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Add date: Tuesday, 2 Arpil 2013
Dorota Szwarcman’s blog Co w duszy gra [What’s Playing in My Soul], which is perfectly known to music fans attending the Misteria Paschalia and Sacrum Profanum festivals as well as Opera Rara concerts, won in the ranking of journalists’ blogs prepared for the third time by the PRESS magazine.
Add date: Monday, 1 Arpil 2013
The jubilee edition of the Misteria Paschalia Festival was concluded by performances of the audience’s favourite artists: Fabio Biondi with his Europa Galante ensemble and Vivica Genaux, American mezzo-soprano. Biondi, a regular guest of the festival, was granted symbolic Keys to the city gates by Jacek Majchrowski, the Mayor of Krakow. He admitted that being encouraged by the possibility of presenting unknown musical works, he had begun to visit Krakow exactly ‘thirteen concerts ago’.The beauty of music from the islands
Add date: Sunday, 31 March 2013
The Holy Saturday concert prepared by Ensemble Peregrina led by Agnieszka Budzińska-Bennett and the La Morra ensemble led by Michał Gondko was not only an opportunity for spiritual reflection and a moment of rest, but also a harbinger of the joy that is brought by Easter. The venue of the concert – the Chapel of St. Kinga situated 101 m below the ground in the Wieliczka Salt Mine – was a suitable place to concentrate and provided an appropriate climate for medieval music.A great mass and great emotions
Add date: Saturday, 30 March 2013
On Good Friday, Mark Minkowski traditionally performed with his excellent ensemble Les Musiciens du Louvre Grenoble at the festival. Before the performance, however, the French conductor was granted symbolic Keys to the city gates by Magdalena Sroka – Deputy Mayor of Krakow for Culture and City Promotion. On that occasion, he admitted that he is always received very warmly by the Krakow audience and whenever he performs in Krakow, he feels as if he were giving a concert for a circle of his closest friends. He dedicated the granted Keys to his distant cousin Maurycy Minkowski (1881-1930) – a painter who studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow at the beginning of the 20th century.Check out reportage from the first three days
Add date: Friday, 29 March 2013
Check out reportage from the first three days of the 10th Misteria Paschalia Festival.