Arte dei Suonatori
Arte dei Suonatori, a Baroque orchestra formed in 1993 by violinists Ewa and Aureliusz Goliński, has become one the most recognisable Polish ensemble on the international music scene. Their repertoire exceeds 700 compositions, representing a wide-range of styles and forms from the 17th and 18th century as well as the contemporary era.
Since its formation, the orchestra has worked with major figures of the early music world. Fruitful and inspiring collaborations have developed with artists such as Martin Gester, Rachel Podger, Bolette Roed, Alexis Kossenko, Maria Keohane and Ruby Hughes. Alongside performances throughout Europe and the United States, they have co-created and co-organised five significant festival series in Poland. Their concert cycle “Early Music-Persona Grata” is the largest in Poland dedicated to historically-informed performance, having expanded rapidly from its beginnings in 1999.
For music lovers all over the world, their concerts have been broadcast by popular European radio stations including the BBC, NDR, Danish Radio DR, Polish Radio PR2, recorded by Polish Television and Mezzo and registered on fifteen albums for labels BIS, Alpha, Da Capo, and Dux. The orchestra’s approach and unique way of music-making have enjoyed great international interest testified by awards for their recordings such as Gramophone Award, Diapason d’Or, Choc du Monde de la Musique, Luister 10, 10 de Repertoire, Gramophone Editor’s Choice, Gramophone CD of the Month, Classics Today, and Prelude Orchestral CD of the Year.