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artists

MAREK MOŚ
MAREK MOŚ
MAREK MOŚ
An eminent Polish conductor, violinist and chamber musician; founder and artistic director of the AUKSO Chamber Orchestra of the City of Tychy; artistic director of the AUKSO Summer Philharmonic Festival in Wigry. Long-time first violinist of the Silesian Quartet, with which he performed at prestigious festivals and on the world’s major stages. His numerous recordings have been released under such labels as Nonesuch, EMI, CD Accord, and Wergo, among others. Winner of prizes in the International Contemporary Music Competition in Cracow, the International Rostrum of Composers in Paris; recipient of the Award of the Polish Composers’ Union and (twice) the Fryderyk Award of the Polish Phonographic Society. In 2005 he was honoured with the Silver Medal for Merit to Polish Culture “Gloria Artis”, as well as the Marshal of the Silesian Province Award. He is a lecturer on the faculty of the K. Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice. He has been awarded an honorary citizenship of the City of Tychy.
 AUKSO
AUKSO
AUKSO
One of Europe’s best chamber orchestras, for the last nearly two decades – Poland’s flagship ensemble. Its repertoire ranges from classical masterpieces to contemporary music. The orchestra has gained recognition with its interpretations of music by Polish composers. Such masters as Wojciech Kilar, Zbigniew Bujarski, Aleksander Lasoń, Grażyna Pstrokońska-Nawratil, Piotr Moss, and Cezary Duchnowski have entrusted AUKSO with the task of premiering their works. The ensemble has also scored successes with its recordings of film music by world-famous composers such as Elliot Goldenthal, as well as soundtracks for computer games. Crossover projects combining classical music with jazz, rock or alternative trends have become a trademark of the ensemble, which collaborates in these fields with such artists as Leszek Możdżer, Tomasz Stańko, as well as Aphex Twin and Jonny Greenwood. With the latter two musicians, they recorded an album for the American record company Nonesuch.
 SQUAREPUSHER
SQUAREPUSHER
SQUAREPUSHER
Born in 1975, Tom Jenkinson is a British electronic music artist and a representative of the Warp Records label. His music combines such genres as IDM, ambient, acid techno, drum’n’bass, and breakbeat. Though he learned the guitar as a child and played in several bands in his youth, in later years he focused on electronic music. Over the period of more than two decades, he has gained a reputation as one of the most influential and creative artists in his field. His works combine electronics with jazz, musique concrète and live instruments. Extremely versatile and always in search for new forms of music expression, he is frequently best recognised as an avant-garde producer of drill’n’bass music. Since his debut album Feed Me Weird Things he has built a vast discography and been invited to perform at the most important festivals.
 CLARK
CLARK
CLARK
An English electronic music composer, author of nine albums released by Warp Records, a label with which he has been associated from the very beginning of his activity. He skilfully moves between IDM, techno, ambient, and other genres. His style has evolved over the years. In his works one can hear both subtle and ecstatic melodies based on rave rhythms, complemented by ambient backgrounds and noise sounds. His most recent album Death Peak (2017) is an ingenious fusion of his hitherto techniques and achievements in the field of electronic music, with vocals and choral parts. Clark has been invited to perform at prestigious festivals and in famous music clubs which enjoy a cult status. His music can be heard in the film Elysium as well as computer games: Sleeping Dogs and Driveclub. He also authored the soundtrack for the BAFTA-nominated TV drama series The Last Panthers.
MIRA CALIX
MIRA CALIX
MIRA CALIX
A frequently awarded electronic and electro-acoustic music artist, producer and composer. Fascinated with sound and the visual arts, she is also a highly esteemed author of installations fusing art with technology. She does not limit herself to electronic music and DJ-ing; over the years, she has developed an impressive set of creative tools. She writes for the theatre and the cinema, for the opera and dance. Her works have been commissioned by prestigious institutions and leading festivals, including the Royal Shakespeare Company, Opera North, Streetwise Opera, National Portrait Gallery, Opéra national de Paris, Aldeburgh Festival, and Manchester International Festival. She has collaborated with such ensembles and artists as London Sinfonietta, Bang on a Can, Alarm Will Sound, Clark, and appeared at such festivals as Sonar, Glastonbury, All Tomorrow's Parties, Coachella, and Sacrum Profanum. Since the 1990s she has been associated with the British Warp Records label.
MICHAŁ URBANIAK
MICHAŁ URBANIAK
MICHAŁ URBANIAK
Violinist, saxophone player, composer and arranger; an extremely versatile musician who has tried his hand at many different genres, following the principle that “everything is jazz”. Based on this belief, this outstanding artist has built his musical world out of a fusion of jazz, hip-hop, folk and symphonic music – in fact, all kinds of music that move the heart and the soul. He has performed and recorded with such jazz masters as Miles Davis, Quincy Jones, Billy Cobham, Stéphane Grappelli, Joe Zawinul, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Kenny Garrett, George Benson, Marcus Miller, Chick Corea, and Lenny White. He has given performances in legendary New York jazz clubs and in prestigious concert halls. Extremely active, he constantly brings to life new musical projects in co-operation with the greatest names in contemporary music. This indefatigable multi-instrumentalist also works for the cinema; he has composed music for several dozen films.
ZBIGNIEW NAMYSŁOWSKI
ZBIGNIEW NAMYSŁOWSKI
ZBIGNIEW NAMYSŁOWSKI
Saxophonist, composer, arranger and multi-instrumentalist; one of the central figures of Polish jazz. Having learned the piano and cello in music schools, he turned to jazz instruments. His youthful fascination with Dixieland later evolved toward modern jazz. He fulfilled his musical ambitions by playing in the United States and by leading his own jazz ensembles. In his works, he combines jazz with ethnic and classical music. His discography comprises more than 30 LPs and CDs of original music released both in Poland and abroad. Such albums as Wine Feast and Kujaviak Goes Funky have acquired a cult status. Namysłowski has played with leading Polish jazzmen and inspired many new generations of musicians. He has performed at major jazz festivals, including nearly all editions of Jazz Jamboree, as well as giving concerts in Europe, both Americas, Africa, Asia and the Near East.
ANDRZEJ JAGODZIŃSKI
ANDRZEJ JAGODZIŃSKI
ANDRZEJ JAGODZIŃSKI
Pianist, arranger, composer and educator; one of Poland’s greatest jazz musicians. His career, launched by winning the Old Jazz Meeting “Złota Tarka” competition in 1979, has been marked by collaborations with such eminent musicians and leading Polish jazzmen as Jarosław Śmietana, Jan ‘Ptaszyn’ Wróblewski, Zbigniew Namysłowski, and others. He was also a regular accompanist for Ewa Bem. With Andrzej Jagodziński Trio he gave concerts worldwide. He has won much appreciation for his original jazz arrangements of works by Fryderyk Chopin, and his albums have earned him both artistic and commercial success. His CD Chopin won a Fryderyk Award, and his collaboration with Giovanni Mirabassi, culminating in the jointly recorded album Giovanni Mirabassi & Andrzej Jagodziński Trio, reached the top of the record sales lists in Japan. Jagodziński has served on the jury of the International Jazz Piano Competition in Moscow.
HENRYK MIŚKIEWICZ
HENRYK MIŚKIEWICZ
HENRYK MIŚKIEWICZ
An eminent musician, improviser, composer and arranger; he plays the alto, soprano, and sopranino saxophones. Many-time winner of the Fryderyk Award. He made his debut at the Jazz on the Odra Festival in 1967 with Young Jazz Band. Highly regarded in the music world for his technique and original sound, Miśkiewicz has collaborated with such leading Polish jazzmen as Jarosław Śmietana, Henryk Majewski, Jan ‘Ptaszyn’ Wróblewski, Andrzej Jagodziński, as well as foreign artists: Jole Lovano, Mino Cinelu, Pat Metheny, Paul Kuhn, David Murrey, and Michael ‘Patches’ Stewart. He has played in Big Band ‘Stodoła’, Swing Session, Jazz Carries, and Sun Ship, and is the bandleader of Full Drive. Jan ‘Ptaszyn’ Wróblewski composed specially for him his Altissimonica – concerto for improvising saxophone and symphony orchestra. Miśkiewicz is much sought-after not only in jazz, but also as a performer of film and popular music. He has played with, among others, Michał Lorenc and Raz Dwa Trzy group.
AGATA ZUBEL
AGATA ZUBEL
AGATA ZUBEL
Composer and singer, renowned for her rare vocal range and unconventional techniques. She gives performances all over the world, and has premiered many new works. She is the winner of more than a dozen competitions, both for singers and composers. Her works have been commissioned by prestigious music institutions in Poland and abroad. She has collaborated with the world’s leading ensembles, such as Klangforum Wien, Ensemble musikFabrik, Ensemble intercontemporain, Ictus, London Sinfonietta, Eighth Blackbird, Seattle Chamber Players, and San Francisco Contemporary Music Players. She has released more than a dozen albums, including CDs of her own compositions: Not I (KAIROS) and Cascando (CD Accord), as well as vocal programmes: Poems (songs by Copland, Berg and Szymański), Spots on the Sun. el Derwid, and the most recent Dream Lake featuring vocal cycles by Witold Lutosławski and Andrzej Czajkowski (CD Accord). With Cezary Duchnowski she forms the ElettroVoce duo. The artist is associated with the city of Wrocław, where she teaches in her alma mater.
ZYGMUNT KRAUZE
ZYGMUNT KRAUZE
ZYGMUNT KRAUZE
An eminent composer and highly regarded pianist, educator and music life organiser; winner of many prestigious prizes and honorary awards. Pupil of Maria Wiłkomirska, Kazimierz Sikorski and the legendary Nadia Boulanger. His output of compositions includes operas, concertos, symphonic, choral and chamber music, as well as works for the theatre. He is the inventor of unistic music, derived from the painting theory of Władysław Strzemiński, as well as author of spatial-musical compositions. As a performer he has appeared on the world’s most important stages and collaborated with the greatest artists and conductors of our time. He has served as IRCAM’s artistic advisor and as a member of the Warsaw Autumn Repertoire Committee, juror of international competitions for composers and head of societies and music foundations. He has given lectures and master classes at universities and music academies in Poland and worldwide.
ALEK NOWAK
ALEK NOWAK
ALEK NOWAK
One of the most eminent Polish composers of his generation, born in 1979 in Gliwice, graduate of the Academy of Music in Katowice (where he now teaches composition and instrumentation) and of the University of Louisville. Nowak has written several dozen pieces of orchestral, chamber, solo and stage music. Personal experiences and observations of the world are for him an important source of inspiration which he emphasises in his anecdotal, autobiographical programme notes. His compositions have been performed at the Warsaw Autumn, the Sacrum Profanum, the Festival of Premieres – Polish Modern Music in Katowice, the Festival of Polish Music, as well as in the United States and throughout Europe. Music has been commissioned from him and performed by the London Sinfonietta, the Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Alarm Will Sound, the PNRSO and AUKSO, the New Music Orchestra and the Silesian Quartet. In 2007 his work entitled Fiddler’s Green and White Savannas Never More represented Poland at the 54th International Rostrum of Composers in Paris. Two separate albums dedicated to his music have been released: Fiddler’s Green (Polish Radio Katowice) and 3X4+8 (CD Accord).
PRZEMYSŁAW SCHELLER
PRZEMYSŁAW SCHELLER
PRZEMYSŁAW SCHELLER
Born in 1990 in Gliwice, Poland. He graduated Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice in the composition class of Aleksander Lasoń and Conservatoire national supérieur musique et danse de Lyon in the class of Philippe Hurel receiving a master in arts diploma with honours. He won numerous prizes on international and national composition competitions. He was a scholarship holder of the Ensemble musikFabrik Köln (Germany) and Tempo Reale Firenze (Italy). Twice awarded by Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage for outstanding artistic achievements. He collaborated with such ensembles as Camerata Silesia, the OMN – New Music Orchestra, Ensemble musikFabrik, defunensemble. His works have been performed at many prestigious festivals, including Warsaw Autumn, Musica Polonica Nova, Janáčkův máj. The main area of his composition is electroacoustic and chamber music where he explores different artistic ideas – usage of ethnic instruments, interactive or multimedia music. Currently, he is a lecturer of the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music of the University of Silesia and working on his Ph.D. in Katowice.
MARCIN STANISZEWSKI
MARCIN STANISZEWSKI
MARCIN STANISZEWSKI
Composer, multi-instrumentalist, producer, head of Color My Sound recording studio. A Batory Foundation scholarship holder, he studied sound production and engineering at, among others, New York University. Previously active as a music journalist and editor, contributor to such titles as “Film”, “Dziennik”, “Machina”, and “Foyer”. Now a promising artist who experiments with daring combinations of genres and styles. As leader of Beneficjenci Splendoru band, he creates eclectic music characterised by strongly expressive lyrics that defy and rebel against the present-day social and political reality. He also joins Pustki group on their concert tours. He has appeared at such major Polish festivals as OFF Festival, Tauron New Music and Open’er Festival. He is an expert on sound mixing, modular synthesis and sound design, as well as a certified Ableton Live 10 coach. He shares his knowledge and experience in the specialist monthly “Estrada i Studio”.
 JACEK HAWRYLUK / BARTEK CHACIŃSKI
JACEK HAWRYLUK / BARTEK CHACIŃSKI
JACEK HAWRYLUK / BARTEK CHACIŃSKI
HCH is the name of a radio duo formed by Jacek Hawryluk (musicologist and music journalist associated with Radiostacja, now with Polish Radio; vice-director of Polish Radio Channel Two since 2012, founder of “Płytomania” and “Płytowy Trybunał Dwójki” radio programmes, and contributor to “Gazeta Wyborcza” and “Ruch Muzyczny”) and Bartek Chaciński (music journalist and columnist, collaborating with Polish Radio since 2004, previously head of “Machina” magazine’s music section, now head of the culture department of the “Polityka” weekly, author of Dictionaries of Most Recent Polish Language). These two have shared the air since 1995 (Scout Radio / Radiostacja) and joined forces in 2004, presenting for 13 years the programme cycle entitled “HCH” – first on Polish Radio Channel Four, then Channel Three. On PR 2 they can be heard in the Thursday “Nocturnes” series and “Summer Nights” cycle. They also collaborated on Polish Television’s WOK (All about Culture). Since 2016 they have written original concert notes for AUKSO’s cycles: AUKSO MODERN, NEXT WAVE and POLISH SOUNDS.
KALINA CYZ
KALINA CYZ
KALINA CYZ
Poznań’s Adam Mickiewicz University graduate in musicology, culture studies and speech therapy; speech therapist and coach; curator of educational projects; founder of Speech Workshop, also working at Warsaw’s Aleksander Zelwerowicz National Academy of Dramatic Art. She has conducted voice instruction workshops and given public presentations in collaboration with the Syrena Theatre and Arte Duct Foundation. She has also collaborated with the Polski Theatre in Warsaw, the National Library, the National Audiovisual Institute (NInA), Orange Poland, and the Henryk Wieniawski Music Society of Poznań. Her interests also include children’s literature; she publishes book reviews on such websites as Qlturka.pl and egaga.pl. For PWM Edition she is writing Little Overtures– a series of booklets on music for the youngest audience, with illustrations by Jagoda Charkiewicz (the first three volumes came out in January 2018), as well as Lego Taleswith drawings by Malwina Konopacka (in print). She is currently working on other music-related publications.
JOANNA BRONISŁAWSKA
JOANNA BRONISŁAWSKA
JOANNA BRONISŁAWSKA
Musician, educator and culture animator; member of The Complainer and Mołr Drammaz bands, she is associated with the indie label mik.musik.!. She has recorded several solo albums and given performances in Poland and abroad. For 20 years she has worked with children, teenagers, adult and senior audiences, teaching numerous original music workshops. She collaborates with Polish and foreign music institutions and artists. She was the curator of the EUgenius children’s stage organised as part of the “Attention! Culture” programme to mark the inauguration of the Polish presidency of the Council of the European Union. She is also the initiator and curator of Muzykodrom – a venue for education outside the system. She has contributed to such UNESCO projects as Katowice – Capital of Culture and #Krakowice2018 Annual Meeting of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. Since 2017 she has run the educational cycle for families AUKSO4KIDS. Nominated for the “Culturist of the Year” title granted by the Polish Radio Channel 3 House of Culture (in 2011 and 2014).
MICHAŁ MENDYK
MICHAŁ MENDYK
MICHAŁ MENDYK
Born in 1981; publisher, producer and curator of music projects. Early in his career he worked as a music journalist for Polish Radio Channel Two, “Ruch Muzyczny” magazine and the German “MusikTexte”, as well as the Polish mass media. He was a co-founder and long-time editor of “Glissando” magazine. Presently he focuses on managing his own original record label Bôłt Records. As a curator, member of programme committees and music consultant, he has collaborated with such music festivals as Warsaw’s Ad Libitum, Lublin’s Festival of Traditional and Avant-Garde Music CODES, Wrocław’s Musica Electronica Nova, as well as the British Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival. He is a great promoter of the musical achievements of the Polish Radio Experimental Studio, as well as co-author (with Michał Libera) of the educational book for children entitled M.U.ZY.K.A. (2017).

programme

05.10godz. 17:30
Q&A // ZYGMUNT KRAUZE
ZYGMUNT KRAUZE
PLATFORM A
free entrance
05.10godz. 18:00
CONTEMPORARY CLASSICAL // ZYGMUNT KRAUZE: EXODUS 2016
MAREK MOŚ / AUKSO
CONCERT HALL
05.10godz. 18:30
WORKSHOPS // UWERTURKI 1
KALINA CYZ
PLATFORM A
free entrance
05.10godz. 18:30
WORKSHOPS // M.U.ZY.K.A. 1
JOANNA BRONISŁAWSKA aka ASI MINA
PLATFORM B
free entrance
05.10godz. 18:30
WORKSHOPS // PRES 1: KRZYSZTOF PENDERECKI
MICHAŁ MENDYK
PLATFORM C
free entrance
05.10godz. 19:30
JAZZ ICONS // ANDRZEJ JAGODZIŃSKI
ANDRZEJ JAGODZIŃSKI TRIO / HENRYK MIŚKIEWICZ / MAREK MOŚ / AUKSO
CONCERT HALL
05.10godz. 21:00
DJ SET // HCH 1: GO PLASTIC
JACEK HAWRYLUK / BARTEK CHACIŃSKI
FOYER
free entrance
05.10godz. 22:00
WARP // SQUAREPUSHER
SQUAREPUSHER / MAREK MOŚ / AUKSO
CONCERT HALL
05.10godz. 23:15
SAMPLE LIBRARY // PRES 1
MARCIN STANISZEWSKI
FOYER
free entrance
06.10godz. 17:30
Q&A // AGATA ZUBEL
AGATA ZUBEL
PLATFORM A
free entrance
06.10godz. 18:00
CONTEMPORARY CLASSICAL // AGATA ZUBEL: CLEOPATRA SONGS
AGATA ZUBEL / MAREK MOŚ / AUKSO
CONCERT HALL
06.10godz. 18:30
WORKSHOPS // UWERTURKI 2
KALINA CYZ
PLATFORM A
free entrance
06.10godz. 18:30
WORKSHOPS // M.U.ZY.K.A. 2
JOANNA BRONISŁAWSKA aka ASI MINA
PLATFORM B
free entrance
06.10godz. 18:30
WORKSHOPS // PRES 2: EUGENIUSZ RUDNIK
MICHAŁ MENDYK
PLATFORM C
free entrance
06.10godz. 19:30
JAZZ ICONS // ZBIGNIEW NAMYSŁOWSKI
ZBIGNIEW NAMYSŁOWSKI QUINTET / MAREK MOŚ / AUKSO
CONCERT HALL
06.10godz. 21:00
DJ SET // HCH 2: NUNU
JACEK HAWRYLUK / BARTEK CHACIŃSKI
FOYER
free entrance
06.10godz. 22:00
WARP // MIRA CALIX
MIRA CALIX / MAREK MOŚ / AUKSO
CONCERT HALL
06.10godz. 23:15
SAMPLE LIBRARY // PRES 2
MARCIN STANISZEWSKI
FOYER
free entrance
07.10godz. 17:30
Q&A // ALEK NOWAK
ALEK NOWAK
PLATFORM A
free entrance
07.10godz. 18:00
CONTEMPORARY CLASSICAL // ALEK NOWAK: LA LA LA
PRZEMYSŁAW SCHELLER / MAREK MOŚ / AUKSO
CONCERT HALL
07.10godz. 18:30
WORKSHOPS // UWERTURKI 3
KALINA CYZ
PLATFORM A
free entrance
07.10godz. 18:30
WORKSHOPS // M.U.ZY.K.A. 3
JOANNA BRONISŁAWSKA aka ASI MINA
PLATFORM B
free entrance
07.10godz. 18:30
WORKSHOPS // PRES 3: BOHDAN MAZUREK
MICHAŁ MENDYK
PLATFORM C
free entrance
07.10godz. 19:30
JAZZ ICONS // MICHAŁ URBANIAK
MICHAŁ URBANIAK / URBSYMPHONY / MAREK MOŚ / AUKSO
CONCERT HALL
07.10godz. 21:00
DJ SET // HCH 3: UNFURLA
JACEK HAWRYLUK / BARTEK CHACIŃSKI
FOYER
free entrance
07.10godz. 22:00
WARP // CLARK
CLARK / MAREK MOŚ / AUKSO
CONCERT HALL
07.10godz. 23:15
SAMPLE LIBRARY // PRES 3
MARCIN STANISZEWSKI
FOYER
free entrance

map

Mediateka is situated at 16, Marszałka Piłsudskiego Avenue. The nearest bus and trolley bus stop, Hala Sportowa, is just two minutes’ walk away, and can be reached by lines A, C, F (trolley bus), as well as W, 14, 36, Sz, 128, and 268 (bus).
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