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Archive for May 25, 2016

Stanisław Moniuszko: The Most Famous Polish Composer You Haven’t Heard Yet but Should

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The name Fryderyk Chopin is synonymous with Polish music and culture. Though Stanisław Moniuszko may not be a household name today, the composer is literally the face of Polish opera. A statue of him rests outside of the Warsaw Opera House, where several of works premiered and for which he served as director.