The 9th International Scientific Conference in the series "Moniuszko in memoriam – Polish vocal literature", organised by the Ignacy Jan Paderewski Academy of Music in Poznań, will be held online on 17 February 2021.
The conference aims to introduce and promote the life and vocal work of Stanisław Moniuszko and other Polish artists. The event will be attended by speakers representing various educational centers and cultural institutions in Poland and around the world, including prof. Jacek Ścibor (University of Rzeszów), prof. Luba Kijanowska-Kamińska and Mirosława Żyszkowicz (Mykola Łysenko Lviv National Academy of Music), prof. Joanna Tylkowska-Drożdż (Academy of Art in Szczecin), Juozas Mantas Jauniškis (Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre), and Mariusz Kwiecień (MET, artistic director of the Wrocław Opera).
Musicologists and musicians will present the results of their latest research on the Vilnius period of Stanisław Moniuszko's activity, Walery Wysocki's School of Singing in Lviv, and Karol Lipiński's vocal work. Prof. Jadwiga Rappé (The Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw) will discuss Władysław Żeleński's songs. Julia Mech (a graduate of the Ignacy Jan Paderewski Academy of Music in Poznań) will give a presentation entitled Szymon Laks – Songs in the Shadow of the Holocaust. Prof. Piotr Łykowski (Karol Lipiński Academy of Music in Wrocław) will present a paper devoted to the less known successors of Moniuszko: Wieńczysław Brzostowski and Kazimierz Jurdziński. Prof. Bogumiła Tarasiewicz (University of Zielona Góra) will talk about the genre of tango in Polish songs of the interwar period.
We encourage you to participate in the Conference via the Teams platform: https://bit.ly/3jUZ0M7