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ICO 2017 Audition Results!
09.05.2017

Congratulations to all I, CULTURE Orchestra 2017 musicians!
Below you will find the official list of musicians qualified for this year’s edition of ICO.  The tutors selected primary orchestra members and very highly assessed musicians on the reserve list.
We would like to thank everyone who participated in the Auditions. See you soon!

 

I, CULTURE Orchestra 2015 members:

Musicians selected Reserve musicians selected
Violin
AKOBIDZE NINO (Gruzja)

BARANOWSKA ALICJA WACŁAWA (Polska)

BIDLER JUSTYNA ANNA (Polska)

BURA ANNA (Ukraina)

CHYSTIAKOVA DARIA (Ukraina)

DĄBROWSKA BOGUMIŁA (Polska)

DENGA ALEKSANDRA MARIA (Polska)

FRANCUZ AGATA MARIA (Polska)

GUJA ALEKSANDRA HELENA (Polska)

HAKOBYAN MERI (Armenia)

HARUTYUNYAN FELIKS (Armenia)

HIRSCH MONIKA DOROTA (Polska)

IBRAHIMOVA AYTAN (Azerbejdżan)

KMIOTEK ALEKSANDRA (Polska)

KORUNA OKSANA (Ukraina)

KOSSAKOWSKI DOMINIK TOMASZ (Polska)

KSIĄDZYNA MAGDALENA NATALIA (Polska)

LECH MAGDALENA ANNA (Polska)

MANUKYAN LINDA (Armenia)

MASELI BARBARA MAJA (Polska)

MŰLLER KOSMA MATEUSZ (Polska)

MYKYTEI OLHA (Ukraina)

OKOŃSKA ELŻBIETA KATARZYNA (Polska)

PAPOYAN GOHAR (Armenia)

RADOSZ PAULINA AGNIESZKA (Polska)

SAWCZUK MONIKA (Polska)

SZYMCZYK KATARZYNA EWA (Polska)

TRACZ HANNA JADWIGA (Polska)

YATSIUK ANDRII (Ukraina)

Violin
ABDULLAYEVA FIRANGIZ (Azerbejdżan)ALKHAZOVA ZARIFA (Azerbejdżan)

ARABYAN ANI (Armenia)

BRIL LILIA (Ukraina)

CIOSTEK KLAUDIA ANGELIKA (Polska)

GHAZARYAN LUIZA (Armenia)

GOLIAT KATARZYNA (Polska)

GRATYLA ROMAN (Ukraina)

GYULKHANJYAN GRIGOR (Armenia)

HOVHANNISYAN ANZHELA (Armenia)

KUŁAGA WERONIKA (Polska)

MACHAŁA AGNIESZKA ANNA MACHAŁA (Polska)

MARKOWICZ ALEKSANDRA AGNIESZKA (Polska)

MASTALERZ AGNIESZKA KATARZYNA (Polska)

MATUSIAK PAULINA DOROTA (Polska)

MKHITARYAN MONIKA (Armenia)

MOROZ OLEKSANDRA (Ukraina)

NICHYPARUK RAMAN (Białoruś)

PAWLICKA HANNA AGNIESZKA (Polska)

RUSU LIA (Mołdawia)

SALTANOVA MARIIA (Ukraina)

SAPOZHNIKOVA TETIANA (Ukraina)

SHALYHA BOHDAN (Ukraina)

TOTOVYTSKYI NAZAR (Ukraina)

VOROBEY OLEKSANDRA (Ukraina)

WASIK KRYSTYNA (Polska)

WITOWICZ DOMINIKA (Polska)

Viola
FALKOWSKA ELIZA (Polska)FĄFEREK MARTYNA (Polska)

HŁADYNIUK ALEKSANDRA MAŁGORZATA (Polska)

KARWAN TOMASZ (Polska)

KIRAKOSIAN SUREN (Gruzja)

KRAWCZYK MAGDALENA (Polska)

KRZAK MAKSYMILIAN (Polska)

KVITSINADZE KETEVAN (Gruzja)

MAJERSKA DOMINIKA (Polska)

ROGALA BARBARA TERESA (Polska)

SADOWSKI GRZEGORZ MAREK (Polska)

TARNOWSKA ANNA WERONIKA (Polska)

Viola
GIDLEWSKA NATALIA KAROLINA (Polska)KOCZOT ŁUCJA KRYSTYNA (Polska)

KOWALCZYK ZOFIA ALICJA (Polska)

KUŚNIERZ EWA MARIA (Polska)

MEACHISEVA MARINA (Mołdawia)

SRAPYAN DIANA (Armenia)

WOŹNIAK NATALIA (Polska)

ŻUCHOWICZ ROMAN JAN (Polska)

Cello
DZIENNIAK ZUZANNA KATARZYNA (Polska)GAJOWNIK JAKUB, BENIAMIN (Polska)

IBRAHIMOV MURAD (Azerbejdżan)

JANKOWSKA ALEKSANDRA DANUTA (Polska)

JAWORSKI WOJCIECH STANISŁAW (Polska)

YURCHAK VASYL (Ukraina)

RYŚ MARTA (Polska)

SKRODZKA WERONIKA (Polska)

SOMPOLIŃSKA JULIA STEFANIA (Polska)

SZCZECHOWICZ KAROLINA (Polska)

Cello
BLEJA MAŁGORZATA MARIA (Polska)GARNECKI ADAM STANISŁAW (Polska)

STRASZYNSKA JUSTYNA WANDA (Polska)

SZEWCZYK TOMASZ (Polska)

TOMNYTSKYI KOSTIANTYN (Ukraina)

 

Double Bass
HETMAN PIOTR (Polska)JĘDRZEJEWSKI PAWEŁ ANTONI (Polska)

KACPRZYK JĘDRZEJ (Polska)

KARWAN JACEK (Polska)

MAKARCZUK JOANNA MONIKA (Polska)

RYBSKI MARIUSZ ARTUR (Polska)

ŚWIERCZ KINGA (Polska)

WIELGÓRECKA KLAUDIA ANNA (Polska)

Double Bass
KOLOMENKO OKSANA (Ukraina)
Flute
GROMIŃSKA MARIA ANNA (Polska)JANOWSKA ALEKSANDRA MAŁGORZATA (Polska)

KARASZEWSKA NATALIA WERONIKA (Polska)

SIERANT TOMASZ (Polska)

Flute
FRĄTCZAK MONIKA (Polska)KOSTINA MARIIA (Ukraina)

ORLIKOWSKA ADA MARIA (Polska)

Oboe
DIDENKO SERHII (Ukraina)FLISEK WERONIKA (Polska)

KVALIASHVILI SALOME (Gruzja)

ULATOWSKA WIKTORIA MARIA (Polska)

OboeKAMIL KUC (Polska)
Clarinet
ABRAHAMYAN SERGEY (Armenia)FONARIUK DMYTRO (Ukraina)

HARON DMITRY (Białoruś)

SHEBETA-DRAGAN OLEG (Ukraina)

Clarinet
GHAZARYAN AVETIK (Armenia)GŁOWACKI DAWID (Polska)

LASKIEWICZ SZYMON BŁAŻEJ (Polska)

SKREBTSOV OLEKSII (Ukraina)

STELMAKH MIKHAIL (Białoruś)

VYROZUB DEMIAN (Ukraina)

Bassoon
BORODACZ KAROLINA KLAUDIA (Polska)IVAN PTASHNYK (Ukraina)

MĘTRAK KAROLINA (Polska)

MIROWSKI MAKSYMILIAN (Polska)

SHEVCHENKO BOHDAN (Ukraina)

Bassoon
HARUTYUNYAN ZAVEN (Armenia)NECHESNYI IHOR (Ukraina)

SYDORENKO ARTEM (Ukraina)

French Horn
CHRZANOWSKI MARCIN (Polska)CHURIKOV YEVHEN (Ukraina)

LUPA KINGA AGNIESZKA (Polska)

MARKOWSKI KONRAD (Polska)

PIETROWIEC ANNA (Polska)

French Horn
DANIELAK KRZYSZTOF JERZY (Polska)DUCHNOWSKI BARTOSZ (Polska)

HOVHANNISYAN ARTUR (Armenia)

KUNTS PAVEL (Białoruś)

MIKOŁAJCZYK KAROLINA (Polska)

TKACZ JULIUSZ HERBERT (Polska)

Trumpet
BACHYLA MIKHAIL (Białoruś)GORBULEAC NAUM (Mołdawia)HARUTYUNYAN AZAT (Armenia)

Krause Grzegorz Aleksander (Polska)

SKAKUN OLEH (Ukraina)

Trumpet
AMBRAZHUK YAUHENI (Białoruś)ARABINA YAUHEN (Białoruś)

MINASYAN EDGAR (Armenia)

Trombone
DĘBKOWSKI SZYMON (Polska)PETRYCZENKO MIKOŁAJ KONSTANTY (Polska)

SZYMAJDA JAN WIKTOR (Polska)

SZYMULA FILIP ALEKSANDER (Polska)

TromboneKHALILOV MUSTAFA (Azerbejdżan)NIJAKOWSKI BARTOSZ (Polska)

TURAVETS ARTUR (Białoruś)

WIECZOREK MICHAŁ GRZEGORZ (Polska)

Bass Trombone
RÎBAŢCHII ALEXANDR (Mołdawia)
Bass Trombone
CHYŻY MACIEJ KRZYSZTOF (Polska)YUSIFAU ELVIN (Białoruś)
Tuba
MYSO ANDRII (Ukraina)SEJDAK MATEUSZ (Polska)
TubaSAAKIAN KAREN (Armenia)
Harp
SIKORA MAŁGORZATA (Polska)Tokarska Amelia Agnieszka (Polska)
HarpTRACZYŃSKA ALEKSANDRA MARIA (Polska)
Percussion
BŁASZKIEWICZ ROBIN (Polska)BOGDANOWICZ JAKUB (Polska)

DRAJEWICZ MARCIN ROMAN (Polska)

GRACZYK MIKOŁAJ (Polska)

NAYYAR SORAYA (Polska)

ZAWADZKI MATEUSZ JAN (Polska)

Percussion
KRUSZEWSKA AGATA ZUZANNA (Polska)KUROWSKA ELIZA IRENA (Polska)

PRZYBYŁ OLGA MARIA (Polska)

Piano
GIGAURI ANI (Gruzja)SHNIT OKSANA (Ukraina)
Piano
MARCINIAK MALWINA (Polska)MARCZYK MAŁGORZATA (Polska)


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Results of the 1st stage of auditions!
08.02.2017

The results of the 1st stage of auditions have been sent to all participating musicians.

Registration deadline extended
15.01.2017

The deadline for registration for the ICO auditions has been extended to 20 January. By then, all musicians who meet the application criteria may fill out the registration form and upload their video recordings.

The auditions for the I, CULTURE Orchestra 2017 are under way!
09.01.2017

The auditions for the I, CULTURE Orchestra 2017 are under way. The auditions are open to musicians from Poland and the Eastern Partnership member states, aged 18-28.

List of musicians qualified for the 2nd stage of the ICO 2017 auditions following the autumn workshops
07.12.2016

Below you will find the list of musicians qualified directly to the 2nd stage of the ICO 2017 auditions.

I, CULTURE Orchestra Workshops
03.11.2016

This year sees the ICO’s format expanded to include a series of master classes enabling young musicians to hone their skills and gain additional experience prior to the 2017 I, CULTURE Orchestra auditions.

During the master classes held throughout the year, participants will study the secrets of orchestral playing with members of leading European symphony orchestras.

I, CULTURE Orchestra Young Instrumentalists Workshops
17.02.2016

This year sees the ICO’s format expanded to include a series of master classes enabling young musicians to hone their skills and gain additional experience prior to the 2017 I, CULTURE Orchestra auditions.

During the master classes held throughout the year, participants will study the secrets of orchestral playing with members of leading European symphony orchestras.

 

I, CULTURE Orchestra 2015 - Tour
04.08.2015

The program of this year’s concerts includes the works of Leoš Janáček, Alexander Mosolov, Prokofiev, and Rachmaninov.  Every year the ICO also performs works by composers from Eastern Partnership countries and will this year play pieces by the prominent Armenian composer Avet Terterian and the Georgian composer and cellist Sulkhan Tsintsadze.

ICO 2015 Audition Results!
18.05.2015

Congratulations to all I, CULTURE Orchestra 2015 musicians!
Below you will find the official list of musicians qualified for this year’s edition of ICO.  The tutors selected 94 primary orchestra members and very highly assessed musicians on the reserve list.
We would like to thank everyone who participated in the Auditions. See you soon!

Timpani masterclass with Wieland Welzel!
30.03.2015

I, CULTURE Orchestra is pleased to invite you to percussion masterclass (timpani), which will be held in Warsaw on 16th April 2015.
The masterclasses will be conducted by Wieland Welzel, a renowned percussionist and a member of, among others, the Berliner Philharmoniker and teacher at the Royal Danish Music Conservatory in Copenhagen.

Masterclasses
10.03.2015

A series of masterclasses conducted in Poland and Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Georgia, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Ukraine and Moldova) starts on 10th March within the 5th edition of I, CULTURE Orchestra.

Results of the 1st stage of auditions!
09.02.2015

The results of the 1st stage of auditions have been sent to all participating musicians (Harp and Piano results are due on April 22). A thank you to all musicians participaiting in the auditions and good luck in the second stage!

Extension of the video recording upload deadline
09.01.2015

The deadline for uploading video recordings has been extended until January 20. By this date all musicians who meet the required criteria and have completed the registration process will be able to upload their video recordings.

ICO 2014 scholarships!
01.12.2014

We are very happy and proud to announce that three of our musicians have been awarded with ICO 2014 scholarship to attend individual and orchestral masterclasses in London.

I, CULTURE Orchestra 2015 AUDITIONS
27.11.2014

I, CULTURE Orchestra is now accepting applications from musicians who would like to participate in the 5th edition of ICO.

Kirill Karabits appointed Artistic Director of I, CULTURE Orchestra!
29.09.2014

Following a critically acclaimed summer tour including concerts at such prestigious festivals as Edinburgh International Festival, Baltic Sea Festival and Festival International de Piano in La Roque d’Anthéron and after effective partnership in 2013, Kirill Karabits has been appointed as Artistic Director of I, CULTURE Orchestra.

I, CULTURE Orchestra 2014 Tour is now completed!
25.08.2014

During this year’s edition the ICO visited Gdańsk, Kassel, La Roque d’Antheron, Edinburgh and Stockholm. All of the concerts were a huge success with wonderful turnout and overwhelming response from the audience.

Edinburgh International Festival reviews
19.08.2014

After its Edinburgh International Festival debut, the I, CULTURE Orchestra has received excellent reviews from the critics in attendance in Edinurgh on 17 August 2014.

ICO at Edinburgh International Festival
16.08.2014

During its 2014 Tour, the I, CULTURE Orchestra will perform at the prestigious Edinburgh International Festival for the first time.

 

The Orchestra, led by Ukrainian conductor Kirill Karabits, will perform alongside the Royal Scottish Chamber Orchestra, the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and the London Philharmonic.

Gdańsk, Kassel, La Roque d'Antheron
16.08.2014

First part of the Tour is behind us!

Take a look at the pictures from concerts in Gdańsk, Kassel and La Roque d’Antheron.

Review of the opening concert in Gdańsk
09.08.2014

Last night’s concert in The Polish Baltic Frédéric Chopin Philharmonic has been reviewed by Gazeta Wyborcza.

I, CULTURE Orchestra - 2014 edition - starts now!
26.07.2014

The auditions for the I, CULTURE Orchestra have concluded with 111 young musicians aged 18-28 from Poland and the countries of the Eastern Partnership being selected to perform in this year’s edition of the orchestra, the fourth since it began.

ICO 2014 Audition Results!
25.04.2014

Congratulations to all I, CULTURE Orchestra 2014 musicians!
Below you will find the official list of musicians qualified for this year’s edition of ICO.  The tutors selected 111 primary orchestra members and very highly assessed musicians on the reserve list.
We would like to thank everyone who participated in the Auditions. See you soon!

Registration for 2014 auditions is now closed!
24.01.2014

Registration for the 1st stage of auditions for I, CULTURE Orchestra 2014 is now officially closed.
Registered musicians can upload their recordings until January 26.

String Section Masterclasses!
08.01.2014

I, CULTURE Orchestra is pleased to invite you to string section masterclasses, which will be conducted by David Watkin, a renowned cellist, former Principal Cello in some of the world’s leading ensembles including English Baroque Soloists, Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique, and Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.

Auditions for ICO 2014!
20.12.2013

Starting December 20, 2013, the I, CULTURE Orchestra will accept applications from musicians who would like to participate in 2014 edition of the I, CULTURE Orchestra project!

After the Vilnius concert
06.12.2013

November 28, 2013, the I, CULTURE Orchestra performed in Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre in Vilnius.
The event preceded the 3rd Eastern Partnership Summit, which took place in Lithuanian Capital.

November concert in Vilnius!
22.10.2013

We’re very happy to announce that the I, CULTURE Orchestra will perform once more this year!

With great pleasure we invite you to Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre in Vilnius, where the orchestra will get together again for a special performance 28th of November, at 19:00.

 

The 2013 edition of I, CULTURE Orchestra tour has ended!
25.09.2013

Ladies and Gentlemen!

On the 4th of September, with the concert in Kyiv, we have ended this year’s edition of I, CULTURE Orchestra tour, which took place in Central European and Eastern European countries.

Kirill Karabits about the I, CULTURE Orchestra [video]
27.08.2013

Kirill Karabits, conductor of this years I, CULTURE Orchestra, talks about the project.

Tournée starts today!
26.08.2013

Today I, CULTURE Orchestra will start its 2013 tournée with concert in The Polish Baltic Frédéric Chopin Philharmonic. This year ICO will visit such countries as Iceland, Sweden, Denmark, Estonia and Ukraine.

Residency in Gdansk
17.08.2013

I, CULTURE Orchestra has now started it’s residency in Gdansk.
10 days before the first performance, which will be held in wonderful Baltic Frédéric Chopin Philharmonic, the musicians work with tutors and practice before the upcoming tournée.

The list of ICO 2013 Musicians unveiled!
26.04.2013

Congratulations to all I, CULTURE Orchestra 2013 musicians! The tutors of this year’s ICO edition selected 99 primary orchestra members and very highly assessed musicians on the reserve list. We would like to thank everyone and we wish you a succesful continuation of the project. See you in Gdańsk!

 

The ICO 2013 Auditions are now over!
03.04.2013

The 2nd stage of ICO 2013 Auditions is now officially closed. The auditions were held over the past month in 8 different countries. The final list of ICO members will be announced on 26.04.2013. We would like to thank all musicians for their participation and all the Academies, Polish Institutes, embassies and tutors for their support.

1st stage of ICO 2013 Auditions is now finished!
18.02.2013

We have now closed the first stage of auditions for I, CULTURE Orchestra 2013! The results of the 1st stage of auditions will be announced on 25 February. All candidates qualified to the second stage will be notified by e-mail. A thank you to all musicians participaiting in the auditions and good luck in the second stage!

Extension of the video recording upload deadline
04.02.2013

The deadline for uploading video recordings has been extended until 17 February. By this date all musicians who meet the required criteria and have completed the registration process will be able to upload their video recordings.

ICO 2013 Auditions
12.01.2013

The first stage of open auditions for this year’s edition of I, CULTURE Orchestra starts on 14 January. Musicians, who meet the required criteria and who want to join the orchestra have to register and fill in the application form until 6 February, and upload video recordings until 17 February. The entire registration process is available in three language versions (Polish, English and Russian) and can be completed via www.auditions.orchestra.culture.pl, where you can find all details about the auditions.

 

Masterclasses for brass section
16.11.2012

I, CULTURE Orchestra is pleased to invite you to brass section masterclasses, which will be held in Brussels on 26th November 2012. They will be conducted by Alistair Mackie, the principal trumpet of one of the best European orchestras: Philharmonia Orchestra. The masterclasses will take place at the Annex building of the Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussels, adress – Kleine Zavel/Petit Sablon 5 – 1000, between 12:30 PM and 3:30 PM. No enrollment required.

Percussion masterclasses
14.11.2012

I, CULTURE Orchestra is pleased to invite you to percussion section masterclasses, which will be held in Warsaw on 25th November 2012. They will be conducted by Damien Bassman, a renowned percussionist and a member of, among others, Absolute Ensamble. The masterclasses will take place at The Fryderyk Chopin University of Music, room 144 (-1 floor), adress – ul. Okólniki 2, between 2:00 PM and 5:00 PM. No enrollment required.

Masterclasses for brass instruments section
07.11.2012

I, CULTURE Orchestra is pleased to invite you to brass instruments masterclasses, which will be held in Warsaw on 15th November 2012. They will be conducted by Andre Cresci, the principal tuba in one of the best European orchestras –  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra (UK) and will cover various routine and breathing excercises and techniques. The masterclasses will take place at The Fryderyk Chopin University of Music, room 441 (2nd floor), adress – ul. Okólniki 2, between 1:30 PM and 4:30 PM. No enrollment required.

Jerzy Buzek as the guest of honour at the Eastern Partnership Days
26.10.2012

The second day of Eastern Partnership Days conference will be formally opened by professor Jerzy Buzek, the former President of the European Parliament.

Eastern Partnership Days in Brussels
15.10.2012

On 26th and 27th November the Eastern Partnership Days will be held in Brussels. The aim of the event is to initiate a discussion about the cultural dimension of the Eastern Partnership.