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interview with Giovanni Antonini
07
September 2017 | Thursday
International Festival Wratislavia Cantans
National Forum of Music, Main Hall
Monteverdi – Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria
08
September 2017 | Friday
International Festival Wratislavia Cantans
Evangelical-Augsburg Church of Divine Providence
The Art of Fugue
08
September 2017 | Friday
International Festival Wratislavia Cantans
National Forum of Music, Main Hall
Monteverdi – Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria
09
September 2017 | Saturday
International Festival Wratislavia Cantans
National Forum of Music, Red Hall
The End of Time
09
September 2017 | Saturday
International Festival Wratislavia Cantans
University Church
Monteverdi – Vespers
10
September 2017 | Sunday
International Festival Wratislavia Cantans
Principal Room of the Town Hall
Rosa del ciel – musical Treasures of Wrocław University Library
10
September 2017 | Sunday
International Festival Wratislavia Cantans
White Stork Synagogue
La morte della ragione
11
September 2017 | Monday
International Festival Wratislavia Cantans
National Forum of Music, Main Hall
Et exspecto resurrectionem
12
September 2017 | Tuesday
International Festival Wratislavia Cantans
National Forum of Music, Main Hall
Moniuszko – The Phantoms
13
September 2017 | Wednesday
International Festival Wratislavia Cantans
Bazylika mniejsza pw. św. Elżbiety (kościół Garnizonowy)
500 Years of Reformation
14
September 2017 | Thursday
International Festival Wratislavia Cantans
Collegiate of the Holy Cross and St Bartholomew
Stabat Mater
15
September 2017 | Friday
International Festival Wratislavia Cantans
Church of St Mary Magdalene, Polish National Catholic Cathedral
Masters of Italian Polyphony
16
September 2017 | Saturday
International Festival Wratislavia Cantans
National Forum of Music, Red Hall
Young Masters
16
September 2017 | Saturday
International Festival Wratislavia Cantans
Church of St Mary Magdalene, Polish National Catholic Cathedral
Telemann – Brockes-Passion
17
September 2017 | Sunday
International Festival Wratislavia Cantans
Wrocław Opera
Mozart – La clemenza di Tito

History

The International Festival Wratislavia Cantans in one of the most important European events in the field of classical music. It was founded 48 years ago by Andrzej Markowski. The general director of the Festival is Andrzej Kosendiak, and the artistic director is Giovanni Antonini. 

Andrzej Kosendiak

GENERAL DIRECTOR

Director of the National Forum of Music, artist, conductor and pedagogue, Andrzej Kosendiak has earned an enviable reputation as one of the most active and committed musicians and organizers of music life in Poland. He graduated from the Department of Composition, Conducting and Music Theory of Wrocław Music Academy. In 2013 he obtained the academic degree of doctor habilitatus. For many years he taught at his Alma Mater, where in 2001-2009 he was head of the Cross-Department Early Music Studies. Since 2014 he has been Professor at the S. Moniuszko Academy of Music in Gdańsk. In 2005 he became Director of the Wrocław Philharmonic and the International Festival Wratislavia Cantans.

Giovanni Antonini

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

Born in Milan, Giovanni Antonini studied at the Civica Scuola di Musica and at the Centre de Musique Ancienne in Geneva. He is a founder member of the Baroque ensemble Il Giardino Armonico, which he has led since 1989. With this ensemble he has appeared as conductor and soloist on the recorder and Baroque transverse flute in Europe, United States, Canada, South America, Australia, Japan and Malaysia.

 

Andrzej Markowski

FOUNDER

He was the creator and the artistic director of the festival between 1966 and 1977.  He studied composition in Trinity College of Music in London and composition and conducting at the State Higher School of Music. He was the conductor at the Poznan Philharmonic and the Silesian Philharmonic.  At the age of 35 he was offered the position of artistic director of the Cracow Philharmonic, where he introduced oratorio work never before performed in Poland, such as Monteverdi’s Il Vespro or Haendel’s Messiah.

The National Forum of Music, plac Wolności 1, 50-071 Wrocław, co-managed by the Minister of Culture and National Heritage, City of Wrocław and Lower Silesian Province, registered in Rejestr Instytucji Kultury run by the City of Wrocław as RIK 38/2014.

Patrons:

Wdrożenie e-usług w Filharmonii im. Witolda Lutosławskiego we Wrocławiu - etap 2 współfinansowany jest przez Unię Europejską ze środków Europejskiego Funduszu Rozwoju Regionalnego w ramach Regionalnego Programu Operacyjnego dla województwa dolnośląskiego na lata 2007 - 2013 oś priorytetowa 6. Wykorzystanie i promocja potencjału turystycznego o kulturalnego Dolnego Śląska (Turystyka i Kultura), działanie 6.5. Działania wspierające infrastrukturę turystyczną i kulturową.