prof. dr hab. Jan Jazownik – HEAD
Jan Jazownik is a Polish conductor and university teacher, born in Krakow. He was graduated of two faculties at the Academy of Music in Krakow: choral conducting (in the class led by prof. Ludwik Wisniowski – 1985) and symphony conducting (in the class led by prof. Jerzy Katlewicz – 1989). He took part in master courses: Internationale Bachakademie Stuttgart – prof. H. Rilling (Krakow 1990, 1998), interpretation courses of the baroque music – Paul Esswood (Krakow 1994, 1995, 2002, 2003). During his studies, he started cooperation with professor Adam Kaczynski in the Contemporary Music Interpretation Department leading orchestras and chamber ensembles.
Jan Jazownik was conducted of the many chamber and symphony Polish orchestras (in Krakow, Katowice, Bialystok, Szczecin, Rzeszow, Czestochowa, Kielce, Kalisz, Torun). He was invited to perform during festivals: Krakowska Wiosna Muzyki (1987, 1989), Dni Muzyki Kompozytorów Krakowskich (1990), Dni Muzyki Oliviera Messiaen’a (Bialystok 1990), Festiwal Muzyki W.A. Mozarta (Kielce 1991) Muzyka w Starym Krakowie (Krakow 1997), L’estate Teatrale (Italy, Rovigo 1990), Festiwal Gitarowy (Szczecin 1998), Dni Krakowa w Kijowie (Ukraine 2001), Dni Krakowa w Sztokholmie (Sweden 2001), IV Międzynarodowy Konkurs Młodych Kompozytorów im A. Panufnika (Krakow 2002), Jaworskie Koncerty Pokoju (Jawor 2003), Festiwal Nauki (Krakow 2005), Święto Muzyki (Czestochowa 2007, 2011), V Międzynarodowy Konkurs Chopinowski dla Dzieci (Jelenia Góra 2011).
Jan Jazownik was employed at the post of artistic head of Jelenia Gora Philharmonic (1990/91), Music Theatre in Gliwice (1997/98), Opera at the Castle in Szczecin (1998-2000). He cooperated with Polish Radio Orchestra in Krakow (1992), Music Theatre in Gliwice (1998 – 1999), Opera at the Castle in Szczecin (2000 – 2002). Since 2010 he has been cooperating with the Krakow Opera. He perform with orchestras and choirs as a guest conductor.