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Oct082018

Poland - 100 Years - Free Again - Celebrate


On November 11, 1918, the guns of World War I fell silent. The three imperial powers that had dominated Poland for nearly two centuries, eventually carving it up and devouring it for themselves, lay defeated or in disarray. The way was clear for the rebirth of Poland as a modern nation, for the white eagle to soar free of the black eagles that had plagued it for so long. 
Polish community in Portland invites you to celebrate, join us for exciting events listed below: 

Sat.  Nov. 10, 2018 • 7 pm

Polish Hall

3832 N. Interstate, Portland, OR

Asya Gulua, Pianist

Szymanowski’s String Quartet No. 2 

and commissioned premieres by Cascadia Composers:
Jay Derderian: Begin again
Matthew Kaminski: Centennial Ballade
Stephen Lewis: Citizen/Subject
Liz Nedela: Tone Portrait of Poland
Paul Safar: Incantation

Sun.  Nov. 11, 2018 • 11 am

godz 11:00 Msza za Ojczyzne - kosciol Sw Stanislawa

godz 12:00 projekcja Filmu „Roads to Freedom” - Dom Polski

godz 12:15 Droga do Niepodleglosci - wyklad Zbigniewa Kasiora - Dom Polski

godz 13:00 wystep uczniw Szkoly Polskiej - Dom Polski

godz 14:00 odslaniecie tablicy upamietniajacej Stulecia Odzyskania Niepodległości  - White Eagle

godz 15:00 koncert muzyki Polskiej  w wykonaniu Willamette Falls Symphony - Milwaukie High School


Sun.  Nov. 11, 2018 • 3 pm
 Milwaukie High School Auditorium
2301 SE Willard, Milwaukie, OR

Mark Perlman, conductor
Darin Qualls, violin solois t

featured works:

Wieniawski: Violin Concerto No. 2 • Darin Qualls, Soloist
Bacewicz: Overture for Orchestra
Fitelberg: Symphonic Poem after Maksym Gorki • “The Song of the Falcon”
Młynarski: Symphony in F major, Op.14 • "Polonia" 
Noskowski: Symphonic Poem Op. 66 • “The Steppe”

Proud sponsors of Portland celebration:

Polish Library Building Association
Polish Festival PDX
St Stanislaus Parish
Cascadia Composers
Willamette Falls Symphony
Consulate General of Poland in Los Angeles
Matt Czyzewski
Jozef Bylina
Agnieszka Laska

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