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Tarnów | 'Still Polish Music': world premiere of the Psalm No. 5 of Roman Palester


Concert inaugurating the 11th edition of the Beethoven Academy Orchestra's original cycle entitled ‘Jeszcze Polska Muzyka’(‘Still Polish Music’), which main purpose is the exploring unknown masterpieces of Polish symphonic music, will sound in an acoustically treated hall of the Youth Palace in Tarnów on the 28th of October, 2022 at 19.30. Free admission.

Artists of the Beethoven Academy Orchestra, artists of renowned Polish Radio Choirs and the Silesian Opera with the participation of the soloist Mariusz Godlewski conducted by Vincent Kozlovski will perform for the first time in history Roman Palester's diploma work from 1931. Psalm No. 5 for baritone, mixed choir and orchestra, to the words by Wespazjan Kochowski, taken from the cycle [Niepróżnujące idolatry], will be shown in the version edited in 1988 and recommended by the composer.

The premiere concert performance will be recorded, released and made available by ORFEO International later this year.

The manuscript of the score was made available by the Library of the University of Warsaw.

The evening will be complemented by the Symphony No. 4 by Johannes Brahms and the Overture in E flat major by Ignacy Jan Paderewski.

The ‘Still Polish Music’ series is carried out with the support of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage from the Culture Promotion Fund - a state special-purpose fund, as part of the ‘Music and ‘Music trace’ programmes, carried out by the National Institute of Music and Dance.

Organizers' press relase: https://www.oab.com.pl/index.php/kalendarium/28-10-2022-xi-edycja-cyklu-jeszcze-polska-muzyka-tarnow