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22 June (Friday), 7 pm – Concert Hall CKK Jordanki
“RESURRECTION – A SISTERLIKE SYMPHONY OF HOPE”

The opening ceremony of the festival and the Presidential Concert
to mark the 40th anniversary of the partnership of Toruń and Göttingen
FREE ADMISSION – free tickets will be available in the box office in CKK Jordanki

Jadwiga Rappe – alto
Ewa Biegas – soprano
Göttinger Stadtkantorei, conductor: Bernd Eberhardt
Kantorei St. Jacobi, conductor: Stefan Kordes
Göttinger Symphonie Orchester
Toruń Symphony Orchestra
Mariusz Smolij – conductor

In the programme:
G. Mahler –  Symphony No. 2 in C minor “Resurrection”


29 June (Friday) 7 pm – Hanza Café
Film screening
FREE ADMISSION – free tickets will be available in the box office in CKK Jordanki

Introduction: Magdalena Wichrowska
Sugar Man, directed by M. Bendjelloul


30 June (Saturday) 8 pm – Chamber Music Hall of CKK Jordanki
THE FOUR CORNERS OF EUROPE
TICKETS: PLN 15 (BUY TICKET)

Michał Szymanowski – piano
The artist-in-residence programme of the Institute of Music and Dance

In the programme:
J. Brahms – Ballada in D minor op. 10 no. 1
E. Grieg – Ballada in G minor op. 24
F. Chopin – Ballada in F minor op. 52
F. Chopin – Barcarolle in F sharp major op. 60
A. Scriabin – Sonata no. 4 in F sharp major op. 30
K.Szymanowski – Variations in B flat minor op. 3


1 July (Sunday), 4 pm – The Barge on the Vistula, Bulwar Filadelfijski*
“JUVENILE INTERPRETATIONS”
FREE ADMISSION

The N-harmonia Chamber Music Orchestra

In the programme:
M. Karłowicz – Serenada Op. 2 for violin orchestra
P. Warlock – Capriol Suite
E. Grieg – Nordic melodies
W. A. Mozart – Divertimento in D major KV 136

*In case of bad weather the concert will take place in the Rehearsal Room of CKK Jordanki


6 July (Friday), 7 pm – Hanza Cafe
Film screening
FREE ADMISSION – free tickets will be available in the box office in CKK Jordanki

Introduction: Magdalena Wichrowska
20,000 Days on Earth – directed by J. Pollard and I. Forsyth


7 July (Saturday), 8 pm – Concert Hall CKK Jordanki
SYMPHONICA – ROCK OF POLAND
TICKETS: PLN 50 (BUY TICKET)

Damian Ukeje – vocal
Martyna Pawłowska – vocal
Ernest Staniaszek – vocal
Sylwia Lorens – vocal
Grzegorz Kupczyk – vocal
Mikołaj Blajda – bass
Orchestra of the Filharmonia Futura

In the programme: Skóra, Kocham Cię jak Irlandię, Nieprzemakalni, Piosenka młodych wioślarzy, Kocham wolność, I nikomu nie wolno… Nie pytaj o Polskę,  Taniec pingwina,  Autobusy i Tramwaje, Misiowie puszyści.


13 July (Friday), 7 pm – Great Hall, Artus Court
“THE LURE OF TANGO … AND MORE”
TICKETS: PLN 20 (BUY TICKET)

Krzysztof Meisinger & The Sinfonia Varsovia String Quintet:
Anna Maria Staśkiewicz – violin
Kamil Staniczek – violin
Katarzyna Budnik-Gałązka – viola
Marcel Markowski – cello
Michał Sobuś – double-bass

In the programme:
Astor Piazzolla – Verano Porteno
Astor Piazzolla – Escualo
Astor Piazzolla – Adios Nonino
Astor Piazzolla – La Muerte del Angel
Astor Piazzolla – Fracanapa
Astor Piazzolla – Tango Suite
Astor Piazzolla – Primavera Portena
Ennio Morricone – Suite „Cinema Paradiso”
Carlos Gardel – El Dia Que Me Quieras


14 July (Saturday), 10 am – St Mary’s Church
The church organ – concert and lecture
FREE ADMISSION – free tickets will be available in the box office in CKK Jordanki


20 July (Friday), 7 pm – Hanza Cafe
Film screening
FREE ADMISSION – free tickets will be available in the box office in CKK Jordanki

Introduction: Magdalena Wichrowska
Control – directed by A. Corbijn


20 July (Friday), 8 pm – The Municipal Cultural Centre
“FROM VIENNA TO VILNIUS”
FREE ADMISSION – free tickets will be available in the box office in CKK Jordanki

Mettis Quartet (Lithuania):

Kostas Tumosa – violin
Bernardas Petrauskas – violin
Karolis Rudokas – viola
Rokas Vaitkevičius – cello

In the programme:
K. Čiurlionis – Violin quartet in C minor
J. Haydn – Violin quartet in D major Op. 64 No. 5
L. van Beethoven – Violin quartet in C minor Op.18 No. 4
D. Shostakovich – Violin quartet in E flat major No. 9


22 July (Sunday), 12.00, The Barge on the Vistula*
A concert for children with the music of F. Chopin –
Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship #Iliketobehere

FREE ADMISSION

In the programme: F. Chopin – Życzenie, Etude in E major (Fog in autumn), Śliczny chłopiec, Wojak, Mazurka, The ‘Butterfly’ Etude in G flat major, Polonaise in G minor, Waltz in D flat major, Waltz in A minor, Polonaise in A major

*In case of bad weather the concert will take place in the Rehearsal Room of CKK Jordanki


28 July (Saturday), 10 am – St Mary’s Church
The church organ – concert and lecture

FREE ADMISSION – free tickets will be available in the box office in CKK Jordanki


28 July (Saturday), 8 pm – Great Hall of the Old Town Hall
“POLISH MUSICAL GEMS”
TICKETS: PLN 15 (BUY TICKET)

Wojciech Waleczek – piano
Acoustic Quartet

In the programme:
H. Wieniawski – Kujawiak
G. Bacewicz – Oberek
I. J. Paderewski – Krakowiak Fantastyczny
M. K. Ogiński – Polonaise “Farewell to the Fatherland”
S. Moniuszko – Mazur from the opera „Haunted Manor”
F. Chopin – Andante spianato and Grande Polonaise in E flat major op. 22
W. Kilar – a film music suite (Pan Tadeusz, The Ninth Gate, The Pianist, The Promised Land)


3 August (Friday), 7 pm – The Barge on the Vistula
A concert of martial music
FREE ADMISSION

The Martial Orchestra of Bydgoszcz
major Dominik Sierzputowski – bandmaster

In the programme:
C. M. Schönberg, arr. W. Barker – Selections from Les Miserables
arr. T. Mashima – Disney Festival
H. Mancini, arr. T. Mashima – Memories of Henry Mancini (Baby Elephant, The Pink Panther, Sunflower, Two for the Road, Moon River)
H. Mancini, arr. M. Brown – Moon River (Breakfast at Tiffany`s)
H. Arlen, arr. B. Lowden – Over the Rainbow
C. Mangione, arr. N. Iwai – Children of Sanchez


4 August (Saturday), 8 pm – Concert Hall CKK Jordanki
SYMPHONIC CLASSICS IN CINEMA
TICKETS: PLN 30 (BUY TICKET)

Leonel Morales – piano
Mariusz Smolij – conductor
Toruń Symphony Orchestra

In the programme:
J. Williams – Raiders’ March (from Indiana Jones)
L. van Beethoven – Symphony No. 7, part 2 Allegretto
arr. C. Custer – „007” – a musical suite from the James Bond series
P. Mascagni – Intermezzo from the opera Cavaleria Rusticana
Boughton/Barr/Bernstein – a suite from the greatest Western films (e.g. Silverado, The Magnificent Seven, Dances with Wolves)
S. Rachmaninov – Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor Op. 18


10 August (Friday), 7 pm – Hanza Café
Film screening
FREE ADMISSION – free tickets will be available in the box office in CKK Jordanki

Introduction: Magdalena Wichrowska
“Only Lovers Left Alive” directed by J. Jarmusch


11 August (Saturday), Chamber Music Hall CKK Jordanki
“THE GREATEST HITS OF POLISH POPULAR MUSIC”
TICKETS: PLN 20 (BUY TICKET)

Grohman Orchestra

The programme includes: Autobiografia, Chcemy być sobą, Czerwony jak cegła,  Dmuchawce, latawce, wiatr,  Pierwszy siwy włos, Nie Poganiaj Mnie Bo Tracę Oddech, Kocham Cię kochanie moje, Niech żyje Bal, Wspomnienie, Sen o Warszawie, Piosenka jest dobra na wszystko, Cała Jesteś w Skowronkach, Prześliczna Wiolonczelistka


18 August (Saturday), 4 pm, the Barge on the Vistula, Bulwar Filadelfijski*
„FILM, FOLK AND ….. SIBELIUS”
FREE ADMISSION

Duo Vitare & Arto Jarvela (Finland)

Agnieszka Kotulska – Rahunen – cello
Kimmo Rahunen – guitar
Arto Järvelä – nyckelharp, fiddle, vocal

In the programme:
Jean Sibelius – Impromptu (arr. K. Rahunen)
folk melodie/Jean Sibelius Carminalia (arr. A. Järvelä)
Jean Sibelius – Tuule tuuli leppeämmin (t. A.V. Koskimies, arr. A. Järvelä)
Jean Sibelius – Humoreske (arr. A. Järvelä)
Jean Sibelius – Ei saa murhein (t. J.L. Runeberg, arr. A. Järvelä)
Arto Järvelä – Ainolan Valssi
Arto Järvelä – Keväälle
Arto Järvelä – Seriem – Suite for nyckelharp, cello and guitar (world premiere)
folk melodie – Masurkka Eräjärveltä (arr. A. Järvelä)
Franz Waxman – Katsumi Love Theme (from the film Sayonara) (arr. G. Nestor)
John Williams –  Theme from Schindler’s List (from the film Schindler’s List) (arr. G. Nestor)
folk melodie – Den Bortkomne Sauen (from the film Fargo) (arr. A. Järvelä)
Tan Dun – Farewell (from the film Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon) (arr. K. Rahunen)
Arto Järvelä – Murhe

*In case of bad weather the concert will take place in the Rehearsal Room of CKK Jordanki


18 August (Saturday), 8 pm, Great Hall, Artus Court
“THE YOUNG TALENTS”
 from the Paderewski Piano Academy
FREE ADMISSION – free tickets will be available in the box office in CKK Jordanki

Soloists: the pianists participating in the PPA
Jakub Chrenowicz – conductor
Toruń Symphony Orchestra

In the programme: the best-known piano concerts, e.g. by W. A. Mozart, F. Chopin, E. Grieg, S. Rachmaninov


19 August (Sunday), 4 pm, St Mary’s Church
“IN MEMORIAM: JOHN PAUL II”
A concert to mark the 40th anniversary of Karol Wojtyła’s election as pope
FREE ADMISSION

Anna Lasota – soprano
Jakub Oczkowski – tenor
Piotr Żukowski – piano

The programme will include: G.Caccini  – Ave Maria, T. Albinioni – Adagio, J. S. Bach – Prelude In C major, F. Schubert – Ave Maria, You raise me up, Mary did you know, M. Frisina Jesus Christ, You Are My Life, Barka


31 August (Friday), 8 pm – Church of the Holy Spirit
“A MUSICAL PRAYER: NEGRO SPIRITUAL”
FREE ADMISSION

Prairie View A&M University Concert Chorale (USA)

In the programme: Negro Spirituals and vocal music by American composers


1 September (Saturday), 8 pm, Old Town Hall
“GERSHWIN AND AMERICAN CLIMATES”

TICKETS: PLN 15 (BUY TICKET)

Dr. Danny R. Kelley – piano
Leon P. Turner – baritone

In the programme:
A. Copland – Old American Songs
N. Rorem – Flight for Heaven
G. Gershwin – Rhapsody in Blue
H.T. Burleigh – Motherless Child
Ev’rytime I Feel The Spirit
Li’l David Play On Your Harp
Johnson – I Got To Lie Down


2 September (Sunday), 6 pm, Concert Hall CKK Jordanki
„PORGY & BESS – A HISTORY OF TIMELESS LOVE”
The Festival’s finale – the Marshal’s Concert
TICKETS: PLN 40 (BUY TICKET)

Jolie Rocke Brown – soprano
Audra Scott –  soprano
Leon P. Turner – bass baritone
David Lee Brewer –  tenor
Prairie View A&M University Concert Chorale (USA)
A.J. Taylor – choir conductor
Mariusz Smolij – conductor
Toruń Symphony Orchestra

In the programme:
A. Hailstork – Four Spirituals
L.Bernstein – Symphonic dances from the West Side Story
G. Gershwin – Porgy & Bess (the concert version)