Jakub Bokun, Inter>CAMERATA string orchestra, Chamber Orchestra Radom and Magdalena Jakubska-Szymiec

Saturday 6. 7. 2019 from 18 h
Church of the assumption of the Virgin Mary, Police nad Metují

Jakub Bokun – conductor (Poland)
Inter>CAMERATA, string orchestra (Poland)
Radom Chamber Orchestra (Poland)
Magdalena Jakubska-Szymiec​ – saxophone (Poland)

Łukasz Woś:  Poemat for saxophone and strings

Paweł Łukaszewski: Sinfonietta

Łukasz Wos: Ballada and Rondo

Samuel Barber: Adagio for strings

Josef Suk: Serenade for strings op. 6

Jan Jakub Bokun – Polish clarinetist and conductor, is the artistic director of the Clarimania festival, founder and conductor of the Inter>CAMERATA chamber orchestra, and chairman of the Polish branch of the International Clarinet Association. Bokun graduated summa cum laude from Karol Lipiński Music Academy in Wrocław and obtained further postgraduate training with Guy Dangain at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris. He later studied conducting at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Jan Jakub Bokun was a winner of competitions in Wrocław, Włoszakowice, Białystok, Enschede and Mt. Pleasant. He has studied with Sergiu Celibidache, David Zinman, Kurt Masur, James Levine, Guy Deplus, Philippe Cuper, Walter Boeykens and Michael Collins. As a clarinetist and conductor he recorded 14 albums‎. Jan Jakub Bokun is a highly sought-after teacher, who has conducted numerous courses and master classes at the Royal Conservatory in Brussels, in Sofia, Belgrade, Prague, Paris, Brno, Lubljana, Mexico, Beijing, Tokyo, and Avila, Spain and in the USA. He is currently on the faculty of the Karol Lipiński Academy of Music in Wrocław. He is an endorser of the companies Yamaha, D’Addario and BG

Chamber Orchestra Inter>CAMERATA was founded in spring 2013 in Wrocław on the initiative of the Artistic Association Coolturalny Wroclaw. The originator of the idea and artistic director is the conductor and clarinetist Jan Jakub Bokun. It was Jakub who charmed the festival organizer as a clarinetist in a chamber concert. Intercamerata´s mission is to popularise less known – forgotten or still undiscovered – chamber and orchestral music, inviting the cooperation of outstandingly talented musician of the young generation, who frequently have just launched their careers. The ensemble frequently cooperates with the artists from the neighbouring countries – and in particular from the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary and aims mainly at the audiences who rarely experiences music performed live. Educational mission constitutes an important aspect of the orchestra’s activity with dress rehearsals open for everyone, where the presented fragments of the program are accompanied by unconventional lectures, which aim at familiarising the audience with instruments, musical styles and forms.

Radom Chamber Orchestra was founded in January 2007 as a cultural institution financed by the Radom municipality. The orchestra consists of sixteen string players. Its first Managing and Artistic Director was Maciej Żółtowski. Since September 2017 this post has been held by Natalia Rogińska. In addition to regular concerts, the orchestra organises special events, i.a. Krzysztof Penderecki International Composers’ Competition ARBORETUM. It has performed with such prominent soloists and conductors as Lidia Grychtołówna, Piotr Pławner, Tytus Wojnowicz, Krzysztof Pełech, Krzysztof Penderecki, Jan Jakub Bokun, Łukasz Borowicz, Stephen Ellery, Wojciech Rodek, Patrick Gallois, Michał Drewnowski, Emilian Madey, Łukasz Długosz, Avri Levitan and Marko Ylönen. Its diverse repertoire includes works from the staple string orchestra repertoire as well as the less known, recently discovered pieces. The extraordinary versatility of the orchestra also allows for stylish and historically informed interpretations of Baroque music and the early symphonies by Haydn and Mozart. The important part of R.O.K.’s repertoire is music of the twentieth and twenty-first century.

Polish saxophonist Magdalena Jakubská–Szymiec studied saxophone at University of Katowice and developed her skills at many competition and numerous masterclasses. She cooperates with Polis Radio Orchestra, The Silesian Phiharmonic, The New Music Orchestra a Aukso Orchestra. She is invited as a jury member of national and international saxophone competitions and as a lecturer of interpretation courses. Since 2006 she has been teaching saxophone lessons at the Poznan Academy and at the Jaworzno Music School. In 2016 she recorded CD "Łukasz Woś – works for saxophone and piano“

The concert is held under the auspices of the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Prague.

The concert will be recorded by Vltava, Czech Radio.

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