The Wrocław Philharmonic with soloists Agi Damrych, Marty Dzwonkowski, and George Skoczylasa, under the direction of Andrew Kosendiak, will present the most popular and beloved songs of the local comedic cabaret tradition by Jan Kaczmarek, poet, satirist, and leader of Elita’s cabaret.
Jan Kaczmarek was born on June 6, 1945, in Lwów, Poland, now located within the borders of Ukraine. While attending Wroclaw University of Technology, and Electronics, in 1969, he founded Elita’s cabaret with fellow students Tadeusz Drozd and Jerzy Skoczylas. Long associated with the Wroclaw radio program Studio 202, the world's oldest cyclic satirical radio program, which features writers such as Andrzej Waligórski, whose texts gave birth to myriads of these wonderful songs, both funny and mind-boggling, satirical and thoughtful. The arrangements of Jan Walczyński, will be hosted by Jerzy Skoczylas. Come out for a laugh and experience the tradition for yourself! These cabaret tunes have been bringing Polish audiences to tears for almost half a century!