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Piotr Gajewski is Music Director and Conductor of the National Philharmonic, in residence at the Music Center at Strathmore outside Washington, D.C., and is widely credited with building the Philharmonic into one of the Washington metropolitan area's most respected ensembles. He is also much in demand as a guest conductor, having recently conducted orchestras that include the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, the Buffalo Philharmonic, the Warsaw Philharmonic and most other major orchestras in his native Poland.

Posted: Oct-23-2013
Latest News

2014-2015 Season boasts some interesting offerings, ranging from popular Gershwin favorites to a rarely-heard Wagner opera and almost never-heard Chopin art songs.

Posted: Apr-9-2015
Latest Recording
1. Concerto for Violin
Composer: Steven R. Gerber (1948 - )
Written:
Conductor: Gajewski, Piotr
Ensemble: National Chamber Orchestra
Performer: Nikkanen, Kurt
Period: 20th Century
Country:
Form: Concerto


2. Concerto for Cello
Composer: Steven R. Gerber (1948 - )
Written:
Conductor: Gajewski, Piotr
Ensemble: National Chamber Orchestra
Performer: Brey, Carter
Period: 20th Century
Country:
Form: Concerto


3. Serenade for String Orchestra
Composer: Steven R. Gerber (1948 - )
Written:
Conductor: Gajewski, Piotr
Ensemble: National Chamber Orchestra
Performer: n/a
Period: 20th Century
Country:
Form: Serenade
Posted: Sep-26-2000
Latest Acclaim

The National Philharmonic displays commitment, elegance and precision that add up to some of the most gorgeous orchestral playing this listener has heard lately, from ensembles resident or visiting. Gajewski’s impeccable technique sets him apart from most of the local competition.

— The Washington Post
Posted: Mar-29-2015