The final concert of the project ”Multiculturalism doesn’t work?” at ICE Kraków

The City of Krakow, the Ludwig van Beethoven Association and the Krakow Festival Office as the operator of ICE Kraków have the pleasure to invite you the final concert of the Multiculturalism doesn’t work? Project. The concert will be held on 23 January at the Congress centre (17 Konopnickiej Street, 7.30 pm). 

This evening we will listen to Coexistence by Lublin-based Ignacy Zalewski (1st prize at a musical competition) and Invisible Mountain by the Chinese composer Dai Bo (2nd prize). Also on the programme Franz Schubert’s Symphony No. 8 in B-minor (Unfinished) and Sergei Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 1 in D major (Op. 25). The concert will be performed by the outstanding Trondheim Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Jacek Kasprzyk. During the evening gala, Paulina Koniuk’s animation Tłumiony szept (Muffled Whisper), the winner of the main prize under the project, will also be screened.

At competitions organised under the project in 2014, the participants faced the challenge to compose short works referring to the motto Multiculturalism doesn’t work?”. Prominent personages from the world of culture: Professor Krzysztof Penderecki, Joanna Wnuk-Nazarowa and Norwegian composer Stale Kleiberg sat on the musical competition jury. The works sent to the video-art competition was assessed by the jury chaired over by Hanna Wróblewska – Director of the Zachęta National Art Gallery.

Free passes for the concert may be collected in two rounds: on 12.01.2015 and on 17.01.2015. at four InfoKraków city information points, from 9.00 am.

·         The Cloth Hall (1/3 Market Square), 

·         The Wyspiański Pavilion (2 Wszystkich Świętych Square),

·         2 św. Jana Street (on 12.01.2015 and 17.01.2015 , exceptionally, the point opens at 9.00 pm)

·         Tourist Services Centre (11 Powiśle Street).

Maximum two passes per person are available. 








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