Marta Gardolińska’s two-year appointment with Orquestra Sinfònica de Barcelona (OBC) will see her conduct a minimum of three weeks of performances each live performance season.
Gardolińska made her debut with OBC final April conducting Mahler’s Des Knaben Wunderhorn with singers tenor Ian Bostridge and soprano Dorothea Röschmann.
“I’m very a lot trying ahead to my musical journey with the great musicians,” stated Gardolińska in an announcement. “From the very first rehearsal I had with the orchestra I felt a really particular ambiance of focus, beneficiant music-making and communication and I’m certain that it’ll permit us to create many particular musical moments collectively within the two coming seasons of my place because the principal visitor conductor.
“One of many issues that I most respect about this chance is an open and ingenious method to curating applications that I share with the OBC programming crew,” she continued. “It permits me to make some daring repertoire selections, carry some music from my native Poland, but in addition get to know the output of some Catalan composers. All of those thrilling initiatives are enhanced by the prospect of spending some extra time and sharing music with the individuals of Barcelona, which is certainly one of my favourite cities!”
Gardolińska got here to worldwide consideration as Younger Conductor in Affiliation on the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra between 2018 and 2020. The 2019-20 season additionally noticed her acclaimed North American debut as a Dudamel Fellow with the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
This season will see Gardolińska make a number of debuts each in Europe and the UK, together with with the Royal Northern Sinfonia, BBC Nationwide Orchestra of Wales, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, and make an look with the London Symphony Orchestra.
Her upcoming initiatives embrace conducting subscription concert events with the Nationwide Symphony Orchestra of Polish Radio and main a manufacturing of Messager’s Fortunio at Opera nationwide de Lorraine, the place she was lately appointed music director.