Chamber Music Concert of the Polish-Jewish composers by Polish artists

We invite you to a special chamber music concert at the Polish Home Association. Saturday, December 11 at 6 pm – free admission, but please sign up: https://www.eventbrite.com/…/chamber-music-concert-of…

The concert is part of an international tour of the Polish Chamber Musicians’ Association entitled “Music of Polish-Jewish Composers,” visiting Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Paso Robles, and New York from October until December 2021. Performers appearing in Seattle are Magdalena Molendowska (soprano) and Julia Samojło (piano).

The concert features the highly acclaimed Polish Chamber Musicians’ Association performing the works of four Polish-Jewish composers with fascinating histories: Roman Ryterband, Mieczysław Weinberg, Simon Laks and Ignaz Friedman.

The purpose of the concerts is to familiarize American audiences with previously uncelebrated artists from Poland’s Polish-Jewish musical legacy, presented by Polish musicians. The concert is organized by the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Poland in Seattle and the Polish Home Association in partnership with the Consulate General of Poland in Los Angeles.

COVID: PHA will follow current CDC and State guidelines.

Current update: All participants over 12 years of age must present proof of vaccination or recent test result (photocopy valid). Masks are obligatory. Please, register to save your spot. The number of attendees is limited.

The concerts are financed within the scope of the Multiannual Program Independent 2017–2022, as part of the “Cultural Bridges” subsidy program of the Adam Mickiewicz Institute.

Program:

Roman Ryterband Three Hebrew Songs (1938)

Mieczysław Weinberg Biblia Cygańska songs to poems by Julian Tuwim op. 57

Roman Ryterband – Variations on a folk song for piano solo (selection)

Simon Laks Eight Jewish Popular Songs for soprano and piano (1947)

Ignaz Friedman Leci piosenka, poem by Lucjan Rydel

Performers:

Magdalena Molendowska (soprano)

Julia Samojło (piano)

Contact: [email protected]

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