Polish Wieniawski Philharmonic Orchestra Honors Main Stage at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center


Beginning its first-ever North American tour, the world-renowned Polish Philharmonic Orchestra Wieniawski performs at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center (SMDCAC) on Sunday, January 16 at 3 p.m.

Under the artistic direction of conductor George Tchitchinadze, one of Poland and Georgia’s most beloved artists, the Philharmonic Orchestra is expected to dazzle South Florida with a program featuring Gioachino Rossini, Józef Wieniawski and Johann Brahms.

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Founded in 1944, the Polish Wieniawski Philharmonic Orchestra gave the first symphonic concert in post-war Poland and has since grown into the largest musical institution in eastern Poland.

“With a repertoire of performances in Italy, Switzerland, Spain, Sweden, Germany, South Korea, Denmark and Ukraine, we are very honored to welcome the Polish Philharmonic Orchestra of Wieniawski in the south of Florida on his first tour of the United States, “said Eric Fliss, Managing Director of the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center.

“There is no greater satisfaction than bringing internationally renowned artists to our scene. It is a reflection of the true passion of Southern Floridians for world class music,” he said. added.

The orchestra is joined by violinist Sara Dragan, winner of the Henryk Wieniawski International Violin Competition (photo above); and by solo pianist Tomasz Ritter, winner of the Chopin International Piano Competition.

The Polish Wieniawski Philharmonic Orchestra has attracted a sparkling list of distinguished conductors and an extensive repertoire. The orchestra includes compositions ranging from baroque to contemporary music.

The SMDCAC program includes Rossini’s Overture to La Gazza Ladra (“The Thieving Magpie”); Wieniawski’s Violin Concerto No. 2; and Brahms’ Symphony No. 4.

The Polish Wieniawski Philharmonic Orchestra is suitable for all ages. Tickets range from $ 25 to $ 75. All customers entering the theater require a ticket regardless of their age, which includes children and infants. Outdoor food and drinks are not allowed in the room. Strollers are not allowed inside the auditorium.

Discounts for senior citizens, military and 10+ groups are available – contact the ticket office for more information. Tickets can be purchased by calling 786-573-5300 or by visiting SMDCAC.org.

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