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.

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 singer Krzysztof Szumański who became…

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 and Karl van Arek. In…

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! 🙂

Max Reger 4 Sonatas for violin solo

Małgorzata Staszewska – violin Max Reger 4 Sonatas for violin solo Op. 42 (1900) Sonata in D minorI Allegro energicoII Adagio con gran espressione III Prestissimo assai IV Allegro energico Sonata in A majorI Allegro con grazia II Andantino III Prestissimo Sonata in B minorI Pesante-Allegro con brio-Vivace assai-Pesante II Andante semplice III Prestissimo IV…

“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 Classics ©Orphée Classics ©Orphée Classics…

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 Institute of Music and Dance.

“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 Producer

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 Trio in G major PENDERECKI…

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

Joanna Freszel – soprano Łukasz Chrzęszczyk – piano Stanisław Hieronim Nawrocki (1894-1950)KaruzelKrzyżSłoneczko Jerzy Lefeld (1898–1980):Na wyciągniętych deszczu strunachZachowaj mnie u swoich drzwiCóż jest prócz nieba Zygmunt Mycielski (1907–1987):Pięć pieśni weselnych do słów Brunona JasieńskiegoTańcowała izba, stółPadał deszcz, płakał deszczGrajże Josek, grajże BerekA musiałażeś ty, MaryśTańcowała izba, stół Grażyna Bacewicz (1909–1969):RozstanieSamotnośćBoli mnie głowaSroczka Andrzej Panufnik (1914-1991):Hommage…

Joanna Freszel – soprano

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.

Flores Rosarum

Joyful recording sessions with Flores Rosarum singing Hildegard von Bingen – phenomenon of medieval music, poetry and philosophy. The CD album will be released May 2019.

Dittersdorf, Romberg, M. Haydn

Announcement – period instruments Trio album. Capella Cracoviensis co-production. Jacek Dumanowski – vla, Agnieszka Oszańca – vc, Grzegorz Frankowski – cb. Michael Haydn, Karl von Dittersdorf, Bernhard Romberg. CD to be released until the end of the year.

Find us on Idagio

The partnership agreement with Idagio is to be signed. Idagio is streaming service oriented to classical music genre. Instead of artist, song, album search, you can find the composer, composition, conductors, orchestras, instrumentalists, singers. User environment is more than friendly for classical music lover. Lossless audio files and streams are delivered in much better than…

Ready for the Future

SACD READY – we make CD-audios as well as Hi-End SACD (Super Audio CD) albums with DSD (Direct Stream Digital) stream. Sampling rate is from 2.8 MHz to multiple of it (CD-audio – 44.1 kHz) SURROUND READY – we are able to make surround sound recordings. We provide 5.1 microphone recording setup, software full supporting…

Reger – Violin Sonatas – Staszewska

Coming soon! Max Reger – 4 Violin Sonatas op. 42 played by Małgorzata Staszewska. Sonatas for unaccompanied violin – D Minor No. 1, A Major No. 2, B Minor no. 3, G Minor No. 4. Recorded 2017, to be released Summer 2018. Małgorzata Staszewska graduated University of Georgia Athens, Academy of Music in Kraków. She…

Brahms Violin Sonatas

Coming soon! Recorded in 2017 in Kielce Philharmonia Hall. Jarek Nadrzycki – violin, Joanna Zathey – piano. To be released 2018. Sonata For Violin & Piano No.1 in G, Op.78, Sonata For Violin And Piano No.2 In A, Op.100, Sonata For Violin And Piano No 3 In D Minor, Op. 108 Scherzo in C Minor,…

Premiere performance

Recent cooperation with Sinfonietta Cracovia – live recording of concert evening when Krzysztof Penderecki’s trumpet concerto had it’s Polish premiere. Gábor Boldoczki – trumpet, Jurek Dybał – conductor

Just wanted to know

Waiting here for the first CD album released by Orphée Classics let us call memories of great cooperation with Piotr Witkowski in Alvernia Studios. Behind the control room window, huge Beethoven Academy Orchestra, Górecki Chamber Choir, large set of ethnic Arabic percussion.

Thirteen villages

“Good audio recording is worth thirteen villages” Louis XIV le Grand