On Saturday, September 23 at 6.00 p.m. at the Grand Theater in Łódź, a concert of part “Friends to Kazimierz Kowalski” to a great opera soloist and promoter of musical music. The event will also be hosted by friends – Maria Szabłowska and Paweł Sztompke from Polish Radio 1. On the air of Jedynka you will be able to hear a special, where radio colleagues will mention Kazimierz Kowalski.
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Kazimierz Kowalski was a graduate of the State Higher School of Music in Łódź in the singing class of Antoni Majak. In 1976, he won third place (the first two were awarded) at a vocal competition in the same year and the same year as a soloist of the Grand Theater in Łódź. The artist’s repertoire quickly began to enrich with new bass parts. Were to, among others title Don Pasquale Donizetti, Zbigniew St. Haunted Manor in Chorazy Countess Moniuszko, Mustafa we Italian women in Algiers Rossini and many others.
Kazimierz Kowalski throughout the whole workshop I have made a lot of music
in TV. His achievements include recordings of opera and light music, and on the air of Program 1 of the Polish Radio he ran his own program, in which he popularized vocal art and profiles of Polish artists, not only opera. bHe was the founder of the Opera and Operetta Festival in Ciechocinek, the founder and director of the Polish Chamber Opera.
In the years 1994-1997 he was the managing director of the Grand Theater in Łódź and during that time he managed to stage Moniuszkowskie: Petticoat and Scary mansion in United States. In the years 2006-2008 he was the artistic director of the Grand Theater in Łódź. He received many awards, including the title of the Highest Polish Prize in 1999, awarded in a poll of Polish Radio listeners, the Distinction for Merit for the City of Łódź (2001), the Golden Cross of Merit (2002), and the Bronze Medal Gloria Artis – Zasłużony Kulturze (2006). In 2021, the artist made his title book “You become a director, you are an artist”. Kazimierz Kowalski was posthumously awarded the Officer’s Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta for his contribution to Polish culture. He died on August 1, 2021.
This Saturday, a concert dedicated to the memory of Kazimierz Kowalski will take place. His friends will present a wide range of hits – only those from operas, but also those that Kazimierz Kowalski loved and listened to often. Performers: Aleksandra Borkiewicz, Patrycja Krzeszowska, Małgorzata Kulińska, Andżelika Wiśniewska, Joanna Woś, Aleksander Kruczek, Andrzej Niemierowicz, Mirosław Niewiadomski, Andrzej M. Jurkiewicz, Dariusz Stachura, Robert Ulatowski, Łukasz Załęski and the orchestra of the Grand Theater in Łódź conducted by Bartosz Żurakowski.
The concert will also be hosted by friends – Maria Szabłowska and Paweł Sztompke.
Program 1 of the Polish Radio took patronage over the events. Additionally, on Saturday you will be able to listen to the special ones on the Jedynka antenna. Maria Szabłowska and Paweł Sztompke will answer about the concert after 23:00 in the “Tu jest music” broadcast. In “Muka at night”, just after midnight Kajetan Tłokowski, Long-term, long-term broadcasts by Kazimierz Kowalski, I pay attention to the quality of arias and songs liked by listeners, performed and asked by listeners about the most beautiful guarantee that the experienced ones have experienced thanks to radio broadcasts “Kazimierz Kowalski invites ..” . “