rouge.

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