Mateusz Moleda - Conductor

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Mateusz Molęda is undoubtedly one of the most interesting and the most remarkable personalities amongst today’s young conductors. Ever since his first appearance as a conductor at the age of nineteen, he surprises his audience and critics alike with very maturely interpreted music and discerning concert programs. He deals intensively and seriously with both the musical work and composer, which enables him to provide a fascinating and deep interpretation of various music styles. In addition, the world-renowned conductor Marek Janowski is having profound influence on his artistic development.

Among Mateusz Molęda’s most important events of 2014 is his tour throughout South Korea with the Deutsches Kammerorchester Berlin, one of Europe’s most distinguished chamber orchestras. Highlight of this is his concert at Seoul Arts Center, which will be transmitted by the Korean TV channel MBC and also broadcasted live by the Korean radio station KBS. Additional invitations will find him guest conducting the Warsaw Symphony Orchestra, the Koszalin Philharmonic and Kielce Philharmonic (Poland).

From 2012 to 2014 Mateusz Molęda was named Principal Guest Conductor of Orquesta Ciudad de los Reyes, which is considered one of the leading symphony orchestras of South America.

Born in Germany, Mateusz Molęda raised in Dresden. During his early training, he studied the piano at the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien in Hanover in the class of Prof. Arie Vardi, considered one of the most distinguished musical pedagogues of the world, who also serves as conductor of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra for more than 20 years. Mateusz Molęda continued his studies in the area of historical keyboard instruments with the cembalo and fortepiano in cooperation with Prof. Zvi Meniker.

The son of a Polish soprano and tenor who performed in leading roles at the Semper Opera in Dresden for more than a decade, Mateusz Molęda encountered music theatre at an early age. He has an extensive operatic repertory which he continually expands with rarely performed operas. His particular focus is on works by Giacomo Puccini and Richard Strauss. His symphonic repertoire includes works from all musical periods, especially all symphonies by Beethoven, Schumann, Brahms and the complete symphonic works by Strauss.

Engagements have taken Mateusz Molęda to more than 25 countries of the world over the past years, including among others, France, Italy, Spain, Poland, Russia, South Korea, Japan, the United Arab Emirates as well as to South Africa and the USA. Mateusz Molęda is a passionate traveller and visited more than 50 countries around the globe. He speaks fluent German, Polish, Russian, English and French.