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Jerzy Maksymiuk

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While Jerzy Maksymiuk has conducted several orchestras throughout the world, he continues to be active mainly in Poland as well as the U.K. He’s the creator and regular conductor from the Polish Chamber Orchestra, and it has offered as primary conductor of both Polish Country wide Radio Symphony Orchestra Katowice as well as the Crakow Philharmonic Orchestra. Within the U.K. he offered as main conductor from the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and it has led a lot of the main orchestras of London, along with the Town of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Though Maksymiuk offers exhibited a fondness for Polish music, especially functions by Paderewski, Moszkowski, Szymanowski, Adam Jarzebski, and Grazyna Bacewicz, he’s pretty eclectic in his selection of repertory, delving into functions by a variety of composers, from J.S. Bach and Mozart to Rachmaninov and Shostakovich. Effective as he continues to be like a conductor, Maksymiuk may have led an similarly successful career like a pianist, got he chosen never to veer from the piano a couple of years after earning first prize in the 1961 Paderewski Piano Competition. Maksymiuk offers produced countless recordings over time spread over a number of brands, including EMI, Naxos, and Hyperion. Jerzy Maksymiuk was created in Grodno, Poland, on Apr 9, 1936. While students, he won these Paderewski Piano Competition. He gained several music levels on the ensuing years through the Warsaw-based Condition Higher College of Music: structure (1962), piano (1962), and performing (1969). In 1972 he founded the Polish Chamber Orchestra, deploying it the first yr as an opera chamber ensemble. From 1975-1977 Maksymiuk offered as primary conductor from the Polish Country wide Radio Symphony Orchestra Katowice. In 1979 he executed the Polish Chamber Orchestra on tour within the U.S., including an appearance at Carnegie Hall, and in 1981 he led them on effective travels of Australia, Japan, New Zealand, as well as the U.S. From 1983-1993 Maksymiuk offered as key conductor from the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, thereafter getting conductor laureate. From 1984 Maksymiuk provides frequently led the Sinfonia Varsovia, an extended outfit drawn from the Polish Chamber Orchestra. In 1993 Maksymiuk assumed the post of primary conductor from the Crakow Philharmonic Orchestra. In the brand new century Maksymiuk provides remained active performing the many Polish orchestras as well as the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Among his even more acclaimed recordings may be the Paderewski Symphony in B minimal (Polonia), originally from 1998 but reissued this year 2010 on Helios.

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Full Name Jerzy Maksymiuk
Profession Conductor, Film Score Composer
Education Fryderyk Chopin University of Music
Nationality Polish
Spouse Irena Kirjacka, Ewa Piasecka
Awards Fryderyk Awards – Best Orchestral Music Album
Music Groups Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
Albums The Romantic Piano Concerto, Volume 1: Paderewski: Piano Concerto in A minor, op. 17 / Moszkowski: Piano Concerto in E major, op. 59, MAKSYMIUK | Sinfonia Varsovia, Musica Sacromontana Józef Zeidler - Missa ex D, BBC Music, Volume 4, Number 3: Sibelius Symphony no. 2 / Walton Symphony no. 2, Violin Concertos / Stabat Mater / Symphony No. 3 / Symphonie concertante (feat. conductors: Jerzy Maksymiuk, Antoni Wit, Jerzy Semkow), Szymanowski : Mandragora/Stabat mater/Litania do Marii Panny/Demeter, Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3 - Prince Rostislav Overture, The Romantic Piano Concerto, Volume 2: Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor / Piano Concerto no. 3 in E minor, Piano Concertos 1 & 2, Piotr Moss: D'un Silence & Loneliness, Brandenburg Concertos etc., Symphony in B minor (Polonia), Piano Concertos nos. 1 & 2, The Romantic Piano Concerto, Volume 3: The Concertos for 2 Pianos, Bartók: Divertimento - Britten: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, BBC Music, Volume 1, Number 7: The Isle of the Dead / Petrushka, The Romantic Piano Concerto, Volume 4: Arensky: Piano Concerto in F minor, op. 2 / Fantasia on Russian Folksongs, op. 48 / Bortkiewicz: Piano Concerto no. 1, op. 16, Christmas Concertos, GRIEG: Orchestral Music, Peer Gynt / Holberg Suite / Sigurd Jorsalfar / Wedding Day at Troldhaugen, Piano Concertos 1 & 2 / Jazz Suite No 1 / Tahiti Trot (Tea for Two), Violin Concertos, Zeidler: Missa in D Major, Benjamin Britten: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge op. 10 / Béla Bartók: Divertimento for String Orchestra (1939), Peer Gynt Suites / Lyric Pieces / Sigurd Jorsalfar / Wedding Day at Troldhaugen
Nominations Fryderyk Awards – Best Choral and Oratorias Music Album
Movies The Hourglass Sanatorium, The War of the Worlds: Next Century, Jarzebina czerwona, Memoirs of a Sinner, Bilet powrotny, Gniazdo, Boldyn, Kazimierz Wielki, The Birthday, Duch z Canterville, An Uneventful Story, Kim jest ten czlowiek, Ciemna rzeka, ... Gdziekolwiek jestes panie prezydencie, Write and Fight, Sekret Enigmy, Pan Dodek, Copernicus, Black Wings, Don Gabriel, Kwestia sumienia, Tortura nadziei, Zapis zbrodni, Obcy w lesie, Snic we snie, Na wlasna prosbe, Working Women


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1 Cousin and close collaborator of director Czeslaw Petelski. They worked together on 14 films.


Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Osobisty pamietnik grzesznika przez niego samego spisany 1986
Pismak 1985
Kim jest ten czlowiek? 1985
Szkoda twoich lez 1985
Kamienne tablice 1984
Popielec 1984 TV Series
Nieciekawa historia 1983
Pastorale heroica 1983
Zasieki 1983
Boldyn 1982
The War of the Worlds: Next Century 1981
Krakh operatsii Terror 1981
Na wlasna prosbe 1980
The Birthday 1980
Strachy 1979 TV Mini-Series
Sekret Enigmy 1979
Sto koni do stu brzegów 1979
Bilet powrotny 1979
Próba ognia i wody 1979
Kobiety pracujace 1978 Documentary short
... gdziekolwiek jestes, panie prezydencie... 1978
Kazimierz Wielki 1976
Zapis zbrodni 1974
Gniazdo 1974
Ciemna rzeka 1974
The Hourglass Sanatorium 1973
Kopernik 1973
Fundamenty 1972 Documentary short
Pan Dodek 1971
Pulapka 1971
Najlepszy kolega 1970 TV Short
Jarzebina czerwona 1970
Podrózni jak inni 1969 TV Short
Toast 1969 Documentary
Tortura nadziei 1969 TV Short
Kwestia sumienia 1969 TV Short
Gienek 1968 Documentary short
Zaliczenie 1968 TV Short
Duch z Canterville 1968 TV Movie
273 dni ponizej zera 1968 Documentary
Czesc, kapitanie 1968 TV Movie
Wycieczka w nieznane 1968
Don Gabriel 1966
Czarne skrzydla 1963

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kantor 1985 Documentary conductor
Zasieki 1983 conductor
Manekiny Tadeusza Kantora 1983 Documentary short conductor
The War of the Worlds: Next Century 1981 conductor
Strachy 1979 TV Mini-Series conductor
Zalegly urlop 1979 TV Movie conductor
Zapis zbrodni 1974 conductor
Tortura nadziei 1969 TV Short conductor
Kwestia sumienia 1969 TV Short conductor
Czesc, kapitanie 1968 TV Movie conductor

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Meskie sprawy 1989 Ignacy Jan Paderewski

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dead Snow 2009 performer: "Dovregubbens Hall"

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Duch z Canterville 1968 TV Movie conductor

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1986 Best Score Polish Film Festival Osobisty pamietnik grzesznika przez niego samego spisany (1986)


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