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Lecture by Mariusz Brymora with Music Program & Award Presentation

posted: Mon Feb 09 2015 11:47:43

Type: News

Event Date: Fri Apr 17 2015 12:15:00

Special Event: Lecture, Music and Award Presentation
Friday, April 17, 2015  •  Keller Hall

Europe 25 years after the great transformation: a Polish perspective

A lecture by Mariusz M. Brymora
Consul General of Poland in Los Angeles

The lecture will open with a short musical program. Violinist Krzysztof Zimowski, Concertmaster of the New Mexico Philharmonic and pianist Pamela Viktoria Pyle, Professor of Collaborative Piano, UNM, will perform pieces by Henryk Wieniawski and Karol Szymanowski.

Music Program
    Légende Op. 17 by Henryk Wieniawski
    Roxana Song from the opera King Roger by Karol Szymanowski.
    Romance - Violin Concerto No. 2 in d minor, 2nd Movement, Op.22 by Henryk Wieniawski
    Obertas (Mazurkas caractéristique) by Henryk Wieniawski

Mariusz Brymora will also present Krzysztof Zimowski with the Knight's Cross Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland.

12:15 - 1:30 pm  •  Q & A and light Reception to follow

Mariusz Brymora is the recipient of Polonus award for activist of the year awarded by Wietrzne Radio for the most influential people of the Polish community in Chicago (2002) and Golden Link Award awarded by Polish American Association for outstanding service to Polonia (2003), as well as the Bronze Good Citizenship Medal of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (2008).  His publications include 400 Years of Polish Immigrants in America (2008), and a short history titled The Embassy of Poland in Washington DC (2009). He has also supervised the short documentary Polska?Tak!                

Free and open to the public

View video of entire event

View videos from Mariusz Brymora's lecture (YouTube):
        Promocja Polski (60 second promotional advertisement)
        Polska? Tak!

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This event is co-sponsored by:
The Consulate General of Republic of Poland in Los Angeles

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The UNM Center for English Language and American Culture (CELAC)
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