Jurek Dybał is General Director and Chief Conductor of the Orchestra of the Royal Capital City of Krakow Sinfonietta Cracovia and an acclaimed conductor and musician of the Vienna Philharmonic. His charismatic personality has been valued by the audience of many European music venues. He has made appearances with the Beethoven Orchester Bonn, Tonkünstler-Orchester Niederösterreich, Radio Symphonie Orchester Wien, Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte Carlo, L’Orchestra del Teatro Carlo Felice di Genova, Wiener KammerOrchester, Wiener Concert-Verein, Concerto Köln, Bayerische Kammerphilharmonie, Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra, Kuopio Symphony Orchestra, Czech National Symphony Orchestra, Brno Philharmonic Orchestra, Sinfonia Varsovia, Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Polish Radio Orchestra, Silesian Chamber Orchestra, Wroclaw’s Leopoldinum and National Forum of Music Symphony Orchestra, as well as Philharmonic Orchestras in Poznan, Krakow, Lódz and Gdansk.
As a conductor, he has collaborated with world-renowned soloists such as Gidon Kremer, Martin Grubinger, Katia and Marielle Labèque, Xavier de Maistre, Cameron Carpeneter, Lawrence Power, Erwin Schrott, Tomasz Konieczny, including, inter alia, singers of the Vienna State Opera.
Jurek Dybał is founder and director of the Krzysztof Penderecki International MusicFestival – Level 320 held in the historical hall of Guido Mine in Zabrze. The artist has premiered a number of Penderecki’s works. His recordings can be found on albums by Sony Classical and Warner Classics, among others.
Dybał is the recipient of many prestigious accolades, such as the International Classical Music Award, Gramofon Award (Hungary), Pizzicato’s Supersonic award, the Joker of Crescendo magazine, two Fryderyk awards granted by the Polish Phonographic Academy, as well as the Golden Mask award and Jan Kiepura’s Opera Award in the “Best Conductor” category for his enthusiastically received stage adaptation of Ubu Rex, an opera written by Krzysztof Penderecki.
Dybał's work as an opera conductor ranges from works by Baroque masters such as Telemann and Glück, to Wagner's Nibelungenring for Children (a production by the Vienna State Opera), to modern rarities by Grigory Fried and Michael Nyman.
Jurek Dybał is represented worldwide by Natalja Slobodyreva at Meta Artists International.
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