Politics 17:17 17/02/2018 Armenia

Armenian Ambassador to Poland: Penderecki's visit to Armenia is a great cultural event

Komitas Museum-Institute Concert Hall hosted on Friday a concert of chamber music by Krzysztof Penderecki, Armenian State Symphony Orchestra press service reported. 

Marta Kowalczyk (violin) and Somi Kim (piano) presented Sonata No.2 for Violin and Piano for the first time in 2015, in London. Somi Kim considers Penderecki's music an amazing phenomenon in which you gradually reveal more and more interesting shades. Marta Kowalczyk noted that Penderecki is one of the greatest composers of the 20-21 centuries. The violinist admitted that she is a big fun of Penderecki. His music is unique, which makes Marta show her emotions, her experiences in extreme ways, and share them with the audience.

According to the source, the Ambassador of Armenia to Poland Edgar Ghazaryan also attended the concert. The Ambassador noted that Penderecki is a figure whose visit to any country is a feast for the cultural community of that country.

"For us, this visit is of special importance as the Maestro has Armenian roots and, as he is acknowledging his Armenian roots, he has also become a beautiful symbol of Armenian-Polish friendship. Penderecki's visit to Armenia is a great cultural event," Edgar Ghazaryan noted. 

Penderecki's Festival offers a unique opportunity for the connoisseurs of the classical music to communicate with the creative world of Maestro, to talk and share their impressions with our greatest composer during the concerts. The festival is held under the patronage of the the First Lady of the RA Rita Sargsyan. The musical feast is organized by the Armenian State Symphony Orchestra, Armenian National Philharmonic Orchestra, Yerevan Perspectives International Music Festival with the support of the RA Ministry of Culture.



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