Pulse of Culture 16.09

The 65th “Warsaw Autumn” International Festival of Contemporary Music, one of the oldest and largest festivals of its kind in Central Europe, kicked off on Friday.

The festival’s programme will include 36 musical events, 26 premiere performances, and 18 works commissioned specifically for this edition. It will be a chance to become immersed in time and space, sounds, signs and symbols. The finale of the festival will be held on Saturday, September 24: featuring a grand symphonic performance concert, which will include three premieres by various composers.

Other events and news presented in the episode: Elaine Sturtevant’s art of appropriation exhibited in London; 11th Greenpoint Film Festival in NYC; “The Impossible Group Portrait. Director's Choice” in Riga Bourse art museum; 17 September, the 83rd anniversary of the Soviet invasion of Poland and related cultural events.