The next installment of the Olivia Camerata series

We invite you to the Olivia Camerata 9 concert, which will take place on 11.02 (Saturday), at 5.00 p.m., in Olivia Sky Club (Olivia Tower building, 12th floor). The performers will be clarinetists Grzegorz Wieczorek and Dawid Głowacki and pianist Alicja Wieczorek. We will hear music full of temperament and wit for solo clarinet, duet and clarinet trio, as well as with piano accompaniment. As part of the promotion of young talents, Aleksandra Wasilewska – a student in the clarinet class of prof. G. Wieczorka at the Secondary School of Secondary Education. in Gdansk-Wrzeszcz. Free admission, registration at the event venue upon presentation of an ID card.

The programme includes composers:

  • Malcolm Arnold – Sonatina for clarinet and piano
  • Charles-Marie Widor – Introduction et Rondo
  • Béla Kovács – Hommage à Manuel de Falla
  • Leo Weiner as Peregi Verbunk
  • Béla Kovács – Hommage à J.S.Bach
  • Eugène Bozza as Claribel
  • Olivier Messiaen as Abime des Oiseaux
  • Leo Weiner as Kek Tetel
  • Benny Goodman – Salto for three clarinets

Alicja Wieczorek

alicja_wieczorekIn 2000 she graduated from the piano class of prof. Zbigniew Śliwiński at the Academy of Music in Gdańsk. In the same year, she began working as an accompanist at the Faculty of Instrumental Music at her alma mater. She owes her skills in the field of chamber music to a large extent to her work in chamber ensembles led by Prof. Anna Prabucka. While still a student, she received the second prize at the National Competition of Chamber Pianists in Częstochowa, and in 1993 she received numerous awards for accompaniment during competitions at which she performed: at the National Double Bass Competition. Wiktor Gadziński in Katowice (2006), at the XXXII Young Musician Competition in Szczecinek, at the First Meeting of Young Wind Musicians in Elbląg, at the National Competition for Wind Instruments Miniatura 2011, twice at the Double Bass Competition in Starogard Gdański (2010, 2012), at the II Włocławek Violin Meetings (2011), at the CEA National Auditions of Secondary Music School Students. Violin and Viola Classes in Kielce (2013), at the VI West Pomeranian Clarinet Festival in Szczecin (2014), at the XVI Academic Clarinet Competition in Włoszakowice (2015), at the National Viola and Double Bass Competition in Gdańsk (2016), at the CEA National Clarinet Competition in Katowice (2016). She has accompanied many courses and workshops conducted in the Tri-City by artists such as Jean-Marc Fessard, Antonio Saiote, Nicolas Baldeyrou, Andrew Marriner, Wolfgang Meyer and others, as well as during three editions of the International Wind Instruments Workshops in Szczecinek (2008, 2009 and 2010). He also works as a teacher at the Music School Complex in Gdańsk-Wrzeszcz. She often performs in a duo with her husband, Grzegorz Wieczorek, a clarinetist.

Grzegorz Wieczorek

grzegorz_wieczorekBorn in 1974. He graduated from the Secondary Music School in Gdańsk-Wrzeszcz in the clarinet class of prof. Andrzej Pietras. In 1996 he began his studies at the Academy of Music in Gdańsk under the supervision of the same teacher. After the death of Prof. Andrzej Pietras became a student of prof. Mark Schiller, in whose class he graduated with honors in 2001. He is a laureate of many awards and distinctions. In 2000 he received the Scholarship of the Mayor of the City of Gdańsk, and a year later he was honored with the second prize in the category of the Best Student of the Tri-City, in the competition for the “Red Rose” Award. He perfected his skills during courses, working under the guidance of such outstanding teachers as: Andrzej Janicki, Mieczysław Stachura, Philippe Cuper, Wolfgang Meyer, Jean-Marc Fessard, Antonio Saiote, David Campbell.

Grzegorz Wieczorek is the first clarinetist of the orchestra of the Baltic State Opera, having toured abroad many times (Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, Luxembourg, Estonia). As a musician of this orchestra, he had the opportunity to perform many times at opera festivals in Bydgoszcz and Poznań, as well as at the opera festival in Szeged, Hungary, organized and broadcast by the French television Mezzo. Grzegorz Wieczorek collaborates with the Polish Chamber Philharmonic of Wojciech Rajski. He has performed as a soloist with the Academic Symphony Orchestra and the Poznań Chamber Orchestra. As a chamber musician, he is associated with the “Hevelius” clarinet quartet, the Gdańsk Wind Instruments Ensemble, as well as the Mozart Basethorn Ensemble. Since 2001 he has been employed at the Academy of Music in Gdańsk, and in the academic year 2011/2012 he took the position of assistant professor at the same academy.

Dawid Głowacki

Dawid-GlowackiA first-year PhD student at the Academy of Music in Gdańsk. He graduated with honors in 2016 in the class of Dr. Grzegorz Wieczorek. Participant of many national and international competitions. Winner of the first prize at the 12. International Independent Music Competition “Individuals” in Kiev (November 2014). Winner of the first prize at the eMuse Music Competition in Athens (April 2016). Winner of the second prize at the VI International Music Competition, Stockholm (June 2016). He has received numerous awards at national competitions. Together with the clarinet quartet, with which he has been collaborating since 2011, he has won many awards, m.in. second prize at the VI International Music Competition, Stockholm (June 2016), third prize (twice) at the 6th and 7th West Pomeranian Clarinet Festival (national and international). He has collaborated with many conductors, m.in Sigiswald Kuijken, Zygmunt Rychert, Wojciech Michniewski, Kai Bumann, Paweł Kotla, Adam Sztaba. He took part in many workshops conducted by: Prof. Mieczysław Stachura; Prof. Florent Heau, Prof. Jean-Marc Fessard (France); Antonio Saiote (Portugal); Gabor Varga (Hungary); Mark van de Wiel (England); Hannah Morgan, Andrew Marriner (England); Jan Jakub Bokun, PhD; Igor Frantisak (Czech Republic).

Aleksandra Wasilewska

Aleksandra-WasilewskaA graduate of Katarzyna Rywalska’s clarinet class – a teacher of the Zygmunt Noskowski Primary and Secondary Music School in Gdynia. Laureate of many national and regional competitions, m.in. 2nd place in the national auditions of the CEA, 2nd place in the National Clarinet Festival in Szczecin, 2nd place in the Poznań Competition of Wind Instruments. Currently, he is studying at the Fryderyk Chopin Secondary School in Gdańsk Wrzeszcz in the class of Dr. Grzegorz Wieczorek.

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