A concert commemorating the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II will take place at on 5 October 2019 at 6 p.m. at the headquarters of the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra.
The Silesian Quartet – straight from the acclaimed concert of the London Proms, returns to NOSPR for the next season as an ensemble in residence. On 5 October the artists will perform in a chamber hall with a programme commemorating the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II. A melancholic repertoire that falls under the new thematic trend "To death and life" will include: String Quartet No. 1 by Grażyna Bacewicz, Tenebrae for string quartet by Osvald Golijov, Elegia for string quartet by Elliott Carter and Different Trains for string quartet and tape by Steve Reich, featuring Beata Jankowska-Burzyńska. The concert will be hosted by musicologist Marcin Trzęsiok.
Media patronage: Polish Music Information Centre POLMIC.
Information on tickets at: http://www.nospr.org.pl