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The Brașov Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jan Mi這szZarzycki

Thursday, 12 March 2020 , ora 12.06

On Thursday, 12th of March 2020, from 7 pm at the Patria Hall, the Brasov Philharmonic invites you to an exceptional musical evening that will bring for the first time to the attention of the music loving audience a new work!

On this occasion, the conductor Jan Mi這szZarzycki from Poland, invited as soloist by the soloist horn playerIoan Gabriel Luca, will conduct the Symphony Orchestra.

The program includes the following works: S. Moniuszko - "Paria" Overture (performed for the first time), W. A. ​​Mozart - Concert no.3 for horn and orchestra in E flat major KV 447 and Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 9 in C major ("The Great").

Tickets can be found at Patria Hall, on 15 November Boulevard, no. 50 A but also on www.bilet.ro.

The cost of a ticket is 30 RON.


Jan Mi這szZarzycki is the General and Artistic Director of the "WitoldLutos豉wski" Chamber Philharmonic in υm瘸 (Poland). He is also a professor at the "Fryderyk Chopin" University of Music in Warsaw. He is the winner of international competitions in Italy, Spain and Hungary.

He studied conducting with Marek Pijarowski at the Music Academy in Wroc豉w (Poland), receiving a distinguished diploma in 1994. He continued his studies in Vienna and Berlin, under the guidance of famous conductors such as Seiji Ozawa, Kurt Masur and Claudio Abbado.

Before beginning his conducting career, he graduated his violin studies at the Katowice Academy of Music (Poland, 1990) and won several awards at violin competitions. He also graduated the master's degree "Studies for artists and cultural entertainers" of the Management Department at the University of Warsaw.

In 1988 he became Music Director of the Student Chamber Orchestra of the Katowice Music Academy, and in 1992-1993 he worked closely with the Wroc豉w State Opera.

He was one of the two winners of the 1st Prize at the National Conducting Competition "WitoldLutos豉wski" in Bia造stok in 1994, also receiving three Special Awards (including the Orchestra Prize). After winning the 3rd Prize at the seventh edition of the "Arturo Toscanini" International Conducting Competition in Parma in 1997, he was invited to conduct the "Arturo Toscanini" Symphony Orchestra in Emilia Romagna, Italy.

He received a Special Award from the Minister of Culture and National Heritage as a recognition of the priceless contribution to the Polish musical culture (2008) and a Diploma for his outstanding achievements in preserving Chopin's legacy (2011 and 2013).Moreover, in 2013 he received the Medal for Merit to Culture - the Gloria Artis Medal, the Marshal's Award from PodlaskieVoivodeship for extraordinary achievements in the field of artistic creation, popularization and conservation of culture and he was distinguished as the President of the "Lomza" Award for special achievements in the field of culture.

In 2014, by the decision of the Polish President, Jan Mi這szZarzycki became a professor of musical arts.

The well-known instrumentalist, Ioan Gabriel Luca, a professor at the National University of Music Bucharest, has participated in successful international concerts, at home and abroad. As a student he has won six consecutive editions of the National Music Competition, as well as the 1st Prize of an edition of the Jeunesses Musicales International Competition.

Ioan Gabriel Luca was born in 1977 in Dorohoi. At 6 he started studying the violin, at 12 he started studying the horn under the guidance of Professor NeculaiMusteata, at OctavB綷ila High School in Iași. Its interpretative qualities were quickly recognized at national level: he won the first prize in six consecutive editions of the National Music Competition, from 1990 to 1996, and, during the same period, he won first prizes at the Interpretation Competitions in Ploiești (1992), Iași (1992, 1993, 1996), Constanța (1994), Baia Mare (1995).

In 1996 he received the first prize at the Jeunesses Musicales International Competition. Ioan Gabriel Luca graduated from the University of Music in Bucharest in 2001, in the class of prof. Nicolae Lipoczi, solo horn.

Since 1997 he has been a member of the "George Enescu" Bucharest Philharmonic, and since 1999 he has been the main horn player. Together with the George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra, he participated in numerous successful international tours in Europe and Asia.

Meanwhile, his solo activity continues. He is a member of the Athenaeum Brass Quintet, the George Enescu Quintet, Romanian Brass, and with this group he has performed concerts in the country and abroad and has done recordings. He is a member of the International Orchestra of Italy. In 2004, Ioan Gabriel Luca was awarded by the President of Romania with the Cultural Merit Class II Medal.

Since 2007 he is associate professor at the National University of Music Bucharest.

Member in orchestras of high artistic caliber, distinguished by the President of Romania with the Cultural Merit 2nd Class Medal.

Translated by Alina-Nicoleta Duminic, Universitatea București,
Facultatea de Limbi și Literaturi Str緅ne, MTTLC, anul II