Archive for month: November, 2013

The Great Chamber Music – Brahms, Loeffler, Reutter

23 Nov
23 November 2013

Sesja 8  On 24/11/2013, at 5:00 pm, at the concert hall of The Fryderyk Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw, Janusz Wawrowski will perform the Piano Quar­tet No. 3 by Johannes Brahms.

The concert will be held during the “Great CHamber Music” study session lead by the Chair of the Chamber Music.

Free admition cards.

Per­form­ers:

Urszula Kryger — mezzo-soprano

Janusz Wawrowski — violin

Ryszard Grob­lewski — viola

Andrzej Bauer — cello

Tomasz Pawłowski — piano

Piotr Kopczyński — piano

Pro­gramme:

Ch. Loef­fler – Qua­tre Poems op. 5 for mezzo-soprano, viola and piano

H. Reut­ter – Fünf antike Oden op. 57 for voice, viola and piano

J. Brahms – Piano Quar­tet No. 3 in C minor op. 60

Tomasz Pawłowski — piano

Piotr Kopczyński — piano

Poster

The Fryderyk Chopin University of Music

‘Aurora’ – Review in the Strad!

20 Nov
20 November 2013

5099998484027-0300px-001Another enthusiastic review of Aurora! This time it has appeared in the November issue of the Strad:

“As anyone who has heard his fine recording of the Paganini Caprices on Accord will testify, Janusz Wawrowski possesses a formidable technique, allied to a sparklingly lithe tone, coloured by an alluring, medium-paced vibrato. This works particularly well in the neo-Classical gestures of Ravel’s G major Sonata, imparting to the central movement’s laid-back blues a sultry, smoky decadence, articulated by immaculately judged portamentos. In the opening ‘L’aurore’ movement from the fifth of Ysaÿe’s solo sonatas, Wawrowski creates the extraordinary impression of infinitely contrasted hues and colours, almost as though two different instruments are playing simultaneously. He also captures the outdoor earthiness of the ‘Danse rustique’ to perfection, taking the many passages of multiple-stopping (including the notorious legato rising passage towards the end) in his stride.

The expressively multilayered textures of Lutoslawski’s Subito are also brought stunningly to life by Wawrowski’s Harlequin-like ability to change mood in an instant. He also memorably captures the exotic, sensual changeability of Szymanowski’s Mythes, relishing the music’s Scriabinesque combustibility, creating the uncanny impression of music living very close to the edge – although some might prefer a more seductively opulent sound in these erotically charged pieces. José Gallardo’s chameleonesque pianism complements Wawrowski’s searching interpretations ideally, and the recording is a model of well-balanced precision.”

Violin Concerto by Andrzej Panufnik – Kraków, 5.11.2013

18 Nov
18 November 2013

L9999909  Here is the latest live recording of Violin Concerto by Andrzej Panufnik.

Chamber Music Festival ” Lutosławski in Polish and European Music Culture”.  The concert was held on the 5th of November at “Florianka” concert hall in Cracow:

Andrzej Panufnik – Violin Concerto – link

Janusz Wawrowski – violin

Maciej Tworek – conductor

Chamber Orchestra of Cracow Academy of Music

(Polski) Entuzjastyczna reakcja maturzystów po koncercie w Rzeszowie

18 Nov
18 November 2013

Sorry, this entry is only available in Polski.

(Polski) Spotkanie z Januszem Wawrowskim! – 17.11.2013, godz. 17.00

16 Nov
16 November 2013

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“Aurora” – Review in Polish music magazine “MGM”

16 Nov
16 November 2013

5099998484027-0300px-001Review of “Aurora” in Polish music magazine MGM

Interview for Polish music magazine

16 Nov
16 November 2013

Sesja 5Janusz Wawrowski talks about his latest CD, “Aurora” EMI Classics.

Text in Polish

The latest review of ‘Aurora’ in PIZZICATO! – “Wawrowski fasziniert durchaus!”

14 Nov
14 November 2013

5099998484027-0300px-001  “Aurora” rewiev in Pizzicato: aurora -Pizzicato

15th of November – Janusz plays Lipiński and Karłowicz

14 Nov
14 November 2013

janusz4On the 15th of November at 7 pm in Filharmonia Podkarpacka / Rzeszów Philharmonic Janusz Wawrowski will perform Violin Concerto No 4 in A Major by Karol Lipiński and Impromptu by Mieczysław Karłowicz – a symphonic version of the miniature (originally for violin and piano)was commissioned by Janusz Wawrowski and arranged for orchestra by Tomasz Labuń.

Janusz Wawrowski – violin

Jakub Chrenowicz – conductor

Orkiestra Symfoniczna Filharmonii Podkarpackiej / Rzeszów Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra

Rzeszów Philharmonic – link

Panufnik’s Concerto in Kraków

04 Nov
4 November 2013

Koncert Panufnika - KrakówOn the 5th of November at “Florianka” concert hall in Cracow, Janusz Wawrowski will perform Violin Concerto by Andrzej Panufnik.

The programme:

Witold Lutosławski – Overture for strings, Musique funèbre

Henryk Mikołaj Górecki – Piano concerto

Andrzej Panufnik – Violin concerto

Wojciech Kilar – Orawa

Janusz Wawrowski – violin

Paweł Kubica – piano

Chamber Orchestra of Cracow Academy of Music

Maciej Tworek – conductor

The concert starts at 7:30 pm. Tickets available at “Florianka” before the concert.