100 for 100: Musical Decades of Freedom
Sunday, November 11, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
TICKETS: $18 ONLINE $25 DOORS
DOORS 7:00 PM
Presented in partnership with the Polish Cultural Institute New York and the Polskie Wydawnictwo Muzyczne (PWM Edition), 100 for 100. Musical Decades of Freedom celebrates the centennial of Polish independence. Steven Schick will lead the International Contemporary Ensemble in performances of works by five contemporary Polish composers: Agata Zubel, Paweł Mykietyn, Lidia Zielinska, Tadeusz Wielecki, and Aleksander Nowak.
Agata Zubel: Double Battery
Tadeusz Wielecki: Liczne odnogi rozgalezionych splotow (Numerous Branches of Ramified Plaits)
Aleksander Nowak: Quantemporette
Pawel Mykietyn: Klave for harpsichord and ensemble
Lidia Zielinska: Siedem wysp Conrada (Conrad's Seven Isles)
100 for 100: Musical Decades of Freedom is co-organized by PWM Edition to celebrate the centenary of Poland regaining independence and is held under the National Patronage of Andrzej Duda, the President of the Republic of Poland and financed by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland as part of the Multi-Annual Program “Niepodległa” 2017-2021.
The Polish Cultural Institute New York was founded in 2000. It is a diplomatic mission of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland, operating in the area of public diplomacy. Read more at www.polishculture-nyc.org.
This project has received generous support from:
Photo of Agata Zubel: Łukasz Rajchert
Performances and commissioning activities during the 2018-19 concert season are made possible by the generous support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Howard Gilman Foundation, Booth Ferris Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Jerome Foundation, A.N. and Pearl G. Barnett Family Foundation, Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, Paul M. Angell Family Foundation, Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, Francis Goelet Charitable Lead Trusts, Amphion Foundation, The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, Pacific Harmony Foundation, Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation, Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University, The Casement Fund, BMI Foundation, as well as public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, the New York State Council for the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency. Yamaha Artist Services New York is the exclusive piano provider for ICE.