A meeting with Lady Camilla Panufnik, led by Beata Bolesławska-Lewandowska, the author of the monograph of Sir Andrzej Panufnik (1914-1991), will be held on 18 November 2019 at 6:00 p.m. in the Eufonie Festival Office (17 Krakowskie Przedmieście St.).
On 17 November in the Warsaw Philharmonic, during the concert of the 2nd “Eufonie” Festival, we had a chance to listen to an excellent performance of Cello Concerto by Andrzej Panufnik, one of the most outstanding 20th-century Polish composers. The theme of the meeting with his wife will be the composer's life and work in the context of historical events that determined his fate. The meeting will be conducted in English, but the introduction and summary will be presented in Polish.
Lady Camilla Panufnik – English photographer, author of several books, including parental guides and photograph albums, wife of the deceased Andrzej Panufnik. She collaborated with many charitable organizations, and has for many years been engaged in the popularization of Polish music in the world. Camilla Jessel was the daughter of the English Navy’s commander emeritus. In her youth, she lived with her father in India, travelled through Africa and the United States, and studied in Paris at the Sorbonne. In April 2014, she was awarded the Gold Medal for Merit to Culture - Gloria Artis. Lady Camilla Panufnik sits on the most important advice on British cultural activities. She is considered one of the most influential people in the music world of Great Britain.
Admission to this unique event is free!