NEWS

RADIO INTERVIEW

 

One hour live in the RDC radio, filled with lots of our music !

attention - interview in polish ;)

 

Listen here:

http://www.rdc.pl/podcast/nie-tylko-o-muzyce-axoum-duo/

INTERVIEW - TVP3

 

Below the link to the interview Elwira gave in yesterday's  National TV3.  In polish 

 

http://warszawa.tvp.pl/28753880/23012017

AXOUM DUO IN AUSTRALIA

 

18th of march during the prestigious "Ten days on the Island festival" in Hobart (Tasmania) , we will present the premiere of the international artist collaboration - RETURNING LIVES 

 Music - Paintings- Animation...  more in PROJECTS section

 

 

 

INTERVIEW

 

Please, enjoy reading the newest interview with Elwira and Gabriel  on PRESTO Music Magazine website.

We talk about the newest Gabriel's Concerto, next year's very exciting project and much more .... :)

 

 

DRUMFEST Festival in Opole

 

During the 25th edition of the festival, we will sit in the jury of the International Marimba & Vibes Competition (14-16.10)

16th of october we will give the masterclass. Check exact time on the festival's website

REVIEW OF THE CONCERTO "CONVERSATION WITH A STONE"

 

The newest review appeared in the MUZYKA 21. Please, read in the REVIEWS  section

interview - polish TV Katowice

 

Below the link to the interview we gave to polish TV3 Katowice last thursday

Only in polish ;)

 

from 9th minute ...

http://katowice.tvp.pl/26699483/27082016

AFTER THE WORLD PREMIERE ...

The world premiere is already behind us :)  

That was an unforgettable evening during the open-air Summer Festival. Almost 1000 people  in public, many friends, artists, actors, but also Mr. Stanislas Pierret -  Cultural Attache of the French Embassy and Mme Aurora Luque -  the Consul of the  Republic of Peru. 

Thank you all for coming and sharing with us this wonderful evening ! and for standing ovation :)

Please, go to GALLERY  to see the pics 

 

More photos and some short videos on our FB PROFILE

 

 

 

 

World Prapremiere of the newest Concerto for 2 marimbas

 

The prapremiere of the Concerto for 2 marimbas and orchestra "Conversation with a stone" (inspired by the poetry of Wisława Szymborska - Nobel Prize) will take place during VIII Summer Festival in Radziejowice Palace, 1st of july at  9pm. 

 

More details on facebook

Gabriel - scholarship recipient

 

Gabriel is about to finish his first orchestral composition -  Concerto for 2 marimbas and orchestra. That was possible thanks to artistic scholarship of Polish Ministry od Culture and National Heritage

 

More details in PROJECTS page

Working on ...

 

We are looking forward to this international collaboration ! China, Australia, Poland France  ...

 

http://www.reckless.on.net/current.html

 

NEW IS COMING

 

A wonderful trip to Africa  was very inspiring !  Soon, the results with new musical influences ...  

INTERNATIONAL MUSIC COMPETITION - ITALY 2015
European Music Competition 2015 - ITALY

Elwira and Gabriel will be part of the Jury of the  VII CONCORSO MUSICALE EUROPEO in  Filadelfia (Calabria, Italy); 14-17 May 2015 

 

Percussion / Marimba / Soloists and chamber music. Ages from 10 to 27

More info on :  http://www.associazione-melody.com/

 

See you in Italy !

EAT APPLES !

 

We had fun making this clip to Gabriel's music. 100% apple sound !   

Watch on our  YOUTUBE CHANNEL  

PIANO & MARIMBAS

Tuesday 20th of May we've a pleasure and honour to share the stage with famous polish pianist Janusz Olejniczak. The concert took place in Łódz Philharmony in Poland. 

JOIN US IN SEPTEMBER - Int'l Marimba & Vibes Master Classes

 

GO TO  THE MASTER CLASSES WEBSITE TO READ MORE 

 

 

 

Yamaha Europe : "Fenomental duo - Slazak & Collet"
LAST PERFORMANCE

took place during the promotion of the newest book of polish writer and painter Hanna Bakula.

More pics on :

http://www.hanna.bakula.pl/ciekawe/Kuznia092013/index.html

 

RECITAL AT THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

September 17th, in the Yehudi Menuhin Hall at the European Parliament, we presented a special recital  during the Celebration of the Presidencies of european countries.

For the first time a marimba duo performed in EP. Happy we made it !

Big thanks to YAMAHA EUROPE who delivered the instruments.

Few pics from the recital - go to MEDIA page

CONCERTS

18.05        Closed concert -  Warsaw

20.05        Closed concert  - Warsaw

25-31.08   Myczkowce (PL)

17.09         European Parliament, Brussels

30.09        Closed concert - Warsaw

DAVID FRIEDMAN IN POLAND

The third edition of the "Axoum International Marimba Academy" took again place in XVIII century Radziejowice Palace, near Warsaw, april 22-28 .with special emphasis on vibes.
This Academy hosted students from Australia, Poland and Germany who worked with this year's special guest David Friedman and with us.
Tthe final public concert (part of the Palace's concert season)  consisted of  the performance of the selected students and of David Friedman with Axoum Duo. It was a huge success !
Thank you  to Yamaha Europe for providing the instruments and to  Innovative Percussion who provided the mallets for participants. This  event was hosted by Axoum Duo and Radziejowice Palace.

Reviews from this event appeared in few polish cultural websites, written, in between by a famous polish writer and painter Hanna Bakula.

PHOTOS : look at the FB PAGE
The next edition will take place in SEPTEMBER 7-14,  2014.  See you next year !
Soon, all the information on : www.marimba-masterclasses.com

NEW POSTER

We are very happy to announce that our new poster for Yamaha Europe is printed.

Here is the result ! :)

 

REVIEW of the MARIMBA MASTER CLASSES IN USA MAGAZINE

A review of the INTERNATIONAL MARIMBA MASTERCLASSES - Radziejowice 2012 have appeared in the newest PERCUSSION NEWS MAGAZINE (USA) !
Soon, available to read in "REVIEWS" part of the website  :)

READ ABOUT US IN "PRESTO"

A review of "International Marimba Academy 2012" in Radziejowice has appeared in the newest "PRESTO" magazine (no. 2).

CONCERTS IN JUNE & JULY

21.06

 

   1.07

"Festival de musica contemporanea in Auditorio de Tenerife", Tenerife, Spain
more information

" Summer Jerzy Waldorff Festival", Radziejowice, Poland

more information (polish)

22.07 „Karuzela Cooltury”, Świnoujście, Poland
more information
25.07  „Festival Percutant 2012”, Marmande, France
more information

 

CONCERTS IN APRIL & MAY
14.04 Closed concert - Warsaw
22.04 Radziejowice Palace, Closing concert of "International Marimba Academy"
Marcin Bronikowski & Axoum Duo Project
www.palacradziejowice.pl
25.04 "Musica Polonica Nova" Festival of Contemporary Music in Wroclaw, Poland www.filharmonia.wroclaw.pl/calendar/showEvents/1335304800
08.05 - 11.05 SHANGHAI CONCERT HALL;  Shanghai, China

 

AXOUM DUO AT "MUSICA POLONICA NOVA"

New music in Wroclaw (Poland). 25th of april we will premiere three pieces written and dedicated to us:
- „Waves of feelings” (Ryszard Osada),
- „Mahomet” (Jacek Sotomski),
- „Yamantaka” for two marimbas and electronics (Krzysztof Wolk).

MASTER CLASS IN BELGIUM

On 23th and 24th of february we will give a master class in Leuven Instituut (www.lemmens.be).

Looking forward to be there !

AFTER SWEDEN

In Gallery some pics from our tournee in Southern Sweden with "Axoum + Marcin Bronikowski Project". It was a great time, many thanks to the organisers and especially to the wonderful public on both concerts!

Looking forward to be there !



Partners of those events:       Consulate of the Republic of Poland in Malmo
       Polka ideell kulturförening
       Yamaha Europe

Photos by: www.mjo-photography.com

AXOUM DUO IN SWEDEN

17th December in Malmö
 18th December w Lund

 

Marcin Bronikowski & Axoum Duo Project
baritone & two marimbas

 

Concert programme:
Gabriel Collet's compositions and arrangements, songs of spanish and latin composers

 

See you there!

 

Partner of these events: YAMAHA EUROPE, POLKA IDEELL KULTURFORENING,
KONSULAT GENERALNY RZECZYPOSPOLITEJ POLSKIEJ W MALMO.

 

Links:
       Axoum Duo Official - www.facebook.com/AxoumDuo
       Polka Idell Kulturforening - polka.nu
       Konsulat Generalny Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej - www.malmokg.polemb.net

 

OPENING EXHIBITION "VIVA ESPANA" IN SARAPATA GALLERY

The 26th of october, in Gallery Sarapata in Warsaw took place a very special event - opening exhibition of works of  spanish  artists  Rossy de Palma, Cuca Canals and Pedro Soler Valero.

 The special multimedia invitations with paintings and music written and recorded by us were created especially for this event.

Photos on the Gallery Sarapata's website

"IV UNIVERSAL MARIMBA COMPETITION", Belgium

Last july Elwira and Gabriel appeared as jury members in "IV Universal Marimba Competition & Festival" (link: www.marimbacompetition.com) in Belgium.

FRANCOPHONIE 2011

Last tuesday, we've perfomed in a splendid "Oratorium Marianum" concert hall, during "Festival de la Francophonie" in Wroclaw.  The recital program  consisted of Gabriel's  compositions.

Look here for more details and VIDEO

"WARSAW AUTUMN FESTIVAL"

Last tuesday (21.09.10)  Elwira has perfomed  a great piece of Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez "... Ex Machina" for marimba, piano & orchestra (polish premiere).
It was a pleasure to work with the pianist Piotr Banasik,  Rene Gulikers - conductor and young Polish Iuventus Orchestra.
Some pics can be found on "Warsaw Autumn gallery"


Wonderful public,  concert hall & great atmosphere !  Thank you all :)