“her powerful Kyrie made me fight to maintain my composure. (…) I had never heard great new Polish music in Poland before, and I was deeply deeply moved by that experience. “
What makes the music of Katarina Głowicka special? First of all space. Deep and extensive. As in ambient music. Built by reverbs, echoes and electronics. Against this background – a piano. Flickering , rippling . Cascades of repeating notes and rhythms. As in minimal music . Tonal associations, but with different development. Clear sounds, distorted, appear then re-appear hear and there as whispers and crackles. As in glitch music. But clearly you hear the skills of a seasoned composer – the clear intentions and the feeling for ‘big form’.
Jan Topolski, Musica 21 Magazine
“a delightful 55-minute drive of enthralling music for piano and computer.”
“Protagonists of piano” – National Spanish Radio, RNE 3
” highly successful crossover of classical and ambient music “
“the purest, most satisfying art often arise from sources that have nothing in common with its origins.”
Skug.at magazine, Austria
” 55 minutes of mind-captivating music for piano and computer.”
Radio Monalisa Concertzender, Netherlands
” exacting musical intelligence “
Bernard Clarke, RTE National Radio, Ireland
” they weave magic with an ear for spatial awareness and ‘Red Sun’ is a peculiar affair that is surprisingly engaging for all its moments of solitude. More often than not the listener is left with a wall of silence and the real beauty is in the anticipation of ghostly apparitions that glide, reverberated through a misty haze…“
“ Clean and precise, the title track is glorious manifestation of sheer ambient bliss and is formulated as the first proper track that you can grasp onto without the teasing that it’s former counterparts did so well; it’s almost like a gift after all the waiting that has come before….”
Blackaudio blog, Tony Young
” Music reach in delicate and subtle ambiences. “
metamkine.com , France
” clearly, you hear the skills of a seasoned composer – the clear intentions and the feeling for ‘big form’ “
Topolski, Dwutygodnik, Poland
” hallucinatory experience, ranging from soothing to dramatic nervous, from hushed to frantic. The sound of the piano really never fades from view, but fortunately, because that is in all aspects exciting and fascinating. Nicely balanced. “
Arjan van Sorge, ‘Gonzocircus’ magazine, Begium
” brilliant media artists”…”wisely explore the stylistical choke points of a possible junction between classical music, ambient and minimalism”
Vito Camarretta at www.chaindlk.com
A remarkable performance was staged by the Netherlands Vocal Laboraroty, with among other Opalescent horizons (2005) by Katarina Glowicka – a fragile game of zooming dissonants.
Frits van der Waa Dutch NRC Handelsblad
Her music was praised for its powerful sense of theatre. …excellent music.
Kasia Glowicka is a very talented young composer. She writes clearly with a strong and sure sense of what she wants to say. There is a touching expressive emotionality within this directness.