Erdődy Chamber Orchestra

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Erdődy Chamber Orchestra - Visegrad concert Director: Łukasz Borowicz (Poland) Orchestra leader: Zsolt Szefcsik Featuring: Ludmila Peterkova/clarinet (Czech Republic) ARS POLONICA - Polish Art in Budapest

Thursday 31 March 2005, 9:00 pm

Szépművészeti Múzeum Budapest

Visegrad concert - Erdődy Chamber Orchestra

Lutoslawski: Folk Melodies
Peter Zagar: Three pieces for string orchestra
Weiner: Pastorale, fantasia and fugue, op. 23
Krzysztof Penderecki: Work for clarinet and orchestra
Lajtha: Sinfonietta for string orchestra, op. 43

Director: Łukasz Borowicz (Poland)
Orchestra leader: Zsolt Szefcsik
Featuring: Ludmila Peterkova/clarinet (Czech Republic)

Łukasz Borowicz
Łukasz Borowicz was born in 1977 in Warsaw. He graduated from the Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw in Bogusław Madey’s conducting class (Diploma with Distinction and Medal “Magna cum Laude”). In the artistic season 2000/2001 he was assistant conductor to Iván Fischer at the Budapest Festival Orchestra. He received an official scholarship to study at the Accademia Musicale Chigiana with Gianluigi Gelmetti in 1999 and 2000.

He has been awarded several prizes at conducting competitions, i. a. in Trento (1999), in Athens (2000), in Porto (2002).

Presently he is an assistant conductor to Prof. Antoni Wit at the Warsaw Philharmonic – The National Orchestra of Poland.

Ludmila Peterková
Ludmila Peterková, the most important Czech clarinetist of the young generation, has already performed in countries all over Europe, and appeared at home in prestigious events such as the concert for the meeting of the IMF and World Bank in Prague (with the Czech Philharmonic conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy). She enjoys playing contemporary classical music, and won the Classic 94 Prize for her premiere of a new concerto Clarinettino by O. Kukal. She is a founder member of the successful ensemble In modo camerale and the Prague Chamber Philharmonic, with whom she has worked for four years as solo clarinetist. Since 2000 she has had an exclusive contract with the recording company Supraphon. Her most recent CD won the prestigious Harmonie Prize for best recording of the year.

She has played with all the Czech orchestras, the important conductors Jiøí Bìlohlávek, Gerd Albrecht and the above-mentioned Vladimír Ashkenazy, the Mezzo-Soprano Magdalena KoŸená and pianist Elisabeth Leonská. Her partners have been the Panochovo kvarteto, the ©kampovo kvarteto and the Tokyo String Quartet.
She is also accompanied by the Czech pianist of Latvian descent Irina Kondratìnko at her recitals.

From the age of 27 she has been a Clarinet Professor at the Prague Conservatory, where she herself had previously studied. She continued at the Music Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts (HAMU) and then in Paris at the Conservatoire National Supérieur.
Apart from the clarinet she works as a moderator, presenting the regular monthly "Terra musica" for Czech Television.
Her hobbies include her two daughters, Zuzanka and Evièka, and her husband Vladimír.