August 21st , Friday, 8.30 pm / the tower of St. Catherine’s Church /
Katarzyna Czubek / recorders /, Anna Kasprzycka / carillon /
Wood&Bronze – Carillon and Recorder Arrangements of the New Music
Philip Glass (*1937)
Metamorphosis Two (1989)
Jorrit Tamminga (*1973)
Heart of Glass (2012)
Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928-2007)
Tierkreis (1974/75, wybór)
Arvo Pärt (*1935)
Spiegel im Spiegel (1978)
(opr.: K. Czubek, A. Kasprzycka)
Carillonist, sound engineer. Graduate of Theory of Music Departament of Gdańsk Music Academy and the Royal Carillon School in Mechelen in Belgium (2014). Laureate of 2nd prize in Young Carillonists Competition in Saint-Amand-Les-Eaux (France, 2014) and 3rd prize in Carillon Duos Competition in Zwolle, Holland (2013). Scholarship fellow of Adam Mickiewicz Institute, City of Gdańsk President, Erasmus Socrates program. In 2017 (February-April) she was on an artistic-research scholarship in Bok Tower Gardens in Florida. In 2020 (August-September) she has been a resident artist in Kaunas Artists’ House (Kaunas, Lithuania). Since
2008 she has been giving concerts in Poland and abroad (in Belgium, Holland, France, Great Britain, Switzerland, Ireland, Germany, Ukraine, Russia and USA). Inventor of many projects promoting carillon music among children and youth; among them “The circus has arrived!” (with a circus troupe) and “Carillon – a stolem [mythical Kashubian giant] among instruments” (with Barnaby Theatre). She made several world premieres of contemporary composers, including works composed specially for her. She has recorded several CDs with carillon music and has taken part in a few TV programs. Author of piano, vocal and orchestral music transcriptions for the carillon and many articles on carillons. Works as sound engineer in the recording studio of Music Academy in Gdańsk.
Specialist in playing recorders and historical oboes. She studied with professor Peter Holtslag in Kraków, professor Jorge Isaac in Amsterdam, professor Paolo Grazzi in Verona and Magdalena Karolak in Wrocław. Since 2015 assistant of prof. Eric Bosgraaf’s recorder class in Music Academy in Kraków. She shares her artistic life between Kraków and Gdańsk. She
actively participates in many projects concerning both early and modern music. Originator and co-organizer of the Young Early Music Festival, created for artists looking for an audience and for the audience which on daily basis is left on the margin of artistic activities. In 2019 she took part in recording Krzysztof Olczak’s album Mea (DUX). She received The President of Gdańsk stipend and Ministry of Culture and National Heritage scholarship.