ICE Classic: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Wednesday, March 25, 2020, 7:30 PM

  • Wednesday, March 25, 2020, 7:30 PM

The Krakow Festival Office, the organiser of the ICE Classic cycle, regrets to inform that the concert of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on 25 March has been cancelled due to growing concerns related to the coronavirus outbreak.

An intruiguing mixture of artism of a Russian-British conductor, one of the most talented violinists of his generation and one of the world's leading orchestras. They will present themselves to the audience at ICE Kraków Congress Centre in folklore-inspired works of Lutosławski, virtuoso parts of Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No. 1 and one of the best-known compositions in classical music and one of the most frequently played symphonies, marking the 250th birth anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Vasily Petrenko – conductor
Sergej Krylov – violin

W. Lutosławski: Ten Polish Dances
D. Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 1
L. van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor

ICE Classic is a unique series of classical music concerts, which induced Krakow to the group of important music stages in Europe. Thanks to the concert space offered by the ICE Kraków Congress Centre, the capital of the Małopolska region has at its disposal a concert venue accommodating nearly 2,000 people, with excellent technical facilities and high acoustic performance.
The ICE Classic brand is consistently built upon the performances of the greatest stars of classical music. Krakow has already hosted some of the most outstanding opera soloists of our times: Aleksandra Kurzak, Edita Gruberová, Diana Damrau and Elīna Garanča, exquisite instrumentalists: Anne-Sophie Mutter, Ivo Pogorelić and Piotr Anderszewski, the outstanding conductor Kent Nagano with the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal and the extraordinary composer Max Richter.

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ICE Kraków Congress Centre

ul. Konopnickiej 17

A modern venue hosting concerts, theatrical performances, exhibitions, congresses, conferences, and other prestigious cultural and community events.

The multifunctional ICE Kraków Congress Centre is one of the most attractively situated and designed venues of this type in Europe. Opened in 2014, the modern venue hosts concerts, theatrical productions, exhibitions, congresses, conferences, and other prestigious cultural and community events. The high standard of the building has ranked it among the most exclusive and award-winning congress centres in Europe.

The ICE Kraków offers three impressive halls: Auditorium, Theatre, and Chamber with 2000, 600, and 300 seats respectively, plus an additional complex of conference halls. Its pride and hallmark is the all-glass three-storey lobby opening onto the Vistula and offering a magnificent view of Wawel and the Church “on the Rock”.

An InfoKraków city information point on the premises.

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