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In 2024, Sinfonietta Cracovia will discover new areas of music for the Cracow audience together with musicians of the famous London Sinfonietta. The concert as part of the "Sinfonietta Nova" series will not only be a meeting with artists from London, but also an encounter with new repertoire. Premiere of Threnody in Memory of Krzysztof Penderecki, created by Zygmunt Krauze will take place on the 15th of February at the Łaźnia Nowa Theater at 6:00 p.m.
The curator of the concerts of the Sinfonietta Nova series in 2024 is Andrew Burke, head of the London Sinfonietta, and during three concerts (February 15, April 7 and February 20), the leaders of the London orchestra will join in making music together with Sinfonietta Cracovia.
The concert on the 15th of February will be a performance with the concertmaster of the London Sinfonietta, Jonathan Morton, and a journey through the music of the 20th and 21st centuries: from the works of Krzysztof Penderecki, through the monumental soundtrack of the Oscar-winning film There Will Be Blood, to the ambient sounds of contemporary artists and the premiere of a new piece by Zygmunt Krauze with with the participation of the composer himself, who will play the piano.