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Krzysztof Penderecki Awards

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* Prizes, awards and decorations
* Honorary positions
* Honorary doctorates
* Honorary memberships

 

PRIZES, AWARDS AND DECORATIONS

1959 Awarded 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize in the 2nd Competition of Young Polish Composers organized by the Polish Composers' Association for his works "Strophes", "Emanations" and "From the Psalms of David"
1961 UNESCO award for "Threnos"
1962 1st prize in the Crakow Composition Competition for his work "Canon"
1966 Grosser Kunstpreis des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen for his work "St. Luke's Passion"
1967 Prix Italia for his "St. Luke's Passion"
  Sibelius Gold Medal
1968 Prix Italia for "Dies Irae"
1970 Award of the Polish Composer's Association
1977 Gottfried-von-Herder-Preis of the F.v.S. Foundation Hamburg
  Prix Arthur Honegger for "Magnificat"
1981 Médaille de la Ville de Paris
1983 Sibelius Prize of the Wihouri Foundation
  Polish National Award
1985 Premio Lorenzo Magnifico
1986 Stefania Niekrasz Medal
1987 Karl-Wolf-Award (Art prize of the Israeli Wolf Foundation)
1988 Grammy Award for the "Concerto per violoncello ed orchestra no. 2"
1989 Manuel de Falla Gold Medaille from Accademia de Bellas Artes, Granada
1990 Commander's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
  Chevalier de Saint Georges
1991 Gold Medal of the Protection of Historic Monuments of Warsaw for the rebuilding of Lusławice
1992 Austrian Decoration for Science and Art
  University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for  Music Composition for "Adagio - 4. Symphony for large orchestra"
1993 Distinguished Citizen Fellowship of the Institute for Advanced Study at Indiana University Bloomington
  Prize of the International Music Council / UNESCO for Music
  Officier of the Order of Cultural Merit of the Principality of Monaco
1996 Primetime Emmy Award of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
1997 Crystall Award of Economic Forum, Davos
1998 Composition Award of the Promotion Association of the European Industry and Trade, conferred on 10 September on the occasion of the Penderecki Festival in Crakow
  Medal of the Grand Duke Gediminas, Vilnius
  Special Award of the Business Centre Club, Warsaw
  "Four Hundred Years of Warsaw's Municipality" Medal
1999 Grammy Award for "Metamorphosen - Concerto per violino ed orchestra no. 2"
  AFIM Indie Award for the "Credo" recording on Hänssler Classic
  Music award of the City of Duisburg in connection with the Köhler-Osbahr Foundation
2000 Cannes Classical Award as "Living Composer of the Year"
  Ordine Al Merito della Repubblica Italiana
  Honorary Citizen of Puerto Rico
2001 Prince of Asturias Award for the Arts Category
  Grammy Award "Best Choral Composition" for "Credo"
2002 Romano Guardini Prize of the Catholic Academy in Bavaria
2003 Honorary Citizen of the city of Debica, Poland
  Eduardo M. Torner-Medal of the "Conservatorio de Musica del Principado Asturias"
  State prize of the Land Nordrhein-Westfalen
2004 Praemium Imperiale, Japan
2005 Order of the White Eagle, Poland
2006 Commander of the Three Star Order, Latvia
2008 Gold Medal of the Armenian Ministry of Culture

 

 

HONORARY POSITIONS

1958 First professorship at the Cracow Academy of Music
1966 - 1968 Lecturer at the Folkwang Academy in Essen
1972 - 1987 Principal of the Cracow Academy of Music
1973 - 1978 Professorship at Yale University, New Haven
1988 Principal Guest Conductor of the NDR-Sinfonieorchester Hamburg
1992 - 2001 Music Director of the Casals Festivals in Puerto Rico
1997 Artistic Advisor at the Beijing Music Festival
  Patron of the Festival "Europäische Wochen Passau"
  Honorary Professor of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory
1998 Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters
  Corresponding member of the Bayerische Akademie der Schönen Künste, München
  Honorary Professor of the Beijing Conservatory
1999 Honorary Board of the Vilnius Festival
2003 Honorary Director of the Principe de Asturias Foundation Choir
  Honorary President of the "Apayo a la Creación Musical Oviedo"
2008 Honorary Professor Komitas State Conservatory, Yerevan

 

 

HONORARY DOCTORATES

ARGENTINIA
Buenos Aires

BELGIUM
University Leuwen

COREA
University Seoul

FRANCE
University Bordeaux

GERMANY
Universities Leipzig, Münster

GREAT BRITAIN
Glasgow

POLAND
Universities Krakow, Poznán, Warsaw
Music Academies Krakow, Warsaw

ROMANIA
University Cluj

RUSSIA
University St. Petersburg

SERBIA
University Belgrade

SPAIN
University Madrid

SWITZERLAND
University Lucerne

USA
Yale University, New Haven / Connecticut, St. Olaf College, Northfield / Minnesota, University of Rochester, New York / N.Y., Duquesne University, Pittsburgh / Pennsylvania, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
 

 

HONORARY MEMBERSHIPS

ARGENTINIA
Academia Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires

AUSTRIA
Academia Scientarium et Artium Europaea, Salzburg
Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde, Vienna

CHINA
Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Hong Kong

FRANCE
Académie Nationale des Sciences, Belles-lettres et Arts, Bordeaux

GERMANY
Akademie der Künste, Berlin

GREAT BRITAIN
Royal Academy of Music, London

IRELAND
Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin

ITALY
Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Rome

SWEDEN
Kungl. Musikaliska Akademien, Stockholm

SWITZERLAND
Académie Internationale de Philosophie et de l'Art, Berne

USA
American Academy of Arts and Letters, Kosciuszko Foundation, New York

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