Jacek Brzoznowski: Conductor-in-Residence with Cappella Gedanensis for the 2017/2018 season

Sep 19, 2017

Jacek Brzoznowski’s residence with Cappella Gedanensis commences on 19 September, when the conductor-in-residence will lead a concert held at the Europejskie Centrum Solidarności (European Solidarity Centre) in Gdańsk (Plac Solidarności 1, 2.00pm).

Jacek Brzoznowski will conduct Orkiestra Cappella Gedanensis, Klaudia Trzasko (soprano), Magdalena Lewandowska (mezzosoprano) and Szymon Laskiewicz (clarinet).

The artists will perform arias, duets and orchestral fragments from the operas by Donizetti, W A Mozart, Gounod, Bizet and Tchaikovsky.

The highlights of Jacek Brzoznowski’s 2017/2018 season residence will include preparations to two concerts performed by Cappella Gedanensis under the direction of Rafał Kłoczko and rehearsals to a concert with a world premiere performance of a new composition by Adam Sławiński, featuring Łukasz Długosz (part of the ‘Composing Commissions’ programme).

More information about the concert and the residence can be found at Cappella Gedanensis’ website www.cappellagedanensis.pl

Jacek Brzoznowski was born in Ełk in 1993 and graduated from the Stanisław Moniuszko Academy of Music in Gdańsk, where he studied conducting, first with Prof W Rajski and later with Prof R J Delekta. He won the Third Prize at the Second Adam Kopyciński Students of Conducting National Competition in Wrocław earlier in 2017. He was also awarded a Special Prize for the performance of a contemporary composition, in addition to the Chamber Orchestra Prize. Brzoznowski has taken part in master classes with such eminent conductors as Jose Maria Florencio, George Tchitchinadze and Jerzy Salwarowski. He has also attended several workshops managed by R J Delekta with the Beethoven Academy Orchestra in Kraków. One of the highlights of his career has been the rehearsals to a concert with the Polish Baltic Philharmonic conducted by Jose Maria Florencio. He has also had a chance to work with such ensembles as the Orchestra of the Polish Chamber Philharmonic in Sopot, the Gdynia Symphony Orchestra and the Symphony Orchestra of the Academy of Music in Gdańsk.