Agenda of the Festival

THE PROF. JÓZEF ŚWIDER 5th INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
OF MUSIC

 CIESZYN, 6-8 of December 2019

 

The initiator of the festival is Representative Choir of the University of Silesia „Harmonia”, which is one of the oldest choral groups in Silesia. It continues traditions od Harmonia Singing Society founded in 1908. Festival got the name of Joseph Swider, who for 20 years was the director of the Institute of Music where the Representative Choir of the University of Silesia „Harmonia” exists.

FESTIVAL’S AIMS
– cultivating the tradition of singing, developing interest in choral music
– promoting achivements of the composer Joseph Swider and other composers connected with Cieszyn Silesia
– artistic, cultural and educational experience exchange
– popularization modern choral literature
– improvement of performance level among amateur choral groups
– confronting science research as well as artistic experiences

 

WHAT WILL BE HELD WITHIN THE FESTIVAL:
1. International workshops and seminary for conductors 6-7 th of December 2019
2. International Choral Competition by the name of prof. Jozef Swider 6-7 th of December 2019
3. Festival concerts in the Cieszyn Silesia region 6-8 th of December 2019
4. Gala concert 7 th of December 2019


THE PROF. JÓZEF ŚWIDER 4th INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
OF MUSIC

 CIESZYN, 23-24 of November 2018

 

The initiator of the festival is Representative Choir of the University of Silesia „Harmonia”, which is one of the oldest choral groups in Silesia. It continues traditions od Harmonia Singing Society founded in 1908. Festival got the name of Joseph Swider, who for 20 years was the director of the Institute of Music where the Representative Choir of the University of Silesia „Harmonia” exists.

FESTIVAL’S AIMS
– cultivating the tradition of singing, developing interest in choral music
– promoting achivements of the composer Joseph Swider and other composers connected with Cieszyn Silesia
– artistic, cultural and educational experience exchange
– popularization modern choral literature
– improvement of performance level among amateur choral groups
– confronting science research as well as artistic experiences

 

WHAT WILL BE HELD WITHIN THE FESTIVAL:
1. International workshops and seminary for conductors 23, 24 th of November 2018
2. International Choral Competition by the name of prof. Jozef Swider 23, 24 th of November 2018
3. Festival concerts in the Cieszyn Silesia region 23, 24 th of November 2018
4. Gala concert 24 th of November 2018

 


THE PROF. JÓZEF ŚWIDER 3rd INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
OF MUSIC

 CIESZYN, 8-10th of December 2017

The initiator of the festival is Representative Choir of the University of Silesia „Harmonia”, which is one of the oldest choral groups in Silesia. It continues traditions od Harmonia Singing Society founded in 1908. Festival got the name of Joseph Swider, who for 20 years was the director of the Institute of Music where the Representative Choir of the University of Silesia „Harmonia” exists.

FESTIVAL’S AIMS

– cultivating the tradition of singing, developing interest in choral music
– promoting achivements of the composer Joseph Swider and other composers connected with Cieszyn Silesia
– artistic, cultural and educational experience exchange
– popularization modern choral literature
– improvement of performance level among amateur choral groups
– confronting science research as well as artistic experiences

WHAT WILL BE HELD WITHIN THE FESTIVAL:

1. International workshops and seminary for conductors 8,9 th of December 20171. International workshops and seminary for conductors 8,9 th of December 2017
2. International Choral Competition by the name of prof. Joseph Swider 8,9th of December 2017
3. Festival concerts in the Cieszyn Silesia region 8-10th of December 2017
4. Gala concert 10th of December in Cieszyn 2017
5. Gala concert 10th of December in Katowice 2017

 


THE PROF. JÓZEF ŚWIDER 2 ND INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF MUSIC

 

7th of December 2016

Third International scientific conference „Performance creations of the contemporary culture market”
Main house, Chamber hall of US in Cieszyn

  1. Internationational Conference of Science
  2. Inauguration of THE PROF. JÓZEF ŚWIDER 2 ND INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF MUSIC
    PIANO RECITAL by GLEB BELYAEV from Latvia
  3. Piano Workshops by GLEB BELYAEV , 4.00 p.m.,
  4. Concert „JOSEPH SWIDER – MUSIC FOR WIND INSTRUMENTS”
    Concert hall of the Music school in Cieszyn at Cieszyn Castle hill, 7.00 p.m.


08-09th of December 2016

Seminary for conductors and workshop on:
Solo and ensemble voice training in classic and popular music
Main house, Chamber hall of US

  • 8th of December 2016, Thursday
  1. Seminary for conductors and workshop:
    Anna Lubańska, mezzosopran, soloist of the Grand Theatre National Opera/Warsaw/Poland
    Robert Gierlach, bassbariton, soloist of the Grand Theatre National Opera/Fryderyk Chopin Music University/Warsaw/Poland
    Andrzej Lampert, tenoro, vocalist, opera singer, composer, songwriter, co-producer of PIN group
  2. CONCERT OF THE LECTURERES OF THE WORKSHOP
    G. ROSSINI „LA PETITE MESSE SOLENNELLE”
    7.00 p.m. Church of Sacred Heart of Jesus in Czech Cieszyn

 

  • 9th of December 2016, Friday
  1. Seminary for conductors and workshop:
    PhD Katarzyna Oleś-Blacha, soprano, Music Academy in Krakow/Poland
    „Way of conducting the voice in classic and popular singing. Elements of vocal techniques in performance practice for young singer in perspective of contemporary music background.”
    prof. Krystyna Świder, Music Academy in Katowice, pedagogue, long time director of the Choir of Silesian Opera in Bytom
    Workshop of ensemble voice training
  2. PIANO RECITAL by JACEK ZGANIACZ/USA
    CONCERT BY COLLEGIUM CANTICORUM CHOIR
    Concert Hall of the Music school in Cieszyn at Cieszyn Castle hill, 7.00 p.m.
  3. Festival concerts in the Cieszyn Silesia region

 

10th of December 2016

International Choral Competition by the name of prof. Joseph Swider

Cieszyn Culture House „Dom Narodowy” in Cieszyn

6.00 p.m. GALA CONCERT “JOSEPH SWIDER – INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC FOR STRINGS”and CONCERT OF THE LAUREATES OF THE INTERNATIONAL CHORAL COMPETITION by the name of JOSEPH SWIDER

11 of December 2016

  1. Final concert of The Prof. Józef Świder 2nd International Festival of Music, Polish premiere of the last composition by Joseph Swider SINGET DEM HERRN EIN NEUER LIED and CHORAL A CAPPELLA MUSIC by J. SWIDER
    Concert hall of the Karol Szymanowski Music Academy in Katowice, 7.00 p.m.
  2. Festival concerts in the Cieszyn Silesia region