Polish Wieniawski Philharmonic Orchestra
January 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm| $45 – $50
The Concert program and some information on the Polish Wieniawski Philharmonic Orchestra:
Rossini, Overture to La Gazza Ladra
Grieg, Piano Concerto
Beethoven, Symphony No. 5
The Polish Wieniawski Philharmonic Orchestra was founded in December 1944 and premiered in February 1945. On May 18, 1945 it performed the first symphony concert in post-war Poland.
The Polish Wieniawski Philharmonic Orchestra has gone on many concert tours worldwide including Italy, Switzerland, Spain, Sweden, Germany, South Korea, Denmark and Ukraine. All were acclaimed both by the critics and the public.
The Polish Wieniawski Philharmonic is under the artistic direction of its principal conductor Wojciech Rodek. The large repertoire of the Polish Wieniawski Philharmonic Orchestra encompasses compositions from Baroque to contemporary music and concert programs include works by Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Wagner, Tchaikovsky, Dvořák, Stravinsky, Shostakovich, and many others.
The Polish Wieniawski Philharmonic has attracted a glittering list of prominent conductors, such as Krzysztof Penderecki, Antoni Wit, Kazimierz Kord, Philippe Herreweghe, Jerzy Maksymiuk, Jan Krenz, and soloists: Sviatoslav Richter, David Oistrakh, Konstanty Andrzej Kulka, Wanda Wiłkomirska, Nigel Kennedy, Eugen Indjic, Rafał Blechacz, Kevin Kenner, Ingolf Wunder, Yulianna Avdeeva, Krzysztof Jakowicz, Roman Lasocki, Piotr Pławner, Bartłomiej Nizioł, Tomasz Strahl, Lukas Geniušas, Corina Marti, Vadim Brodski, Ilya Grubert, Georgijs Osokins and many others.