Thursday, September 30, 2010

Chopin at Westbury Gardens – Old Westbury, NY

Chopin@200 – an all Chopin Program presented by Poetica Musica will take place on Saturday, October 2 at Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury, NY ( Artists include: Eleanor Valkenburg, soprano, Maria Antonia Garcia, piano, Eugene Moye, cello playing Cello Sonata in G minor, Grande Polonaise Brillante, Opus 22 for piano, Songs, Opus 74 and more. Pre-concert discussion at 7:30 pm, Concert at 8:00 pm. For information call (516) 333-0048 ext. 301.

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Solidarity Panel at Kosciuszko Foundation - NYC

Solidarity: The Peace Movement that Brought Down the Berlin Wall & Ended the Cold War - a panel discussion on Solidarity & a private screening of "Upadek Imperium" (Fall of the Empire) - a documentary by Andrzej Titkow will take place at The Kosciuszko Foundation 15 East 65th Street, NYC) on Wednesday, September 29th at 6:30 pm.

Following the screening there will be a discussion by journalists who covered the changes in Eastern Europe: John Darnton (The New York Times), Andrew Nagorski ( former senior editor at Newsweek), David A. Andelman (Editor of World Policy Journal) and moderated by Alex Storozynski.

Call to reserve seating: 212-734-2130.

Saturday, September 11, 2010

MAZOWSZE on NJN-New Jersey Network and WHYY-Philadelphia

In anticipation of Mazowsze's upcoming November-December tour, PBS will be rebroadcasting The Music and Dance of Poland: Mazowsze on their affiliate stations.
NJN - New Jersey Network will air the program on
Sunday, September 12 at 8:00 pm and
Thursday, September 16 at 9:30 pm.

Hosted by Nichol Gee and PAJ's Culture Editor Staś Kmieć, the PBS resident expert on Polish Culture, Kmieć will offer insight into the history of the dance company and provide background of Polish dance and costume during the pledge breaks.

The program will air on WHYY- Philadelphia on Thursday, September 16 at 8:30 pm. Kmieć will again be on hand for live on-air commentary.
During the pledge breaks premiums such as the DVD, CD and concert tickets will be available.

Mazowsze will begin their tour on November 14: Philadelphia, PA at the Kimmel Center and close the tour on December 12: New Brunswick, NJ at the State Theater.