Patronage: Lower Silesia Marshal’s Office and Austria Republic General Consulate in Krakow.
24.10.08. The Inauguration Concert Palace Wroclaw - Pawlowice
The ensemble “Concertino” the classic accordion in Moldova
First prize on international competition:
1. International "Citta' di Castelfidardo"competition in "Astor Piazzolla Music" category (13-15 October, 2006),
2. "Citta di Lanciano" (Italy2007),
3. "From Baroque to Jazz" (Poland 2007).
4. Accordeon orchestra Festival Prague, (Czechien 2008).
5. International "Citta' di Castelfidardo"competition (2008)
Programe: Renato Bui „Meet with Gershwin”, Astor Piazzolla „Libertango”, Gerardo Matos Rodriguez „ La Cumparsita”, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy „Saltarel- lo” dalla Sinfonia mr. 4 „Italiana”, Astor Piazzolla „Oblivion”, Leonard Bernstein „Tonight, da Westside story”
31.10.2008. Concert of Accordion Orchestra Harmonica from Non-public Music School 1st and 2nd grade S-ART. Galyna Suslova – conductor
In 2008 The Private Musical School "S-ART" in Wroclaw (main Organizer International Festival of Accordion Music "From Baroque to Jazz") celebrate the 10th anniversary of the school.
In 1998 the Suslov family set up the Private Musical School "S-ART" in Wroclaw.
Despite the fact that the school is quite new it has been a success. The soloists have been awarded several prizes (e.g. at the International Piano Contest "Citta di Minerbio" in Bologna (Italy). The accordion orchestra Harmonica of the Private Musical School "S-ART" in Wroclaw is the winner of many awards e.g. the second place in the Polish Festival of Accordion Music in Mlawa - 2002, the second place in the Polish Festival HARMONIA - VIVA in Wroclaw – 2003, first place in the VII CONCORSO INTERNAZIONALE PER FISARMONICISTI “Citta di Lanciano”.
We invite you to another concerts and accordion courses (master class) in November and December. We will inform you of places and dates concerts and courses next month.
During the festival there were 30 concerts. Centre took place competition auditions, in which participated about 100! Accordionists, among others: soloists and ensembles from Music Schools 1st and 2nd grade, and also from Music Academy of LITHUANIA, MOLDOVA, NEW ZEALAND, POLAND, UKRAINE.
Competition laureates of year 2007
Laureates of year 2006
Organization of the Festival
Jury Chairman was Professor of Music Academy in Lodz - Bogdan Dowlasz - composer, accordionist and pedagogue. Star of festival was Yurij Shyshkin (Russia) - international accordion competitions laureate: Klingenthal (Germany, 1988), Kansas - City (USA, 1990), Kastelfidardo (Italy, 1991).
Private Music School 1st and 2nd grade S-ART in Wroclaw was festival organiser.
There was contemporary music concert in Social and Cultural Activities Centre “Piast” in Wroclaw. During the concert listeners were bewitched with culture of express and melody sound and deserved thunderous ovations – players: Eneasz Kubit – accordion and Jan Skopowski – violoncello – students of prof. Bogdan Dowlasz from Music Academy in Lodz.
Also in “Piast” Centre took place competition auditions, in which participated about 100! Accordionists, among others: soloists and ensembles from Music Schools 1st and 2nd grade, and also from Music Academy of Lodz, Katowice, Poznan, Kharkov, Kiev and Petersburg.
There was about 1500 listeners during concerts of accordionist at Wrocław Philharmonic. With great success took place 3 concerts of accordionist Olexiy Suslov with S-ART Ensemble: Adriana Grochowska – violin, Andrzej Waloszczyk – percussion and dancing duet Irina Karpienko and Konstantin Kusztenko – solist of Opera Theatre in Wrocław. In programme – Hungarian and Gypsy dances, among others: J. Brahms, J. Strauss, P. Sarasate)
3 concerts in Piastów Śląskich Palace in Brzeg.
Concert of Accordion Orchestra Harmonica from Non-public Music School 1st and 2nd grade S-ART. Galyna Suslova – conductor, Aneta Augustyniak – soprano. (In programme among of others: compositions of composers G. Swiridov and A. Petrov)
Laureates concert of Festival I Prize
Concert of festival star – international competitions laureate, Well-Deserved Russian Artist Yurij Shyshkin (in programme among others M. Musorgski – Pictures from Exhibition, A. Kusyakov – Sonata no VI)
During last concert 25.01.2006 which took place in Villa Andrzejówka, in a small chamber hall in Private Music School S-ART, specially invited guests heard the very first performance for accordion Sonata nr I performed by an author Olexiy Suslov. For mass audience we plan to present this piece at The II Accordion Music From Baroque To Jazz International Festival in year 2007 which will be performed by Laureates of The I Festival.