The first CD released by the Polish Music Association was the disc Poniatowski Rediscovered, the première of which took place during the inauguration of the 6th Festival of Polish Music in November 2010. The disc contains unique recordings of unknown opera arias by Józef Michał Ksawery Poniatowski (1814–1883), a composer unjustly forgotten whose works are masterpieces of Polish bel canto. The compositions presented on the disc are in the rendition of two superb Polish musicians: Aleksandra Buczek (soprano) and Grzegorz Biegas (piano). Also included with the disc is a booklet containing detailed information concerning the biography of Józef Michał Ksawery Poniatowski, as well as a Polish translation of all of the arias on the CD.
Price: 34,90 zł
After 150 years since its Paris première, Józef Michał Ksawery Poniatowski's opera Pierre de Médicis has been heard for the first time. Its contemporary première took place on 23 July 2011 during the 7th Festival of Polish Music. Invited to take part in this extraordinary project were distinguished performers from Poland and abroad. Among them were: Aleksandra Buczek, Xu Chang, Florian Sempey. Yasushi Hirano and superb Italian conductor Massimiliano Caldi, who prepared and led the bel canto master's work. A year after this event, the Polish Music Assocition decided to release a CD with this unique work. On the disc are highlights of Poniatowski's opera, which were recorded during the 7th edition of the Festival.
The disc with Prince J. M. K. Poniatowski's opera Pierre de Médicis was on 15th of July 2012!
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Cena: 24,90 zł
Ars Operae Agency and the Association of Polish Music published in the next mutual project the works of 20th-century artists: Mieczysław Weinberg (Wajnberg) and Dmitri Shostakovich. The main target was to present the wider audience the compositions of Weinberg (Wajnberg), an important artist, though forgotten. Recently, an increase in interest in the composer's work, reflects in the multiplicity of his works throughout the world. CD was prepared as a compilation of songs from the Second World War - songs by Weinberg (Wajnberg) op. 13 and op. 17 for soprano accompanied by piano and 2nd piano sonata by Shostakowich performed by outstanding artists: soprano Elżbieta Szmytka and pianist Grzegorz Biegas.
Price: 19,90 PLN
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The next CD released by Ars Operae Agency and Association of Polish Music are the works of J. M. K. Poniatowski presenting arias from his most important operas: Don Desiderio, Gelmina, L'Aventurier, La Contessina, La Sonnambula and Pierre de Medicis performed by orchestra. So far, arias were recorded only in the version for solo voice accompanied by piano. New edition is orchestrated by Mateusz Walach, an experienced arranger, graduate of the opera-symphonic conducting in Katowice, in the class of Szymon Bywalec. Cast: Joanna Woś – soprano called by press 'the best Polish belcanto singer', The Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra and Bassem Akiki – a praised conductor of the young generation.
CD recorded in the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra Hall in Katowice.
Cena: 34,90 zł
Price: 34,90 PLN
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