Krzysztof Gawlas
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Krzysztof Gawlas


Composer, improviser and sound designer. Gawlas specializes in compositions featuring electronic systems, writes for tape and combines the acoustic instruments with the human voice and live electronics. He also deals with multi-channel sound projection, performing with other artists. Gawlas is the author and co-founder of a number of multimedia projects, and the composer of incidental music for theater. Apart from these, he indulges in jazz and improvisation. (EC)

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When My Spirit Catches Light Like a Flaming Torch for chamber ensemble, 4 actors, choir and live electronics

year of composition: 2013
duration of the piece: 47'
genre: stage works
language version: PL
programme edition: 2013/14
commission: Fundacja im. Zofii Kossak
materials accessible until: 23 October 2016
recording accessible until: indefinitely


WHEN MY SPIRIT CATCHES LIGHT LIKE A FLAMING TORCH for chamber ensemble, 4 actors, choir and live electronics premiere, held on 30 August 2013 at the Ośrodek Harcerski Pod Buczem in Górki Wielkie.


Krzysztof Lasoń, violin
Zbigniew Kaleta, clarinet
Marek Andrysek, accordion
Stanisław Lasoń, cello
Michał Żymełka, percussion
Małgorzata Pikus, actor
Katarzyna Słupczyńska, actos
Bogusław Słupczyński, actor
Dariusz Waraksa, actor
Ad Libitum Chamber Choir
Izabella Zielecka-Panek, choir director
Krzysztof Gawlas, electronics

cast overview:

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