The first performance of the reconstructed Concerto for flute and orchestra by Witold Friemann will take place on 20 December 2019 at 7 p.m. at the Henryk Mikołaj Górecki Silesian Philharmonic in Katowice.
The evening will begin with the overture to the opera Kalmora by Karol Kurpiński. Then Łukasz Długosz, who constantly promotes Polish culture around the world and actively participates in discovering new and forgotten works by Polish composers, will perform Witold Fiemann's Concerto for flute and orchestra. The manuscript of the work was found by the composer's family who asked Łukasz Długosz to prepare the premiere of the piece. After this extraordinary experience, Silesian philharmonics will perform fragments of the ballet The Nutcracker, Op. 71 by Piotr Tchaikovsky.
The concert will be conducted by Hobart Earle, an American conductor born in Venezuela, appreciated for promoting works by Slavic composers in excellent interpretations. Currently, the maestro is the music director and first conductor of the Odessa Philharmonic Orchestra.
Media patronage: Polish Music Information Centre POLMIC.
Full programme available at: https://filharmonia-slaska.eu