Dr. Dariusz Mikulski
Dr. Dariusz Mikulski cooperates with renowned orchestras in Poland and abroad, among which it is worth mentioning the NDR Sinfonieorchester des Norddeutschen Rundfunks, Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin, Wiener Kammerorchester, Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonie der Nationen, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Poznan Philharmonic Orchestra, Łódz Philharmonic Orchestra, Bałtycka Philharmonic Orchestra, Irkuck Philharmonic Orchestra, Opole Philharmonic Orchestra, Berliner Sinfoniker, and Stuttgarter Kammerorchester.
Dr. Dariusz Mikulski studied first at the Academy of Music in Łódz. In 1994 he continued his studies in Germany with Prof. Radovan Vlatkovic at the Academy of Music in Stuttgart and at the “Mozarteum” in Salzburg. He also took conducting courses with Prof. Tomas Ungar and graduated sucessfully from all institutions.
During his early years at university he won important buglercompetitions on a national basis and to present he suceeds in the international area. Trophies include the Prager Frühling des Peter-Damm-Hornwettbewerbs, the International Buglercompetition in Toulon or the International Intrumentalcompetition Marktneunkirchen.
Dr. Darius Mikulski works regularly with chamber orchestras and famous musicians, such Valery Oistrakh, Radovan Vlatkovic, Ingo Goritzki, and Sergio Azzolini.
As a solist he has played together with orchestras such as the Symphony Orchestra of the Northern German Radio, the chamber orchestras from Munich, Warsaw, Stuttgart and Vienna, the Philharmony of Nations, as well as the German Opera in Berlin. Dariusz Mikulski also works as conductor for the musical production of King Ludwig II in Fuessen.
In addition to his artistic works he is also very active in the pedagogical field, where he is a lecturer for many international courses of conservatories in Danzig, Lodz, Wroclaw, and Poznan, and leads a number of different summer courses in Duszniki Zdroj, Olszyn and Warsaw.
Since 2000, Dr. Dariusz Mikulski is known as the founder and leader of the Symphonic Orchestra of the Great Philharmonics Poland. In this orchestra young and unexperienced musicians from all over the world get the oportunity of rehearsing, playing, and touring together with the masters of music. So far the ensemble has accomplished more than 30 international tours, having seen countries like Germany, Austria, France, Sweden, and Italy.
Dr. Dariusz Mikulski is also founder and CEO of the concertand artist agency CONCORNO Cultural Management; a company specialized on international concerts and artist management. CONCORNO is working closely together with the Polish Consulate General in Munich and is ordered to organise the German-Polish year in Germany, which takes place 2005-2006. A number of radio and CD recordings documents Dr. Mikulski‘sknowledge and artistic abilities.
In his capacity as a conductor, maestro Mikulski represents wide orchestral repertoire from the Baroque works to contemporary compositions. His particular interest is in monumental oratorios and operas. Apart from the symphonic “classics” (Beethoven, Brahms, Mahler or Strauss…) Dariusz Mikulski takes pleasure in committing himself to operatic creations of Rossini, Mozart, Verdi or Puccini.
His repertoire comprises such operas as “Il barbiere di Siviglia”, “Wilhelm Tell”, “Le nozze di Figaro”, “Don Giovanni”, “Cosi fan Tutte”, “La Clemenza di Titto”, “The Magic flute”, “Traviata”, and “Tosca”.
Dr. Dariusz Mikulski (as one of the youngest artists in the history of Polish culture) has been honoured in 2008 by the Ministry of Art and National Heritage with a medal “Zasluzony Kulturze Gloria Artis” (Contributing to the Culture Gloria Artis) for his artistic activity.