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Sala Sudasiri Sobha

Konrad Ligas (Accordion) feat. Bartosz Dworak

Prepare to be amazed by Konrad Ligas, the exceptional accordionist! Witness his debut performance of the Siam Sonata on the accordion, a truly awe-inspiring composition by Nat Yontararak that pays homage to H.M. King Rama IX on his 75th birthday.

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Konrad Ligas (Accordion) feat. Bartosz Dworak
Konrad Ligas (Accordion) feat. Bartosz Dworak

Time & Location

Mar 10, 2024, 4:00 PM

Sala Sudasiri Sobha, Soi Lat Phrao 41, Lane 7-2, Khwaeng Chan Kasem, Khet Chatuchak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10900, Thailand

About the event

ABOUT:

Presenting parallel Thai folk and Polish folk music in a classical framework with contemporary arrangements is a fascinating and culturally enriched idea. This initiative provides a distinctive and inventive musical journey by seamlessly merging traditional aspects from both Thai and Polish cultures, incorporating unconventional musical instruments to enhance the overall experience. The fusion of these diverse musical traditions not only showcases the beauty of each culture but also creates a harmonious and captivating tapestry of sounds, offering audiences a novel perspective on the intersection of heritage and modernity within the realm of classical music.

PROGRAMME:

N. Yontararak - Piano Sonata No.3 "Siam Sonata" (arr. Konrad Ligas)

M. Magin - "Carnaval des Poupées" (Karnawal Lalek) (arr. Konrad Ligas)

Siam Sonata combines the unique identity of each of the four regions of Thailand in a solo piano sonata. The composition is divided into four movements, beginning with Central, Northeastern, Nothern Region, and ending with Southern Region. The diverse culture of the Thais of each region is explored through this music.

ARTISTS:

Konrad Ligas​ - accordionist, composer, arranger.

He graduated from the accordion studies at the Academy of Music in Krakow in the class of Professor Janusz Pater. He is a participant and laureate of international and national accordion competitions. Winner of the Award of the Mayor of the Commune and the City of Dobczyce for achievements in the field of education. In 2018 he composed the “Jazz Patriotic Suite” for accordion, piano, ​clarinet, string quartet, double bass and percussion for the occasion of the centenary of Poland's Independence. The composition was commissioned by the Polish Chamber Musicians Association as part of the "Composing Commissions" programme financed by the Institute of Music and Dance.

Bartosz Dworak - violinist

Dworak won the Grand prix of 1-st International Zbigniew Seifert Jazz Violin Competition. Bartosz was awarded by excellent jury, of Mark Feldman, Glenn Moore and Janusz Stefański. Bartosz  is the forefront of the polls ofJazz Forum readers - JAZZ TOP 2015 and JAZZ TOP 2016 - alongside celebrities as Adam Bałdych and Michał Urbaniak.

Bartosz began his music education at the age of 6. In 2010 he established a music quartet signed with his name (“Bartosz Dworak Quartet”). In 2013, he graduated from K. Szymanowski Music Academy under leadership of violinist Dr Henryk Gembalski. He feels great playing versatile types of music. This enables him to participate in many various from stylistic performance projects. Bartosz's continuous, growing desire for musical impressions makes him perform in many European countries,  as well as in Asia, North America or Africa. Since 2007 he has been co working with Witkacy Theatre in Zakopane. Since 2012, he has been a member of Klezzmates group (jazz, world music). In 2015, he was honoured with the TEMI Boguslaw Wojtowicz’s Cultural Award. Bartosz is also a laureate  of the 12th edition of the Scholarship Program YOUTH POLAND. He is currently teaching at Nat Studio, Thailand.

Tickets

  • VVIP

    Includes reception after the concert.

    THB 2,500.00
    Tax: +THB 175.00 VAT
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  • VIP

    Includes reception after the concert.

    THB 1,800.00
    Tax: +THB 126.00 VAT
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  • Regular - Student

    Students must present their student ID card at the door.

    From THB 500.00 to THB 1,000.00
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    • THB 1,000.00
      Tax: +THB 70.00 VAT
    • THB 500.00
      Tax: +THB 35.00 VAT
    • Regular

      Reception is optional.

      From THB 1,000.00 to THB 2,000.00
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        Tax: +THB 70.00 VAT
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        Tax: +THB 140.00 VAT

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