The “Music on the Heights” International Chamber Music Festival has been held every year in Zakopane, southern Poland, since 2009. The festival’s name refers both to the Tatra mountains which lie next to Zakopane, the resort town where the festival is held, and is also a reference to the high quality of music performed.The event promotes artists associated with Zakopane, as well as the city itself on the national and international arena.
This year's programme will feature works by Stanisław Moniuszko, Zygmunt Noskowski, Mieczysław Karłowicz, Henryk Mikołaj Górecki, Tomasz Sikorski, Paweł Szymański and Paweł Mykietyn. The concerts will take place in the Holy Cross Church, Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz Theatre, as well as in Our Lady of Częstochowa Church at Pęksowy Brzyzek. This year's guests of the "Discussion Club on the Hights" series will be conductor Bassem Samir Akiki, baritone Szymon Komasa, harpsichordist Małgorzata Sarbak, Belcea Quartet and violinist Elias David Moncado. Moncad's performance during the inaugural concert is the award of the director of the "Music on the Heights" Festival, Paweł Mykietyn for winning the 1st prize in the 5th International Karol Lipiński Violin Competition in Toruń in 2019. The concerts will be accompanied by numerous cultural events, including screening of the film Second concerto for cello and orchestra directed by Maciej Stuhr with music by Paweł Mykietyn, interactive educational concert and exhibitions.
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