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Our concert series, New Music in the Old Town Hall, is back after summer holidays. Organized by The Baltic Sea Culture Centre, with The Polish Society of Electroacoustic Music and Composition Faculty of The Academy of Music in Gdansk. During this edition Alina Ratkowska will premiere a brand new composition by Dariusz Mazurowski, The Skeleton Army, written for harpsichord and tape. This piece has been composed thanks to a Cultural Grant of the City of Gdansk. For the final a collaborative cycle of etudes for accordion and computer, 4 Sketches for 4 Sides of the World, written with Paweł Zagańczyk will be also premiered. More about this event here: https://www.nck.org.pl/pl/wydarzenie/5234/jesienne-granie-na-cztery-strony-swiata-nowa-muzyka-w-starym-ratuszu
and here: https://www.facebook.com/NadbaltyckieCentrumKultury/

Dossier of Oblivion by Dariusz Mazurowski will be presented during the ICMC 2021, International Computer Music Conference 2021, organized this year by Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile. Conference dates: July 25th-31st, 2021. More information and full program / schedule here: http://icmc2021.org/

Participation in above mentioned event will be possible thanks to the Adam Mickiewicz Institute financial support from “Polish Culture Around the World” program.

Dariusz Mazurowski has got a Cultural Grant of the City of Gdansk for his project titled Development of New Forms of Expression in solo compositions. As the final effect two works will be completed: electroacoustic monodrama and a composition for harpsichord and tape.

Realization possible thanks to the Cultural Grant of the City of Gdansk.


Due to pandemic restrictions this year’s NYCEMF must be a virtual (online) again. Four concerts will be released a day for a week starting on Monday, June 21. Program as PDF file can be downloaded here: https://nycemf.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/2021-Program-Book.pdf
PDF contains hyperlinks from which you can listen to most of the works in the festival. Dariusz Mazurowski’s piece – The Fifth Horseman of the Apocalypse – can be found in the Concert 13 (page 27).
More information here: https://nycemf.org/

Academy of Music in Gdansk has released a compilation book with post conference papers by 8 authors, including Dariusz Mazurowski’s text Space, diffusion, perception Selected techniques and processes concerning spatial sound in electroacoustic music (in Polish).
https://wydawnictwo.amuz.gda.pl/index.php/produkt/koncepcja2021/

On Friday, February 5, 2021 at Jacaszek home studio a group of musical friends recorded live, fully improvised, spontaneous joint session initiated without any plans. Later released on a limited CD (Audiomat series). Performed by Michał Jacaszek, Max Kohyt, Dariusz Mazurowski, Katarzyna Podpora and Krzysztof Topolski, under the TES name. TES – Tricity Electroacoustic Scene – is an open, informal group of electroacoustic composers & musicians residing in a metropolitan area in northern Poland (consisting of three cities: Gdansk, Gdynia and Sopot). TES was founded in late 2020, with primary goal to promote local artists, organize concerts, joint sessions and other events. You can find more here: https://www.facebook.com/3City.Electroacoustic.Scene/
Video excerpt of this performance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E30VJ3c4SMw/

Dariusz Mazurowski’s presentation Electroacoustic music of the pandemic: New perspectives and creative web projects took part in an International online conference Sounds of the Pandemic, organized by Università di Firenze, Dipartimento SAGAS and Tempo Reale, Centro di Ricerca Produzione e Didattica Musicale. More about this event here: https://soundsofthepandemic.wordpress.com/

Due to a partial lockdown in Poland normal concerts with an audience are still forbidden, so again our concert series, New Music in the Old Town Hall, is forced to go online. Thankfully we’ve been able to organize this event on a real stage in the Old Town Hall in Gdansk, film and record live performances for YouTube. Including Dariusz Mazurowski’s performance of special, new version of My Polish Song Book. Premiere is scheduled for Thursday, December 10 at 7pm here: https://www.youtube.com/user/NCKGdansk
More about this event here: https://www.nck.org.pl/pl/wydarzenie/4916/nowa-muzyka-w-starym-ratuszu-dzwiekowe-ogrody-zimowe