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Classical Coffee Concert with flautist Krzysztof Kaczka

  • The Port Theatre 125 Front St Nanaimo, BC, V9R 0B5 Canada (map)
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Classical Coffee Concerts at the Port Theatre continues its fourth season with flautist Krzysztof Kaczka . Come early for refreshments and make yourself at home for an intimate concert in the Port Theatre lobby. Other guest artist this season include: Nov 25: Marcus Takizawa (viola), Feb 3: Sarah Hagen (solo piano), March 10: The Bergmann Piano Duo, and April 14: Benjamin Butterfield (tenor)

Programme to include:

Prokofiev: Flute Sonata in D, Op. 94

Mozart: Sonata in C major, K. 296


About Krzysztof Kaczka

Born in Torun, Poland, Kaczka made his New York debut at the Carnegie Recital Hall as the IBLA Grand Prize winner. As first prize winner at the Australian Flute Festival and Competition in Adelaide, he was praised by jury chairman Jean Ferrandies for his "beautiful sound, high technical skills, and great understanding of the style of the music he played.

Krzysztof has taken part in numerous music festivals and has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand and the USAs Carnegie Hall (NYC), Herkulessaal der Residenz Munich, Gasteig, Wellington Town Hall, Hobart City Hall (Tasmania), New York University, Verbrugghen Hall in Sydney, Polish Embassy in Washington DC, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Paris and Rome.

Kaczka has studied at the Musikhochschule Munich, the Mozarteum in Salzburg, the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna and at the Conservatoire de Paris. He is a laureate of the prestigious Young Poland Award of the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Poland in Warsaw and has released four CDs for the Acte Prealabe Label.

As principal flautist of the Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra, Kaczka has performed with Krzysztof Penderecki, Stephane Denéve, Maxim Vengerov, Yo Yo Ma, Lang Lang, Sarah Chang and Midori, among others.

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