Krzysztof Urbański

Autumn 2023 sees Krzysztof Urbański’s concerts with the
Dresdner Philharmonie (at the Kulturpalast and on a tour in
Europe), Orchestra della Svizzera italiana and the
Sinfonieorchester Basel. Other highlights of his 23/24 season
include debuts with the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen
Rundfunks, Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai, Orchestre
de la Suisse Romande and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.
Moreover he returns to the Münchner Philharmoniker,
hr-Sinfonieorchester, Wiener Symphoniker, Philharmonia Zürich
and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.

Urbański appeared as a guest conductor with the Berliner
Philharmoniker, Staatskapelle Dresden, Gewandhausorchester
Leipzig, London Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra,
Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, Orchestre de Paris, Hong Kong
Philharmonic Orchestra, Chicago Symphony, New York
Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic and the San
Francisco Symphony among others.

Krzysztof Urbański served as Music Director of the Indianapolis
Symphony Orchestra from 2011 to 2021 and as Chief Conductor
and Artistic Leader of the Trondheim Symphony (2010-2017). In
2017 he was appointed Honorary Guest Conductor of the
Trondheim Symphony and Opera. He was Principal Guest
Conductor of the Tokyo Symphony (2012-2016) and Principal
Guest Conductor of the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester
(2015-2021). In November 2022 he was appointed Principal
Guest Conductor of the Orchestra della Svizzera italiana. From the 24/25 season he will be Chief Conductor of the Berner Symphonieorchester.

With the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester he recorded albums of
Lutosławski’s works, Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9, Stravinsky’s Rite
of Spring, Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5 and Strauss’ works; all
on Alpha Classics. His discography also includes Chopin’s small
pieces for piano and orchestra with Jan Lisiecki and the NDR
Elbphilharmonie Orchestra for Deutsche Grammophon which
received an ECHO Klassik Award and Martinů’s Cello Concerto
No. 1 with Sol Gabetta and the Berliner Philharmoniker recorded
for Sony.