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Lusławice

This village to the east of Kraków in southern Poland has been Penderecki’s sanctuary, his place of work and rest for nearly 40 years. The composer bought and restored a small 17th-century manor house surrounded by verdant grounds, which for a time in the 1920s was the residence of the painter Jacek Malczewski. In May 2013, Penderecki opened the European Penderecki Centre for Music in Lusławice, a state-of-the-art institutional facility with the aim of educating gifted young musicians and developing their talents.