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Concert for Kar這wicz Centenary
February 4, 2009 By P.M.    
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Feb. 8 marks the centenary of the death of the late Romantic Polish composer Mieczys豉w Kar這wicz (1876-1909), and the National Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, under the baton Antoni Wit, will be giving a special concert of his works.

The program will feature the composer's Muzyka do dramatu Bia豉 go陰bka (Music for the White Pigeon), his Rebirth Symphony in E minor op. 7 and his Violin Concerto in A major op. 8. The soloist will be Russian Ilya Kaler, the only violinist ever to have won the Tchaikovsky Prize in Moscow, the Sibelius Prize in Helsinki and the Paganini Prize in Genoa.

Kar這wicz is best known for his symphonic works and is considered a master of the symphonic poem. He was also a keen writer, photographer and mountain climber.

Feb. 6, 7:30 p.m., National Philharmonic, 10 Sienkiewicza St., Warsaw, tickets zl.25-45. For more information, go to www.filharmonia.pl, www.ebilet.pl
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