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.

Iwona Handzlik - Soprano

 

Iwona Handzlik was born in Bielsko- Biała. In 1999, after 12 years of education at the state music school by the name of Stanisław Moniuszko, she received a diploma in piano.

She continued her musical education at the Academy of Music in vocal department. In 2004 Handzlik received an Socrates- Erasmus scholarship, that allowed her to continue the education in Lubeck ( Germany ).

Aiman Mussakhajayeva - Violin

 

The name of Aiman Mussakhajayeva, People’s artist of the Republic of Kazakhstan, is widely known both nationally and internationally.

Aiman Mussakhajayeva is one of the brightest representatives of the violin school of Kazakhstan. Her personality can be seen in concert and in educational activities. She generously gives her talent to the people from all walks of life.

The creative growth of the talented violinist took place at the Baysseitova Republic Music School, in the class of Professor N. Patrucheva. In 1983 she brilliantly graduated from the Tchaikovsky State Conservatory (Moscow), in the class of professor V. Climov, People’s artist of the USSR.

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.

George Emanuel Lazaridis - Piano

 

George - Emmanuel Lazaridis’ performances have been characterized as "special enough to be beyond comparison" (BBC Music Magazine, Adrian Jack).

Mentored by Yonty Solomon, Alfred Brendel and Domna Evnouhidou, he has received a plethora of international prizes, honorary awards and scholarships since age eleven.

Adolfo Alejo - Viola

 

He graduated with honors in New York University with Rita Porfiris. Maestro Adolfo Alejo has been played as soloist in: Fine Arts Chamber Orchestra, Kalisz Philharmonic, Idee Fixe, UAEH Symphony, Michoacán Symphony, Voronezh Symphony, Camerata of Coahuila, Gaia Chamber Festival Orchestra (Portugal) among others.

He won first price in UNAM national competition, first price and audience choice winner in New York String Quartet Competition and finalist in Cynthia Woods Young Artist Competiion.