Kilar Lutoslawski Strawinsky
«Orawa» for string orchestra
Concerto for violoncello and orchestra
Le Sacre du printemps
Krzysztof Urbański, Music Direction
Krzysztof Urbański is Music Director of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and Principal Guest Conductor of the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra. In addition, he is an internationally sought-after guest conductor performing with orchestras such as the Munich Philharmonic, the Orchestra dell'Academia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, the Philharmonia Orchestra, the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, the Vienna Symphony, the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra , the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the National Symphony Orchestra Washington. More recently, he made his debuts with the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, the Orchestre de Paris and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe. From 2010 to 2017, he was principal conductor of the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra, which then named him honorary conductor. He also served as principal guest conductor of the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra for four seasons starting in 2012. In June 2015, he received the prestigious Leonard Bernstein Award from the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, the first conductor ever to do so. Urbański's collaboration with the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester is now documented on seven CDs with works by Lutosławski, Dvořák, Chopin, Rachmaninoff, Stravinsky, Shostakovich and Strauss. In addition, Urbański's discography includes a recording of Martinů's Cello Concerto No. 1 with the Berlin Philharmonic and Sol Gabetta.