Jerzy Rogiewicz plays music for the film HALKA
17th september | 06:00PM - 07:30PM
The screening of the silent film "Halka" will be accompanied by live music written and performed by Jerzy Rogiewicz. Musicians: Piotr Domagalski, Karolina Rec, Maurycy Idzikowski, Tomasz Duda and Tomasz Dworakowski will play with him. The screening and concert are part of the Treasures of Pre-War Cinema section, organized jointly with the National Film Archive – the Audiovisual Institute.
Rebel Babel Commanders, Brass Bands, Mood Sellers, Brass Federacja, Taraban
20th september | 05:00PM - 06:00PM | Downtown Gdynia – various locations
Half a century after the death of the Polish film music composer, a creator of world-famous jazz standards, his works will sound in the streets of the city so inextricably linked with Polish cinema. They will be performed simultaneously by orchestras invited to participate in this unique musical project in several places in the centre of Gdynia. The simultaneous acoustic concert will start at 17.00.
Rebel Babel Film Orchestra & GSF On Stairs feat. Kumorek, Dereszowska
20th september | 06:00PM - 07:00PM | Grunwaldzki Square
Actresses Magda Kumorek and Anna Dereszowska will sing Komeda’s works on the Red Stairs next to the Gdynia Film Centre. They will be accompanied by Rebel Babel Ensemble, an international orchestra comprised of instrumentalists, rappers and composers. The Ensamble has been performing for three years and over 10,000 musicians from 15 countries have played in it so far.
Komeda Big Bang
20th september | 08:00PM - 09:00PM | Grunwaldzki Square
The musical culmination of the festival Friday, September 20, will be Komeda Big Bang, which is a joint performance of combined orchestras – all the bands that will appear earlier on the streets of Gdynia. At 20.00 they will acoustically perform selected works of Krzysztof Komeda, under the direction of Łukasz L.U.C. Rostkowski. The concert will take place in the newly renovated band shell on Grunwald Square, between the Musical Theatre and the Gdynia Film Centre.