The eminent Polish conductor Jacek Kaspszyk has been Music and Artistic Director of the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra since the 2013/14 season. One of Poland’s foremost conductors, he has previously held positions as Artistic Director of the NFM Wroclaw Philharmonic, Music Director of the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra and of the Polish National Opera. Further afield, he has been Principal Conductor and Music Advisor of the Noord Nederlands Orkest from 1991 to 1995. Since January 2015 he is also Music Director and Chief Conductor of the Beethoven Academy Orchestra in Krakow.
Since his early success at the Karajan Conducting Competition in Berlin in 1977, Jacek Kaspszyk has conducted many major orchestras throughout the world including Berlin Philharmonic, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, RSO Berlin, Orchestre de Paris, Vienna Symphony, the Oslo, Stockholm, Rotterdam and Czech Philharmonics, and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, with whom he toured Australia.
He has worked with all the major London orchestras, the BBC Orchestras (including at the BBC Proms), as well as the Royal Scottish National, the Hallé and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestras. He has toured extensively with the Warsaw Philharmonic in Europe, Asia and recently in the USA, performing concerts in New York’s Alice Tully Hall and San Francisco’s Davies Hall to great critical acclaim.
Recent guest conducting engagements include the Lucerne, Lahti and Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestras, the Orquesta Sinfónica de Navarra, the Orquesta de Valencia, the Symphony Orchestra of India and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as performances with the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, following his highly acclaimed debut with the Mariinsky Opera Orchestra at the White Nights Festival 2017 in St. Petersburg. In addition, he regularly appears at major summer Festivals such as La Roque d’Anthéron, Chopin and his Europe, Kissinger Sommer, the Lugano Festival and the Prague Spring Festival. …