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Cracow | National knowledge competition '20 Looks at Witold Lutosławski'

20Spojrzen 23Media patronage: Polish Music Information Centre POLMIC.

At ASM II st. in Cracow, celebrating its 25th anniversary on March 24-25, a knowledge competition '20 Looks at Witold Lutosławski' will take place. 48 secondary music school students from all over the country will come to Cracow. Some of the competition events will be open to the public – we cordially invite you!

On the first day of the competition (Friday, March 24) at 16:45, Małgorzata Sułek, PhD will give a lecture titled 'Applied Work of Witold Lutosławski'. Songs written by Lutosławski under the pseudonym Derwid, such as 'Nie oczekuję dziś nikogo' and 'Warszawski dorożkarz' will be mentioned there among other things. On the second day (Saturday, March 25) at 11:45, we invite you to the finale of the competition. It will be a great opportunity to get acquainted with the life and work of Lutosławski. Both events – admission is free – will take place in the ASM auditorium at Prosta 35A street in Cracow.

Organized since 2017, the series of competitions aims to familiarize students with the music of the 20th century. Most previous competitions were devoted to the life and work of contemporary composers.

The importance of the event is further signified by the involvement of many recognized institutions. The partners of the competition are The Institute of Musicology of the Jagiellonian University, Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Karol Szymanowski Philharmonic in Krakow, PWM Edition, National Film Archive - Audiovisual Institute, International Festival of Contemporary Music "Warsaw Autumn", Paul Sacher Foundation, Museum of Nature – Lutosławski Manor in Drozdowo, DUX Recording Producers, The Witold Lutosławski Society, Fryderyk Chopin Institute, Witold Lutosławski National Forum of Music, medici.tv website, and Arkana Melomana portal.

Rules and regulations as well as information about previous editions of the competition are available on the website: https://asm2.edu.pl/ogolnopolski-konkurs-20-spojrzen/