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Jadwiga Rappé – laureate of the Jerzy Kurczewski Award

Jadwiga Rappé - chairman in the voice category at Karol Szymanowski International Music Competition is the laureate of the Jerzy Kurczewski award!! Outstanding Polish singer received an award for vocal achievements and for artistic personality! The award is to artists from 1999. Among the laureates were Henryk Mikołaj Górecki, Wojciech Kilar and Krzysztof Penderecki. The chairman of the jury is prof. Krzysztof Meyer, and

The Honorary Award of Koryfeusz Muzyki Polskiej!

Joanna Wnuk-Nazarowa - Minister of Culture and Art, General and Programme Director of National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra in Katowice, conductor, composer and director of the Karol Szymanowski International Music Competition received the Honorary Award of Koryfeusz Muzyki Polskiej - Polish musicians award!   Joanna Wnuk-Nazarowa was born in Gdynia on 28th May, 1949. She has lived in Cracow since she was five.

Composition category – emblems and titles of the works

We present the emblems and titles of the works in the composition category!   AW 7172018 - for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra Blue Island - Concerto 659151 - Riflessioni AINULINDALE - Kwitnienie serca ZORKA - STABAT MATER EFEBOS - Marsiou stonos AGITE PRO VIRIBUS - Per orchestra happy8090 - Song of lament for Violoncello concerto WMP22 - Symfonia Koncertująca na fortepian i orkiestrę Gordon Pym - Et tout le reste

Final gala / artistic part

The 1st Karol Szymanowski International Music Competition in Katowice has already gone down in history. On September 23rd a grand Final Gala was held in NOSPR, i.e. the seat of the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra! During the artistic part, all the awarded participants of the Competition performed on stage. The winners of the first places were accompanied by the Polish

FINAL GALA

The 1st Karol Szymanowski International Music Competition in Katowice has already gone down in history. On September 23rd a grand Final Gala was held in NOSPR, i.e. the seat of the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra. The Final Gala, which took place in the concert hall of the NOSPR, the main organizer of the Competition, crowned the world music feast,

The winners of the Karol Szymanowski International Music Competition

The winners of the Karol Szymanowski International Music Competition have been announced as follows:   Composition: Giovanni Bonato Piano: Tymoteusz Bies String Quartet: Eliot Quartett Violin: Sławomira Wilga Voice: Ewa Tracz   The Karol Szymanowski International Music Competition is held every five years with total prize money of over 280,000 Euros. It aims to promote Polish music and to raise

Final gala / official part

On September 23rd a grand Final Gala was held in NOSPR, i.e. the seat of the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra. The speakers from among the organisers and invited guests during the official part were as follows: Joanna Wnuk-Nazarowa, Director of the Competition Professor Piotr Gliński, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland and Minister of Culture and National

Thirteenth day of the Competition

The thirteenth day of the Competition was the intense day of preparations for the final gala! The winners of the first prizes in their categories from the morning participated in rehearsals with the NOSPR orchestra conducted by Alexander Humala in the NOSPR concert hall! Sławomira Wilga - the winner of the first prize in the violin category during the final gala

THE WINNERS IN COMPOSITION CATEGORY

THE WINNERS IN COMPOSITION CATEGORY   On 23th of September at the gala event the results in composition discipline have been announced. There are the names of the awarded participants!   As total  100 compositions were evaluated by the jury: Eugeniusz Knapik (chair of the jury), Krzysztof Penderecki, Martin Smolka and Jakob Kullberg. The trustee of the jury was Aleksandra

The last day of the auditions – final in the voice category

Eleventh day of the Competition was the last day of the auditions! Final in the voice category ended the participants competition at the Karol Szymanowski International Music Competition in Katowice! A great event is ahead of us, a final gala will take place on 23th of September! Winners in the following categories: string quartet, piano, violin and voice will perform
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