ADAM CZERMAK

 

 

Adam Czermak is a graduate of the H. Wieniawski Secondary Music School in Poznań and the Ignacy Jan Paderewski Academy of Music in Poznań in the violin class of Prof. Bartosz Bryła. He continued his studies at the University of Music in Graz (Austria) in the violin class of Prof. Silvi Marcovici and Prof. Yair Kless. He also enhanced his skills at numerous master classes under the guidance of, among others, J. Kaliszewska, E. Grach and J. Bushkov.

He is a laureate of several violin competitions in Poland, Belgium, Austria and Luxembourg. He began his orchestral career in 2005 at the Orchestra Academy of the Zurich Opera, where he participated in performances under such conductors as Franz Welser Möst, Adam Fisher, Nello Santi and Nicolaus Harnoncourt, and took lessons from Orchestra Concertmasters Bartłomiej Nizioł and Hanna Weinmeister.

From 2007 he was the second violin leader in the Philharmonic Orchestra of Oviedo (Spain). From 2008 he was the first Concertmaster of the Göttinger Symphonie Orchester in Germany. Since 2010 he has been the Concertmaster of the Orchestra of the Wrocław Opera.

PAWEŁ KARAŚ

 

Paweł Karaś graduated from the G. Bacewicz First Grade Music School in Nowa Sól in the class of Bartosz Ostrowski, MA, and from the M. Karłowicz Second Grade Music School in Zielona Góra in the class of Bronisław Krzystek, MA. He graduated with honours from the University of Ostrava in the class of Dr Karel Dohnal. As part of the “Erasmus” scholarship programme, he studied at the Robert Schumann Hochschule in Düsseldorf in the clarinet class of Professor Andreas Langenbuch.

He improved his skills at masterclasses provided by, among others, I. Františak, S. Brill, G. Varga, J. Montilla, J. Eller, J. Drygas or A. Adamski. He is a laureate of several clarinet competitions in Poland and the Czech Republic. He began his orchestral career at Orchestra Academy of the L. Janáček Philharmonic in Ostrava.

Subsequently, he worked as the second clarinettist at the Opera House in Ústí nad Labem. In 2021, he took up the position of first clarinettist at the Wrocław Opera.

ASHOT DRNAYAN-BABROUSKI

 

 

 

Ashot Drnayan-Babrouski is a graduate of the Minsk State Music School and the J. Kupata State University in Grodno. The artist worked at the Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theatre as an accompanist and member of the orchestra ensemble. In addition, he was active as a teacher at the Belarusian State Music Academy and the School of Fine Arts in Svistocha.

In March 2015, he took up the position of the vocal accompanist at the Estonian National Opera. Since the 2018/2019 season, he has been holding the same position at the Wrocław Opera.

The artist received the diploma for the Best Accompanist at the 11th Claudia Taev International Competition in Estonia in 2019.