Capella Bydgostiensis

A full-time band of the Pomorska Philharmonic
Orchestra – Capella Bydgostiensis is today one of the leading Polish chamber
orchestras. It made its debut in 1962. The Orchestra’s artistic management was
performed by: Stanisław Gałoński, Włodzimierz Szymański, Karol Teutsch, Daniel
Stabrawa, Mirosław Jacek Błaszczyk i Wiesław Kwaśny; currently the Orchestra
collaborates on a permanent basis with José Maria Florêncio. Capella
Bydgostiensis performs on the most famous stages in Poland and Europe,
including such prestigious halls as: National Philharmonic Orchestra in Warsaw,
Czajkowski Conservatoire in Moscow, Schauspielhaus in Berlin, Schloss Mirabell in Salzburg,
Royal Palace in Stockholm, El Escorial in Spain, Dutch Radio in Utrecht, Royal
Castle in Warsaw, Leopoldinum Lecture Theatre in Wrocław or Lvov Concert Hall.
The Band’s guest soloists and conductors include: Ewa Podleś, Wanda
Wiłkomirska, Roman Jabłoński, José Maria Florêncio, Garry Karr, Wieland
Kuijken, Konstanty Andrzej Kulka, George Malcolm, Takao Ukigaya, Paweł
Przytocki, Paul Esswood, Piotr Pławner, Krzysztof Jakowicz, Ewa Pobłocka, Waldemar
Malicki, Tomasz Tomaszewski, Jan Stanienda and others. The wide-ranging
repertoire of the Orchestra encompasses different epochs and musical styles –
from baroque to contemporary times. As well as making radio and TV recordings,
Capella Bydgostiensis contributed numerous records for Polish, Dutch and
Spanish record companies.