Warsaw

Instytutowa 6 m. 9 (currently Matejko Street)
Stefan Spiess’ apartment where Szymanowski would stay during his visits to Warsaw in 1909 and 1910.

Foksal 8
Stefan Spiess’ apartment. Szymanowski would stay there during his visits to Warsaw before the outbreak of WWI, as well as in 1920 and 1921.

Warsaw Philharmonic Hall
The Warsaw Philharmonic was established in 1901. In its Concert Hall many performances of Szymanowski’s music took place since 1906.

Warsaw Conservatory
1926 Szymanowski was appointed Master of the Warsaw Conservatory, a post he held till August 1929. During that time he involved himself in an attempt to reform musical education. Then (1930) he became the first Rector of the Warsaw Music Academy, but in 1932 he resigned from the position after the dismissal of professors who were friends and adherents of Szymanowski.

Służewska 3
Countess Stadnicka’s apartment – Szymanowski rented it together with August Iwański in 1922 and 1923.

Hotel Bristol
Szymanowski spent there the turn of 1922 and 1923, and also stayed there several times later, after the apartment in Nowy Świat was sold.

Nowy Swiat 47 m. 26
On August Iwański’s initiative Szymanowski got a permanent residence in Warsaw where he could stay during his visits to the capital between 1924 and 1929. The flat was modest and high lying, but it did give Szymanowski a much needed sense of independence.

Raszyńska 58
The last address of Szymanowski’s mother, Anna, in Warsaw. She settled there together with her daughter Anna in 1929.

Polna 70 m. 9
Stanisława Szymanowska’s Warsaw apartment after she moved to the capital from Bydgoszcz. Szymanowski was a frequent guest there.