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6th August, Friday 8:30 pm / the tower of St.Catherine’s Church /

The Gdańsk Nocturne

Wood&Bronze Duo:
Katarzyna Czubek
/recorders – Gdańsk/Kraków/
Anna Kasprzycka
/carillon – Gdańsk/

Geert D’hollander (*1965)

Ludus Modalis II i III (2014, 2020):
– I’ll Get That Damn Mosquito
– Rippling Water

Richardo Felciano (*1930)
Berlin Fireworks Music (1987)

Tomi Räisänen (*1976)
Pikkuväki (Mali ludzie, 2015)

Geert D’hollander

Ludus Modalis III:
– Arabian Dreams
– Siciliana Chromatica

Anna Kasprzycka (*1978)
Sound of Kaunas na carillon i taśmę (2020), wersja na flety, carillon i elektronikę (2021, premiera polska)

Geert D’hollander

Ludus Modalis II:
– Reflecting on Thoughts

Ryszard Alzin (*1991)
Nokturn gdański (2021, premiera światowa)

ok. godz. 21:15

Kamil Cieślik (*1991)
Opowieści Fontanny Heweliusza (2016) na carillon, elektronikę i Fontannę Heweliusza


Katarzyna Czubek is a Polish musician specialized in playing the recorder and historical oboe. She is an assistant professor at the Academy of Music in Kraków, where she is sharing the recorder class with prof. Erik Bosgraaf. Katarzyna completed her recorder studies at Conservatorium van Amsterdam under the tuition of Jorge Isaac and at Music Academy in Kraków with prof. Peter Holtslag. She studied historical oboes in Conservatorio di Verona with prof. Paolo Grazzi and the Academy of Music in Wrocław with Magdalena Karolak. Collectively with Anna Jankowska she curates and organizes an early music festival Młoda Muzyka Dawna, a platform for young, voracious ensembles specialized in the historical repertoire. Katarzyna has played with acclaimed groups, including Les Ambassaduers (dir. A. Kossenko), Cappella Cracoviensis (dir. T. Adamus), Arte dei Suonatori (dir. A. Goliński), Cappella Neapolitana (dir. Antonio Florio) and many others. She made recordings for DUX, Deutsche Harmonia Mundi and MDG Scene. She is frequently invited as a jury member at national recorder competitions in Czech Republic (Ostrava and Teplice). Katarzyna received scholarships and distinctions of the city of Gdańsk, Ministry of Culture and Heritage and Head of Kolbudy Commune. 



Carillonist, sound engineer. Graduate of Theory of Music Departament of Gdańsk Music Academy and the Royal Carillon School in Mechelen in Belgium (2014). Laureate of 2nd  prize in Young Carillonists Competition in  Saint-Amand-Les-Eaux (France, 2014) and 3rd prize in Carillon Duos Competition in Zwolle, Holland (2013). Scholarship fellow of Adam Mickiewicz Institute, City of Gdańsk President, Erasmus Socrates program.  In 2017 (February-April) she was on an artistic-research scholarship in Bok Tower Gardens in Florida. In 2020 (August-September) she has been a resident artist in Kaunas Artists’ House (Kaunas, Lithuania). Since 2008 she has been giving concerts in Poland and abroad (in Belgium, Holland, France, Great Britain, Switzerland, Ireland, Germany, Ukraine, Russia  and USA). Inventor of many projects promoting carillon music among children and youth; among them “The circus has arrived!” (with a circus troupe) and “Carillon – a stolem [mythical Kashubian giant] among instruments” (with Barnaby Theatre). She  made several world premieres of contemporary composers, including works composed specially for her. She has recorded several CDs with carillon music and has taken part in a few TV programs.   

Author of piano, vocal and orchestral  music transcriptions for the carillon and many articles on carillons.