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July 22thFriday 8:30 pm / the tower of St. Catherine’s Church /

Urbis sonos – album release

Emil Miszk, Paweł Hulisz /natural trumpets – Gdańsk/
Monika Kaźmierczak /carillon – Gdańsk


Anonim  (XVI w.)
Canciones de clarines:

  • Entrada de clarines
  • Canción de clarín
  • Otra canción, con eco
  • Canción de clarín, muy aprisa el compás, respondiendo el eco

Pal Esterhazy von Galanta
Sonata Secunda a 2:

  • Adagio
  • Allegro
  • Adagio
  • Adagio
  • Allegro

Johann Valentin Meder  (1649-1719)
Chaconne (arr. M. Kaźmierczak – carillon solo)

 Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber (1655-1704)
12 sonatae a due  

Friedrich Christian Mohrheim (1719-1780 (1719-1780)
Trio g (arr. M. Kaźmierczak – carillon solo)

 Georg Friedrich Händel (1685-1759)
Suite based on fragments of Water music:

  • Andante – Allegro
  • Gigua
  • Menuett
  • Feldruf
  • Marcia

Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764)
Airs de Triomphe:

  • Gai
  • Anime
  • Gai

 ok. 21.15 – Katarzyna Kwiecień-Długosz (*1978)
Nihil constat for carillon, electronic and The Hevelius Fontain


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 Cappella Gedanensis and the Musical Theater in Gdynia.
He is a co-founder of the Keepin` Tradition Jazz Quartet, Krystyna Durys Band, and as a session musician he collaborated with with polish pos stars like: Sylwia Grzeszczak, Ewelina Lisowska, Kamil Bednarek, Behemoth band, Deer Project, NPWM, Sound’n’Grease, Lady Pank, Coma, L.U.C. With Sinfonietta Consonus recorded the album Symphonic Theater of Dreams tribute to the Dream Theater and the album Exploration, with Jordan Rudes, keyboardist of the legendary Dream Theater.
In 2012, he received the Cultural Scholarship of the President of the City of Gdańsk, which contributed to the recording of the first solo album entitled: SANACJA – Już taki jestem zimny drań, with highlights of Polish music from the 20s and 30s of the 20th century.
He performs baroque and classical music on a historical instrument. He is the originator and founder of the Tubicinatores Gedanenses, with which he performs on the towers of churches and town halls, 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 organizer of the “Muzyka z Gdańskich wież” festival. Cooperation with the organist Andrzej Szadejko led to the creation of two albums solo character: Rückpositiv with arias by A. Scarlatti (soprano-Sylwia Olszyńska), as well as 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).
He deals with the development of old music prints from the 17th and 18th centuries, located in the library of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Gdańsk – occasional cantatas by Gdańsk composers, incl. J. B. C. Freisslich, J. V. Meder, F. Ch. Mohrheim, J. T. Roemhildt,
J. D. Pucklitz, as well as the collection of the Hosianum library in Olsztyn – 18th century liturgical music. Founder of the band Capella Warmiensis Restituta presenting restored Warmian music.
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 composed signal in 2020 for the Bydgoska Scena Barokowa festival.
He has over 50 recordings in his artistic output, as a session musician, chamber musician
and soloist, he also participates in many music festivals.


He began his musical education in 1998 by taking trumpet lessons at the Mieczysław Michalski State Elementary Music School in Lębork.

Emil Miszk is the founder of the Jazz Quintet Algorhythm, which has performed at many prestigious festivals including Warsaw Summer Jazz Days, Sopot Jazz Festival, Jazz nad Odrą Festival, So What’s Next, European Jazz Contest. The band has released three albums: Segments (2015), Mandala (2017), Termomix (2019). In 2017, Miszk founded the octet Emil Miszk & The Sonic Syndicate, with whom he recorded two albums: Don’t Hesitate! (2018) and Artificial Stupidity (2020). All these releases were met with great acclaim by audience and critics alike.  

Emil Miszk 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, Andreas Staier, Leszek Kułakowski, Marcin Masecki, Mitch & Mitch, Nikola Kołodziejczyk and Aleksandra Tomaszewska.  

In 2019 he won the most prestigious award of 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!”


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 subjects at the Music Academy in Gdansk.

Monika is a 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.