George Friedrich Haas – In Vain 21.11.2017, Warsaw
Performers: Chain Ensemble Andrzej Bauer – conductor Programme: George Friedrich Haas – In Vain (polish premiere)
Andrzej began studying the clarinet at the age of seven. He graduated with distinction from The Katowice Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music, in the clarinet class of professor Arkadiusz Adamski.
For exceptional achievements during the studies, the Academy of Music in Katowice awarded him the honorary title of Primus Inter Pares.
As a master class participant, Andrzej has been improving his skills under the guidance of a number of foremost Polish and international clarinettists, among whom are Yehuda Gilad, Francois Benda, Charles Neidich, Hermann Stefansson, Andreas Sunden, Jorge Montilla, Shirley Brill, Anthony McGill, Richard Stoltzman, Michel Lethiec, Florent Heau, Karel Dohnal, Ernesto Molinari.
As a soloist he performed with orchestras such as Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Opole Philharmonic, Lviv Philharmonic, Slovak Sinfonietta, Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra.
In 2015 he received a prestigious title of New Talent of The Year 2015 as a representative of Radio Poland in The New Talent Competition (formerly The In-ternational Forum of Young Performers) in Bratislava organised by The European Broadcasting Union.
In 2017 as a representative of Academy of Music in Katowice, he was awarded II prize in the Concert of the Year Competition. The first prize winner of the 16th Academic Clarinet Competition in Włoszakowice 2015 and Grand Prix Laureate at The International Wind Instruments Competition in Warsaw 2010.
He is also a beneficiary of multiple scholarships including: The Polish Children’s Fund in the academic years of 2010/2011 and 2011/2012, The Minister of Culture and National Heritage Scholarship for artistic achievements in the academic year of 2010/2011, The Sinfonia Varsovia Orchestra Foundation in 2012, W.I.S.E. Institute, Boston 2014 and The Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage – Young Poland 2015, as well as The Scholarship for Outstanding Achievements 2016/2017.
Double Concerto for clarinet, viola and orchestra op. 88
Concerto for clarinet and string orchestra
Clarinet Concerto No. 1
Clarinet Concerto KV 622
Sinfonia Concertante KV. 297/b
Clarinet Concerto op. 57
Sinfonietta No. 2
Indtroduction, Theme and Variations
Clarinet Concerto No. 4
Concertino op. 26
Clarinet Concerto in f-minor op. 73
Clarinet Concerto in Eb-major op. 74
Concert Fantasia on motives from Verdi’s opera ‘Rigoletto’
Sonata No.1 in f – minor for clarinet and piano op. 120
Sonata No.2 in Eb-major for clarinet and piano op. 120
Three Preludes for clarinet and piano
Solo de Concours
Sonata for clarinet and piano
Sonata for violin and piano op. 94 (arr.)
Introduction, Theme and Variations
Saens Sonata for clarinet and piano op. 167
Fantasy Pieces op. 73
Three Romances op. 94
Grand Duo Concertant op. 48
Introduction and Rondo op. 72
Septet op. 20
Trio op. 11 for clarinet, cello and piano
Trio op. 114 for clarinet, cello and piano
Clarinet Quintet op. 115
Eight Pieces op. 83
Wind Quintet no. 1
Trio for clarinet, violin and piano
Kegelstatt Trio KV 498
Clarinet Quintet KV 581
Sinfonietta No. 2
Ouverture on Hebrew Themes op. 34
Quintet op. 39
The Shepherd on the Rock D. 965
Octet D. 803
Fairy Tales op. 132
Clarinet Quintet op. 34
Trio for clarinet, cello and piano op. 3
Sonata for clarinet solo
Prelude for clarinet solo
Three Pieces for solo clarinet
The Garden of love