Program 20 August 2017  


17.00 Symphonic Concert

Witold Lutosławski Studio of the Polish Radio

Alexei Lubimov Alexei Lubimov (period piano) - The Russian pianist and harpsichordist Alexei Lubimov, highly regarded across the world, was one of the last pupils of Henryk Neuhaus at the Moscow Conservatory. more »


Olga  Pashchenko Olga Pashchenko (period piano) - Olga Pashchenko is a Russian harpsichordist, fortepianist, organist and pianist who maintains a busy performing career, playing in concert halls in Moscow and other cities of Russia, Belarus, Italy, USA. more »



Collegium 1704 Collegium 1704


Václav Luks Václav Luks (conductor) - The Czech conductor, harpsichordist and French horn player. more »



Józef Elsner

  • Overture to the opera Andromeda

Jan Ladislav Dussek

  • Concerto for two pianos, Op. 63 / Symphonie concertante for two pianos and orchestra


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

  • Symphony in C Major 'Jupiter' K 551


20.00 Opera in concert

National Opera

Giovanni Meoni Giovanni Meoni - Baritone. As a boy, he learned piano, before later devoting himself to vocal studies, honing his skills with Leo Ferri in Rome. He has won many international competitions. more »


Nadja Michael Nadja Michael - One of the most interesting and sought-after dramatic sopranos around. more »


Fabrizio Beggi Fabrizio Beggi - Bas. Performed in such operas as Andrea Chenier, Don Carlo, Simon Boccanegra, William Tell (Canadian tour), Rigoletto and La Cenerentola. more »


Giuseppe Valentino Buzza Giuseppe Valentino Buzza - Won prizes in many competitions, including an invitation to take part in a production of Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore at the Teatro Politeama Greco in Lecce (Italy), where he sang the part of Nemorino. more »


Marco Ciaponi Marco Ciaponi - Tenor. Ablaureate of many vocal competitions, winning first prizes in the Flaviano Labò International Competition in Piacenza and the ‘Voci Verdiane' Festival in Busetto (2015), among others. more »


Valentina Marghinotti Valentina Marghinotti - Born in Cagliari, Italy, she studied Classics before turning to music. She is a graduate of the Palestrina Conservatory in Cagliari and the Hochschule für Musik in Basle. more »


Federico Benetti Federico Benetti - On the operatic stage, he has performed in such works as Pergolesi's La serva padrona, Mozart's Bastien und Bastienne and Don Giovanni (as Masetto), Britten's The Little Sweep. more »



Europa Galante Europa Galante


Choir of the Podlasie Opera and Philharmonic Choir of the Podlasie Opera and Philharmonic


Fabio Biondi Fabio Biondi (conductor) - Conductor and violinist. A leading figure in historically informed performance. In 1990 Fabio Biondi founded Europa Galante - the most internationally renowned and awarded Italian ensemble of Baroque music. more »


Violetta Bielecka Violetta Bielecka (conductor) - Conductor and artistic manager of the Podlasie Opera and Philharmonic Choir in Białystok. more »



Giuseppe Verdi

  • Macbeth (first version of the opera from 1847 in concert performance)