Poznań | Maestro Antoni Wit at the Poznań Academy of Music

BairdA unique concert at the Ignacy Jan Paderewski Academy of Music in Poznań will be held on 25 February 2021 at 7.00 p.m. The student Symphony Orchestra and the Academy's teachers, Barbara Kubiak (soprano) and Jarosław Bręk (baritone), will perform under the baton of Maestro Antoni Wit.

Since 1987 Barbara Kubiak, a graduate of the Academy of Music in Poznań, has been permanently associated with the Grand Theatre in Poznań. She collaborates with the best opera theaters in Poland. She went on numerous international tours with the Grand Theatre in Łódź, the Krakow Opera, the Lower Silesian Opera and the Grand Theatre in Poznań, including to the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Germany and Great Britain. Barbara Kubiak also performs in oratorio and concert repertoire. Jarosław Bręk graduated from the Vocal Department of the Academy of Music in Warsaw, where he studied with prof. Jerzy Artysz. He has collaborated with 150 orchestras and 200 choirs from around the world, has performed over 20 opera parts and over 140 oratorios. He was awarded the Silver Cross of Merit, the Bronze Gloria Artis Medal, the Badge of Merit for Polish Culture, the Honorary Badge for merits for the Greater Poland Voivodeship and the Honorary Badge for merits for the Lubuskie Voivodeship. Since 2000, he has been the leading soloist of the Warsaw Chamber Opera.

The programme of the concert in Aula Nova will include Tadeusz Baird's Four love sonnets to words by William Shakespeare and Ludwig van Beethoven's concert aria Ah! Perfido, Op. 65 and Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92. The evening will be hosted by Mikołaj Rykowski.

The concert will be held with the participation of the audience. Free tickets will be issued immediately before the concert.

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