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Update: 23.03.2014
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Piotr Salaber Currently, P. Salaber is rehearsing at the National Theatre in Budapest, where he composed music for Gombrowicz's Operetta, directed by Andrzej Bubień.

The signal of Film Actors Festival in Wroclaw by P. Salaber sounded at the Gala opening festival. During the closing Gala of the Festival the signal was oerformed by the Sudecka Philharmonic Orchestra directed by Jerzy Kosek. The artistic director of the Festival is Boguslaw Linda, the Platinum Award were handed to Krystyna Janda and Daniel Olbrychski.

30th of December 2012 in one of the greatest Russian theaters - BDT - Bolshoi Drama Theater in St. Petersburg the premiere of the play "Measure for Measure" by W. Shakespeare took place . Music by P. Salaber, set design by Eduard Kochergin, stage movement, Jurij Vasilkov, directed by Andrzej Bubień.

The recordings for the Russian premiere of Measure for Measure were made by Chris Aiken, featuring Katarzyna Duda / violin , Filip Siejka / electric violin and Markus Stockhausen / trumpet, flugelhorn

P. Salaber has finished working on the performance based on the songs of The Elder Gentlemen's Cabaret by J. Wasowski and J. Przybora. The premiere took place on 27th of June 2013, Waterfront Theatre, Granville Island, Vancouver. The ensemble of the Polish Theatre in Vancouver, directed by Canadian director of Polish origin, Marek Czuma, the producer of the show is Andrew Gajos, featuring Magdalena Zawadzka.

10th of January 2013 at the Polish Theatre in Vancouver, on the stage of Evergreen Cultural Centre the premiere of "The Boys" by S. Grochowiak took place, directed by Polish - Canadian director Marek Czuma with set design by Joanna Kopplinger and music by P. Salaber, produced by Andrzej Gajos.

"Gypsy Tales. Romane Paramisia "dir. by I. Dragan with music by P. Salaber has won two awards at the III International Festival of Puppet Theatres "Golden Magnolia" in Shanghai - for the director - Irena Dragan, and for the innovative staging. During the previous, II International Festival of Puppet Theatre in Shanghai, "The Dragon King's Daughter" directed by I. Dragan with music by P. Salaber received the Special Jury Award and has also been presented in the Polish Pavilion Expo 2010.

On the 6th of December in a special concert "Locomotive and other pieces for children" P. Salaber will conduct Chamber Philharmonic in Lomza, presenting his music for children with lyrics by I. Krasicki, J. de La Fontaine ' a and J. Tuwim.

From the 26th of May in the Third Programme of the Polish Radio Avenue in Warsaw there is a special Bench With Tales for Children with music by Piotr Salaber.

17th of June at the BC Children's Hospital in Vancouver a charity event took place, a special performance of King Matt the First by J. Korczak, dir. by J. Wernio with music by P. Salaber, staged by The Popular Theatre

Among the works used in the recent premiere of the Wroclaw Pantomime - House of Bernarda Alba , directed by Z. Szymczyk there were some compositions by P. Salaber. The premiere took place on the 4th of May in Wrocław.

26th of April at the Main Square in Bydgoszcz there was a staging of "Katyn, a letters from ..." commemorating the victims killed in Katyn, Kharkov, Mednoye and other places in the USSR. In the music used during the performance there were compositions by Samuel Barber, Joseph Haydn, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Camille Saint-Saens, Gustav Holst, Henry Purcell and Piotr Salaber.

On 26th of November at the Tovstonogov Bolshoi Drama Theater in St. Petersburg, the Russian premiere of "On Foot" by S. Mrożek with music by P. Salaber took place. Scenography Eduard Kochergin, choreography Jurij Vasilkov , directed by Andrzej Bubień. Information about the premiere was published also by the magazin Polish Market.
P. Salaber gave also a lecture on "Relations between drama construction and musical elements" during the international conference, day before the premiere.

On 29th of February the premiere of King Matt I by Janusz Korczak, directed by Julia Wernio with music by P. Salaber took place. The performances were presented by The Popular Theatre in Vancouver, Canada at the Norman Rothstein Theatre, during the Chutzpah Festival .

At the Csokonai Theatre in Debrecen, Hungary a premiere of A. Ostrowski, "Even a Wise Man Stumbles or Diary of a Scoundrel," directed by A. Bubień and music by P. Salaber took place.

On 9 December 2011 Museum of the History of Kielce together with the Society of the History and Culture of Polish Jews invited children and adults to watch a staging based on a spectacle “Eight lights of Hanukkah” (psalms from the Book of Psalms translated by Leopold Staff), performed by the actors from Teatr Lalki I Aktora “Kubuś”, accompanied with music by Piotr Salaber.

28go November at the Grand Theatre - National Opera in Warsaw P. Salaber performed with Marek Torzewski, Marcin Bronikowski and members of the Pro Omnibus Foundation - Angela Wawrzyk and Szymon Borkowski during Pearls of Polish Economy Gala, organized by Polish Market Magazine. Interview with the composer you can find here. page 106

On 16th of November in the Waterfront Theatre, Vancouver, a new premiere of The Popular Theatre Charming Night and On the High Seas by S. Mrożek took place, directed by Marek Czuma with music by P. Salaber.

"Conductor in the Studio or Microphone Instead of the Audience - in the Seven Questions and Answers. The specificity of the conductor work during studio recordings of film and theater music." - book and CD by P. Salaber has been published. Distribution and sale of publication by Nicolaus Copernicus University Scientific Publishing House in Torun.

On the 14th of September at the the festival "Łódź of Four Cultures" P. Salaber conducted a concert with his music for Julian Tuwim's poems in the concert for children "Locomotive"

On the 1st of May in the Cathedral of Bydgoszcz, on the day of beatification of Pope Johann Paul II P. Salaber conducted The Symphonists of Bydgoszcz Orchestra and combined choirs - Cathedral and Alla Polacca from the Grand Theatre in Warsaw, together with the soloists in the concert, "Don't let the lamps of our faith to die... " During the concert, some parts of Missa Mundana to the texts of M. Szułczyńska and the world premiere of seven series of papal encyclicals to the texts of E. Bryll with P. Salaber's music were performed.

While working on the music for "Judaszek" by M. Saltykov-Shchedrin at Warsaw's Athenaeum Theater , starring Jadwiga Jankowska-Cieslak, directed by A. Bubien, P. Salaber recorded his music with the Chamber Choir of Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz, Glass Duo from Gdansk (glass harp) and Markus Stockhausen (trumpet) in Cologne.

Since January, a comedy series , "Skinny's Men (Los Hombres de Paco)" is being aired again on Polsat TV and Polsat 2, directed by Wojciech Adamczyk with music by P. Salaber. The new musical themes for the second part of the series - this time directed by Maciej Wojtyszko were recorded as usual by Chris Aiken, and also by Tadeusz Mieczkowski at S-4 Studio at the Polish Radio, performed by the Polish Radio Orchestra conducted by P. Salaber.

"Yellow Nightcap" by F. Zablocki dir. J. Wernio, for The Popular Theatre-Canadian-Polish Society PRO ARTE in Vancouver, Canada with music by P. Salaber was also presented in Seattle, USA.

During the II International Puppet Theatre Festival in Shanghai, "The Daughter of the Dragon King" directed by I. Dragan with music by P. Salaber received a Special Jury Award and was also presented at the Polish pavilion at Expo 2010.

24th of September at the "Theatre Le Vent se Leve" in Paris, the premiere of "Parricides" was held, dir. Monique Stalens, P. Salaber - music.

The film"The Corrupted" with music by P. Salaber and participation including J. Englert, J. Trela, Oliver Gruner and Max Ryan was presented at the Polish Film Festival in Los Angeles.

The play "Obłom-off" , dir. A. Bubien in Debrecen in Hungary, with music by P. Salaber won the Audience Award for best performance at a festival in Pecs, and prepared under the ongoing the Polish-Israeli Year "The Eight Lights of Chanukkah" by Isaac B. Singer in Kielce, Poland, dir. I. Dragan won the Grand Prix at the International Festival of Puppet Theatre Eurofest, and was presented in the Jewish Theater in Warsaw in the festival "Warsaw of Singer"

June the 1st past year, at Main Square in Zamość Piotr Salaber stood behind the conductor's desk , "The Namysłowski Symphony Orchestra" presenting his music for children, with actors - T. Kwiatkowska and P. Siciński.

Piotr Salaber found himself in a prestigeous group of artists featured by the magazine Theatre in the 2006/2007 season, in the category" Best Music" for his music for “The Karamazov Brothers”, dir. A. Bubien.

The biography of P. Salaber was published in a book - "Polish composers 1918-2000".
The publication of the Institute of Philosophy Jagiellonian University, "Aesthetics and Criticism" published the next parts of the text by P. Salaber "Symbiosis of music and drama - the composer of the theater music", accompanied by a CD with his music from " Crime and Punishment, "" Trap" ( Katarzyna Duda- violin), and "The Karamazov Brothers."

Here you can watch the trailer of "The Legend", a horror movie, with music by Piotr Salaber.




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