Videos

Concert at the Paderewski Pomeranian Philharmonic in Bydgoszcz

October 5, 2023

The Symphony Orchestra of the Pomeranian Philharmonic, Paweł Kapuła – conductor

Katarzyna Lassak – violin

The Lassak "Helios" Family from Zakopane

Concert "Composers' inspirations with Highlander folklore"


August 27, 2022 | Zakopane | Accompanying event of the 53rd International Festival of Highland Folklore in Zakopane

Performers:

· Katarzyna Lassak – violin

· Michał Klauza – conductor

· The Polish Radio Orchestra in Warsaw

· Muzyka of the Lassak "Helios" Family from Zakopane


Programme: 

· Traditional Highlander melodies ("nuty"), composers' folklore sources of inspiration

· Violin Concerto No. 2 "Highlander" – Jan Adam Maklakiewicz 

· Orawa – Wojciech Kilar

Karol Szymanowski – Dance from the ballet "Harnasie" for violin and piano

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1. The original version of the musical themes of the Polish highlanders from the Podhale region, cited by Karol Szymanowski, in the Dance from the ballet "Harnasie" op. 55, performed by the Lassak "Helios" Family from Zakopane (Halina Maciata-Lassak and Tomasz Lassak with daughters Katarzyna and Anna). 

2. Karol Szymanowski – Dance from the ballet "Harnasie". Transcription for violin and piano by Paul Kochański

Katarzyna Lassak – violin

Elżbieta Neumann – piano

Dance from the ballet "Harnasie" by Karol Szymanowski arranged for violin solo and chamber orchestra [fragments]

Fragments from the concert at the 27th International Festival of Sacred Music "Gaude Mater".

The Tatra Mood Orchestra under the direction of Agnieszka Kreiner, Soloist: Katarzyna Lassak

May 5, 2017

Katarzyna Lassak – Competition and Festival "Let’s Remember about Osiecka"

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Gala Concert of the 19th Competition and Festiwal "Let’s Remember about Osiecka"

Artists: laureate of the 1st prize at the 17th Polish National Vocal Competition "Let’s Remember about Osiecka" – Katarzyna Lassak, Mateusz Pospieszalski and his band, Atom String Quartet, The Lassak "Helios" Family, Robert Czech and guest performer Sebastian Karpiel-Bułecka.

The premiere of the concert entitled “Gonią wilki za owcami” ("Wolves are chasing sheep") took place at the ROMA Theater in Warsaw on September 26, 2016.



Gala Concert of the 17th Competition and Festiwal "Let’s Remember about Osiecka"

Palladium Theatre in Warsaw, September 30, 2014


Concert of 10 finalists of the 19th Vocal Competition "Let’s Remember about Osiecka" 

The Warsaw Rising Museum, September 28,2014


Recital at the Cultural Center "Wilanów"

Katarzyna Lassak – violin, vocal, piano

Aleksander Krzyżanowski – piano

Warsaw, May 7, 2016

The Lassak "Helios" Family from Zakopane

Musicians: Halina Maciata-Lassak and Tomasz Lassak with daughters Katarzyna and Anna, Janina Lassak and Janusz Lassak with daughter Helena. 

Programme Halo Polonia broadcast on TVP Polonia live.

December 8, 2016

With Warsaw Players

Janusz Wawrowski, Warsaw Players

Concert with Warsaw Players entitled "Stradivarius in Konin" on the centenary of Poland’s regained independence (Konin, September 9, 2018).

Katarzyna Lassak performs her composition „Ostatnie naście” ("Last teenage year").

Programme Halo Polonia broadcast on TVP Polonia live.

February 4, 2016

The International Festival of Highland Folklore in Zakopane (2020) 

The Saint Cecilia Fair – presentation: violin – Katarzyna Lassak

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Video with a presentation by Katarzyna Lassak on the Violin Concerto No. 2 "Highlander" by Jan Adam Maklakiewicz, recorded in May 2020, as part of Professor Janusz Wawrowski's project "My class".

Project description: "Working with students is on the upswing despite the pandemic. In this series I would like to introduce you to my wonderful, young and ambitious students who, as part of their homework assignment, have prepared their online presentations for you." – Janusz Wawrowski

Archival recording from Jazz Camping Kalatówki in 2012.

16-year-old Katarzyna Lassak, fascinated by Norah Jones' music at the time, spontaneously makes her debut at Jazz Camping Kalatówki by singing "Turn me on" with piano accompaniment. Zbigniew Namyslowski joins her with a saxophone solo.

[05:38] Polish highlander music from Podhale region performed by: Katarzyna Lassak, Jan Karpiel-Bułecka, Tomasz Lassak and Halina Maciata-Lassak