16:00 Rotunda Etno Cafe
Paweł Jabłczyński, Paweł Pastuszka
doublebass solo sets
ES 2017 will kick off with contrabassists Paweł Jabłczyński and Paweł Pastuszka in the former kiosk on Kosciuszki Square, today’s Etno Cafe. Both will perform two 15 minute sets and their instruments will be broadcast outside the small rotunda, which will allow you to experience the concert from the urban space. Few will also have the opportunity to experience their sets inside of the intimate cafe.
18:00 Market Hall
Jerzy Adam Nowak & Michał Jedynak
Jerzy Adam Nowak is a composer, sitar player and a pedagogue. A two-time Indian Government scholarship student, he studied classical Indian music at Shri Ram Bhartiya Kala Kendra in New Delhi. As soloist he performs with “Shanti Path” and has also written more than thirty theatrical productions and documentaries, including “In the Shadow of Everest,” “Higher Than the Himalayas,” “Welcome to Africa,” and ” Hunger for love “. Jerzy Adam Nowak will perform with drummer Michał Jedynak their premiere concert “Impact” in the historic Market Hall, from early 20th century. The building was not severely damaged in the war-era and practically immediately after the war it was used for its intended purpose. Thorough renovation was made in the years 1980-1983 and since then the Market Hall has been one of the biggest trade fairs in Wroclaw.
20:00 Oratorium Marianum Baroque Music Hall
Ståle Storløkken (Norway)
organs / piano
introduction: dr Jan Maciej Żelbromski
Ståle Storløkken performs with many rock and jazz groups in his native Norway, including progressive Elephant9, rocky Motorpsycho and considered ‘supergroup’ Supersilent which is frequently joined by Led Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones. Ståle Storløkken wide range of inspirations, from pure jazz and rock to modern-day classics, helped to create a unique style of improvisation. He will perform at the Oratorium Marianum, the musical baroque hall of the University of Wrocław using in-house organs from 1718 built by the Silesian master Adam Horatio Casparini. Stale will also join the final concert of Eklektik Orchestra “Reversed” 09.10 at Wroclaw Opera. His solo concert will be preceded by a lecture from Dr Jan Żelbromski, art historian and renovator, who carried out reconstruction of sculptures and paintings at this magnificent hall.