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Krzysztof Urbański

Highlights of Krzysztof Urbański’s 23/24 season include debuts with the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Autumn 2023 sees his concerts with the Dresdner Philharmonie (at the Kulturpalast and on a tour in Europe) and with the Orchestra della Svizzera italiana. Moreover he returns to the Münchner Philharmoniker, hr-Sinfonieorchester, Wiener Symphoniker, Philharmonia Zürich and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Urbański appeared as a guest conductor with the Berliner Philharmoniker, Staatskapelle Dresden, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, London Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, Orchestre de Paris, Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Chicago Symphony, New York Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic and the San Francisco Symphony among others. Krzysztof Urbański served as Music Director of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra from 2011 to 2021 and as Chief Conductor and Artistic Leader of the Trondheim Symphony (2010-2017). In 2017 he was appointed Honorary Guest Conductor of the Trondheim Symphony and Opera. He was Principal Guest Conductor of the Tokyo Symphony (2012-2016) and Principal Guest Conductor of the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester (2015-2021). In November 2022 he was appointed Principal Guest Conductor of the Orchestra della Svizzera italiana. With the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester he recorded albums of Lutosławski’s works, Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9, Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5 and Strauss’ works; all on Alpha Classics. His discography also includes Chopin’s small pieces for piano and orchestra with Jan Lisiecki and the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra for Deutsche Grammophon which received an ECHO Klassik Award and Martinů’s Cello Concerto No. 1 with Sol Gabetta and the Berliner Philharmoniker recorded for Sony.


As of February 2023

credit Sabrina Ceballos

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