POLISH RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, WARSAW
Established in 1945, the Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra of Warsaw has its base in the Polish Radio Lutosławski Concert Hall, an auditorium holding audiences of over 400 and boasting the latest recording and broadcasting equipment. The orchestra has achieved wide recognition outside Poland and foreign tours have taken the ensemble to France, Spain, Switzerland, Austria, Sweden, Italy, The Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany and the Czech Republic. From 1993 to 2006 the orchestra was directed by Wojciech Rajski, followed in 2007 by the Artistic Director Łukasz Borowicz, whose recording of works by Dominik Połoński won the 2007 Fryderyk Chopin Award of the Polish music industry. The orchestra has appeared in many prestigious venues including Milan’s La Scala, the Lingotto Auditorium in Turin, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam and the Alte Oper in Frankfurt, with the gala concert during the MIDEM Music Fair in Cannes.