The primary objective of the Stanisław Moniuszko International Competition of Polish Music in Rzeszów is to promote Polish music worldwide and disseminate the wonderful legacy of Stanisław Moniuszko and other excellent Polish composers amongst a wide spectrum of listeners.

News

Concerts performed by the Ãtma Quartet

12/08/2020
We are happy to announce three concerts to be performed by the Ãtma Quartet, the winner of the Competition’s Second Prize in the “chamber ensembles category”. The concerts will be held in September 20...

Recordings from the Competition on CDs

04/08/2020
The most interesting recordings of the Competition performances have just appeared in a six-disc series released by the label DUX....

Gidaszewska/Łaguniak Duo in Podkarpacie

04/08/2020
We are pleased to announce that the winner of the Competition’s First Prize in the “chamber ensembles category”, the Gidaszewska/Łaguniak Duo (currently performing as the Polish Violin Duo), appeared ...

Composers

Karol Lipiński
30 October 1790 – 16 December 1861, violinist, composer and conductor, born in Radzyń, died in Urłów (now Virliv) near Lwów (now Lviv in Ukraine).

Biographical note

(30 October 1790 – 16 December 1861) violinist, composer and conductor, born in Radzyń, died in Urłów (now Virliv) near Lwów (now Lviv in Ukraine). Lipiński started to learn the violin at the age of five, under his father. In 1799 his family moved to Lviv, and he became the concertmaster o...