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Rok Lutosławskiego 2004

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In the fall of 2003, a motion by the Society to make 2004 The Year of Lutosławski supported by over a dozen letters from representatives of artistic unions and prominent individuals in the world of culture, was filed in the chancellory of the Polish Sejm. On November 13, the request was considered by the Sejm Cultural Commission (Kazimierz Kord was the society’s spokesman), and in January 2004, the Sejm of the Republic of Poland passed the appropriate legislation. Thanks to the efforts of the Society’s board, the event was widely noted in the press and the media. The announcement of The Year of Lutosławski significantly facilitated the realization of the board’s plans, and animated the interest of many Polish cultural institutions, also in the provinces, in the Polish composer’s oeuvre and in him as a person.

The most important initiatives of the Witold Lutosławski Society have been the following: