4th Kraków Accordion Festival

Sunday, October 7, 2018 - Sunday, October 14, 2018

  • Sunday, October 7, 2018 - Sunday, October 14, 2018
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Don’t get taken in with mean names and the badge of a somewhat convivial instrument. The accordion is an extraordinary, fascinating, multidimensional instrument, and it can be found in a variety of genres and styles, so find out more during the 4th Kraków Accordion Festival.

7 October 2018
Academy of Music in Kraków 6pm Concert Noche del tango
Magda Lechowska Trio: Magda Lechowska – vocal, Stanisław Słowiński – violin, Wiesław Ochwat – accordion
Non Stop Tango Trio: Dario Polonara – bandoneon, Anna Mikulska – cello, Philippe Argenty – piano
In programme: C. Gardel, G. Clausi, A. Piazzolla, F. Canaro, J. Petersburski, H. Wars
Admission free

10 October 2018
Hevre 6pm Opening of the photography exhibition by Marta Mazurkiewicz-Stefańczyk and paintings by Anna Jakubowska
Alchemia
7pm
Agnieszka Grochowicz Sings Brecht’s Songs
Agnieszka Grochowicz – vocal, Jarosław Olszewski – piano, Maciej Zimka – accordion, Mikołaj Budniak – double bass
Polish Piaf
Dorota Lulka – vocal, Paweł Nowak – accordion, Maciej Sadowski – double bass
Tickets: PLN 30/20

9 October 2018
Academy of Music in Kraków 10am-4pm Accordion workshops
Władysław Żeleński Music High School 6pm 5th Concert of Premieres of Accordion Works
Maciej Frąckiewicz, Jacek Kopiec, Rafał Łuc, Wiesław Ochwat, Maciej Zimka – accordions, Małgorzata Kubala – soprano, Piotr Lato – clarinet
In programme: P. Hendrich, M. Majcher, M.J. Papara, P. Peszat, M. Zimka
Admission free

10 October 2018
Academy of Music in Kraków
10am-4pm Accordion workshops
St Martin’s Church 6pm Solo and chamber concert
Irina Serotiuk, Wiesław Ochwat, Maciej Zimka – accordions, Arkadiusz Bialic – organ
In programme: J.-Ph. Rameau, S. Moryto, J. Rabiński, V. Zubicki
Admission free

11 October 2018
Academy of Music in Kraków
10am-4pm Accordion workshops
St Catherine’s Church 7pm Chamber music concert Accosphere – musica nova
Duo Accosphere: Alena Budzinakova, Grzegorz Palus – accordions
Airis Quartet: Aleksandra Czajor – violin, Grażyna Zubik – violin, Paweł Czarny – viola, Julia Kotarba – cello
Wacław Golonka – organ
In programme: P. Machajdik (premiere), R. Stivrina (premiere), W. Runchak (premiere), G. Ligeti, S. Gubaidulina, W.Z. Zych (premiere)
Admission free

12 October 2018
Spółdzielnia Muzyczna, 46 Gromadzka Street
Accordion Film Day
6pm Gala of film competition for short films accompanied by accordion music, review of films and awarding ceremony
7:30pm Concert of improvised music to the film Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens
Paweł Zagańczyk – accordion, Dariusz Mazurowski – electronics
Admission free

14 October 2018
Academy of Music in Kraków 6pm Final concert
The Fall of Icarus
Maciej Zimka, Wiesław Ochwat, Janusz Pater, Grzegorz Palus, Alena Budzinakova-Palus, Jacek Kopiec, Piotr Krzaczkowski, Kacper Tracz, Tomasz Więcek, Mateusz Dudek – accordions, Dariusz Mazurowski – electronics
In programme: E. Sielicki, D. Mazurowski, K. Olczak
Plejrek – Nieoperacja #1 B. Boba-Dyga
Concert of improvised music with visualisations
Kolektyw Grup Lab: Dariusz Mazurowski – electronics, Maciej Zimka, Wiesław Ochwat, Jacek Kopiec – accordions

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