Krzysztof Baculewski

Krzysztof Baculewski "Subjective Annals 60 Editions of the Festival"


Important debuts: Grażyna Pstrokońska-Nawratil with the symphonic poem Icar and Aleksander Lasoń with Symphony No. 1 for winds, percussion and two pianos. The third episode of Wojciech Kilar's Tatra cycle - Siwa mgła (Grey Mist), with a spectacular highland-style solo by Andrzej Bachleda. Andrzej Dobrowolski's Passacaglia - Music for Orchestra No. 5. Deutsche Oper am Rhein presented Arnold Schoenberg's Moses and Aaron at the Grand Theatre. A group of young performers also made their appearances: singers Henryka Januszewska, Olga Szwajgier - sopranos and Urszula Mitręga - alto; flutist Joanna Turska; oboist Mariusz Pędziałek; tuba player Zdzisław Piernik; bass clarinettist Harry Sparnaay; Warsaw Percussion Group. The London Sinfonietta arrived from London; the Dutch ensembles Electric Phoenix and Het Residentie Orkiest were conducted by Ernest Bour; from Moscow came pianist Sviatoslav Richter, violinist Oleg Kagan, soprano Galina Pisarenko, violist Yuri Bashmet and the Conservatory Ensemble.