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program notes { Orchestra in the world premiere of Górecki’s Symphony No.4, to considerable acclaim. Notable in Mr. Boreyko’s discography with the Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart des SWR (where he was principal guest conductor) are Pärt’s Lamentate and Silvestrov’s Symphony No.6 (both for ECM records) and the premiere recording of his original version of the Suite from Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk for Hänssler Classics. Mr. Boreyko was born in St. Petersburg, Russia in 1975, and studied conducting at the Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory, graduating summa cum laude. Variations on a Rococo Theme Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall Friday, April 29, 2016 — 8p.m. Sunday, May 1, 2016 — 3 p.m. Music Center At Strathmore Saturday, April 30, 2016 — 8 p.m. Andrey Boreyko is making his BSO debut. Victoria Borisova–Ollas Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky The Kingdom of Silence Variations on a Rococo Theme, opus 33 DARIUSZ SKORACZEWSKI INTERMISSION Sergei Prokofiev Symphony No. 5 in B-flat Major, opus 100 Andante Allegro moderato Adagio Allegro giocoso Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall The concert will end at approximately 9:50 p.m. on Friday, and 4:50p.m. on Sunday. Music Center At Strathmore The concert will end at approximately 9:55 p.m. Arch iv Ku ns tler Supporting Sponsor: Andrey Boreyko Andrey Boreyko has been music director of Orchestre National de Belgique since 2012, expanding its activities nationally and internationally. He also holds the position of principal guest conductor of the Orquesta Sinfónica de Euskadi, and since 2014 music director of the Naples Philharmonic in Florida. In North America, he has worked with the New York and Los Angeles philharmonics, the Cleveland and Philadelphia orchestras, and Toronto, Chicago, Boston, Pittsburgh and Montreal symphony orchestras. His 2015–2016 season includes a debut with San Francisco and concerts with the Baltimore, Indianapolis and Toronto symphony orchestras. A passionate advocate for new works, Boreyko led the London Philharmonic Ch r istian Co lb erg Andrey Boreyko, Conductor Dariusz Skoraczewski, Cello Dariusz Skoraczewski Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s Principal Cellist Dariusz Skoraczewski has delighted audiences in America and Europe with his artistic and technical command of the instrument. As a soloist in the U.S., he has performed with the National Philharmonic, Alexandria Symphony, Arlington Philharmonic, Lancaster Symphony and the BSO. As a chamber musician, Mr. Skoraczewski has appeared in the Candlelight Series, Music at the Great Hall in Baltimore and the Barge Music Festival in New York City. In 2005 he gave his Carnegie Hall debut, which was sponsored by the La Gesse Foundation. The cellist is also a member of the Monument Piano Trio. Mr. Skoraczewski began his musical education at the age of six in Warsaw and completed his higher education as a scholarship recipient at the Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore under the supervision of Stephen Kates. He is a laureate of the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, the Leonard Rose Competition in Washington D.C. and the Rostropovich Competition in Paris. In 2013, Mr. Skoraczewski was awarded the prestigious Baker Artist Award, the highest recognition for artists in Maryland. His debut CD Cello Populus is a collection of solo pieces from the March– April 2016 | O v ertur e 35