MUSIQUE AU LEMAN 2011

Christian
Danowicz

Violoniste et chef d'orchestre français né en 1983.

Christian Danowicz was born in 1983 in Buenos Aires in Argentina and at the age of four moved with his family to France.  His father, Enrique Danowicz, violinist and educator, was his first violin teacher.
He is a graduate from the Conservatory in Toulouse (diploma with remark for excellence) in the class of Prof. Gilles Colliard.  In May 2010 graduated from the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw from the violin class by prof. Julia and Krzysztof Jakowicz (master degree) and from the opera and symphonic conducting class leaded by prof. Antoni Wit (bachelor degree).  He continues conducting studies under the direction of prof. Tomasz Bugaj at the same university and doctoral studies at the Wroclaw Academy of Music in the violin class of prof. Jaroslaw Pietrzak.
Christian Danowicz is a laureate of the Tadeusz Wronski International Solo Violin Concourse in Warsaw in 2009 (3rd prize) where he also achieved a diploma for the most interesting artistic personality. He was also nominated as the best student at the UMFC.
He received 1st prize at the chamber music Duxbury Music Festival (USA, Massachusetts) in 2010.
Since January 2010 he holds the concertmaster position of the Wroclaw Chamber Orchestra Leopoldinum.
Until now Christian Danowicz performed in Germany, France, Switzerland, Italy, USA, Ukraine, Lithuania and Poland.  With Warsaw National Philharmonic performed solos concert, also with the Plock Symphonic Orchestra and Koszalin Philharmonic.  As participant of violin courses he worked with many masters like R. Ricci, K. Wegrzyn, E. Friedman, I. Gitlis, T. Tomaszewski, I. Frolov, E. Zienkowski, M. Jaszwili and T. Papavrami.
He initiated and organizes the "Musique au Leman" festival of chamber and symphonic concerts in Thonon in France.  Prestigious artists from Poland and France like for example Szymanowski Quartet and European Fine Arts Trio, are hosted in Thonon each year.  He himself performs at this festival as soloist, chamber musician, concertmaster and conductor.
Christian Danowicz plays on French violin made by Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume (1835), from the foundation "Maggini" in Switzerland.