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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.

“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…

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

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 minor I Allegro energico II Adagio con gran espressione III Prestissimo assai IV Allegro energico Sonata in A major I Allegro con grazia II Andantino III Prestissimo Sonata in B minorI Pesante-Allegro con

“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.

Our first CD released!

Proud to announce the first CD released by Orphée Classics!

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.

Orphée Classics Sp. z o.o

Proud to announce that Orphée Classics is from today Orphée Classics Sp. z o.o. (Ltd, GmbH).

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

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

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.

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

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