Jacek Marcinów


born 13 I 1970 in Wroclaw. Graduated in 1993 from Ignacy Jan Paderewski Academy of Music in violin class of Prof. Bartosz Bryla and started work in Yamagata Symphony Orchestra in Japan, temporary also as an assistant concertmaster, until August 1995. 1995-2007 gave numerous violin recitals and chamber music concerts in Japan.


1996-2002 was a member of Leopoldinum Chamber Orchestra in Wroclaw, in 1999-2001 a member of Festival Orchestra Berlin and a permanent guest member of Berliner Barock Orchester; collaborated also with Die Solisten der Kammerphilharmonie Berlin. In August 2001 recorded his first solo CD with violin miniatures, which was released in April 2002; next one, recorded in August 2006 was released in March 2007, both under the Polish label DUX. In Year 2003 was a member of festival orchestra Sinfonia Helvetica in Switzerland. At present is a member of Wratislavia Chamber Orchestra in Wroclaw and collaborates with Polish State Wroclaw Opera Orchestra and Wroclaw Philharmonic Orchestra. Member of Wrocław Score Orchestra, collaborates also with Berlin Session Orchestra, recording mainly movie music. He cooperated also with the pianist Waldemar Malicki, performing the compositions of Astor Piazzolla.


As orchestra musician took part in a number of radio, television and CD recordings in Poland and abroad. Two out of those productions was awarded by Fryderyk award. At present teaches violin play in State Musical School in Jelenia Gora. As orchestra musician, soloist and chamber music player has performed in Poland, Russia, Austria, Germany, Czech Republic, Switzerland, France, Italy, Belgium, Holland, Luxemburg, United Kingdom, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Mexico, China, Japan and Ukraine. Was one of four Polish violinists, performing during the 40th International Henryk Wieniawski Festival in Szczawno Zdroj in 2005, also took part in such music festivals like Wratislavia Cantans, Musica Polonica Nova (Wroclaw, Poland), Lancut Music Festival (Poland), The Wiltz Festival, Festival International Echternach (Luxemburg), Europalia (Belgium), Festival delle Nazioni (Citta di Castello, Italy), Festival Internacional Cervantino, Festival de Musica de Morelia (Mexico), World Orchestra Series (Daegu, South Korea) and Semanas de Musica do Estoril (Portugal).


Founder and artistic director of the youth Orchestra of Chevalier de Saint-George.