The Holy Trinity of Contemporary Polish Music

Composer Jakub Ciupinski Curates Music by Lutoslawski, Penderecki, and Górecki

Monday, January 16, 2012

Join Polish composer and electronic musician Jakub Ciupinski on Monday, January 16 at 7 pm for the first of two curated sets of Polish contemporary music. The first episode explores the holy trinity of 20th Century Polish new-music: Krzyztof Penderecki, Witold Lutoslawski, and Henryk Mikołaj Górecki.

A student of legendary Polish composer Kryzsztof Penderecki as well as the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Christopher Rouse, Jakub Ciupinski has been performed by a wide array of A-list new-music performers, including violinist Anne Akiko-Meyers, The New Juilliard Ensemble, and Metropolis Ensemble. He's also a regular performer of electroacoustic "gesture-based" music and a co-founder of the contemporary composer collective Blind Ear Music. 

Join us for Jakub's first show to hear music by the three titans of the 20th century whose work profoundly changed our international understanding of classical music. Tune in again Tuesday at 7 p.m. for a set that focuses on the new wave of contemporary Polish composers.

Jakub Ciupinski's shows air Monday, January 16 and Tuesday, January 17 at 7 pm with encore presentations Thursday, January 19 and Friday, January 20 at 10 am

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Hello, I think it is great to hear music by living Polish composers. Unfortunately, people don't realize there is more music that comes from Poland besides Chopin. I felt the need to comment on this post because I particularly like the music of Jakub Ciupinski and I only heard of much of his music last week when he was interviewed live at WPRB 103.3 FM on the show Classical Discoveries by Marvin Rosen. Thanks to the internet I was able to listen online on wprbs website. I really enjoyed listening him talk about his new approach to electronic music and his use of the Theremin. Really interesting:-)

Jan. 16 2012 05:24 PM

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