Sinfonietta Cracovia


Sinfonietta Cracovia developed from the “Young Cracovian Chamber Musicians”[Młodzi Kameraliści Krakowscy] ensemble which was founded in 1990. The talent, professional skills and commitment of the musicians and the freshness of their interpretation won them recognition but it was clear that the further development of this ensemble was only possible with stable financial assistance. Thanks to the support of Mr Krzysztof Penderecki and his wife Elżbieta the ensemble became a municipal orchestra in 1994 and was renamed the Orchestra of the Royal Capital City of Krakow Sinfonietta Cracovia [Orkiestra Stołecznego Królewskiego Miasta Krakowa Sinfonietta Cracovia]. For twenty years, the character of the orchestra was shaped by the excellent violinist, viola player and teacher Robert Kabara.