A Preview of Chicago Opera Theater’s King Roger

COT Music Director Lidiya Yankovskaya joins Oliver to preview Karol Szymanowski’s benchmark opera receiving it’s Chicago premiere this month.

Composer Penderecki’s state funeral held after 2-year delay

The renowned composer died in Krakow in March 2020 at the age of 86, but COVID-19 restrictions postponed a formal funeral service.

Polish composer, conductor Krzysztof Penderecki dies at 86

One of the world’s most popular contemporary classical music composers, whose works have featured in Hollywood films like The Shining and Shutter Island, has died.

Meet the pianist and statesman who helped secure Poland’s independence

Few other star concert pianists can boast that they fought for — and helped win — their country’s independence.

Playlist: 12 Polish Composers You Should Know (Who Aren’t Chopin)

Everyone loves the music of Frédéric Chopin, Poland’s most well-known composer. But, how many other Polish composers do you know?

Stanisław Moniuszko: The Most Famous Polish Composer You Don’t Know (But Should)

Stanisław Moniuszko may not be a household name today, the composer is literally the face of Polish opera… a statue of him rests outside of the Warsaw Opera House.