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Łódź | 60 years of the Chamber Music Department at the Łódź Academy of Music

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The Grażyna and Kiejstut Bacewicz Academy of Music in Łódź will host concerts on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Chamber Music Department on 14-15 October 2019.

The Chamber Music Department is the oldest academic unit in Poland that focuses on chamber music. Founded by Kiejstut Bacewicz – the patron of the Academy – it continued its artistic and pedagogical activity continuously for 60 years. Currently, it operates as an Institute of Chamber Music, headed by dr hab. Hanna Holeksa. On the occasion of the jubilee, the Institute's employees and associates invite you to two concerts and an academic conference that will be held at the Palace of the Academy of Music in Łódź at 32 Gdańska St.

The celebrations will start on 14 October with a concert at 6.15 p.m. performed by pedagogues and associates of the Chamber Music Institute. The programme will include works by Sergei Rachmaninov, George Gershwin, Russel Peterson, Karol Szymanowski and Leopold Godowski. "Chamber music yesterday and today" is the title of the academic conference during which the employees and guests of the Institute will deliver lectures (from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.). To end the celebrations, the Chamber Music Institute has prepared another concert, featuring compositions by Gustaw Mahler, Manuel de Falla, Paweł Klecki and Aleksander Tansman.

Admission to all events is free.

More information at: www.amuz.lodz.pl