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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
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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
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In both, a cello section of just four players produced impassioned expanses of gorgeous color while the upper strings, sounding clean and transparent, floated above them. Piotr Gajewski’s conducting style encourages this. He rarely uses a baton, leading instead in generalized sweeps that outline large phrases and dynamics that pretty much leave the details to the players.

— The Washington Post
Posted: Nov-29-2015