Sinfonia Varsovia conducted by Jerzy Maksymiuk

zdjęcie ilustracyjne - Sinfonia Varsovia
fot. Magda Starowieyska/Muzeum Historii Żydów Polskich

Museum of the History of Polish Jews and Sinfonia Varsovia would like to invite you to the second concert in the series "Great composers: Polish-Jewish musical culture as part of the European heritage".

The violinist Maria Machowska and musicians from the orchestra conducted by Jerzy Maksymiuk will present pieces by the outstanding European composers, whose work exerted significant influence on the shape of world musical culture. This particular concert will reintroduce Karol Rathaus, Polish-Jewish pianist and composer. Born in Tarnopol, he received musical education in Vienna and in Berlin and became famous as a composer of soundtracks to first ever German sound films. Rathaus emigrated from Germany in 1932. He resided in the United States since 1938, where he remained an active member of both American and Polish music organizations. He was an honorary vice-president of the Jewish Music World Centre.

The concert programme:

  • Karol Rathaus: Adagio for Strings
  • Andrzej Panufiuk: Violin concerto
  • Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Symphony No. 4 in A major, Op. 90Italian

March 14, 7 pm.

Tickets: 40 – normal; 30 - reduced.
Tickets are available online and at the museum box office from Monday to Sunday (except Tuesdays) between 10 am and 6 pm.
Ticket reservation: [email protected] or +48 22 47 10 301