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Polish conductor Mariusz Smolij has won great acclaim from the international press and has led over 125 orchestras in 27 countries. In North America he has collaborated with the Houston Symphony (Resident Conductor, 2000–03), the New Jersey Symphony, the Orchestra of Chicago Lyric Opera, the Rochester Philharmonic, the Indianapolis Symphony, the Symphony Nova Scotia and the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, among many others.

He also enjoys a notable reputation performing with important orchestras in Europe, South Africa and China. He is the founding member of the Penderecki String Quartet and former artistic director of the Lutosławski Philharmonic Orchestra, Wrocław, and the International Festival Wratislavia Cantans, Poland.

He currently serves as music director of the Acadiana Symphony in Louisiana, the Riverside Symphonia in New Jersey and the Toruń Symphony Orchestra in Poland.

His recordings for Naxos include releases of works by Andrzej Panufnik [Naxos 8.570032], Tadeusz Szeligowski [8.570371], Eugene Zádor [8.572548, 8.573529, 8.573274, 8.572549, 8.573800] and Ernst Bloch [8.570829]. In 2015, his recording of music by Polish female composer, Grażyna Bacewicz [8.573229], won the prestigious Fryderyk Award.

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BACEWICZ, G.: Symphony for Strings / Concerto for Strings (Kupiec, Capella Bydgostiensis, Smolij) Naxos
Concerto, Orchestral
BLOCH, E.: Suite for Viola and Orchestra / Baal Shem / Suite hebraique (Hong-Mei Xiao, Budapest Symphony MAV, Smolij) Naxos
Orchestral, Concerto
PANUFNIK: Old Polish Suite / Concerto in modo antico / Jagiellonian Triptych / Hommage a Chopin Naxos
Orchestral, Concerto, Orchestral
ROZSA, M.: 3 Hungarian Sketches / Rhapsody / Notturno ungherese (Kosower, Budapest Symphony Orchestra MAV, Smolij) Naxos
Orchestral, Concerto, Orchestral
ROZSA, M: Viola Concerto / Hungarian Serenade (Karni, Smolij) Naxos
Concerto, Orchestral
SZELIGOWSKI: Concerto for Orchestra / Piano Concerto / 4 Polish Dances Naxos
Orchestral, Concerto
TWARDOWSKI, R.: Violin Concerto / Spanish Fantasia / Serenade / Niggunim / Capriccio in Blue (Augustyn, Toruń Symphony, Smolij) Naxos
Concerto, Orchestral, Concerto
ZÁDOR, E.: 5 Contrasts / Children's Symphony / Aria and Allegro / Hungarian Caprice (Budapest Symphony MAV, Smolij) Naxos
ZÁDOR, E.: Biblical Triptych / A Christmas Overture / Rhapsody for Large Orchestra / Fugue Fantasia (Budapest Symphony MÁV, Smolij) Naxos
ZÁDOR, E.: Dance Symphony / Variations on a Hungarian Folksong / Festival Overture (Budapest Symphony Orchestra MÁV, Smolij) Naxos
ZÁDOR, E.: Divertimento / Elegie and Dance / Oboe Concerto / Studies (Budapest Symphony Orchestra MÁV, Smolij) Naxos
Orchestral, Concerto
ZÁDOR, E.: Plains of Hungary (The) / Fantasia Hungarica / Variations on a Merry Theme (Fejérvári, Balogh, Budapest Symphony MÁV, Smolij) Naxos
Orchestral, Concerto, Orchestral, Concerto

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