On May 10-14, 2019, the 7th edition of the International Festival of Contemporary Music "New Music" will take place in Bydgoszcz.
The "New Music" Festival is a joint venture between the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Branch of the Polish Composers' Union and the Municipal Cultural Center in Bydgoszcz. The idea of this annual undertaking is to create new artistic qualities by combining different disciplines: music, image, word, multimedia. Thus, the festival promotes new works and inspires composers, musicians, artists and writers to co-create culture. The main aim of the festival is present innovative non-commercial artistic phenomena from Poland and abroad.
This year's edition will present music from Australia, Serbia and Poland. There will be a concert of students of the Music Academy in Bydgoszcz, a concert of composers of the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Branch of the Polish Composers' Union, a concert of Gdańsk composers, a screening of short films and animations by students and the lecturers at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń combined with presentation of works by students of the Music Academy in Bydgoszcz. This year's programme includes world premieres of works by Aleksandra Brejza, Sławomir Czarnecki, Ewa Fabiańska-Jelińska, Piotr A. Komorowski, Artur Kroschel, Marcin Molski, Bohdan Riemer, Paulina Zujewska, as well as Kirsten Milenko's Lux Aeterna for solo drums – a work dedicated to the memory of the President of Gdańsk, Paweł Adamowicz.
Media patronage: Polish Music Information Centre POLMIC.
Full programme available at: http://www.nowamuzyka.bydgoszcz.pl/