“Two concerts led by Paweł Kapuła, a 25-year-old conductor, took the spotlight. Particularly, his rendition of the relatively unknown „Requiem” by Maurice Duruflé, highlighted his musical sensitivity and ability to lead a full-seized orchestra.”

– Jacek Marczyński, Rzeczpospolita

ABOUT

Starting from the 2016/17 artistic season Paweł Kapuła serves as the Assistant Conductor of the Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra. As the assistant conductor to its music and artistic director, Jacek Kaspszyk, he regularly conducts concerts with the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, records, prepares the orchestra for all the concerts and recording sessions, participates in educational projects.

In December 2016 he made his début with the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra stepping in for maestro Stanislaw Skrowaczewski. The concert received much critical acclaim by both the critiques and public. In March 2017 he debuted with the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra in Katowice. In June 2017 he worked very closely with Yundi Li for his recording project with Chopin’s Pianos Concertos. He has worked with some of the world-class soloists such as Sergey Khachatryan, Bomsori Kim, Yundi Li, Urszula Kryger, Maciej Grzybowski.

In 2016 he was assistant conductor to maestro Andrey Boreyko at the National Orchestra of Belgium (Orchestre National de Belgique) where he had an opportunity to directly witness the art of conducting of such masters of the baton as Lawrence Foster, Vladimir Jurowski, Christopher Warren-Green and Michael Schønwandt.

Before that, in December 2014 he conducted a successful opera debut at the Warsaw Chamber Opera House presenting Zamek na Czorsztynie by Karol Kurpiński.

Paweł Kapuła has already performed with such orchestras as the Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra, the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, National Forum of Music Orchestra in Wrocław, Beethoven Academy Orchestra, Zielona Góra Philharmonic, Symphony Orchestra of the Academy of Music in Kraków.

Born in 1992 in Rybnik, Poland. He received his first piano lessons at the age of seven. He studied the Orchestral Conducting at the Academy of Music in Krakow in the class of professor Tadeusz Strugała and professor Stanisław Krawczyński.

He has participated in conducting masterclasses led by Prof. Collin Metters, Gabriel Chmura, Alexander Liebreich and Prof. Rafał Jacek Delekta.

Paweł Kapuła is also the finalist and was awarded the First Distinction at the 1st All-Poland Student Conducting Competition held at the Academy of Music in Wroclaw.

He also graduated from musicology at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow

CALENDAR

2017 / 2018

27.10.2017 Zielona Góra Philharmonic 

Zielona Góra Philharmonic
Bartosz Bryła – violin
Amelia Maszońska – violin
Aleksandra Kuls – violin
Alicja Kozak – violin

Mieczysław Karłowicz – Violin Concerto in A major, op. 8
Joseph Haydn – Concerto No. 2 in D Major for cello and orchestra, Hob. VIIb/2, Op. 101
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major,  KV 219
Camille Saint-Saëns – Havanaise, op. 83

13.11.2017 Warsaw National Philharmonic Concert Hall

Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra
Łukasz Krupiński – piano

Fryderyk Chopin – Fantasy on Polish Airs in A major, op. 13
Fryderyk Chopin – Andante spianato et grande polonaise brillante in E-flat major, op. 22

03.12.2017, 11:00 a.m. Warsaw National Philharmonic Concert Hall

Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra
Orchestra of the Fryderyk Chopin Music Schools Group in Warsaw

Witold Lutosławski – Twenty Polish Carols (excerpts)
Aaron Copland – Old American Songs

03.12.2017, 14:00 p.m. Warsaw National Philharmonic Concert Hall

Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra
Orchestra of the Fryderyk Chopin Music Schools Group in Warsaw

Witold Lutosławski – Twenty Polish Carols (excerpts)
Aaron Copland – Old American Songs

06.12.2017, 9:00 a.m. National Forum of Music, Wrocław

NFM Wrocław Philharmonic Orchestra
Wrocław Ballet Academy (prepared by: Paula Krawczyk Ivanov, Anatoliy Ivanov)
Boy choir of the NFM (choirmaster: Małgorzata Podzielny)

Piotr Tchaikovsky – Nutcracker, op. 71 (excerpts)

06.12.2017, 11:30 a.m. National Forum of Music, Wrocław

NFM Wrocław Philharmonic Orchestra
Wrocław Ballet Academy (prepared by: Paula Krawczyk Ivanov, Anatoliy Ivanov)
Boy choir of the NFM (choirmaster Małgorzata Podzielny)

Piotr Tchaikovsky – Nutcracker, op. 71 (excerpts)

07.12.2017, 9:00 a.m. National Forum of Music, Wrocław

NFM Wrocław Philharmonic Orchestra
Wrocław Ballet Academy (prepared by: Paula Krawczyk Ivanov, Anatoliy Ivanov)
Boy choir of the NFM (choirmaster: Małgorzata Podzielny)

Piotr Tchaikovsky – Nutcracker, op. 71 (excerpts)

07.12.2017, 11:30 a.m. National Forum of Music, Wrocław

NFM Wrocław Philharmonic Orchestra
Wrocław Ballet Academy (prepared by: Paula Krawczyk Ivanov, Anatoliy Ivanov)
Boy choir of the NFM (choirmaster: Małgorzata Podzielny)

Piotr Tchaikovsky – Nutcracker, op. 71 (excerpts)

10.12.2017, 11:00 a.m. National Forum of Music, Wrocław

NFM Wrocław Philharmonic Orchestra
Wrocław Ballet Academy (prepared by: Paula Krawczyk Ivanov, Anatoliy Ivanov)
Boy choir of the NFM (choirmaster: Małgorzata Podzielny)

Piotr Tchaikovsky – Nutcracker, op. 71 (excerpts)

10.01.2018, 9:00 a.m. National Forum of Music, Wrocław

NFM Wrocław Philharmonic Orchestra
Tomasz Raczkiewicz – narrator
Janusz Musiał – scenario, music producer

W. Lutosławski – Little suite: I Fujarka, II Hurra polka
C. Saint-Saëns – Dance macabre, op. 40
J. Brahms – Hungarian Dance no. 6 in D major, WoO1
A. Dvořák – Slavonic Dance no. 8 in G minor, op. 46, B. 83
E. Grieg – In the hall of the mountain King from the Peer Gynt Suite, op. 46
P. Czajkowski – Symphony No. 6 in B minor Pathétique: Allegro con grazia
M. Musorgski – Ballet of Unhatched Chicks from the Pictures at an Exhibition
S. Rachmaninow – Symphonic Dances, op. 45
S. Prokofiew – Troika from the Lieutenant Kijé, op. 60
I. Strawiński – Danse de l’Oiseau de feu from the Firebird ballet
L. Bernstein – Symphonic Dances from West Side Story: Prologue

10.01.2018, 11:30 a.m. National Forum of Music, Wrocław

NFM Wrocław Philharmonic Orchestra
Tomasz Raczkiewicz – narrator
Janusz Musiał – scenario, music producer

W. Lutosławski – Little suite: I Fujarka, II Hurra polka
C. Saint-Saëns – Dance macabre, op. 40
J. Brahms – Hungarian Dance no. 6 in D major, WoO1
A. Dvořák – Slavonic Dance no. 8 in G minor, op. 46, B. 83
E. Grieg – In the hall of the mountain King from the Peer Gynt Suite, op. 46
P. Czajkowski – Symphony No. 6 in B minor Pathétique: Allegro con grazia
M. Musorgski – Ballet of Unhatched Chicks from the Pictures at an Exhibition
S. Rachmaninow – Symphonic Dances, op. 45
S. Prokofiew – Troika from the Lieutenant Kijé, op. 60
I. Strawiński – Danse de l’Oiseau de feu from the Firebird ballet
L. Bernstein – Symphonic Dances from West Side Story: Prologue

11.01.2018, 9:00 a.m. National Forum of Music, Wrocław

NFM Wrocław Philharmonic Orchestra
Tomasz Raczkiewicz – narrator
Janusz Musiał – scenario, music producer

W. Lutosławski – Little suite: I Fujarka, II Hurra polka
C. Saint-Saëns – Dance macabre, op. 40
J. Brahms – Hungarian Dance no. 6 in D major, WoO1
A. Dvořák – Slavonic Dance no. 8 in G minor, op. 46, B. 83
E. Grieg – In the hall of the mountain King from the Peer Gynt Suite, op. 46
P. Czajkowski – Symphony No. 6 in B minor Pathétique: Allegro con grazia
M. Musorgski – Ballet of Unhatched Chicks from the Pictures at an Exhibition
S. Rachmaninow – Symphonic Dances, op. 45
S. Prokofiew – Troika from the Lieutenant Kijé, op. 60
I. Strawiński – Danse de l’Oiseau de feu from the Firebird ballet
L. Bernstein – Symphonic Dances from West Side Story: Prologue

11.01.2018, 11:30 a.m. National Forum of Music, Wrocław

NFM Wrocław Philharmonic Orchestra
Tomasz Raczkiewicz – narrator
Janusz Musiał – scenario, music producer

W. Lutosławski – Little suite: I Fujarka, II Hurra polka
C. Saint-Saëns – Dance macabre, op. 40
J. Brahms – Hungarian Dance no. 6 in D major, WoO1
A. Dvořák – Slavonic Dance no. 8 in G minor, op. 46, B. 83
E. Grieg – In the hall of the mountain King from the Peer Gynt Suite, op. 46
P. Czajkowski – Symphony No. 6 in B minor Pathétique: Allegro con grazia
M. Musorgski – Ballet of Unhatched Chicks from the Pictures at an Exhibition
S. Rachmaninow – Symphonic Dances, op. 45
S. Prokofiew – Troika from the Lieutenant Kijé, op. 60
I. Strawiński – Danse de l’Oiseau de feu from the Firebird ballet
L. Bernstein – Symphonic Dances from West Side Story: Prologue

12.01.2018, 11:30 a.m. National Forum of Music, Wrocław

NFM Wrocław Philharmonic Orchestra
Tomasz Raczkiewicz – narrator
Janusz Musiał – scenario, music producer

W. Lutosławski – Little suite: I Fujarka, II Hurra polka
C. Saint-Saëns – Dance macabre, op. 40
J. Brahms – Hungarian Dance no. 6 in D major, WoO1
A. Dvořák – Slavonic Dance no. 8 in G minor, op. 46, B. 83
E. Grieg – In the hall of the mountain King from the Peer Gynt Suite, op. 46
P. Czajkowski – Symphony No. 6 in B minor Pathétique: Allegro con grazia
M. Musorgski – Ballet of Unhatched Chicks from the Pictures at an Exhibition
S. Rachmaninow – Symphonic Dances, op. 45
S. Prokofiew – Troika from the Lieutenant Kijé, op. 60
I. Strawiński – Danse de l’Oiseau de feu from the Firebird ballet
L. Bernstein – Symphonic Dances from West Side Story: Prologue

14.01.2018, 11:00 a.m. National Forum of Music, Wrocław

NFM Wrocław Philharmonic Orchestra
Tomasz Raczkiewicz – narrator
Janusz Musiał – scenario, music producer

W. Lutosławski – Little suite: I Fujarka, II Hurra polka
C. Saint-Saëns – Dance macabre, op. 40
J. Brahms – Hungarian Dance no. 6 in D major, WoO1
A. Dvořák – Slavonic Dance no. 8 in G minor, op. 46, B. 83
E. Grieg – In the hall of the mountain King from the Peer Gynt Suite, op. 46
P. Czajkowski – Symphony No. 6 in B minor Pathétique: Allegro con grazia
M. Musorgski – Ballet of Unhatched Chicks from the Pictures at an Exhibition
S. Rachmaninow – Symphonic Dances, op. 45
S. Prokofiew – Troika from the Lieutenant Kijé, op. 60
I. Strawiński – Danse de l’Oiseau de feu from the Firebird ballet
L. Bernstein – Symphonic Dances from West Side Story: Prologue

11.03.2018, 11:00 a.m. Warsaw National Philharmonic Concert Hall

Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra
Symphony Orchestra of the Fryderyk Chopin University in Warsaw

TBA

11.03.2018, 14:00 p.m. Warsaw National Philharmonic Concert Hall

Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra
Symphony Orchestra of the Fryderyk Chopin University in Warsaw

TBA

27.04.2018, 19:30 p.m. Warsaw National Philharmonic Concert Hall

Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra
Joseph Moog – piano

Ignacy Jan Paderewski – Overture
Jerzy Gablenz – Piano Concerto
Dmitri Shostakovich – Symphony no. 1 in F minor, op. 10

28.04.2018, 18:00 p.m. Warsaw National Philharmonic Concert Hall

Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra
Joseph Moog – piano

Ignacy Jan Paderewski – Overture
Jerzy Gablenz – Piano Concerto
Dmitri Shostakovich – Symphony no. 1 in F minor, op. 10

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