Romuald Twardowski, outstanding artist and esteemed pedagogue, longtime promoter of Polish music, winner of numerous awards and distinctions, and one of the long-time collaborators of PWM Edition, on 17 June 2020 celebrates his 90th birthday. On this occasion, PWM Edition together with representatives of the world of music wish him all the best and invite music lovers to a new series devoted to the composer.
Romuald Twardowski is one of the most important composers of his generation. By juxtaposing medieval traditions with the achievements of 20th-century music, he consistently creates original works, which are always accessible not only to the audience but also to performers who emphasize their artistic value. PWM Edition invited representatives of musical life to prepare a surprise for his anniversary. Video wishes to Romuald Twardowski were made by over 30 artists and close friends of the composer, including Ewa Bogusz-Moore, Tomasz Konieczny, Jan Łukaszewski, Agnieszka Duczmal, Łukasz Borowicz, Jurek Dybał, Jerzy Salwarowski and Alicja Twardowska. The materials are available on the PWM YouTube channel.
The online premiere of a new series Romuald Twardowski's Tales will take place on 24 June at 10:30 a.m. The artist shares the most important moments of his artistic life in 10 stories. He talks about key meetings with outstanding teachers, composers, writers, important places and unexpected events, as well as his musical inspirations in films published every second Wednesday on the PWM YouTube channel.