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“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

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recent finalist of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra audition Paweł Kapuła opens  the 2018/19 season with an opera premiere in the Musical Theatre in Gdynia directed by a prominent Polish director Michał Zadara – The supposed miracle, or Cracovians or Highlanders by Jan Stefani. He will conduct more than 20 performances of that work in the following artistic season.  He has also recorded his debut CD with Sinfonia Varsovia and returns to conducting concerts with the Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra. In addition, together with the Polish Radio Orchestra he will make archival recordings for the Polish Radio. Moreover, he will also appear again with the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra in Katowice, Sinfonia Varsovia, will have his debut with the Polish Orchestra Sinfonia Iuventus and Kraków Philharmonic.

Beginning with the 2016/17 season, Pawel Kapula works as Assistant Conductor at the Warsaw Philharmonic, where as assistant to the orchestra’s Music and Artistic Director, Jacek Kaspszyk, he conducts concerts with the orchestra, assists in recordings, does preparatory work for concerts and recordings and participates in educational projects.

He made his conducting debut with the Warsaw Philharmonic in December 2016, when he stepped in for Maestro Stanislaw Skrowaczewski. The concert received much critical and public acclaim. Since then he has conducted more than 17 concerts with the Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra. In March 2017 he debuted with the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra in Katowice. In June of the same year he was actively involved in the Warsaw Philharmonic’s recording project with Yundi Li, winner of the 14th International Chopin Piano Competition.

He has appeared in concert with such distinguished soloists as Sergey Khachatryan, Bomsori Kim, Joseph Moog, Urszula Kryger, Maciej Grzybowski, Bartosz Bryla, Ewa Wolek, Aleksandra Kuls and Mateusz Borowiak.

In 2016 he worked as assistant to Andrey Boreyko at the National Orchestra of Belgium (Orchestre Nationale de Belgique), where he had the opportunity of observing the conducting skills of eminent artists  such as Lawrence Foster, Vladimir Jurowski, Christopher Warren-Green and Michael Schenwandt. Earlier in December 2014  he debuted at the Warsaw Chamber Opera where he conducted the premiere of Karol Kurpinski’s Zamek na Czorsztynie in a production directed by Blazej Peszka.

He has appeared in concert, among others with the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir, the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra (NOSPR), Sinfonia Varsovia, Wroclaw’s National Forum of Music Orchestra, the Beethoven Academy Orchestra, the Zielona Gora Philharmonic, Krakow’s Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra and Krakow’s Chamber Orchestra. He has also conducted during music festivals such as La folle journée and Probaltica in Toruń, Poland.

Pawel Kapula was born in 1992 in Rybnik, Poland, and received his first piano lessons at the age of seven. He studied conducting at Krakow’s Academy of Music under Tadeusz Strugala and Stanislaw Krawczynski.

He also attended conducting master classes held by Prof. Collin Metters, Gabriel Chmura, Alexander Liebreich and Prof. Rafal Jacek Delekta.

He was a finalist and winner of the Distinction Award at the 1st Adam Kopyciński Student Conducting Competition in Wroclaw (2013). He is also a musicology graduate of the Jagiellonian University in Krakow.

CALENDAR

2018 / 2019

26,27,28.08.2018 The Witold Lutosławski Concert Studio of Polish Radio, Warsaw

Sinfonia Varsovia – recording session


14.09.2018, 7:00 p.m. The Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia

Orchestra, choir and soloists of the Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia
Director – Michał Zadara

Jan Stefani/Wojciech Bogusławski – The Supposed miracle, or Cracovians and Highlanders OPENING NIGHT


15.09.2018, 7:00 p.m. The Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia

Orchestra, choir and soloists of the Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia
Director – Michał Zadara

Jan Stefani/Wojciech Bogusławski – The Supposed miracle, or Cracovians and Highlanders


14.09.2018, 7:00 p.m. The Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia

Orchestra, choir and soloists of the Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia
Director – Michał Zadara

Jan Stefani/Wojciech Bogusławski – The Supposed miracle, or Cracovians and Highlanders


27.09.2018, 7:00 p.m. The Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia

Orchestra, choir and soloists of the Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia
Director – Michał Zadara

Jan Stefani/Wojciech Bogusławski – The Supposed miracle, or Cracovians and Highlanders


28.09.2018, 7:00 p.m. The Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia

Orchestra, choir and soloists of the Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia
Director – Michał Zadara

Jan Stefani/Wojciech Bogusławski – The Supposed miracle, or Cracovians and Highlanders


29.09.2018, 1:00 p.m. The Great Theatre – National Opera, Warsaw

POLONEZ DLA NIEPODLEGŁEJ

Sinfonia Varsovia
Adam Kruszewicz – prowadzenie

Wojciech Kilar – Krzesany
Ireneusz Boczek – Polonez
Paweł Siek – Polonez „Odrodzenie”
Emil Wojtacki – Polonaise
Stanisław Moniuszko – Mazur z opery „Straszny dwór”
Adam Józef Falenta – Polonez dla Niepodległej


29.09.2018, 7:00 p.m. The Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia

Orchestra, choir and soloists of the Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia
Director – Michał Zadara

Jan Stefani/Wojciech Bogusławski – The Supposed miracle, or Cracovians and Highlanders


30.09.2018, 5:00 p.m. The Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia

Orchestra, choir and soloists of the Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia
Director – Michał Zadara

Jan Stefani/Wojciech Bogusławski – The Supposed miracle, or Cracovians and Highlanders


03.10.2018, 7:00 p.m. The Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia

Orchestra, choir and soloists of the Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia
Director – Michał Zadara

Jan Stefani/Wojciech Bogusławski – The Supposed miracle, or Cracovians and Highlanders


04.10.2018, 7:00 p.m. The Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia

Orchestra, choir and soloists of the Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia
Director – Michał Zadara

Jan Stefani/Wojciech Bogusławski – The Supposed miracle, or Cracovians and Highlanders


05.10.2018, 7:00 p.m. The Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia

Orchestra, choir and soloists of the Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia
Director – Michał Zadara

Jan Stefani/Wojciech Bogusławski – The Supposed miracle, or Cracovians and Highlanders


06.10.2018, 2:30 p.m. The Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia

Orchestra, choir and soloists of the Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia
Director – Michał Zadara

Jan Stefani/Wojciech Bogusławski – The Supposed miracle, or Cracovians and Highlanders


06.10.2018, 7:00 p.m. The Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia

Orchestra, choir and soloists of the Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia
Director – Michał Zadara

Jan Stefani/Wojciech Bogusławski – The Supposed miracle, or Cracovians and Highlanders


07.10.2018, 7:00 p.m. The Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia

Orchestra, choir and soloists of the Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia
Director – Michał Zadara

Jan Stefani/Wojciech Bogusławski – The Supposed miracle, or Cracovians and Highlanders


17.01.2019, 7:00 p.m. The Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia

Orchestra, choir and soloists of the Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia
Director – Michał Zadara

Jan Stefani/Wojciech Bogusławski – The Supposed miracle, or Cracovians and Highlanders


18.01.2019, 7:00 p.m. The Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia

Orchestra, choir and soloists of the Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia
Director – Michał Zadara

Jan Stefani/Wojciech Bogusławski – The Supposed miracle, or Cracovians and Highlanders


19.01.2019, 7:00 p.m. The Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia

Orchestra, choir and soloists of the Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia
Director – Michał Zadara

Jan Stefani/Wojciech Bogusławski – The Supposed miracle, or Cracovians and Highlanders


20.01.2019, 5:00 p.m. The Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia

Orchestra, choir and soloists of the Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia
Director – Michał Zadara

Jan Stefani/Wojciech Bogusławski – The Supposed miracle, or Cracovians and Highlanders


10.02.2019, 2:00 p.m. Warsaw National Philharmonic Concert Hall

Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra                                                              Aleksandra Furmanik-Celejewska – concert introduction


26.02-01.03.2019 The Witold Lutosławski Concert Studio of Polish Radio, Warsaw

Polish Radio Orchestra – recording session


17.03.2019, 11:00 a.m. Warsaw National Philharmonic Concert Hall

  • Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra
    Symphony Orchestra of the Fryderyk Chopin University in Warsaw
  • Maciej Makowski – actor
  • Agata Kawełczyk – concert introduction
  •  
  • Piotr Moss – Cyrk Giuseppe

17.03.2019, 2:00 p.m. Warsaw National Philharmonic Concert Hall

  • Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra
    Symphony Orchestra of the Fryderyk Chopin University in Warsaw
  • Maciej Makowski – actor
  • Agata Kawełczyk – concert introduction
  •  
  • Piotr Moss – Cyrk Giuseppe

21.03.2019, godz. 7:00 p.m. Warsaw National Philharmonic Concert Hall

  • Polish Orchestra Sinfonia Iuventus
  • University of Warsaw Choir
  • Olga Pasiecznik – soprano
  • Marcjanna Myrlak – mezzosoprano 
  • Karol Kozłowski – tenor
  • Tomasz Nosiński – narrator
  • Irina Bogdanovich – choir director
  •  
  • Arthur Honegger – Le Roi DavidH. 37

11.04.2019, 7:00 p.m. The Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia

Orchestra, choir and soloists of the Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia
Director – Michał Zadara

Jan Stefani/Wojciech Bogusławski – The Supposed miracle, or Cracovians and Highlanders


12.04.2019, 7:00 p.m. The Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia

Orchestra, choir and soloists of the Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia
Director – Michał Zadara

Jan Stefani/Wojciech Bogusławski – The Supposed miracle, or Cracovians and Highlanders


13.04.2019, 7:00 p.m. The Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia

Orchestra, choir and soloists of the Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia
Director – Michał Zadara

Jan Stefani/Wojciech Bogusławski – The Supposed miracle, or Cracovians and Highlanders


14.04.2019, 5:00 p.m. The Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia

Orchestra, choir and soloists of the Danuta Baduszkowa Music Theatre in Gdynia
Director – Michał Zadara

Jan Stefani/Wojciech Bogusławski – The Supposed miracle, or Cracovians and Highlanders


28.04.2019, godz. 12:00 NOSPR, Katowice

  • Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra in Katowice
  • Varvara Nepomnyaschaya – piano
  •  
  • Camille Saint-Saëns – Bacchanale from „Samson i Dalila”  opera
  • Camille Saint-Saëns – Piano Concerto no.2 in g minor, op.22 
  • Les Six – Les mariés de la tour Eiffel
Photos

Photos made by: DG ARTS PROJECTS, BARTEK BARCZYK, GRZEGORZ MART

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