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Penderecki Lecture-Recital
Sunday, October 11, 2020, 01:00pm
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The University of Southern California (USC)



by one of the greatest living Polish composers

This event will broadcast virtually at

Krzysztof Meyer is one of the leading contemporary composers in Poland...a winner of numerous awards.. also recognized as a prominent author of books and articles on the subject of contemporary music.... read more here

Annual Paderewski Lecture-Recital is the flagship event of the Polish Music Center at USC. The Paderewski Lecture series was initiated in 2002 by then PMC Director Dr. Maja Trochimczyk. This annual event commemorates Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860-1941), a pianist, composer, politician (the first prime minister of independent Poland after WWI), humanitarian, and orator, who was greatly acclaimed as a virtuoso musician and a statesman....This eminent composer-statesman received an honorary doctorate in 1923, from the School of International Relations at USC.... read more here

The Polish Music Center at USC’s Thornton School of Music ieeks to foster and actively support everything related to music by Polish composers, from the Renaissance era to the present day. Our main task is to serve as ambassadors for Polish Music abroad, by disseminating information and coordinating various events that promote Poland’s rich cultural heritage.... read more here