The main stage of the National Opera in Warsaw will soon host following performances of John Neumeier’s ballet „The Lady of the Camellias”. Marek has cooperated with the Polish National Ballet since the premiere last year and appears in the show as a pianist performing the music of Fryderyk Chopin..
Another premiere performance
This Friday in Filharmonia Świeętokrzyska in Kielce there will take place the premiere of the “Concerto for piano, flute and symphony orchestra” written by Mikołaj Majkusiak. Performers:
Marek Bracha – piano,
Anna Karpowicz – flute,
Jacek Rogala – conductor,
Filharmonia Świętokrzyska Symphony Orchestra
In October Marek will have another tournee in Japan. He will perform a unique recital programme combining different styles of the Polish national dances - Mazurkas, Krakowiaks and Polonaises - composed for the piano. The concerts will take place in Tokyo, Nagoya and Gamagori. Marek will also give masterclasses to the Japanese students.
Recital at Carnegie Hall
On February 21st Marek will appear on a legendary stage -Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall in New York that seats almost 3000 people. The gala concert will be the 85th anniversary of I. J. Paderewski’s last concert at Carnegie Hall celebrating 100 years of Poland’s regained Independence. Marek will share the stage with Kevin Kenner, Szymon Nehring and Łukasz Krupiński.
Concerts in Japan
In October Marek will have a tournee in Japan. He will perform Chopin repertoire in concert halls in Tokyo, Nagoya, Hamamatsu, Gifu and Gamagori. He will also give masterclasses to the Japanese students.
Masterclass on period pianos
At the end of September Marek will become a tutor on the masterclass on period instruments during the 1st edition of Period Piano Academy in Luslawice, Poland. Among other lecturers there will be Tobias Koch, Geoffrey Govier and Katarzyna Drogosz.
Marek Bracha & Berliner Philharmoniker
On July 2nd in Lusławice there will be a concert opening the fifth edition of the "Emanacje" festival. Marek and the members of Scharoun Ensemble der Berliner Philharmoniker will perform Schubert's Piano Quintet 'The Trout' and Mozart's Piano Quartet in G minor K. 478
Collaboration with maestro Maksymiuk
Artists will meet on a concert in the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews on the occasion to commemorate the Warsaw Getto Uprising. With the Sinfonia Varsovia Orchestra they will perform Władysław Szpilman’s Concertino and Richard Addinsell’s Warsaw Concerto .
New project with outstanding guitar player Łukasz Kuropaczewski. Musicians started their collaboration in Pomeranian Dukes’ Castle in Szczecin where they world premiered Krzysztof Meyer’s Concerto for guitar, timpani and string orchestra in a chamber version.
A new recording of the Sonata for violin and piano by Ignacy Zalewski dedicated to Marek and Agata Szymczewska was included in the new album Modern Soul . The CD was produced in The Krzysztof Penderecki European Centre For Music and released by CD Accord .