Polish Rock Granary
A unique museum of rock memorabilia was inaugurated on 17 July in Jarocin’s granary that dates back over two hundred years.
Europe’s best outdoor festival
At the beginning of July the Baltic Sea metropolis of Tricity plays host to Open’er, Poland’s best known outdoor festival and one of Europe’s biggest.
Great Polish jazz
For years Poland has been a strong brand on the global jazz scene, in terms of both artists and festivals.
The Year of Andrzej Panufnik we are currently celebrating offers Polish listeners an opportunity to get to know a composer whom the communist regime treated as persona non grata since his defection to the UK in 1954.
Krakow attracts with festivals
The Misteria Paschalia Easter Festival opened this year’s festival cycle called Six Senses.
Polish musician makes a replica of Leonardo da Vinci instrument
A viola organista looks like a piano, but sounds like a string instrument. Originally designed five hundred years ago by Leonard da Vinci, it has been re-created by a pianist from Krakow.
A vogue for opera
With the Opera Rara festival Krakow attracts lovers of period music from all over the world. Opera is becoming ever more popular in Poland.
Polish jazzman wins a Grammy
For the first time in the history of the Grammy Awards, this very prestigious music prize went to a Polish jazzman
Music of the masters
How come Henryk Mikołaj Górecki wrote his first pieces of music in a bathroom? Which of her husband’s works does Elżbieta Penderecka like most?