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Konu Kim

Just finished recording sessions with tenor Konu Kim (Royal Opera House, the winner of Operalia 2016) and Orkiestra Akademii Beethovenowskiej under the baton of Francesco Cilluffo. The CD with Donizetti, Bellini, Rossini’s arias is to be released Autumn 2020.Organized by TACT International Art Management.

New kid on the block

Neumann M147 Tube on deck. Singers welcome! 🙂

The Shop

We announce launch of Orphée Classics Shop with Hi-Res audio files. Why files? Because CD format is leaving and more people are using streaming services or Hi-Fi from network file players. 96 kHz 24-bit high resolution Hi-End FLAC, ALAC, mp3s files made in the studio directly from Master File with

Karol Marianowski plays Bach – “BWV” just released

Probably the world’s first CD recorded half-remotely from a small basement corridor during self-isolation. An album with first 3 cello suites BWV 1007-1009 is ready to download from Orphee Classics Shop and will be ready to listen in all streaming media within days.

BWV 1007-12 recorded in the basement

Probably the world’s first CD recorded half-remotely from a small basement corridor during self-isolation, played by Karol Marianowski – cello. Hours of looking for the sweet spot for the studio microphones, avoiding standing waves to catch all the beauty of cello sound in an uncommon acoustic. The album “BWV” with

“Polish Songbook” CD presented on Polish Radio 2

Editor Ewa Szczecińska dedicated her radio broadcast Nokturn to the presentation of recordings from the “Polish Songbook” in Polish Radio 2. https://orpheeclassics.com/2019/01/23/spiewnik-polski-polish-20th-and-21th-century-song-anthology/ http://spiewnik-polski.pl

Happy Easter!

The world premiere recording – Sergei Bortkiewicz – songs.

Lost, found, recorded, released. The greater part of Sergei Bortkiewicz‘s works was destroyed during bombing of Berlin in 1945. Fortunately recently discovered 3 song cycles of Sergei Bortkiewicz are now recorded and released for the first time in history. All of that was possible due to involevment of the great

Lutosławski, Penderecki – works for violin&piano, just released.

Karolina Nowotczyńska – violin and Łukasz Chrzęszczyk – piano – a contemporary view of works of Witold Lutosławski – Recitativo e Arioso, Subito, Lullaby, Partita and Krzysztof Penderecki – Sonata No. 2. more…

Krzyszof Szumański

CD album: “Sergei Bortkiewicz – song cycles” Krzysztof Szumański is considered one of the most distinguished Polish baritones of his generation. In the current season he will appear as Nabucco in Verdi’s Nabucco, Escamillo in Carmen, Scarpia in Tosca and Stolnik in Halka by Stanislaw Moniuszko at the National Opera

Bojana Dimković

CD album: “Sergei Bortkiewicz – song cycles” Bojana Dimković leads a versatile career as a concert pianist, harpsichordist and lecturer. She holds a position at the University of Niš Faculty of Arts’ Keyboard Department and is in great demand as a chamber music partner. Concert engagements include performances in the

Sergei Bortkiewicz

Sergei Bortkiewicz (1877-1952) was a pianist and composer born in Kharkov, today’s Ukraine, into a Polish noble family. His father Edward Bortkiewicz was a landowner and his mother Zofia, née Uszyńska, was a pianist. In 1898, he began studying music theory and piano at the St. Petersburg Conservatory with Laidov

Tomasz Lida

President, Recording Producer

Łukasz Chrzęszczyk

Vice President

Antonina Wyszyńska

German Representative

Antonina Wyszyńska – welcome!

Happy to introduce our new German Representative – Antonina Wyszyńska. Based in Köln, an employee of West Deutsche Rundfunk, graduate of The Fryderyk Chopin University of Music (Sound Engineering/Producing), Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln (Musikproduktion). Welcome on board! 🙂

Michael Maciaszczyk – violino

„Wielki muzyk, doskonały skrzypek i bardzo utalentowany młody dyrygent. Ma absolutnie doskonały kontakt z muzykami orkiestry, a jego interpretacje są niezwykle oryginalne- z mnóstwem odcieni i emocji” – powiedział o Michaelu Maciaszczyku Maestro Jerzy Maksymiuk. Jeden z najwybitniejszych dyrygentów młodego pokolenia. Dyrektor artystyczny Wiener Klassik Orchester w Wiedniu, Myślenickiej Kameralnej

Polish Art Philharmonic Orchestra

Polish Art Philharmonic (wcześniej działająca pod nazwą Myślenicka Orkiestra Kameralna „Concertino”) zainaugurowała swoją działalność w 2010r., powołana do istnienia przez Jolantę i Łukasza Antkiewiczów, dzięki przychylności Władz Miasta i Gminy Myślenice oraz Dyrektora MOKiS Małgorzaty Anity Werner. Polish Art Philharmonic to młody, energiczny zespół, którego Dyrektorem Artystycznym od 2014 roku jest Maestro Michael

Katarzyna Kluczewska – piano

CD album – “Romantic works” The alumni of the Comprehensive Music School of 1st and 2nd degree in Wrocław in Helena Furmanowicz‑Kurzyńska’s class and the Karol Lipiński Academy of Music in Wrocław in Grzegorz Kurzyński’s class, where after gaining her PhD, she became a lecturer with a PhD degree. She

“Romantic works” on streaming media

“Romantic works” CD album with multiprizewinner Katarzyna Zdybel-Nam – bassoon and Katarzyna Kluczewska – piano, is now on streaming media – iTunes, Spotify, Amazon MP3, Google Play, Tidal.

Johann Sebastian Bach, Antonio Vivaldi – Violin Concertos

Johann Sebastian Bach – violin concertos E-major, A-minor, Antonio Vivaldi – Le Quattro Stagioni, the first part of recording sessions just finished. To be completed with Bach’s double concertos D-minor and C-minor. Michael Maciaszczyk – violino and leading, orchestra of Polish Art Philharmonic. CD album is expected Summer 2020. 

Nadrzycki, Zathey – “Salut d’Amour”

Just finished recording sessions to the next CD of Jarosław Nadrzycki – violin and Joanna Zathey – piano. Album “Salut d’Amour” will contain miniatures of Sergei Rachmaninoff, Alexandre Glazunov, Pyotr Tschaikovsky, Gabriel Fauré, Fritz Kreisler, Edward Elgar, Eugène Ysaÿe, Sergei Prokofiev, Claude Debussy, Aram Khachaturian, Carl Nielsen, Amy Beach. ©Orphée

Lutosławski, Penderecki – complete works for violin &piano

Recording sessions with Karolina Nowotczyńska and Łukasz Chrzęszczyk completed.  The CD will be available in November.

Quartetto Nero

Quartetto Nero – Moniuszko, Kurpiński – Polish romantic composers – period instruments, period articulation and rhetoric. We are just after inspirational recording sessions 🙂 The CD is to be released November 2019. Financially supported by the Polish Ministry of Culture via the ‘Musical Traits’ („Muzyczny ślad”) programme managed by the

“Romantic Works”

Carl Heinrich Jacobi – Introduzione and Polonaise Camille Saint-Saens – Sonate Op. 168 Robert Schumann – 3 Romanzen Op. 94 Johann Wenzel Kalliwoda – Morceau de Salon Alessandro Longo – Suite Op. 69 Paul Jeanjean – Prelude et Scherzo Eugene Bozza – Aria Cat. No. OC190501 Tomasz Lida – Recording

Classical:NEXT

We’ve participated in Classical:NEXT 2019 in Rotterdam. Made new connections in classical music network, made friends, made business. “Make CD’s, not war” – Albert Einstein (1879-1955) Orphée Classics was there thanks to support of the Adam Mickiewicz Institute.

Penderecki Piano Trio

Penderecki Piano Trio concert on the 23’rd Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival in Warsaw National Philharmonia Hall, live recorded by Orphée Classics. CD album soon. Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Trio in C minor Op. 1, No.3 Sergei Rachmaninoff – Trio élégiaque No.1 in G minor Claude Debussy – Piano

“Brahms – Violin Sonatas” on IDAGIO now

https://www.idagio.com/albums/brahms-violin-sonatas

“Śpiewnik polski” – Polish 20th and 21st century Song Anthology.

Joanna Freszel – soprano Łukasz Chrzęszczyk – piano Stanisław Hieronim Nawrocki (1894-1950) Karuzel Krzyż Słoneczko Jerzy Lefeld (1898–1980): Na wyciągniętych deszczu strunach Zachowaj mnie u swoich drzwi Cóż jest prócz nieba Zygmunt Mycielski (1907–1987): Pięć pieśni weselnych do słów Brunona Jasieńskiego Tańcowała izba, stół Padał deszcz, płakał deszcz Grajże Josek,

Recording sessions with Joanna Freszel

Recording sessions with Joanna Freszel – soprano, the winner of Les Orphées d’Or – Prix de la SACD, and Łukasz Chrzęszczyk – piano, has started. The album with Polish 20th and 21th century songs is to be released January 2019.

Brahms – Violin Sonatas

Jarek Nadrzycki – violin Joanna Zathey – piano Johannes Brahms Scherzo C-Minor WoO 2Sonatas for piano and violin Nos 1-3 Recorded at Kielce Philharmonie Hall, August 2017Tomasz Lida – Recording Producer Cat. No. OC181001 Donator

Our first CD released!

Proud to announce the first CD released by Orphée Classics!

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