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Season finale and more. June in PFB

June begins in Gdynia with the participation of the Polish Baltic Philharmonic Orchestra during the Gdynia Classica Nova festival. Later, the Orchestra will play at its headquarters on Ołowianka Island in a less frequently performed film repertoire and a special concert at the end of the 2023/2024 artistic season. The culmination of the month is the inauguration of the Gdańsk Music Summer in Oliwa. We invite you!

1/06, 19:00 – Gdynia Classica Nova – Church of St. Andrzej Bobola in Gdynia 

For many years PFB Orchestra participates in the Gdynia Classica Nova festival. Concert under the slogan: Masterpieces of the 20th century - Górecki's Symphony of Sorrowful Songs will present the Symphony No. 36, Op. XNUMX by Henryk Mikołaj Górecki, as well as Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen for soprano and orchestra by Gustav Mahler and Adagietto from Paradise Lost (version for English horn and string orchestra) by Krzysztof Penderecki. He will conduct the PFB orchestra Łukasz Borowicz. He will sing Izabela Matuła (soprano). The solo part on the English horn will be performed by the oboist PFB Anita Milewska.



2/06, 12:00 – Family concert – The sun on the staff – PFB building in Ołowianka

On the occasion of Children's Day, we invite you to the last family concert this year. It's a magical concert full of surprises. You will receive a musical gift from Chopin About the ham lady, from Mozart About a piece of cake i There were three hens, from Moniuszko About a cat and a dog. In addition to percussion instruments, there will also be a huge tuba and a piccolo flute. They will perform: Magdalena Skorupska (singing), Karol Lendzion (singing), Jakub Laskowski (tube), Dorota Kowalska (flet), Aleksandra Bieg-Piaseczna (piano), Bartłomiej Sutt (percussion instruments) i Perełki dance group.



3-4, 9:15 and 11:30 – Educational concert – Mr. Kleks' Holiday Academy – PFB building in Ołowianka 

Na Mr. Kleks Academy subsequent generations of Poles were raised. At the Polish Baltic Philharmonic, artists led by Philharmonic violinists Natalia Walewska i Anna Bona recall popular songs from a series of films about the adventures of Mr. Kleks. An eccentric professor invites all children to play together at the Academy, regardless of the alphabet hierarchy. Graduates of this prestigious educational institution will learn the principles of good taste and upbringing, discover unknown lands and experience adventures they have never even dreamed of before. Actors will sing Aleksandra Lis i Bogdan Smagacki.



7/06, 19:00 – Film music concert – Zapach kobiety – PFB building in Ołowianka 

The Gdańsk Philharmonic band rarely plays light film repertoire, and that's what it will be like on June 7 during a concert of cult films that we remember for their beautiful, catchy music. They will sound, among others: music themes from movies: Cinema Paradiso, Zorba the Greek, The Mission, Amelia, Pirates of the Caribbean, Mission: Impossible, Schindler's List, By Fire and Sword or mentioned The scent of a woman. PFB Orchestra will be led by an outstanding violinist and conductor Robert Kabara. The soloist is the concertmaster of the PFB, a violinist Natalia Walewska.



14/06, 19:00 – End of the artistic season 2023/2024 – PFB building in Ołowianka

The culmination of the season is one of the most important moments of the season. We symbolically say goodbye to the artistic season, which we will end on a strong note. We will listen to wonderful masterpieces - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 271 in E flat major, KV XNUMX and Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. XNUMX in C sharp minor. The only Pole who won the first prize in the prestigious and very difficult Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Competition in Tel Aviv will sit behind the piano - Simon Nehring. Polish Baltic Philharmonic Orchestra this special concert will be led by its artistic director George Tchitchinadze.



28/06, 20:00 - 67th International Organ Music Festival in Oliwa - Inauguration - Oliwa Cathedral

The tradition of the MFMO in the Oliwa Archcathedral is the ceremonial inauguration with the participation of the Polish Baltic Philharmonic Orchestra. It is this time of the year when director Roman Perucki, an organist appreciated in Poland and abroad, plays with his artistic group. This concert is also the opening of the Gdańsk Summer of Music, full of symphony, chamber and organ concerts and piano recitals that will await us during the holidays. June 28 PFB Orchestra will lead Jacek Rogala, and together with prof. Roman Perucki the soloist will be a great flutist Łukasz Długosz. A unique event will be the world premiere of a work by Zbigniew Kruczek commissioned by the Philharmonic - Double Concerto for flute, organ and orchestra. Additionally, we will hear the Concerto in G minor for organ and orchestra, Op. 35 by Mieczysław Surzyński and Concerto for chamber orchestra by Stefan Kisielewski.


You are welcome!

conductor George Tchitchinadze

May at the Polish Baltic Philharmonic

The Polish Baltic Philharmonic does not slow down. We co-organize the Gdańsk Music Festival, during which the PFB Orchestra will play twice (with pianist Daniel Ciobanu and opera singers associated with the sic itur ad astra foundation). The director of PFB, prof., also plays as part of the GFM. Roman Perucki. We are crowning the Polish Music Stage series with concerts with the participation of Książek Piano Duo and the pianist Maciej Gański and violist Krzysztof Komendarek-Tymendorf. Musicians led by violinist Anna Bona will take younger and older music lovers to the land of Disney fairy tales. A unique family concert will also take place in the afternoon, with the participation of the PFB Orchestra conducted by Tadeusz Wicherek. 

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Pomeranian Art Awards awarded

We met the winners of the 25th anniversary Pomeranian Art Award. Three winners of the best Artistic Creations in 2023, the Pomeranian Artistic Hope and the Patron of Culture in 2023 were selected. The Marshal of the Pomeranian Voivodeship, Mieczysław Struk, also awarded the Great Pomeranian Artistic Award to the most distinguished artists associated with Pomerania.

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April attractions at the Philharmonic

In April we will see many outstanding pianists. Gábor Farkas will grace the Pomeranian Artistic Award Gala, Alexander Korsantia will play with the PFB Orchestra conducted by George Tchitchinadze, and two of the three graduates of the Academy of Music in Gdańsk are pianists - Klara Jachimczak and Bartosz Wiśniewski (the third is accordionist Dominik Żych). The month opens with a special concert in the Oliwa Cathedral, with two harpists: Carlos Peña Montoya and Juliusz Wesołowski as soloists.

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Pomeranian Artistic Award 2024 - nominations

A ceremonial ceremony will be held on April 25 at the Polish Baltic Philharmonic Pomeranian Artistic Awards Galaj. That's when the Marshal of the Pomeranian Voivodeship, Mieczysław Struk, will present the Pomeranian Griffin statuettes, designed by Maria Kuczyńska. The award is granted in three categories: Artistic Creation (three out of ten nominees), Pomeranian Artistic Hope (one winner out of three nominees) and Patronage of Culture (one company out of three nominees). In addition, the Marshal of the Pomeranian Voivodeship may issue an order Great Pomeranian Artistic Award for all creativity.

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What are we playing in March?

We open the month on March 1 with a violin concert by two-time Oscar winner Erich Wolfgang Korngold - the great Jarosław Nadrzycki will play with the PFB Orchestra. Less than a week later, we host Sinfonia Varsovia. We will celebrate Women's Day symphony with Krystyna Stańko, who will sing hits from the album "Aquarius". The MoCarta Group will perform for young viewers, and unique organ compositions, including improvisations to two painting works by Olga Boznańska, will be performed by Jürgen Geiger. As if that were not enough, we will have two more symphonic concerts - with the participation of pianist Luis Fernando Perez and violinist Piotr Pławner. As part of the Polish Music Stage series, the Early Music Ensemble - Diletto will also perform.

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Hot February at the Polish Baltic Philharmonic

February in Ołowianka promises to be special. At the beginning, we will have a symphony concert with the participation of both directors of the Philharmonic - organist Roman Perucki and conductor George Tchitchinadze (February 2). The orchestra will also play on Shrove Tuesday at the Philharmonic (February 9), as well as with tenor Allan Clayton MBE and horn player Michał Szczerba (February 16), to crown the month with the monumental "Requiem" by Giuseppe Verdi with the participation of wonderful singers and the Lodz Philharmonic Choir (February 23). Moreover, we have the last Gdańsk Balls this year and the winner of the Chopin Competition with a recital of the Polish Music Stage series.

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Concert beginning of the year at PFB

We are entering the new year with symphonic and carnival concerts that await music lovers every Friday and Saturday of the carnival. The PFB Orchestra will perform with outstanding violinists - Mario Hossen, Jakub and Krzysztof Jakowicz and pianist Nelson Goerner. The artistic part of the Gdańsk Balls will feature, among others: violinist Roby Lakatos, jazz Mietek Big-Band and Cuarteto Re!Tango & Strings playing atmospheric tangos.

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Carnival Concerts / Gdańsk Balls at PFB

The beginning of the year is a time of fun. We invite you to the Polish Baltic Philharmonic for a unique experience! Every Saturday of the carnival, there will be a concert in the Concert Hall, followed by a dance party in the Philharmonic foyer to live music. The concert part will feature music associated with New Year's concerts and the most beautiful tangos in the world, swing, music of instrument virtuosos, as well as immortal hits about love. You will be warmed up by excellent artists (including Roby Lakatos, Marcin Wyrostek, Natalia Walewska). In the ballroom, it is possible to book a table with dinner for an additional fee.

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XNUMXth International Organ Music Competition Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck

Dear Candidates, Dear Candidates!

It is with great joy that I invite you to participate in the International Organ Music Competition for the twelfth time. Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck. According to tradition, the Competition will take place in Gdańsk - undoubtedly one of the most important centers of organ music in Europe. In the upcoming edition of the event, the Polish Baltic Philharmonic The Fryderyk Chopin Academy of Music in Gdańsk will cooperate with the Fryderyk Chopin Academy of Music in Gdańsk. Stanisław Moniuszko in Gdańsk, Parish of St. Corpus Christi, the Basilica of St. Nicholas (Gdańsk Dominican Order) and the Oliwa Archcathedral, where, thanks to the courtesy of the Parish Priests and the Prior and Rector, the competition auditions will take place. As was the case in 2021, the Competition will have a multi-stage formula: starting with qualifications based on video recordings, through two stages of stationary auditions in Gdańsk, ending with the Final Gala at the Polish Baltic Philharmonic.

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