The internationally acclaimed Borowsky Family, known as the “American Virtuosi,” have been invited to perform pre-Olympic concerts in China as soloists with the Tianjin Symphony Orchestra. The concerts, titled “Great Harmony: One World, One Dream, One Family,” will be held in major Chinese cities including Beijing and Tianjin from April 1-15, 2008. The main objective of these concerts is to promote the Olympic theme of peace and harmony. Hailed by the international press as “American Virtuosi,” the Borowsky family has been praised world-wide for their outstanding musicianship. The members of this extraordinary family have won their way into the hearts of millions of people through their concerts in Americas, Asia, Middle East, and Europe; radio and television performances; and CD recordings. Prestigious musical, social, and cultural organizations in the USA and abroad have honored them with awards and distinctions. Audiences and musical experts have enthusiastically applauded them not only for their musical achievements but also for exemplifying the effectiveness of afamily working together in harmony. “Like the Family Von Trapp, the Borowsky family entertains audiences around the world with their classical music performances.” [Style Magazine, 12/07]. The program features classical music from around the world, including the Triple Concerto by Beethoven, Hungarian Rhapsody by Popper, Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante by Chopin, Introduction and Rondo Capricciosso by Saint-Saens, and a special work written by the Borowskys, “Great Harmony: One World, One Dream, One Family.” The family consists of Prof. Charles H. Borowsky (harmonica and commentary), Prof. Cecylia Barczyk-Borowsky (cello), and their three children: Elizabeth (piano), Emmanuel (violin), and Frances Grace (cello).
The Young German Symphony Orchestra – the foremost young orchestra of Germany – will perform concerts this October in celebration of the 325thanniversary of the arrival of German settlers from Palatinate to America and in honor of German contributions to America. Concerts will be held at the German Society of Pennsylvania Hall in Philadelphia (October 4 and 5), Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg (October 7), Majestic Theatre of Gettysburg (October 8 and 10), Oak Crest Hall in Baltimore (October 12), Towson University (October 12 and 15), Kennedy Hall of Washington D.C (October 14,and at the 92nd Street Hall in New York City (October 18).The renowned American musical family,
acclaimed Barczyk-Borowsky and Frances Grace Borowsky, cellists; Emmanuel Borowsky, violinist; and Elizabeth Borowsky, pianist) was invited by the YGSO to be the soloists.
The programs will feature music by Ludwig van Beethoven (Triple Concerto) and Samuel Barber (Cello Concerto), as well as Symphonies by George Frederich Handel and Felix Mendelssohn.
The Young German Symphony known also as Rheinland-Pfalz Jugenorcheser has successfully performed in Europe, Asia, America, and in the Middle East. The orchestra recorded CDs of music by Beethoven, Mendelsohn, Wagner, and other famous composers.
The American Virtuosi
Charles, Cecylia, Elizabeth, Emmanuel, Frances Borowsky