The unique amber sound of the Orchestra has originated in a unique place at the Baltic Sea – in Liepāja.

TADEUSZ WOJCIECHOWSKI Poland

The Polish conductor Tadeusz Wojciechowski is always eagerly expected in Latvia; his memorable appearances at the Latvian National Opera and International Piano Stars Festival have spawned great many admirers.

Maestro was born in Warsaw and graduated cello performance and conducting classes of Warsaw Academy of Music, winning international prizes in both of these specialities during as well as after his studies.

In late 70ties Wojciechowski began cooperation with the National Opera in Warsaw (the Grand Theatre); up to this day he continues to conduct opera and ballet performances there on regular basis. From 1983 to 1996 he was the Principal Conductor of the Danish Royal Academy Orchestra. Tadeusz Wojciechowski has appeared in such famous venues as the Metropolitan Opera (New York), Teatro La Fenice (Venice), Teatro Carlo Felice (Genoa), The Royal Operas of Stockholm and Oslo.

In 1994 he was appointed the director of Polish Radio Orchestra and Chorus; after these collectives were disbanded he became the director of the Grand Theatre. From 1998 to 2004 he was the director of Lancut Music Festival and Rzeszow Philharmonic and in 2005 became the artistic director of Lodz Philharmonic. He has worked with the best Polish orchestras and frequently collaborates with Theater am Gearner Platz in Munich.

Tadeusz Wojciechowski has performed in many European countries as well as the United States, Japan, Columbia, Mexico and Turkey; he has made numerous recordings for Polish and Danish radios. In 2007 he was awarded the silver medal Meritorious for culture - Gloria Artis, presented by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of Poland. Since 2009 Tadeusz Wojciechowski is the Artistic Director of the Polish youth orchestra Sinfonia Iuventus.