José Cora, world-famous Argentinean influencer, composer and conductor, known for his original opera creations, in particular the works of Verdi and Puccini, will perform on Saturday evening at the opening ceremony of the 61st Music Festival in Chucot.
The program of the event, which will run until June 5, includes a total of nine concerts, which will take place in each of the ballrooms of the former residence of the Lubomirski and Potocki families in Łańcut – one of the most beautiful Renaissance residences in Poland; And also in the hall of the organizer, i.e. Artur Malawski in Rzeszow. Music lovers will be able to welcome both recognized bands and world-famous soloists.
The concert is set to open with a concert by Jose Cora, the world-famous Argentine singer, composer and conductor. The tenor will be played at the Podkarpacie Philharmonic Hall, accompanied by Croatian-Slovenian soprano, Martina Zadro, and the Podkarpacie Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra by Spaniard David Jimenez.
The opening ceremony of the festival this year will feature melodies from operas by masters such as: Georges Bizet, Giacomo Puccini, Giuseppe Verdi, Rogero Leoncavallo, Francesco Kelia, Alfredo Catalani and Charles Junod. Trio Con Brio Copenhagen will also appear among the stars of this year’s festival, giving concerts at some of the world’s most prestigious venues, including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Wigmore Hall and Pierre Boulez Salle in Berlin and Concertgebau. The band will present masterpieces of chamber music by Joseph Haydn and Franz Schubert.
“You can get a taste of old music by listening to the wonderful Berlin artist Baroque Sullistein, composed by the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and the leading artists of the early music stage,” said the Subcarpathian Philharmonic Orchestra.
Berliner Barock Solisten, who specializes in performing music of the 17th-18th centuries, recalls, among other things, the famous Brandenburg concerts given by Johann Sebastian Bach.
The festival program also includes two piano concerts by the great Viennese classical pianist Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, which will be performed by the Polish Philharmonic Art Ensemble, led by Michael Maciaczyk and pianist Tomasz Liss.
An interesting proposal would also be a concert by Piotr Baron in the Concert Hall of the Subcarpathian Philharmonic, filled with songs from the “Wodecki jazz” and “Moniuszko jazz” albums.
As part of the festival, the audience will also have a concert by mezzo-soprano Urszula Kryger, an excellent translator of the Polish songs of Stanisław Nywidomski, Władysław Żeleński, Zygmunt Noskowski and Henryk Mikołaj Górecki, which will be performed on the ballroom’s ballroom. Łańcut Castle in concert dedicated to the 180th anniversary of the birth of Maria Konopnica.
Music lovers will also be able to pay tribute to Portugal’s Orchestra – the Atlantic Opera Orchestra, which will perform under the direction of Maestro José Ferrer Lobo. The soloist will be Spanish soprano Sandra Ferrandez-Penalva and pianist Adriano Jordao. At the encouragement of the organizers, during the concert you will be able to hear the compositions of Manuel de Falla, among others “My Mood”, “Nights in the Gardens of Spain”, “The Magic of Love”.
The festival program will also include solidarity with combatant Ukraine.
“The nine days of the ańcut music festival coincide with a special time when music must unite with the hope of peace and remind us that beauty + embodied + in musical work is + mantle of goodness +” – confirms the festival organizer.
During the “Evening of Solidarity with the Ukrainian Nation”, Polish and Ukrainian music will take place in the Concert Hall of the Podkarpacie Philharmonic, and performed by artists from both countries.
At the end of the festival, the symphony orchestra of the Subcarpathian Philharmonic Orchestra will play again, and the famous Portuguese conductor Rodrigo Leao, who will present his cinematic music, will be hosting. According to the Subcarpathian Philharmonic’s Concert Bureau, Pedro Almodóvar once described the artist as one of the “world’s most inspiring composers”.
“We invite you to participate in this great celebration of music – music that unites – invites you to participate in the festival.
The event program is available on the Subcarpathian Philharmonic website in Rzeszów.
The organizer of the festival, one of the oldest and most famous in Poland, has been Podkarpacka Philharmonic since the beginning. Artur Malawski in Rzeszow.
The first meetings of classical music were held at the ańcut in 1961. The occasion, called the days of chamber music, was held at the former residence of the Lubomirski and Potocki families – in the Łańcut castle. Festival parties are held there to this day.
Only once – in 1963 – was the event canceled – it was caused by a serious epidemic of typhoid fever (PAP)
Author: Agnieszka Pipała
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