REQUIEM: IN MEMORY OF POLISH COMPOSERS the Polish Theatre in Warsaw
Thanks to a joint initiative of the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Arkadiusz Mularczyk, and the Director of the Jan Karski Institute of War Losses, Professor Konrad Wnęk, on 5 April 2023 an opportunity was provided to recall the musical achievements of Józef Koffler and Roman Padlewski, composers who died during the Second World War.
The program consisted of:
1. Józef Koffler – Polish songs 1: "Modlitwa", "Jasna noc" performed by Magdalena Idzik (soprano), Artur Jaroń (pianist).
2. Roman Padlewski - Second String Quartet performed by the Padlewski Quartet composed of Karolina Gajda, Maciej Jaroń, Mateusz Strzelecki, and Jacek Hodur.
3. Roman Padlewski - "Stabat Mater" performed by Zespół wokalny Luna Plena under the direction of Barbara Gajek-Kraska.
4. Józef Koffler - Piano concert performed by. Łukasz Chrzęszczyk (pianist), and the Polish Sinfonia Iuventus Orchestra under the direction of Agnieszka Środowska.