Ministry of Culture of Ukraine
National Philharmonic of Ukraine
Lysenko Column Hall
with the support of the
Polish Institute in Kyiv
present the concert of
KYIV CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Conductor – KRZYSZTOF SLOWINSKI (Poland)
The program of the concert:
F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809-1847) – Symphony No. 9 for chamber orchestra
P. Warlock (1894-1930) – Capriol Suite for chamber orchestra
Z. Pengerski (born 1935) – Small Suite in the Old Style
KRZYSZTOF SLOWINSKI was born in 1954 in Poznan in a musicians’ family. After graduation with honors in 1976 from the piano faculty of the Music Academy in Warsaw (class of Professor Jan Ekier) he continued to study as the Kosciusko Fund scholar in the Indiana University School of Music in Bloomington (USA) in the class of Professor Georgi Shebok. During his education he was awarded the first prize at the Rosanna M. Enlow Music Competition in Evansville. After returning to Poland he began his concert activities, made numerous records on the Polish Radio, Radio France and Radio Belgrade, and put out LPs of Mozart piano concerts together with the Polish Chamber Orchestra conducted by Jerzy Maksymiuk.
He has a large operatic (more than 60 pieces) and symphonic repertoire. Since 1997 he is the permanent invited conductor of the “Warsaw Music Meetings” festival, since 2009 he is the musical director of the “Pocket Opera Stage” opera theater in Poznan.