East European Performing Arts Platform (EEPAP) supports the
development of contemporary performing arts (dance and theatre)
in 18 countries of Central and Eastern Europe.

I, Culture Orchestra: Masterclasses for the 5th Edition, 10 March - 16 April


A series of masterclasses conducted in Poland and Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Georgia, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Ukraine and Moldova) starts on 10th March within the 5th edition of I, CULTURE Orchestra. The meetings conducted by renowned teachers and members of the world's best orchestras, including the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Philharmonia Orchestra and the London Symphony Orchestra, will be an exciting opportunity for young musicians to explore the secrets of performance and musical interpretation, and to increase their knowledge of effective work on a piece of music.

I, CULTURE Orchestra (ICO) is a team of talented young musicians from Poland and Eastern Partnership countries established by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute in 2011. So far, there have been 5 residencies, 29 concerts in the best halls of Europe in 22 cities in 15 countries. This year's tour of I, CULTURE Orchestra begins in August and includes Poland, Ukraine, Georgia, Germany, and Spain. The ongoing second phase of the hearings will select the final composition of the Orchestra. Just like in 2013 and 2014, the orchestra will be led by Ukrainian conductor Kirill Karabits.


Schedule of this year's masterclasses:

10th March, Baku, Leon Bosch and Dan Jenkins

12th, 13th March, Tbilisi,  Leon Bosch and Dan Jenkins

16th March, Yerevan, Leon Bosch and Alistair Mackie

18th March, Chisinau, Alistair Mackie and Paul Cortese 

23rd March, Lviv, Clare Thompson and Samuel Coles

25th March, Minsk, Clare Thompson and Samuel Coles

16th April, Warsaw, Wieland Welzel


The Lotus Group is the sponsor of the I, CULTURE Orchestra.



Media contact:

Barbara Krzeska

Communication Department Manager

The Adam Mickiewicz Institute

[email protected]

+48 600 900 949

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I, Culture Orchestra