Price: 69 pln (glass of wine and a gift included)
Time: 7.30 pm
Place: Wierzynek Concert Hall, 15 Main Market Square
Concerts organized every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, all year round.
The Royal Chamber Orchestra is an ensemble consisting of outstanding musicians from Krakow, who graduated from The Academy of Music, giving performances all over the world. Their music is the combination of excellent taste, unlimited imagination and the perfect technique.
J. Bock – The Fiddler On The Roof Medley
L. Cohen – Hallelujah
Adele – Skyfall
M. Norman – The James Bond Theme
J. Williams – Star Wars Main Theme
H.Mancini – The Pink Panther Theme
N. Brown – Singin’ in the Rain
R. Parker – Ghostbusters Main Theme
A. Menken – Alladin
H. Shore – The Lord of the Rings
M. Jackson – Thriller
J. Williams – Star Wars Throne Room
H. Zimmer – Pirates of the Caribbean
H. Mancini – Moon River
E. Morricone – La Califfa
J. Lennon – All you need is Love
H. Arlen – Over the Rainbow
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The Royal Chamber Orchestra was founded in 2007 by Sławomir Prokopik. It consists of young musicians, students and graduates of the Academy of Music in Kraków, performing and touring all over the world. Bach, Vivaldi, Mozart, and Brahms are only a few names from the Quartet’s repertoire. Additionally, they perform contemporary film scores and jazz pieces. The Royal Cracow Quartet has given concerts in Poland, Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, and the United States. They have played in numerous notable concert halls, including the Konzerthaus Berlin, the Beethovenhalle Bonn, the Wiener Musikverein, the Rzeszów Philharmonic, the Wrocław Philharmonic, the National Philharmonic and the Royal Castle in Warsaw, the Aula of the Collegium Minus of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, etc.
In 2009 they have released their debut album.
Current members are:
He began his musical education in preschool. He was encouraged to take up violin by his father, a clarinetist. As a teenager, he was influenced by jazz music, klezmer music, hip hop and house. Currently, he performs as a soloist in musical theatres and concert halls in Poland. His repertoire consists of pieces from operettas, musicals, and popular music. He is also a composer and producer.
Her musical journey commenced when she was four; she took up the piano, and two years later, the violin. Her first successes in national violin competitions came when she was a pupil of First Level Music School in Białystok. She finished Witold Lutosławski Secondary Music School in Białystok with honours, and later graduated from the Academy of Music in Kraków. From the beginning of her career, she has remained within the Beethoven Academy Orchestra, mentored by Elżbieta Penderecka. She has performed worldwide, and collaborated with the likes of Krzysztof Penderecki, Jacek Kasprzyk, Hans Zimmer, Jose Cura, and Grzegorz Turnau.
A graduate of the Academy of Music in Kraków, in the viola class of professor Janusz Pisarski. She has performed twice as a soloist, in the Kraków Philharmonic, and live on Radio Kraków. She is a winner of numerous competitions and recipient of the 2004 Minister of Culture and National Heritage’s scholarship. Moreover, she is a member of Capella Cracoviensis and the acting principal viola leader of the Beethoven Academy Orchestra. She performs both as orchestral musician and chamber musician. She has collaborated with famed conductors, such as Krzysztof Penderecki, Jacek Kasprzyk, Gabriel Chmura, Michał Nesterowicz, Clemens Schuldt, and Daniel Smith.
Started learning to play the cello at the age of 9 in her hometown of Żagań. She graduated from the Academy of Music in cracow and participated in many international masterclasses with the most eminent teachers. Permanently associated with Beethoven Academy Orchestra, she is also a member of smaller chamber ensembles.
Over 650 years ago in 1364, wealthy merchant Mikołaj Wierzynek hosted a splendid feast for the monarchs of Europe on behalf of the Polish King Casimir the Great. Wierzynek undertook the task of hosting the feast with great care and overwhelmed his noble guests with a truly lavish welcome. According to a legend, the tables were groaning with food and drinks and the guests celebrated for 20 days and nights. Upon departure, the generous merchant presented each guest with a splendid gift – gold and silver tableware.