Composer-in-Residence: watch the film nowNov 4, 2013
You may now watch Composer-in-Residence, a documentary produced by the Institute of Music and Dance, on the institute’s YouTube channel, IMITpolska and its website, imit.org.pl (Resources section). Soon the film will also be uploaded to the website of the National Audiovisual Institute, ninateka.pl.
Composer-in-Residence (Kompozytor – rezydent, 2013) is a short documentary film, commissioned by the Institute of Music and Dance in Warsaw (IMiT), written and directed by Maja Baczyńska, and devoted to four young artists: Barbara Kaszuba, Zuzanna Niedzielak, Bartosz Kowalski and Jędrzej Rochecki, and their participation in the Composer-in-Residence programme run by IMiT.
The film records fragments of rehearsals held by the Amadeus Polish Radio Chamber Orchestra, the Oskar Kolberg Philharmonic in Kielce, the Witold Lutosławski Symphony Orchestra of Płock and the Toruń Symphony Orchestra in preparation for concerts and world premieres of the residents’ works. The film also features interviews with the composers and other persons involved in the project. The young artists talk about the beginnings of their careers, their successes and dreams, as well as the works being premiered.
The production has a Polish and an English language version. The film was made by young artists of MUDO Music Documentaries.
Producer: Institute of Music and Dance
Executive producer: Association of Polish Musicians (SPAM).
written and directed: Maja Baczyńska
director of photography: Zofia Goraj
editing: Anna Jacobson
sound: Małgorzata Napiontek and Igor Szymański
production management: Ilona Bidzan
visual effects: Inga Dembowska
translation: Karolina Werens
set production assistant: Piotr Chodur, Piotr Laczek, Alicja Nowak, Adam Szlenda
Barbara Kaszuba, Bartosz Kowalski, Zuzanna Niedzielak. Jędrzej Rochecki
Barbara Kaszuba, Bartosz Kowalski, Zuzanna Niedzielak, Jędrzej Rochecki, Anna Mróz, Malwina Paszek, Paweł Gusnar, Janusz Przybylski, Jacek Rogala, Mirosław Jacek Błaszczyk, Anna Gut, Dorota Szyszkowska-Janiak, Zuzanna Szary, Kamila Paciorkowska, Szymon Rona, Michał Hajduczenia, Maria Wroniszewska
AMADEUS Polish Radio Chamber Orchestra, the Oskar Kolberg Philharmonic in Kielce, the Witold Lutosławski Symphony Orchestra of Płock, the Toruń Symphony Orchestra, Astrolabium Choir