La Folle Journée de Varsovie – Singing Violin

A New World



Henryk Wieniawski Violin Concerto No. 2 in D minor

Antonín Dvořák Symphony No. 9 in E minor Op. 95 ‘From the New World’ (4th movement)

Sergei Rachmaninov Vocalise


Stanisław Walkowiak violin

Julia Armińska violin

Symphony Orchestra of the Artur Rubinstein State Music School Complex in Bydgoszcz

Henryk Wierzchoń

The 9th edition of the world’s largest classical music festival will arrive to Warsaw on the last weekend of September, having stopped over in France, Japan, and Russia. In the course of three festival days, the event’s 55 concerts will welcome nearly 1000 artists from across the globe. 

‘This year we focus on composers who left their home countries, either for political or personal reasons, searching for a new land to live and work in,’ says René Martin, the originator and artistic director of the festival. ‘In Warsaw, Poland, where we now celebrate 100 since the country regained its sovereignty, this theme has a special significance. For that reason, Polish music will be strongly present in the concert’s programmes,’ adds Janusz Marynowski, director of Sinfonia Varsovia.

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