19. July (Friday)
at 7 p.m.
30/20th Anniversary Concert

30 years of Sinfonietta Cracovia and 20 years of the Polish Music Festival

Krystyna Moszumańska Nazar (1924-2008):
Musica per archi

Witold Lutosławski:
Paroles Tissées


Marcel Chyrzyński:
Ukiyo-e No. 6 [world premiere].

Benjamin Britten:
Serenade for tenor, horn and strings Op. 31


Sinfonietta Cracovia
Wojciech Parchem, tenor
Ben Goldscheider, French horn
Katarzyna Tomala-Jedynak, conductor

Sinfonietta Cracovia
concert co-organiser

A versatile Polish pianist educated in Warsaw and London. As an active artist performs piano repertoire on modern and historical instruments in Europe, both Americas and Asia.
A soloist, a chamber musician, a winner of many piano competitions, a teacher, a period pianos performer, musical and cultural events media commentator, promoter of Polish music and culture worldwide.

An author of lecture recitals, introducing non-musical contexts and historical background of given piano works. His recent lecture recitals covers Ballads and Romances (inspired by the 200th anniversary of Polish Romanticism and based on the piano ballad genre), Jewish Mazurkas (dedicated to mazurkas by composers of Polish-Jewish origins) and the most recent Chopin-Tellefsen project commemorating the 150th death anniversary of the great norwegian piano composer.

Television and radio commentator, covering the International Chopin Piano Competition for Polish Radio and Television (TVP Kultura, Polskie Radio Program II, Polish Radio Chopin). A hosts of weekly radio broadcast “Musicians about Chopin” in Polish Radio Chopin.

A head and jury member of domestic and international music competitions, the most recent being International Chopin Competition in Hannover, Germany (2023) and Young Musician of the Year competition organized by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage and broadcast by Polish Television (2022, the head of the jury).

Co-founder and curator of the chamber music festival WarszeMuzik, held in pre-war public spaces in Warsaw, Poland and commemorating musicians and music life of

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