Opole, Szczecin, Warsaw, Cologne and a number of smaller German cities are on Sinfonia Varsovia’s concert map in April. In Poland the Orchestra will perform with Krzysztof Meisinger, while in Germany it will embark on a concert tour with Volker Schmidt-Gertenbach.
Under the direction of German conductor Volker Schmidt-Gertenbach, Sinfonia Varsovia will play seven concerts, performing compositions by, among others, Prokofiev, Mozart, Haydn, Weber and Mendelssohn. The tour of Germany will begin with concerts in six cities in Lower Saxony and North Rhine-Westphalia to conclude with a bang with a performance on 21 April in one of the best concert halls in Europe – the Philharmonic in Cologne.
In Poland the Orchestra will play a number of concerts with Krzysztof Meisinger. The guitarist and orchestra performed together for the first time in May last year at the Szczecin Philharmonic Concert Hall, promoting the album Astor to a hall filled to over-capacity. The concert concluded with a standing ovation.
This year’s continues this successful cooperation. The public will have an opportunity to hear the musicians at two concerts. The first will take place on 19 April at the Opole Philharmonic concert hall. Then, the Orchestra will perform a concert in Szczecin in the unusual space of the TRAFO Center for Contemporary Art.
The next item in the April programme is a concert by Meisinger and Sinfonia Varsovia in the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw. Listeners will be treated to a musical feast consisting of the works of Astor Piazzolla (including the Libertango), as well as film music by Ennio Morricone, well-known to all fans of cinema. The exceptional character of the location will be emphasised by a performance of the theme from the film Schindler’s List, composed by John Williams. The concert will take place on 25 April and is one of many that the Orchestra has performed in the POLIN Museum, its long-time partner in many projects
Concert programmes are available at Calendar