Kosice, Slovakia

Dom Umenia KosiceFriday, April 8th, 2011
Concert at the House of Arts “Dom Umenia”
Slovak philharmonic orchestra of Kosice.
Direction: András Deák
Rachmaninov, concerto for piano n°3 in D minor, Op 30

Since its creation in 1968, ŠfK (Slovak State Philharmonic, Košice) quickly took a lead in the international scene like an orchestra of reference. Extremely with an important discography (150 Cds), it is associated with great names such Valerij Gergiyev, Luciano Pavarotti, Thomas Sanderling, Tadeusz Strugala, LIBOR Pešek, Emin Khatshaturyan, Igor Oistrakh, Gidon Kremer, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Julia Fischer to quote only some of them.

Concerts with the Prague Symphony Orchestra

Wednesday 9 & Thursday February 10, 2011
Prague, Smetana Hall
Brahms, Piano Concerto n°2 op.83

Concerts with the Prague Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Serge Baudo.




Built between 1905 and 1912 and mostly decorated by A. Mucha, the Smetana Hall is a symbol of the Czech Secession style and has 1200 seats.
The prestigious Prague Spring International Music Festival is held each year in that1200-seat hall.

In 2009, Eugen Indjic was named “artist in residence” at the Prague Symphony Orchestra.

Szczecin, Poland

SzczecinFriday February 18, 2011

Szczecin, Poland

Concert with the Symphony orchestra of Szczecin under the baton Maciej Nałęcz-Niesiołowski.

Rachmaninov, concerto for piano n°2 in C minor.

Currently under Mykola Dyadyura’s artistic direction, the Szczecin Symphony Orchestra was characterized since its creation in 1948 by its collaboration with great conductors, such as Krzysztof Penderecki, Kazimierz Kord, Jerzy Maksymiuk, Marek Pijarowski, Witold Rowicki, Gennady Rożdżestwienski, Tadeusz Strugala, Antoni Wit, Andrzej Markowski, and with soloists such as Halina Czerny-Stefańska, Lidia Grychtołówna, Witold Małcużyński, Piotr Paleczny, Krystian Zimmermann, Adam Makowicz, Wiesław Ochman, Emmanuel Ax, Rudolf Kerer, Natalia Gutman, Maurizio Pollini, Ivan Monighetti…


Recital in Rudolfinum, Prague

Rudolfinum DvorakSaturday February 5, 2011

Recital at the Rudolfinum of Prague, Dvořák Hall

The Rudolfinum is one of the oldest concert halls in Europe and offers exceptional acoustics. On January 4, 1896, the very first concert of the Czech Philharmonic was directed there by Antonín Dvořák himself.

Brno, Slovakia – The Assembly Chamber

Brno Besedni DumTuesday February 1st, 2011

Recital in Besední dům of Brno.

Program: Debussy, Chopin, Prokofiev, Schumann and Liszt.

“The Assembly Chamber”: This splendid building built in 1871 – a culminating point of palatial neoclassic style – was designed by the architect of the Musikverein of Vienna, Theophil von Hansen.
It hosts the Brno Philharmonic Orchestra, one of oldest in Europe, and currently directed by Aleksandar Markovic. Historically related to the Czech composer Leos Janacek, it has presented the major part of his work since the fifties.

Rubinstein festival Łódź – 2011

560px-Pomnik_Rubisteina_LodzTuesday 22 & Wednesday February 23, 2011

Chopin Concerto n°1 with the Prima Vista Quartet, and solo works of Chopin, Liszt and Debussy.

Dvorak Quintet with piano with Prima Vista Quartet on February 23.

The Arthur Rubinstein International Music Foundation will organize the second edition of the Rubinstein Festival in  Łódź between  the 18th and the 26th  of February, 2011.

Placed under the high patronage of the President of the Republic of Poland Bronisław Komorowski, and of the honorary members Eva and Alina Rubinstein, this event will include soloists such as Emmanuel Ax, Daniel Baremboim, Yo Yo Ma, Garick Ohlsson, etc. The Philharmonic orchestra of Łódź owes its reputation to the great conductors and soloists who were associated with its history : J. Hoffman, W.Landowska, W.Malcuzynski, Paderewski, Arthur Rubinstein, Saint-Saëns, Szymanowski, Sarasate,  Igor Oistrach, Penderecki to name but a few.

Kielce, Poland

Kielce_-_300x200Friday June 17, 2011

Concert in the New Arts Centre of Kielce.

Kielce Symphony Orchestra.
Conductor: Jacek Rogala.

Brahms, Piano Concerto n°2 op.83

Each year, it hosts several festivals, notably the Cultural Festival for the Young and the International festival of organ music. Since its first artistic season in 1945, the orchestra has given numerous concerts directed by celebrated conductors such as Jacek Kasprzyk, Kazimierz Kord, Maksymiuk Jerzy, Marek Pijarowski, Tadeusz Strugala and with soloists such as Krzysztof Jakowicz, Sophia Kilanowicz, Konstanty A. Kulka, Mischa Maisky, Peter Paleczny, Wanda Wilkomirska or Krystian Zimmermann. For spring 2011, the Symphony Orchestra of Kielce will inaugurate its new hall, part of a modern and audacious architectural complex