Wrocław Baroque Ensemble
The Wrocław Baroque Orchestra was founded by Andrzej Kosendiak in 2006 and since its inception has performed under his artistic leadership. The ensemble enjoys continuing collaborations with individual members of the ensemble as well as singers and instrumentalists from Poland, the Czech Republic, the United Kingdom, and Germany.
The Wrocław Baroque Ensemble focuses on Baroque repertoire, from chamber works to oratorios and cantatas, with special attention being paid to Polish compositions. The ensemble has been invited to perform at the renowned International festivals Wratislavia Cantans and Usedomer Musikfestival in addition to frequently touring throughout their native Poland.
The Wrocław Baroque Ensemble has recorded two albums, released in 2012 and 2014, with music by Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki. The aforementioned album from 2012 was nominated for a Fryderyk Award in 2013 and was awarded the Wrocław Music Prize. The Wrocław Baroque Ensembles’ latest releases are recordings of the Salzburg Marian Mass with liturgical music by Mozart, featuring the NFM Boys’ Choir, directed by Andrzej Kosendiak , and an album with works by Marcin Mielczewski and Bartłomiej Pękiel (CD Accord).