September 17, 2022, Saturday, Gazebo in the Planty, Z. Wodecki Square
16:00 – 16:45 – Gate – Gordiy Starukh (Ukraine)
17:00 – 17:45 – Autumn Swing – Wojtek Marcinowski with his band Hot Swing
The third meeting of the Musical Autumn in Altana series will be extremely lively and expand musical horizons. The first to perform will be Ukrainian artist, working on the borderline between electronic, pop and ethnic music, Gordiy Starukh. During the concert, he will perform compositions from his solo album Brama, which consists of his own modern arrangements of Ukrainian folk melodies.
The second part of the afternoon will feature the energetic and rousing Hot Swing band, led by multi-instrumentalist Wojtek Marcinowski. The group will move the audience to dance with lively arrangements of well-known world-music, jazz and – of course – swing themes. Regardless of the weather – this afternoon will be hot!
– Brama concert, Gordii Starukh*
Join us for a concert by Gordii Starukh, a Lviv-based artist and music producer. The event will be a great opportunity to hear traditional Ukrainian songs in their modern version. The artist will familiarize the audience with old Ukrainian songs performed in the style of modern electronic music. Among other things, we will hear well-known to the general public: Oh how it was, Cuckoo, Yatran.
Gordii Starukh – an artist and music producer from Lviv. In his music he combines Ukrainian authentic traditional songs and melodies with various directions and styles of electronic music.
In this way, he adapts traditional songs to current times and a much larger audience. He has 2 albums, 8 music videos and participated in the Ukrainian edition of The Voice of Ukraine.
Fundamental to his music is the hurdy-gurdy, an ancient musical instrument that has a special and unique place in Ukrainian culture. The artist is also involved in popularizing this instrument and its sound. Over the past 10 years, he has created more than 150 hurdy gurdys, which are used by musicians around the world.
He began his solo career in 2017, and it was preceded by the creation of the project-group “Joryj Kloc,” which was very popular with Polish listeners.
Due to the war in Ukraine, he came to Krakow with his wife and three children.
– Concert Autumn Swing, Wojciech Marcinowski with his band Hot Swing
We would like to invite you to a concert by the esteemed national and international band Hot Swing.
During the concert we will have the opportunity to listen to swing songs. Atmospheric music and charismatic artists led by Wojciech Marcinowski swing will put us in an autumn mood.
Hot Swing has participated in many festivals at home and abroad, gaining recognition from audiences and critics alike.
Hot Swing was founded in 1996 in Cracow, Poland. The founder and leader of the group is violinist Wojciech Marcinowski, a precursor of the Hot Club de France style in Poland. Other members of the group are: Wojciech Szwugier, Dominik Mechlinski and Marek Piątek.
The organizer of the Musical Autumn in Altana series is the Krakow Cultural Forum. Participation of Ukrainian artists in the series is financed by the Support Program for Ukrainian Artists and Creators organized by the Municipality of Krakow and the Krakow Cultural Forum.
– September 24, 2022, Saturday, Gazebo in the Planty, Z. Wodecki Square
18:00 – 19:00 – Music for Peace – Choir in Contact – concert in celebration of the International Day of Peace
19:00 – 21:30 – Dancing in the Gazebo – a joint dance party
The Musical Autumn in the Altana series will conclude with a concert by the Cracow-based Choir in Kontakt under the direction of Wassim Ibrahim. The ensemble’s program includes songs from various parts of the world, and the entire concert will pay tribute to the idea of community and brotherhood. September’s events will close with Dancing in the Gazebo, a communal dance party.
The Choir in Contact has been named the 2019 Krakow Ambassador of Multiculturalism.
Participation in the events is free of charge. In case of inclement weather, the events of the day will be moved to the headquarters of the Krakow Cultural Forum at 2 Mikołajska Street.
The program of the cycle is subject to change. Information about possible changes will be published on the NCF website www.krakowskieforum.pl.
The organizer of the Musical Autumn in Altana series is the Krakow Cultural Forum. Participation of Ukrainian artists in the cycle is financed from the Support Program for Ukrainian Artists and Creators organized by the Municipality of Krakow and the Krakow Cultural Forum.
Media patron: kraków.pl
Location: Zbigniew Wodecki Square, Krakow, Poland
Date: Saturday 17.09.2022 and 24.09.2022
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