This year the 2017 Christmas Carol Concert of our School was performed on 28th January 2017 in a frosty midday of winter.
The long awaited time for this musical event was filled with rehearsals preparing carols to be produced the audience which still recalled the Christmas that echoed in their minds.
During the Concert our students frequently played the same carols providing invariable pleasure in the auditorium and bringing joy not only to the audience but also to the performers themselves.
On the piano the carols were played by Marysia Hanyga, Michasia Lubowicka, Liza and her sister Amelia Tebbens, Nathan Caniard, Ignacy Zaradkiewicz, Tosia Kulig, Zosia Kowalska and Hania Głąb.
Thereafter Marysia Frączak and Pola Karłowska performed carols on violin.
The program included not only well known Polish carols but also Ukrainian melodies performed by Andżelika Czigiloj. She also played John Whiteworth’s Masquerade & Dance. These both compositions were arranged by our Music Academy professor Krzysztof Komarnicki.
The program performed by the students of our School was interesting and variegated.
Jaś Ostaszewski (piano) played Johann Sebastian Bach’s Musette arranged by professor Krzysztof Komarnicki. Pola Rossokhyna (piano) performed three songs from the Russian piano school. Lara Kistak (piamo) played Allan Bullord’s Snake Bicycle Ride. Ania Wilkin (piano) played Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Romance. These students attend Julia Leviuk piano class.
Magda Lewandowska piano class was represented by Yoyo Yiang Yi who played Ist part of Cornelius Gurlit’s Sonata F-Major; Emilka Wilkin playing second part of Vanhal’s Sonatina A Major– Allegretto ; Franek Kulig who played Suite no. 1 op. 46 part IV – At the Mountain King; Zosia Tomaszek performed Ranesmees Lulaby, and Ola Kmiecik who executed Johann Sebastian Bach Prelude C-Major from Das wohltemperierte Klavier, BWV 846,
Madlen Hoyer and Ella Bai represented Zofia Zwoliñska class of violin. Madlen played songs from the repertoire of the Russian violin school, while Ella executed Eduard Elgar’s Idylle.
At the end of the Concert the Unisono group performed several traditional carols.
Even though two violin players from the Unisono group were unable to participate and perform Zofia Zwolińska the Director of the School decided to retain that number in the program.
The great audience participating in the Concert applauded warmly and joyfully the productions of all and each of our students.
At the end of the event Director Zofia Zwolińska congratulated all players, professors and families for their works and achievements saying that the level of performance is higher at every consecutive concert.