La Folle Journée de Varsovie – Independent
A New World
This is Chopin medley
Wojciech Kilar Polonaise from the film Pan Tadeusz (arr. by Ireneusz Stromski)
A medley of soldier songs from 1917–1939 (arr. by J. Kwiatkowski)
Fryderyk Chopin Largo in E-flat major
Tadeusz Sygietyński Warsaw Polonaise
Karol Kurpiński The Song of Warsaw 1831
Leon Landowski Wiwat March
Stanisław Moniuszko Mazur from the opera The Haunted Manor
Wind Band of the Karol Kurpiński Primary & Secondary State Music School in Kutno
Grzegorz Kołodziejczak conductor
The 9th edition of the world’s largest classical music festival will arrive to Warsaw on the last weekend of September, having stopped over in France, Japan, and Russia. In the course of three festival days, the event’s 55 concerts will welcome nearly 1000 artists from across the globe.
‘This year we focus on composers who left their home countries, either for political or personal reasons, searching for a new land to live and work in,’ says René Martin, the originator and artistic director of the festival. ‘In Warsaw, Poland, where we now celebrate 100 since the country regained its sovereignty, this theme has a special significance. For that reason, Polish music will be strongly present in the concert’s programmes,’ adds Janusz Marynowski, director of Sinfonia Varsovia.