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LEOPOLDINUM IN THE NEW NFM CONCERT HALL (RED CONCERT HALL)
    Ernst Kovacic will lead orchestra’s  concert in  the NFM on October 10th, 2015 at 6pm.
It will be Leopoldinum’s first concert in the new hall.  In the program works by HK Gruber (with Ernst Kovacic as soloist), Zygmunt Krauze, Joseph Marx and Edward Elgar’s Introduction and Allegro for four solosits and strings.

 
Leopoldinum w Krakowie z Sinfoniettą Cracovią pod dyrekcja Krzysztofa Pendereckiego
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May 9th, 2015

BRAHMS AND LAKS

Hartmut RohdeThe program of the concert in May will include works of Johannes Brahms, Robert Fuchs and Szymon Laks.  Szymon Laks, Auschwitz prisoner, survived this concentration camp thanks to the fact that he was involved in leading the orchestra.  His works, although very melodic, sound like  echo of the 20th century history tragic events.    

The concert will be conducted by Hartmut Rohde, NFM Leopoldinum artistic director
May 9th, 2015, 6:00 pm at the Wroclaw Philharmonic Concert Hall.

 
April 25th, 2015, 6:00 pm

AGATA SZYMCZEWSKA, LEOPOLDINUM …

AGATA SZYMCZEWSKA… and Wroclaw premiere of the violin concerto by Latvian composer Peter Vasks.  This concerto is described as „sensual, beautiful and glamorous”.  Dedicated to Gidon Kremer and premiered in 1997, it is one of the most frequently recorded contemporary violin concerto. 
Three Rossini’s sonatas will be performed in the second half of the concert.  Composer was 12 years old only when he composed a set of 6 sonatas.  Those sonatas are virtuosic for all members of the string orchestra – except violas.  Violas are free – „tacet”.
The concert will be conducted by Christian Danowicz.
April 25th, 2015, 6:00 pm at the Wroclaw Philharmonic Concert Hall.
 
April 18th, 2015 at 6:00pm
„SERENADES AND CONCERTOS”

    Rudi De Bouw – conductor, pianist Lynn Orazi and trumpet soloist Michel Berns, all from Luxembourg,  will perform with the Leopoldinum concert on April 18th, 2015 at 6:00pm in the Wroclaw Philharmonic Hall.
    The program will include two great serenades: by Elgar and Tchaikovsky and two concertos: Grazyna Bacewicz’s Concerto for strings and neoclassical and full of humor and citations Shostakovich’s concerto for piano, trumpet and strings.
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March 28th, 2015

„MOZART ONLY”

Three most popular Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s violin concertos will be performed by Maestro Ernst Kovacic and Leopoldinum during one evening. And those are: no 3 in G Major, no 4 in D Major and no 5 in A Major. This extremely interesting concert will be presented on March 28th, 2015 6:00 pm in the Wroclaw Philharmonic Concert Hall.
 
March 7th, Saturday

GIOVANNI SOLLIMA AND LEOPOLDINUM ARE VERY SORRY …


… but do to our guest’s not well-being – planned program will be presented in other time.  Replacing Maestro will be Leopoldinum’s soloists in the following program:

G.Ph. Telemann Concerto in G Major for viola, strings and  continuo TWV 51:G9
        Solo: Michał Micker – viola
A. Vivaldi Concerto in B Minor for 4 violins, strings and b.c. op. 3 nr 10 RV 580 ( L’estro armonico
        Soloists: Arkadiusz Pawluś, Tymoteusz Rapak, Agata Jeleńska, Dorota Pindur – violins
F. Schubert Rondo in A Major for violin and strings  D 438
        Solo: Christian Danowicz – violin
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J. Haydn Concerto in C Major no 1 for cello and strings Hob. VIIb:1
        Solo: Marcin Misiak – cello
P. de Sarasate Navarra for 2 violins and strings
        Soloists: Christian Danowicz, Aleksandra Bugaj – violins

 
14 lutego 2015
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 Gilles ColliardGilles Colliard– skrzypek i szef artystyczny orkiestry kameralnej w Tuluzie we Francji poprowadzi koncert LEOPOLDINUM w Sali Filharmonii Wrocławskiej w dniu 14 lutego 2015 roku o godzinie 18:00. Gilles Colliard specjalizował się w wykonawstwie muzyki barokowej, grę solową studiował u słynnego Tibora Vargi, był także pierwszym skrzypkiem w Kwartecie Ravel. 
 


Arie z oper barokowych – Glucka, Vivaldiego i Haendla – zaśpiewa z LEOPOLDINUM , mezzosopran a wiolonczelista Anthony Leroy – wykona koncert Schumanna w opracowaniu Colliarda na smyczki.
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Sobota, 10 stycznia, godzina 18
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Na najbliższym koncercie Orkiestry Leopoldinum zabrzmi tango w różnych odsłonach: tradycyjnej, współczesnej, a także tango według Astora Piazzolli, będące gatunkiem samym w sobie. Wyjątkowym gościem prosto z Buenos Aires będzie Marcello Nisinman , bandoneonista, kompozytor i aranżer.
Sobota, 10 stycznia, godzina 18, Filharmonia.
Prowadzenie i skrzypce solo: Christian Danowicz, bandoneon solo: Marcello Nisinman.

 Marcello Nisinman.

 
NFM Leopoldinum Chamber Orchestra
NFM Leopoldinum Chamber Orchestra will perform three concerts in the following weeks:
November 30th 2014 – first concert under the direction of orchestra’s new artistic director Mr. Hartmut Rohde. He will also perform two works for viola with orchestra: Monologue for viola and strings by Alfred Schnittke and Concerto in G Major by Georg Philipp Telemann.
December 6th 2014 - Andrzej Kosendiak, NFM director will lead the orchestra in the jubilee concert (35 years). Soloist will be Arkady Shilkoper, former member of the Bolshoi Theater and National Philharmonic in Moscow orchestras and now horn soloist and jazz musician, will perform Haydn’s horn concerto. In the program mostly Haydn: Saint Nikolai Mass, concerto and Farewell Symphony.
December 20th 2014 - for the end of 2014 – orchestra will be leaded by the great laureate of the A. Rubinstein Piano Competition – Ian Fountain, prof. at the Royal Academy of Music. He recorded many unique works like f.ex. 20th century’s sonatas. In the concert program works of Haynd, Elgar, Suk and Mozart’s Piano Concerto in E flat Major KV449.

All three concerts on Saturday at 6pm in the Wroclaw Philharmonic Concert Hall.

 
Sobota, 25 pażdziernika, godz. 18
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Sala koncertowa Filharmonii 
  Na październikowym koncercie Orkiestry Leopoldinum będzie można usłyszeć kompozycje jednych z najwybitniejszych kompozytorów Rosyjskich:  Szostakowicza, Schnittkego i Czajkowskiego. Soliści wystąpią w nietypowych składach, ponieważ w Concerto Grosso Schnittkego instrumenty wiodące to dwoje skrzypiec i klawesyn lub preparowany fortepian, a w koncercie Szostakowicza będzie to fortepian i trąbka. Na scenie pojawi się dużo wybitnych osobowości artystycznych z Polski i świata: charyzmatyczny pianista Mischa Kozłowski, dwie młode, koncertujące  skrzypaczki Galya Bisengalieva z Kazachstanu i Charlotte Bonneton z Francji, Igor Cecocho,wybitny trębacz białoruskiego pochodzenia mieszkający i działający obecnie w Polsce oraz często współpracująca z Leopoldinum pianistka Anna Rutkowska - Schock. Koncertem zadyryguje Francuz , którego z Rosją łączy wykształcenie , odbył bowiem studia w moskiewskim konserwatorium im. P. Czajkovskiego, którego to słynna Serenada C - Dur uwieńczy koncert.

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September 2014
Our concerts in September 2014

Christian DanowiczDuring the festiwal Wratislavia Cantans orchestra and laureates of the Interpretation Course of the Oratorio-Cantata repertoire and under the direction of Benjamin Bayl, will perform 3 concerts:
10.09. 7:30 pm in Olawa, , Our Lady of Consolation Sanctuary
11.09. 8:00pm in Głogów The Church of Blessed Virgin Mary, Queen of Poland
12.09. 7:00pm in Wroclaw in the Philharmonic Concert Hall

In the program:
Arias from two L. van Beethoven’s cantatas: Cantata on the Death of Emperor Joseph II  WoO 87 and Cantata on the Accession of Emperor Leopold II WoO 88

Jurek DybałAt 6:00pm on September 20th in the St Vincent Cathedral of the Grekocatholic Church, Nankier Pl. # 15,  Christian Danowicz – conductor and viiolin soloist, will lead the program with works by Corelli, Rossini, Wolf, Paganini and virtuoso piece by Bottesini:  Gran Duo Concertante.  Special guest – Jurek Dybał, Vienna Philharmonic double bass soloist and Sinfonietta Cracovia artistic director.

Next concert in Septemeber will take place on 25th at 6:00pm in the St. Anthony Church – Kasprowicz Street, as part of the Pax et bonum festival.  Christian Danowicz will conduct  the following program:

K. Penderecki – Chaconne
F. Mendelssohn – Symphony for strings no 10
A. Dvorak – Serenade in E Major op.22
A. Piazzolla – Otono Porteno

 
Tournée - Francja
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Cantata Seven Last Words from the Cross

MacMillanBy James MacMillan and two Johann Sebastian Bach’s violin concertos (in A Minor and in E Major) will be performed this coming Sunday on April 13th, 2014 at 6pm in the Wroclaw Philharmonic by:
Philharmonic Choir, orchestra Leopoldinum and Ernst Kovacic as soloist and conductor.
“…a composer so confident of his own musical language that he makes it instantly communicative to his listeners.” — The Guardian
 
Tickets: VIP 50zl, N 30zl, U 20zl in the Philharmonic box Office tel. 71 342 24 59, rezerwacje@nfm.wroclaw.pl

 
KRZYSZTOF PENDERECKI AND LEOPOLDINUM

KRZYSZTOF PENDERECKIIt will be a pleasure for the Leopoldinum orchestra to welcome and for the first time to work with Maestro Penderecki .  Prof. Penderecki  will lead the program of his own works and Dvorak’s Serenade.  One of the best clarinetist – Michel Lethiec – will be soloist.  Michel Lethiec, besides his concert activities, leads master classes at the Ecole Britten, in Academy in Nice, also at academies in Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong-Kong.  He is a professor a t the Conservatorie National Supérieur de Musique in Paris and Music Academy in Nice and also artistic director of the Pablo Casals de Prades festival.
March 2nd, 2014, at 6:00 pm in the Wroclaw Philharmonic

Tickets: VIP 50zl, N 30zl, U 20zl in the Philharmonic box Office tel. 71 342 24 59, rezerwacje@nfm.wroclaw.pl
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February 16th, 2014

Leopoldinum’s artistic director Ernst Kovacic, will lead the orchestra on February 16th, 2014 at 6pm in the Wroclaw Philharmonic Hall with the program:
bergAlban Berg – Lyric Suite and two works of Anton Dvorak: Nocturne and Serenade.
Inspired by his great love to singer Hanna Fuchs-Robettin Lyric Suite was composed during 1925-26 and is recognized as the most beautiful of his works.  .  Titles of all parts suggest his emotions including other composers’ citations (Zemlinski, Wagner).

Tickets: VIP 50zl, N 30zl, U 20zl in the Philharmonic box Office tel. 71 342 24 59, rezerwacje@nfm.wroclaw.pl

 
LEOPOLDINUM IN FRENCH REPERTOIRE - Debussy, Rameau, Ravel

Nurhan Arman from Toronto, leader of the  Canada Sinfonia,  has conducted to critical acclaim in many countries, both in America and in Europe.  Served as jury member at many competitions including the International Grzegorz Fitelberg Conducting Competition in Katowice.  Critics hailed Maestro Arman as a "fascinating and striking musical personalityö. 
He is currently the Music Director of Symphony New Brunswick, Northern Music Festival and as Principal Guest Conductor of the Armenian Philharmonic.
He has taught conducting at the Royal Conservatory of Toronto, Orford Arts Centre and the Northern Music Festival.

zdjFebruary 2nd, 2014, 6:00 pm at the Wroclaw Philharmonic

Tickets: VIP 50zl, N 30zl, U 20zl in the Philharmonic box Office tel. 71 342 24 59, rezerwacje@nfm.wroclaw.pl

 
GREAT FUGE FOR THE BEGINNING ...

…followed by works of Toru Takemitsu, Arvo Pärt,  Hugo Wolf and Richard Strauss and interpreted by Leopoldinum under the direction of Viennese conductor.
Niels MuusNiels Muus, conductor with great repertoire and experience with many European, American and Japan ensembles.  Mozarthaus Wien project advisor and artistic director of the Mozart cycle in Vienna and in Japan.  He will conduct Leopoldinum on January 26th, 2014  at 6pm in the Wroclaw Philharmonic Hall.
Tickets: VIP 50zl, N 30zl, U 20zl in the Philharmonic box Office tel. 71 342 24 59, rezerwacje@nfm.wroclaw.pl

 
January 4th, 2014

TANGO ARGENTINO on January 4th, 2014 at 6pm

Christian Danowicz will lead first part of the concert and solo parts will be performed by Wies¨aw Prządka, one of the best accordionist and bandoneonist in Poland.
Second part of the Leopoldinum and Philharmonic Choir will be conducted by Dawid Jarząb, laureate of the last December conducting competition at the Wroclaw Academy of Music.  Solo part in the mass will sing Aleksandra Hruby, mezzosopran.
In the program works of  Piazzolla, Gardela, Galliano and Martin Palmieri’s Missa Tango.

Wiesław PrządkaTickets: VIP 50zl, N 30zl, U 20zl in the Philharmonic box Office tel. 71 342 24 59, rezerwacje@nfm.wroclaw.pl

 
December 15th

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Leopoldinum under the direction of Ernst Kovacic

Special guest, composer Roxanna Panufnik, will be present at our concert on December 15th, 2013, at 6pm in the Wroclaw Philharmonic.
World premiere of her work dedicated to the Leopoldinum  u.t. Two Composers – Two Hands, was created to the memory of  Roxanna’s father Andrzej and Witold Lutosławski.   It was commissioned and financed by the Ministry of Culture and the National Heritage among the program Collections – Composers’ Commissions 2012-2013, realized  by the Music and Dance Institute. 

Roxana PanufnikIn the program also Andrzej Panufnik’s Concertino for timpani, percussion and strings and Beethoven’s string quartet.
Tickets: VIP 50zl, N 30zl, U 20zl in the Philharmonic box Office tel. 71 342 24 59, rezerwacje@nfm.wroclaw.pl

 
December 6th at 7pm

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Christian Danowicz, LEOPOLDINUM’s concertmaster, will lead orchestra as part of the St. Nicholas’ souvenir to our music lovers.  In the program works of  Holst,  Villa-Lobos, Dvoraka, Komeda, Shostakovich, Piazzolla and Brahms - December 6th at 7pm in the Wroclaw Philharmonic.
Tickets: VIP 50zl, N 30zl, U 20zl in the Philharmonic box Office tel. 71 342 24 59, rezerwacje@nfm.wroclaw.pl

 
November 30th, 2013

 

Hartmut Rohde is one of the eminent viola teacher in prestigious universities in Berlin and London, and laureate of international competitions (f.ex. 1st prize in Deutschen Musikwettwerb or International Naumburg Competition in New York).   As soloist, chamber musician and conductor he gives concerts all around the world.
He will lead Leopoldinum in the program with works by Carl Philipp Emanueal Bach, Philipp Jarnach, Felix Mendelssohn and Paul Hindemith’s Trauermusik  – for solo viola and strings.

Please, come to the concert on November 30th, 2013 at 6pm in the Wroclaw Philharmonic.

Hartmut RohdeTickets: VIP 50zl, N 30zl, U 20zl in the Philharmonic box Office tel. 71 342 24 59, rezerwacje@nfm.wroclaw.pl

 
IN THE AULA LEOPOLDINA

W AULI LEOPOLDYŃSKIEJ

Two outstanding artists will perform with the Leopoldinum orchestra on November 24th (Sunday) at 6pm: Benjamin Bayl, guest conductor of many orchestras around the world and Robert Murray, tenor, known soloist in the oratorio-cantata repertoire in British and world ensembles’. Both artists are known to our audience from the festival Wratislavia Cantans and recording of the Hector Berlioz Mass.

In the program among others Dies Natalis – Gerald Finzi’s cantata composed in the form of Bach’s solo cantata and famous work of Richard Strauss – Metamorphosen.

Tickets: VIP 50zl, N 30zl, U 20zl in the Philharmonic box Office tel. 71 342 24 59, rezerwacje@nfm.wroclaw.pl

 
CONCERT WITH THE WROCŁAW PHILHARMONIC BOYS’ CHOIR

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Ernst Kovacic will lead this very interesting program that will include not only Witold Lutos¨awski’s Childrens’ Songs but also the premiere of the Alban Berg’s Sonata and Sextet by born in Breslau composer Eduard Franck.  Wilhelm Altman, one of the most known critics wrote: "This excellent composer does not deserve the neglect with which he has been treated. He had a mastery of form and a lively imagination which is clearly reflected in the fine and attractive ideas one finds in his works."
Tickets: VIP 50zl, N 30zl, U 20zl in the Philharmonic box Office tel. 71 342 24 59, rezerwacje@nfm.wroclaw.pl

 
LEOPOLDINUM IN THE MOST CHAMBER SETTING

Christian DanowiczBrilliant and full of energy Mendelssohn’s Octet in E flat Major was written by 16 years old composer  as a birthday present to his teacher and close friend Eduard Rietz.  Another excellent Octet in C Major was written by one of the most acknowledged XX century composer  Geroge Enescu, Rumanian  violinist, pianist and conductor.
Those two works will be performed by Leopoldinum’s musicians under the direction of concertmaster Christian Danowicz on Sunday, October 27th, 2013 at 6pm in the Wroclaw Philharmonic Hall.
Tickets: VIP 50zl, N 30zl, U 20zl in the Philharmonic box Office tel. 71 342 24 59, rezerwacje@nfm.wroclaw.pl

 
11 października 2013
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Achim FiedlerW najbliższy piątek, 11 października 2013 o godzinie 19:00 w Sali Koncertowej Filharmonii Wrocławskiej, orkiestrą Leopoldinum zadyryguje Achim Fiedler, laureat jednej z nagród w konkursie G. Fitelberga.
W repertuarze koncertu muzyka rosyjska: cykl pieśni Musorgskiego „Z dziecięcej izby” wykona Antonia Bourvé, sopran a w programie między innymi także wariacje Areńskiego i słynna serenada Czajkowskiego.
Bilety w cenie VIP 50zl, N 30zl, U 20zl w kasie Filharmonii tel. 71 342 24 59, rezerwacje@nfm.wroclaw.plantonia_portrait

 
FOR THE INAUGURATION OF THE NEW SEASON: MOZART ONLY!!!

Ernst Kovacic and Leopoldinum will inaugurate season 2013-2014 by performing three violin concertos by Mozart: in G Major, D Major and A Major on September 29th at 6pm in the Wroclaw Philharmonic Concert Hall.
Ernst Kovacic Tickets: VIP 50zl, N 30z¨, U 20z¨, tel. 71 342 24 59, rezerwacje@nfm.wroclaw.pl

 
Gaba Kulka
June 8th, 2013 at 6pm in the Wroclaw Philharmonic Hall: Gaba Kulka, vocal and Konstanty Andrzej Kulka, violin With the orchestra Leopoldinum

Gaba Kulka is a composer, vocalist and piano soloist. Her music is a mixture of various styles – from jazz through piano rock to the Weill cabaret. Her musical imagination and freedom in crossing the borders of styles is highly prized and applauded. She presented about few hundreds of concerts since 2009 performing songs of Czesław Niemen in Sopot, Serge Gainsburg in the National Theater and Madonna’s in the club Chlodna 25 in Warsaw.

One of the best violinists of his generation, Konstanty Andrzej Kulka, was already highly prized as 17th year old student at the N. Paganini International Violin Competition in Genua. International carrier began as the 1st Prize Winner at the International Violin Competition in Munich. He performed with such famous orchestras as f.ex.: Berliner Philharmoniker, Chicago Symphony, London Symphony, English Chamber Orchestra.

Works of K. Lipiński and G. Kulka will be conducted/leaded by Christian Danowicz.  Gaba Kulka

 

 
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