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“Unknown woman” on The Guardian “pick of the week”

June 20, 2016

Music theatre piece of Melanie Wilson co-composed with Glowicka has been on “The Guardian’s” pick of the week. Melanie Wilson reimagines the operatic form in Opera for the Unknown Woman at the Lawrence Batley, Huddersfield, as part of the Yorkshire festival, which also has lots of street theatre over the next few days.  

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Several new reviews of Seven Sonnets

June 18, 2016

In May and June several independed German websites write favourable reviews of “Seven Sonnets”. Culturmag (an online platform for music reviews),Bad Alchemy (German Audiomagazine devoted to the avantgarde of music) and Westzeit magazine. Fragment of “Culturmag” review by Tina Manske: “Glowicka’s style, her nonconformist handling of electronic possibilities and idiosyncratic, not complacency seeking harmonies, are…

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Seven Sonnets at Aural Aggravation

May 4, 2016

Christopher Nosnibor writes at “Aural Agravation” about new CD “Seven Sonets” fragment from review: ‘Sweet love’ builds subtle drama, Glowicka skipping lightly through Sonnet LVI, before ‘All Naked’, a stripped-back audiowork which is spun around Sonnet XXVI concludes the album, leaving the listener feeling… how precisely does the listener feel? The power of any work…

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Belgian ‘Rifraf’ reviews ‘Seven Sonnets’

May 4, 2016

Upcoming edition of Belgian music magazine ‘Rifraf‘ from 16.05.2016 reviews ‘Seven Sonnets’. In the section “Love on the bits” a short review by Fabrice Vanoverberg. Below an excerpt: “with extraordinary strength of conviction Glowicka manages to take us into the century of Shakespeare, and that without sounding stuffy or overly intellectual.” For more, read Rifraf…

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Premiere of “Opera for the unknown woman” approaching

May 4, 2016

  With co-composer and director Melanie Wilson and “Fuel” company we are working on new production – “Opera for the Unknown Woman”  Opera for the Unknown Woman is a bold re-imagining of the operatic form, weaving together theatre, contemporary classical music, electronics and film. The talented ensemble includes Patricia Rozario OBE and Adey Grummet (Jerry Springer…

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Requiem for an icon

November 6, 2015

(original title: Requiem dla Ikony) Publisher Category opera Year Composed 2015 Duration 70 Minutes Orchestration soprano, baritone, actress, choir, 3 boys, chamber ensemble (fl, ob, cl/bcl, pno, perc., synth, vln, vla, cello, dbass and electronics Availability conctact composer Premiere 22/05/2015 Original performer Orchestra of the Polish National Opera House, Henry Vega – electronics Commissioned by…

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Dress Rehearsal of Opera of the Unknown Woman, Warwick Arts Centre

Opera for the unknown woman

November 6, 2015

OPERA FOR THE UNKNOWN WOMAN A multi-media science fiction opera By Melanie Wilson co-composed by Katarina Glowicka   Opera for The Unknown Woman is a multi-media science fiction opera that weaves together forms of theatre, sound art, contemporary classical and choral music, choreography and film. The opera imagines the unwritten future for women to come,…

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Seven Sonnets

November 2, 2015

Seven Sonnets (2015) released by ARTEKsounds DUX, Bôłt records and . New, exciting collaboration with Arnon Zlotnik and Rubens Quartet. “Glowickas style, her nonconformist handling of electronic possibilities and idiosyncratic, not complacency seeking harmonies, are clearly visible in the 50-minute, highly recommended cycle.” Culturmag, Tina Manske, Germany   “Glowicka forges a rarefied spiritual atmosphere with…

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“Requiem for an Icon” featured at radio RDC, Warsaw

October 28, 2015

Dziś w radio RDC w “Pan od Kultury” o 17:30 audycja o “Requiem dla Ikony” http://t.co/fObPWo0fZq