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21.07 – Friday – 8:30 pm

/ the tower of St Catherine’s Church /

Ringing Out – New Music for Brass and Bells

Emil Miszk

Paweł Hulisz

/ natural trumpets

Adam Wiśniewski

/ trombone 

Monika Kaźmierczak

/ carillon


Emil Miszk (*1990)

Cezary Paciorek (*1968)
Ave Maria (premiera)

Daniel Badecki (*1994)
Festive Fanfare (premiera, zwycięzca konkursu kompozytorskiego)

Krzysztof Falkowski (*1996)
Little Variation

Johann Graumann (1487-1541)
Nun lob mein’ Seel’ den Herren (Sław duszo moja Pana, opr. E. Miszk)

Emil Miszk

Katarzyna Kwiecień-Długosz (*1978)

Paweł Hulisz (*1975)
Ringing Out

ok. godz. 21.15

Katarzyna Kwiecień-Długosz
Nihil constat na carillon, elektronikę i Fontannę Heweliusza


is a city carillonist of Gdańsk (Poland). She is a graduate of the Academy of Music in Gdańsk (Theory of Music, Church Music, Choir Conducting) and the Netherlands Carillon School in Amersfoort (studies with Arie Abbenes and Bernard Winsemius). During her studies, she received several scholarships, including the Mayor of Gdansk’s scholarship for the best student in the department (2002) and the Huyghens scholarship from the Dutch government (2003/2004) to study with Arie Abbenes and Bernard Winsemius. In 2007, thanks to a cultural scholarship from the City of Gdańsk, she took masterclasses from Geert D’hollander in Belgium. She teaches carillon and other courses at the Academy of Music in Gdansk. Monika is the laureate of several international carillon competitions and a finalist of the 2008 Queen Fabiola competition. As a performer, she is internationally in demand, playing concerts across Lithuania, the Netherlands, Belgium, USA, France, Denmark and Ireland. She collaborates on creative projects such as performing solo recitals for the acclaimed early music festival Actus Humanus in Gdańsk, premiering and recording pieces by leading Polish composers for Polish Music Editions, and performing regularly with tower trumpeters, top Gdańsk jazz players.

Monika is the founder and director of ongoing musical initiatives such as the Gdańsk Carillon Festival. Since 2012, Monika has held a doctor of arts degree, specialising in carillon playing. She also conducted the Gdansk Burgers’ Choir (Chór Mieszczan Gdańskich) for 11 years and was a president of the Polish Carillon Society. In 2021, Monika was awarded the highest cultural prize in her city: Splendor Gedanensis and received the bronze medal for merit to culture – Gloria Artis. In 2022 her solo album, Contemporary Carillon, released by Polish Music Editions (Anaklasis series), was nominated for the most prestigious musical award in Poland – the Fryderyk Award.


began his musical education in 1998 and leads a very concert-rich life and finds himself well in many musical spheres. His style is based on the clash of two opposite energies- on the one hand, traditional identity, on the other, total freedom. This is the result of cooperation with such artists as Markus Stockhausen, John Medeski, John Scofield, Will Vinson, and many others. Co-creates the PESH, BLED, Tomasz Chyła Quintet, Michał Bąk Quartetto, and the historical ensemble Tubicinatores Gedanenses. He is the founder of the octet Emil Miszk & The Sonic Syndicate, with whom he recorded three albums: Don’t Hesitate! (2018), Artificial Stupidity (2020), and Scratches for 8 Musicians – Live at Polish Radio (2022). All these releases were met with great acclaim by the audience and critics alike. Additionally, he is a co-founder of the independent record label Alpaka Records. 

In 2019 he won the most prestigious award in the music industry in Poland – the prize of the Fryderyk Phonographic Academy in the category Jazz Debut of the Year for the album „Don’t Hesitate!”.


Trumpeter, arranger, composer, Ph.D. in Fine Arts. He is a graduate of the Academy of Music in Gdańsk and Bydgoszcz. He permanently cooperates with the Musical Theater in Gdynia.

He is a co-founder of Krystyna Durys Band, and as a session musician, he collaborated with Polish pop stars, such as: Sylwia Grzeszczak, Ewelina Lisowska, Kamil Bednarek, Behemoth, Sound’n’Grease, Lady Pank, Coma, L.U.C, Piotr Rogucki, Renata Przemyk.

With Sinfonietta Consonus, he recorded the album Symphonic Theater of Dreams – a tribute to the Dream Theater, and the album Exploration with Jordan Rudess, keyboardist of the legendary Dream Theater.

He performs baroque and classical music on a historical instrument. He is the originator and founder of the Tubicinatores Gedanenses, continuing the old Gdańsk practice of playing from the towers (Turmmusik). Thanks to the patronage of the President of the City of Gdańsk, the group has produced two albums so far. He is the organiser of the “Muzyka z Gdańskich wież” festival. Cooperation with the organist Andrzej Szadejko led to the creation of two solo albums: Rückpositiv with obbligato arias by A. Scarlatti and Rückpositiv e la bella tromba with works by Italian composers of the 17th and 18th centuries (G. B. Viviani, P. Franceschini, D. Gabrieli, G. Fantini). In 2021, together with Monika Kaźmierczak – a city carillonist and Emil Miszek – a trumpeter, he recorded the Urbis Sonos album with baroque music developed for two historical trumpets and carillon.

He deals with the development and reconstruction of old music prints from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, located in the library of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Gdańsk, the collections of the Hosianum library in Olsztyn, as well as the collections of the Bishop Jan Bernard Szlaga Diocesan Library in Pelplin. He founded the Capella Warmiensis Restituta ensemble, performing the restored Warmian musicals, starting with the Musica Warmiesis publishing series for the DUX label.

He is the composer of the signal performed since 2017 at the beginning and the end of the Dominican Fair in Gdańsk, as well as the signal composed in 2020 for the Bydgoska Scena Barokowa festival.

He has over 60 recordings in his artistic output, as a session musician, chamber musician and soloist.


A graduate of the State Secondary School of Music in Gdańsk-Wrzeszcz in the trombone class of Andrzej Chodziński. He is the winner of the 5th place in the National Competition of Brass Instruments in Częstochowa and the 1st place in the National Competition of Chamber Ensembles in Wrocław. Since 1991, he has been the principal trombonist of the Polish Baltic Philharmonic Orchestra in Gdańsk, with which he has performed at many concerts in Poland and abroad, e.g. in Germany, Portugal, Russia, as well as in China and the USA. He regularly gives solo recitals (including a duet with French horn and organ) and chamber recitals, as a member of the Amber Brass Quintet and the PFB Trombone Quartet.

His musical interests are not limited to the classics – he also often and willingly performs popular music and jazz. The many valued bands in this industry with which he has worked and cooperated, include Rama 111, Riverboat Ramblers Swing Orchestra, Emil Kowalski’s Seaside Dixieland, Jerzy Partyka’s Big-Band Gdańsk and Aleksander Maliszewski’s Alex Band. For the album „In the Rhythm of Chopin” recorded with the Eljazz Big-Band, he received a Platinum Record in 2012.