SYMPHONIC DANCES #1
29th January 2021, 7:00 p.m.
Concert will be streamed online on Torun Symphony Orchestra Youtube Channel.
Torun Symphony Orchestra
Dainius Pavilionis (Lithuania) – conductor
Agata Zając – conductor-resident
J. Brahms – Hungarian Dances No. 1 in G minor, No. 2 in D minor, No. 4 F minor, No. 5 F♯ minor, No. 10 in E major, No. 18 in D major
Z. Kodály – Dances of Galánta
The concert co-organised and co-financed under the Institute of Music and Dance ‘conductor – resident’ programme.
‘Conductor – resident’ in season 2020/2021 is Agata Zając.
Agata Zając started her musical path at the age of 7 as a violinist. In 2015 she began conducting studies with Marcin Sompoliński at Poznań Academy of Music and obtained a Bachelor’s diploma in 2018. She currently pursues a Master’s degree at the same university. Her professional career started in 2018 – she was involved in three premieres in Warsaw Chamber Opera as an assistant conductor. Since September 2018 she has been assisting to Greek conductor Michalis Economou, in his international projects. The last one was China New Year’s concert tour with Athens Philharmonia Orchestra in December 2019. During the last two years she took part in conducting competitions and auditions – among others, in Warsaw Philharmonic and Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra in Katowice. She has also been a student of Peter Eötvös, Gregory Vajda, Marin Alsop, Michalis Economou and Charles Olivieri-Munroe as an active participant at international masterclasses. Since the beginning of her conducting path she had the opportunity to conduct multiple orchestras like Malta Philharmonic Orchestra, Greek Radio Symphony Orchestra, Karlovy Vary Symphony Orchestra and Schumann Youth Orchestra.
Main Patron: Gmina Miasta Toruń
Strategic Sponsor of TOS in 2020: Nova Trading S.A.
Cultural Patron – Main Sponsor: PGE Energia Ciepła S. A