Conductor Minkowski awarded Silver Gloria Artis Medal
PR dla Zagranicy
French conductor Marc Minkowski has received the Silver Gloria Artis medal for services to Polish culture.
The conductor, who is regarded as one of the world’s finest interpreters of Baroque music, was presented with the medal at the Polish Embassy in Paris.
Minkowski served for several years as Music Director of Poland’s leading symphony orchestra – Sinfonia Varsovia.
He has also worked with the National Opera in Warsaw on the production of Moniuszko’s ‘Halka’, and he has conducted the Warsaw Philharmonic, Sinfonietta Cracovia, and the Aukso Orchestra from the town of Tychy.
Born in Paris in 1962, Marc Minkowski is a scion of a distinguished family of immigrants that has left its mark on French academia and culture over three generations. (mk/nh)