Leo Festival 2024

Dear Listeners,

Inspired by Olga Tokarczuk’s novel Flights, which deals with the issues of movement and time, I would like to encourage you to join us in reflection on these universal issues during this year’s Leo Festival and look at them from the perspective of music and dance.

Performing a piece of music involves realising a sequence of sounds in time. Interestingly, in some languages, words denoting movement in space (French: mouvement, English: movement) are used to describe parts of a work of music, while in others, words related to time (Italian: tempo). So in music these two aspects are inextricably linked. I want Leo Festival 2024 to reflect these ideas and become a journey in time and space, both for the audience and the artists of the NFM Leopoldinum Orchestra. The musicians will wander around Wrocław and perform in unconventional places outside the NFM, which will allow them to be closer to the listeners and give the audience lots of fun. There will be several concerts in living rooms. They will be intended for regular listeners of the NFM Leopoldinum Orchestra. Those who will collect the biggest number of stickers for attending our Leopoldinum’s regular concerts starting January, will be awarded with an opportunity to invite Leopoldinum musicians in small line-ups to their homes.

We invite you to join us on this musical journey!

Christian Danowicz
Artistic Director of Leo Festival

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Concerts in Living Rooms! Invite Leo to your home
6:00 PM
Wrocław, private apartments
Migrating Composers
7:00 PM
NFM, Red Hall
Mobility Is Reality
Music in Wrocław city spaces
11:00 AM
Wrocław's public spaces
Blind Test
Surprise concert with audience participation
7:00 PM
NFM, Red Hall
In the Right Place, at the Right Time
Danowicz / Masecki / Nisinman
6:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall

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Andrzej Kosendiak
General Director

Prof Andrzej Kosendiak is a conductor and teacher, one of the most active musicians and organizers of musical life in Poland. He is a graduate of the Faculty of Composition, Conducting and Theory of Music at the Academy of Music in Wrocław. In the years 2001–2009 he was Head of the Interdepartmental Early Music Studio, and in 2013 he obtained a postdoctoral degree; in the years 2014–2016 he lectured at the Academy of Music in Gdańsk. In 2021, the President of the Republic of Poland awarded him the title of professor. He is currently working at his alma mater.

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Agata Adamczyk
Manager of NFM Leopoldinum Orchestra

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