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Composer: Lukaszewski, Pawel (b. 1968)

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Year of birth1968
NationalityPoland
Period20th century
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Łukaszewski Première at the Prestiegne

Joyful Company of Singers
The Presteigne Festival went Polish this year with an enterprising perspective of contemporary and post-war works including the world première of Paveł Łukaszewski’s newly commissioned Requiem
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Gabriel Jackson's Requiem makes an impression at Presteigne

Gabriel Jackson  ©  Malcolm Crowthers
It could be argued that the success of contemporary music at the Presteigne Festival is due to its promotion of composers who draw on traditional forms and tonal harmony. Perhaps, but the world of contemporary music has moved on from what some nostalgically describe as the heroic avant-garde of the 1960s and 70s.
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