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A Musical Tribute to Thaddeus Kosciuszko

Sunday, November 13, 2016, at 7:30pm

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The program will showcase some of the most beautiful chamber music written by 12 Polish composers, from Fryderyk Chopin to Krzysztof Penderecki. It will be a unique opportunity, to hear works by F. Chopin, St. Moniuszko, I.J. Paderewski, H. Wieniawski, M. Karłowicz, Z. Noskowski, K. Szymanowski, L. Różycki, G. Bacewicz, R. Twardowski, H.M. Górecki, W Kilar i K. Penderecki, all in one evening. The performers of this concert will be Polish, American, Canadian and Brasilian musicians (e: Mariusz Monczak and Nadia Monczak - violin;  Małgorzata Kellis – soprano; and pianists Durval Cesetti and Dan Smith. The concert will be hosted by actress Liliana Komorowska.

Z. Noskowski - Pieśń dawna, (Old Song )

F. Chopin – Życzenie, (Maiden's Wish)

St. Moniuszko - Aria from the opera Halka

F. Chopin - Waltz

H. Wieniawski – Variations on Original Theme

J.I. Paderewski - Nad wodą jasną i czystą By Mighty Waters

K. Szymanowski – Violin sonata in d minor op. 9

K. Szymanowski - Mazurka

K. Szymanowski- La Fontaine d'Arethuse

M. Karłowicz - Pamiętam ciche jasne dni, ( I Remember Quiet, Clear Golden Days)

L. Różycki - Rajski Ptak, (Bird of Paradise)

K. Penderecki - Cadenza

R. Twardowski - Sonatina for two violins

H. M. Górecki – The little Fantasia

G. Bacewicz – Oberek

The partners in the realization of this project are the Consulate General of Poland in New York, the Kosciuszko Foundation, the Nowodworski Foundation of New York, and the Westchester Pułaski Association.

Tickets, $49.00, are on sale at Carnegie Charge, 212-247-7800 or at the Box Office  at 57th St & Seventh Ave. 

More info:  ( 917) 455 6641,  [email protected], www.facebook.com/kosciuszkobicentenary


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