Welcome to Janusz Wawrowski’s website!

28 Feb
28 February 2017

You will find here my concert schedule, videos, reviews and much more. Feel welcome to meet me also on Facebook.

Brillante – new album released by Warner Classics

06 Nov
6 November 2017

New album of Janusz Wawrowski and Stuttgarter Philharmoniker under Daniel Raiskin has been released on 10th November 2017 by Warner Classics. Brillante features Polish and German music – Henryk Wieniawski’s Violin Concerto No. 2 and Max Bruch’s Scottish Fantasy. This symbolically reflects the dialogue between the Polish and German nations, their shared – frequently difficult – history.

By introducing Polish motifs in his Concerto, sometimes even alluding to Chopin, Wieniawski – I believe – wished to emphasise the cultural heritage and musical traditions of a country which at that time was absent from the maps of Europe. Bruch, on the other hand, looked for characteristic motifs which Scottish folk music could undoubtedly supply him with. – said Wawrowski.

The album has been prepared in cooperation with the Polish Institute Düsseldorf and with support from Polpharma sp. z o. o., to mark the centenary of Poland’s regaining independence.

buy: www.bit.ly/Brillante_Warner_eng
listen: www.bit.ly/Brillante_itunes

Photo Michał Mutor.

VII Chamber Music Festival Spaces of Music under the artistic direction of Janusz Wawrowski

22 Sep
22 September 2017

At the 7th Spaces of Music Festival (29.9-1.10.2017) the audience will participate at the first open to the public concerts of the Warsaw String Players – a new ensemble founded by artistic director of the festival – Janusz Wawrowski. The chamber orchestra will perform at the Konin House of Culture, the Wrzesin Culture Center and the Evangelical-Augsburg Church of the Holy Spirit in Konin.

Janusz Wawrowski, with his new chamber orchestra and Bogumiła Dziel-Wawrowska, soprano, will present the masterpieces of late Romantic music, preceded by a work created in the 21st century. The festival will feature the premiere of Concerto for Violin and String Orchestra by Norbert Palej.

More at: www.muzyczneprzestrzenie.pl


Warsaw String Players – new chamber orchestra founded by Janusz Wawrowski

30 Aug
30 August 2017

Warsaw String Players is a new chamber orchestra founded by Janusz Wawrowski composed of talented students and graduates of Warsaw music studies. Pra-premiere concert will take place in Radziejowice Castle and will be live broadcasted on August 30th at 20.00 on Polish Radio – RDC.

Ambassador of Daj Mi Skrzydła Foundation

28 Jun
28 June 2017

Being violinist, I have the opportunity to share my talent with many people. My profession is my passion and I am very happy with it. I love to convey to my listeners this amazing power of music. If thanks to my artistic activity I can also help to seriously ill people, what can be more beautiful?

Ignacy Jan Paderewski is undoubtedly one of those people in Polish history, who can be an example to follow. It’s not just about the great virtuoso, but also about the great Pole – an activist who has been successful throughout the world, and has also led charitable activities for the benefit of poor American musicians.

I would like to follow the footsteps of this extraordinary artist, to pass on the positive energy that I receive from the audience at concerts, to those who need hope and help.

This is why I am happy to be an ambassador of Daj Mi Skrzydła Foundation which helps people with incurable disease – amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Find more about how to support the foundation here: www.dajmiskrzydla.pl.

Concerts with Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra under Juozas Domarkas

17 May
17 May 2017

It was my pleasure to perform Mieczysław Karłowicz’s Concerto for violin and orchestra in A major together with Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra under Juozas Domarkas in Lithuanian National Philharmonic and Kaunas State Philharmonic.

Sequenza won the Polish Phonographic Academy Award Fryderyk 2017

29 Apr
29 April 2017

I’m happy to inform that my newest album “Sequenza” won the Polish Phonographic Academy Award Fryderyk 2017 – Recital Solo Album of the Year. More info about Fryderyk 2017 Awards. “Sequenza” is available at www.warnerclassics.com.

Commemorating Karol Szymanowski

03 Apr
3 April 2017

To commemorate the 80th anniversary of the death of Karol Szymanowski I performed Szymanowski’s 1st Violin Concerto with Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra under Douglas Bostock at Kraków Philharmonic (24-25.3.2017).and next Szymanowski’s Myths for violin & piano Dance from the ballet Harnasie Op. 55 for violin & piano together with Greg Skrobiński in the Presidential Palace in Warsaw (28.3.2017).

New album recorded with Stuttgarter Philharmoniker under Daniel Raiskin – photo album from recording session

14 Mar
14 March 2017

Photos from recording session with Stuttgarter Philharmoniker under Daniel Raiskin which took place in March 2017 in Stuttgart. My new album will be released by Warner Classics at the end of 2017.

The album’s main sponsor is Polpharma and it’s supported by The Polish Institute in Düsseldorf.

©Erhard Nestle

Chamber music concerts at Hemsing Festival 2017 in Norway

06 Mar
6 March 2017

It was the  fifth anniversary edition of Hemsing Festival, that took place from 22nd-25th February 2017. 15 events, 9 concerts spread over the festival. The magical mood created by close contact between the audience and musicians, unusual venues, great people and great musicians.

Eldbjørg and Ragnhild Hemsing thank you for your invitation.

Photos: Hemsing Festival