Mariusz Smolij

MARIUSZ SMOLIJ is considered one of the most exciting conductors of his generation. Frequent recording artist for NAXOS International, he has been consistently gaining international critical acclaim including praises by the New York Times for “compelling performances”. Maestro Smolij led over 120 orchestras in 27 countries on five continents appearing in some of the most prestigious concert halls of the world. In North America he conducted the Houston Symphony, New Jersey Symphony, Orchestra of the Chicago Lyric Opera, St. Louis Philharmonic, Rochester Philharmonic, Indianapolis Symphony, Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, New Orleans Philharmonic, Hartford Symphony and Symphony Nova Scotia. Internationally, he enjoys notable reputation appearing with important orchestras of Germany, Italy, France, Switzerland, Holland, Israel, South Africa, Bulgaria, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovak Republic and Poland. The engagements include a collaboration with the Berner Symphony, Sinfonieorchester Basel, Switzerland (CD recording and series of concerts including the Tonhalle in Zürich); performances with Sinfonia Rotterdam, Florence Chamber Orchestra, Israel Symphony Orchestra, Jerusalem Symphony, Orchestre Lamoureux-Paris, Jena Philharmonic and Kiel Philharmonic in Germany, Belgrade Philharmonic, Budapest Symphony, Sofia Philharmonic, Bogota Philharmonic in Columbia, Johannesburg Philharmonic in South Africa, Sinfonia Varsovia, Warsaw National Philharmonic as well as leading orchestras in his native country of Poland.
Maestro Smolij served previously as Resident Conductor of the Houston Symphony, associate conductor of the New Jersey Symphony, Artistic Director of Wrocław Lutosławski Philharmonic. He is currently Music Director of the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra in Louisiana, Riverside Symphonia in New Jersey as well Artistic Director of Toruń Symphony Orchestra in Poland.

Alto Patrocínio / High Patronage