The Best of Polish Composers – Concert of classical Polish music – Merkin Hall, November 26th at 6:00 pm

The Foundation for Culture and Art and the Polish-Slavic Center invite you to an extraordinary concert by The Best of Polish Composers, which will take place on November 26 at 6 p.m. at Merkin Hall, Kaufman Music Center next to Lincoln Center in Manhattan. The concert cultivates the achievements of Polish national culture, presenting the works of outstanding Polish composers: Fryderyk Chopin – a piano poet and icon of classical music; Stanisław Moniuszko – father of the Polish National Opera; Henryk Wieniawski – one of the greatest violinists in history; Ignacy Paderewski – the most famous pianist of his time; Karol Szymanowski – the father of Polish music of the 20th century and Grażyna Bacewicz – a leading Polish composer who introduced Polish classical music to the international mainstream. The audience will have the opportunity to listen to the rarely performed Piano Sonata No. 3 by F. Chopin, Roxana’s Song from the King Roger Opera by K. Szymanowski arranged for violin and accordion, an aria from the Opera “The Haunted Manor” and the song “Znasz Li ten kraj” by S. Moniuszko performed Metropolitan Opera soloist Piotr Buszewski, which in this performance will be a real treat for fans of S. Moniuszko’s work in America. The concert will end with the outstanding Kate Liu, who rarely appears in New York, bronze medalist of the 17th International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw.

Tickets available at Merkin Hall Box Office tel. 212 501 3330

As part of the project, a competition for knowledge of Polish composers is organized for school students, the winners of which will be held at Merkin Hall, Kaufman Music Center

Details of the competition coming soon

The Foundation for Culture and Art and the Polish-Slavic Center are pleased to invite you to cooperate as part of the The Best of Polish Composers concert, which will take place November 26 at 6pm at Merkin Hall, Kaufman Music Center. Taking into account the high implementation costs, we would like to ask you to consider supporting the project with an amount of $2,000 as a Project Partner.

As part of the partnership, we guarantee: Event Partner Title and excellent visibility throughout the project. Placing the logo in the event’s promotional campaign and in printed materials (posters, leaflets, invitations, including the logo and a thank you note in the concert program) Indicating the Partner in the information about the event sent to the press Pool of 10 VIP invitations

You can also make a donation of $500 or purchase tickets for employees. As part of the donation, we guarantee: Placing the logo and a shout-out in the program of The Best of Polish Composers concert. Pool of 5 VIP invitations

Partners are asked to make checks payable to Jolanta Wodiczko and send them to the Polish-Slavic Center. At the same time, please send the logo and information about the number of invitations needed to Jolanta Wodiczko President and General Director, Foundation for Culture and Art, non- profit