The 3rd edition of the International Józef Madeja Festival will be held on 14–24 October 2021, featuring interesting chamber and symphonic concerts, premieres of works by Polish composers and workshops open to the public.
The programme will include works by Fryderyk Chopin, Stanisław Moniuszko, Andrzej Panufnik, Antonio Vivaldi, Piotr Czajkowski and Astor Piazzolla, as well as premieres of works by Radosław Mateja, Jerzy Mackiewicz and Piotr Pawlik. The premiere of the reconstructed clarinet concerto by Józef Madeja (on the 70th anniversary of the work) will take place on 21 October 21 at the Ignacy Jan Paderewski Academy of Music. The soloists will be clarinettist Paweł Kroczek and cellist Justus Grimm, accompanied by the Symphony Orchestra of the Academy of Music in Poznań conducted by Jakub Chrenowicz.
Among the performers will also be the Clarinet Orchestra, the I Cantanti Ensamble vocal ensemble, Ami Ensemble with soloist Celina Kotz, as well as outstanding students from Greater Poland. The Festival will be accompanied by a concert in Germany organised together with the German Cultural Association in Bayreuth. Apeiron Trio will perform, among others, works by Władysław Żeleński. The master classes will be conducted by famous artists: cellist Justus Grimm (Royal Conservatory in Antwerp) and clarinetist Barbara Borowicz (Krzysztof Penderecki Academy of Music in Krakow).
Admission to all concerts is free!
The festival is co-financed by the funds of: the Self-government of the Greater Poland Region, the Foundation for Polish-German Cooperation, the Zakłady Kórnickie Foundation, the PZU Foundation, the LOTTO Foundation, STOART, Jankowice Palace, the Tarnowo Podgórne Commune, the Music School Complex in Poznań and the Local-Government Primary Music School in Tarnów Podgórne .
Media patronage: Polish Music Information Centre POLMIC.
More information: www.festiwalmadei.pl