Chikara Imamura - Conductor

 

Chikara Imamura, Associate and then Regular Guest Conductor of the National Opera in Warsaw, conduct since 2002 “Madama Butterfly” and “Japanese Evening” in 2008 and 2010 by the celebration of diplomatic relations between Poland and Japan. He is prize winner of the 2nd Fitelberg Competition for Conductors in Katowice 1983.In 2009 conducted Imamura as a Music Director for premiere of “Samson et Dalila” at the Opera Wroclaw, in coproduction with Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Opéra Royal de Wallnie Liége, Fondazione Teatro Lirico Giuseppe Verdi di Trieste. He conducted “Nabucco” in 2012 in Japan and 9th Symphony of Beethoven at the Musikvereinsaal in Vienna in 2013. He is the President of the Japan Lutosławski Society since 2013 and member of the committee “Forum Poland” in Japan. He was awarded the Order of Cultural Merit, Odznakę honorową “Zasłużony dla Kultury Polskiej”,by Minister of Culture and National Heritage Bogdan Zdrojewski on 10.October 2013.

Christos Grimpas - Cello

 

Studied at the State Conservatory of Thessaloniki (prof. D. Patras) and the Universität der Künste in Berlin, further receiving his post graduate music degree from the Folkwang Hochschule Essen (class V. Mendelssohn). He was a member of the Rhineland Youth Orchestra, the International Youth Orchestra and the European Union Youth Orchestra. Awards include prizes (Pan-Hellenic Competition for Young Soloists 1997, International Chamber Music Competition of HELEXPO 1998) as well as merit scholarships (Music Friends Society of Athens, the “Alexandra Trianti” Trust and the “Alexandros Onasis” Foundation).

Roman Perucki - Organ

 

The Polish organist, Roman Perucki, graduated in 1985 from the Music Academy in Gdańsk in the organ class of Professor Leon Bator and up from 1985 is teaching there, now as the professor of the organ class. He also teaches in a secondary schools. He had continued his studies in master-classes in Poland and abroad.

 

Davide Alogna - Violin

 

Davide Alogna (Palermo 1980) as violinist is considered one of the best young talent in the Italian music scene. The prestigious magazine Amadeus choose him twice in one year as a cover artist and present two of his recording projects. The first cd (September 2013) was first volume of the complete Franz Schubert violin sonatas. The cd received important critical acclaim and after one year (September 2014) Amadeus publish the second cd, dedicate to the Italian composer Ottorino Respighi, with 2 suite violin and piano and the Concerto all’Antica, a masterpiece from composer that has been forgot- ten for more the 70 years. Davide has been working on the manuscript of this Concert, and the orchestral parts will the publish as a World preview in November 2014.

Małgorzata Kulińska - Soprano

 

Małgorzata Kulińska graduated from the Academy of Music. Grażyny i Kiejstuta Bacewiczów in łódź at the Faculty of Making Instrumental and Vocal – Actress in the singing class of Prof. Dolphins Ambroziak. While still a student, in 2000, was involved in Musical Theatre in łódź, where she was a soloist until 2005. In this same period he worked with the Musical Theatre in poznań, where she performed lead operetta roles such as: Rozalinda in, the,Revenge of the bat‘ by JRR Tolkien. Strausa, Hanna Glawari in the Merry wdówce‘ – F. Lehara Lisa Lee at ,,the land of smiles‘ – F. Lehara.

Wolfram Schmitt-Leonardy - Piano

 

At university he passed all his examinations with highest distinction and since he was a child he has been winning an impressing amount of top-prizes in international piano competitions throughout the world. He constantly expands his worldwide concert activity.