Krzysztof Baculewski

Krzysztof Baculewski "Subjective Annals 60 Editions of the Festival"


Works for piano with orchestra were the highlights of this Festival. To start with, Keqrops by Iannis Xenakis with Roger Woodward, then Piano Concerto by György Ligeti with Volker Ban eld, and Piano Concerto by Witold Lutosławski with Krystian Zimerman at the end. ere were also three opera spectacles: the Grand Theatre put on Penderecki's e Black Mask, Warsaw Operetta played host to the Opera Theatre from Poznań with a performance of the same work, and the Dramatyczny Theatre provided the venue for Wrocław Opera's production of Nowe Wyzwolenie (New Liberation) by Krzysztof Baculewski. Other works included Roman Palester's Symphony No. 5 and the classics of avant-garde: Karlheinz Stockhausen with the composition Spiel, Luigi Nono with A Carlo Scarpa..., Post-prae-ludium Donau, Risonanze erranti... and Quando stanno morendo, also known as Diario Polacco N. 2. Furthermore, Pierre Boulez with the complete cycle of Pli selon pli and explosantexe... Zbigniew Bagiński made his debut with Sinfonia notturna. Herbert Henck's recital of Les Heures Persanes by Charles Koechlin (who had died in 1950) should be noted as a kind of curiosity; the performance was accompanied by a projection of pictures by Dietmar Keilitz.

The Repertoire Committee was chaired by Olgierd Pisarenko (until 1995).