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Ignis

August 29th – Saturday – 12:05 pm / the tower of the Main Town Hall /
Monika Kaźmierczak

Music in the Time Of Pandemic

Paul Siefert (1586-1666)
Fantasia a 3 (opr. M. Kaźmierczak)

Katarzyna Kwiecień-Długosz (*1978)
Ad Fontes (2020)

Krzysztof Falkowski (*1996)
Little variation for carillon (2019, wersja na carillon Ratusza Głównego Miasta)

Aleksander Nowak (*1979)
Trzy wezwania (2019)

Magdalena Cynk (*1968)
Refleksja I (2020, wersja na carillon Ratusza Głównego Miasta)

Loreta Narvilaite (*1965)
Varpas Prabyla Į Tylą (Dzwon mówi w ciszę, 2020)

Pamela Ruiter-Feenstra, Jet Schouten
Healing Bells (2020)

MONIKA KAŹMIERCZAK  

Gdańsk carillonist since 2001, graduate of Music Academy in Gdańsk (Theory of Music, Church Music, Choir Conducting) and The Netherlands Carillon School in Amersfoort. She started to play the carillon during courses organized by Gdańsk History Museum run by Gert Oldenbeuving from Holland. Laureate of numerous scholarships, among others the President of Gdańsk Stipend for the best student, Huygens Scholarship from the Dutch government to study in Amersfoort, Cultural Stipend of the City of Gdańsk which resulted in taking master classes in Belgium in Geert D’hollander class.
In 2012, she obtained a doctorate in playing the carillon at the Instrumental Department of the Academy of Music in Gdańsk.
Currently, she is an assistant professor at the Academy of Music in Gdańsk, where she teaches, among others, the carillon. In the years 2011-2015 she was the chairperson of the Polish Carillon Society and in 2006-2017 she conducted the Gdańsk Burghers Choir. Since 2018 she has been nominally performing the function of the city carillonist. She actively organizes concerts in Gdańsk and performs in Poland and all over the world (in Lithuania, France, Belgium, Holland, USA, Ireland and other).