The 2nd "Arena Film & Music" will take place on June 29 – July 1, 2018 in Ostróda.
"Arena Festival Film & Music" was initiated in 2017 in response to the huge audience interest in film music. It is the youngest Polish festival of film music, which at the same time perfectly fit the demand for this genre of music and the character of the show. The Strategic Partner of the Festival is the the Expo Mazury Exhibition and Conference Centre, where concerts and some accompanying events will take place. The organizers of the Festival are two cultural institutions of the Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship: The Feliks Nowowiejski Warmian-Mazurian Philharmonic and the Center for Education and Cultural Initiatives in Olsztyn. The artistic director of the festival and its originator is Piotr Sułkowski – conductor, general and artistic director of the Warmian-Masurian Philharmonic.
The special guests of the festival are: Agnieszka Holland – director and screenwriter, Michał Lorenc – composer, Jerzy Satanowski – composer, arranger, director of musical performances, Antoni Komasa-Łazarkiewicz – composer, film music producer. During this year's Festival there will be three concerts: "Film songs", "Family Movies Hits" and "World Film Music". The Symphony Orchestra of the Warmian-Masurian Philharmonic conducted by Piotr Sułkowski will present music by Krzesimir Dębski (With Fire and Sword), Michał Lorenc (Bandyta), Henryk Kuźniak (Vabank) and Wojciech Kilar (Leper, The Shadow Line, The Promised Land, The Ninth Gate and Pan Tadeusz).
Detailed programme available at: http://www.arenafestival.pl