The Polish Radio Orchestra in Warsaw and Programe 2 of the Polish Radio invite you on 20 October 2019 at 6 p.m. to the Witold Lutosławski Polish Radio Concert Studio to the anniversary concert of an outstanding composer Elżbieta Sikora on her 75th birthday.
Elżbieta Sikora is a graduate of the State College of Music in Warsaw. In the years 1968–70 she studied electroacoustic music in Paris, at the Groupe de Recherchers Musicales, under the direction of Pierre Schaeffer and Francois Bayle. He has lived in France since 1981. As a scholarship holder of the French Government, she participated in a computer music course at IRCAM and studied composition with Betsy Jolas in Paris. She was a scholarship holder of the city of Mannheim and the Kościuszko Foundation while studying computer music at the Centre for Computer Research for Music and Acoustics (CCRMA) at Stanford University under the direction of John Chowning. For years, she taught electroacoustic music at the Conservatory in Angoulême and at the School of Fine Arts in the same city. As a visiting professor, she taught composition at the University of Chicago. She also lectured at the universities of Marne la Valée, Gdansk, Munich and Warsaw. In the years 2011-2017 Elżbieta Sikora was the Artistic Director of the Musica Electronica Nova festival in Wrocław. Her works published by PWM Edition and Chant du Monde are performed all over the world.
During the anniversary concert, Anna Mikołajczyk (soprano) and the Polish Radio Orchestra in Warsaw conducted by Michał Klauza will perform Elżbieta Sikora's Partita from the Baroque Suite No. 3 and Lamento from the opera Madame Curie. In addition, the concert will premiere her new work for orchestra and electronics, The Underground Passage.
The concert is held under the patronage of the PWM Edition as part of the TUTTI.pl project promoting the performances of Polish music.
Information on tickets at: http://studianagran.com.pl/koncerty/sala-witolda-lutoslawskiego/