His music fascinates with the scale of expression, the intensity of dramatic appeal and attention-grabbing musical narrative. Hartmann wrote with extraordinary verve, creating artistic phrases with a broad ambitus, at the same time he could masterfully juggle short motifs, subjecting them to elaborate variational and contrapuntal transformations.
The album features compositions by members of the Atom String Quartet: Krzysztof Lenczowski, Dawid Lubowicz, Mateusz Smoczyński and Michał Zaborski for jazz string quartet and string orchestra, as well as Concerto Rosso – a new piece by Polish composer Hanna Kulenty-Majoor dedicated to ASQ and NFM LO.
The latest CD of the National Forum of Music and CD Accord features Phantoms – a cantata by Stanisław Moniuszko according to Part II of Adam Mickiewicz’s Forefathers’ Eve.
Witold Lutosławski Opera omnia is a unique series that has been recorded for several years by the National Forum of Music and CD Accord, in which all works by Witold Lutosławski are being recorded.
These three works – Opp. 66, 80 and 85 – were composed in a period when he lived off memories, which is also evident in his choice of texts for his vocal works.
The Silesian Quartet’s most recent release under the CD Accord label is the first in the series of Mieczysław Wajnberg’s complete chamber works with string quartet.
Ubi Caritas is an album featuring a selection of the most beautiful contemporary compositions on love, mercy and kindness.
The only ensemble of this kind in Poland and one of few of this class in Europe.
In Mykietyn’s earlier works, it was harmony that provided the ‘stem cells’ of the composer’s music.