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8th Felix Mendelssohn Music Days
at Kazimierz, May 10-18, 2013
Thursday, May 9th, 6:00 p.m.
Vernissage of posters of the Leipziger Synagogal Choir, organized on the 50th anniversary of the choir's existence.
Friday, May 10th, 7:00 p.m.*
featuring THE BEROLINA TRIO (Germany),
Nikolaus Resa (piano),
Krzysztof Polonek (violin),
Katarzyna Polonek (cello).
Saturday, May 11th, 7:00 p.m.*
featuring Carl Petersson (Sweden).
Sunday, May 12th, 7:00 p.m.*
featuring THE AMARYLLIS QUARTET (Germany),
Gustav Frielinghaus (violin),
Lena Wirth (violin),
Lena Eckels (viola),
Yves Sandoz (cello),
Katharina Persicke (soprano).
Monday, May 13th, 7:00 p.m.*
CONCERT OF SONGS
featuring SINGER PUR Vocal Ensemble (Germany),
Claudia Reinhard (soprano),
Klaus Wenk (tenor),
Markus Zapp (tenor),
Manuel Warwitz (tenor),
Reiner Schneider-Waterberg (baritone),
Marcus Schmidl (bass).
Tuesday, May 14th, 7:00 p.m.*
featuring CORDES CLASSIQUES STRING QUARTET (Poland),
Piotr Marciak (violin),
Marcin Kmiecik (violin),
Aneta Dumanowska (viola),
Tomasz Wyroba (cello).
Wednesday, May 15th, 8:30 p.m.**
The Dominican Basilica in Krakow
featuring Prof. Winfried Bönig, the organist of Cologne Cathedral (Germany).
Thursday, May 16th, 7:00 p.m. *
featuring THE PIANO QUARTET of Leipzig (Germany),
Eva Sperl (piano),
Miki Wada (piano),
Helen Weiß (violin),
Tobias Bäz (cello).
Friday, May 17th, 7:00 p.m. *
featuring THE SILESIAN QUARTET (Poland),
Szymon KRZESZOWIEC (1st violin),
Arkadiusz KUBICA (2nd violin,
Łukasz SYRNICKI (viola),
Piotr JANOSIK (cello)
and Bartosz Pacan (clarinet).
Saturday, May 18th, 6:00 p.m.***
featuring THE SYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA, ZURICH, (Switzerland),
Vincent de Kort (director),
Oleg Kaskiv (violin),
Mookie Lee-Menuhin (piano),
Désirée Suzanne Arnet (soprano),
Felicitas Frische Haebel (soprano),
Bartłomiej Kotschedoff (lector),
Krakow Philharmonic Choir,
Teresa Majka Pacanek (director of the Choir).
Tuesday, May 21st, 6:00 p.m.
ARNHEM - A Debt of Dishonour
- screening of a documentary film on General Sosabowski and the Polish Parachute Brigade by Marek Stella Sawicki, 2013, 40 min., Eng. version.
No Ordinary Countess
- screening of a documentary film by Mieczysława Wazacz, 2011, 50 min., Eng. version.
This is a sensational story of Krystyna Skarbek, a British agent during WWII.
Thursday, May 23rd, 6:00 p.m.
The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising: Multiplicity of Memories
- meeting with Dr. Elżbieta Janicka and promotion of her book entitled Festung Warschau, published by Krytyka Polityczna, 2011.
Monday, May 27th, 6:00 p.m.
Evening of Poetry
- meeting with Marta Mollendo-Pilszczek and promotion of her new poetry volume.
Tuesday, May 28th, 6:00
Prof. Jan Karski, The Emissary in His Own Words
- meeting with Maciej Wierzyński and promotion of the book under the same title, published by PWN, 2012.
* (tickets available at the Center)
** (tickets available at the Center and before the concert at the Basilica)
*** (tickets available at the Philharmonic)
EXHIBITIONS AT THE CENTER FOR JEWISH CULTURE
4th International Socio-Political Poster Biennale
- exhibition organized jointly with The International Youth Meeting Center in Oświęcim.
Open till May 7th, 2013.
Home and the Environs
- exhibition of paintings by Wojtek Herman.
Open till June 15th, 2013.
Exhibition of posters of the Leipziger Synagogal Choir, Germany.
Open till June 15th, 2013.