EVENT: Recording at Musikinsel
DATE: 6 Mars 2018
DIRECTOR: John Blanch
DIRECTOR ASSISTANT: Agnieszka Biolik
CAMERAMEN: Pol Dog
SOUND RECORDING: Gaëtan Juge
Since her concerto debut at the age of 11 with Koszalin Symphony Orchestra, Agata-Maria Raatz has worked as a soloist with many orchestras such as Camerata Zürich, Biel Symphony Orchestra, Bern Symphony Orchestra and Cracow Symphony Orchestra. Conductors she worked with include Krzysztof Penderecki, Daniel Schweizer, Douglas Bostock, Gerard Korsten, Kristina Poska, Anton Steck, Gordon Bragg. In 2006 Agata-Maria was honoured with the prize of Polish Ministry of Culture for her exceptional music activity. She performed on live broadcasts for “Polish Radio” - Lutoslawski Hall in Warsaw. A devoted chamber musician, Agata-Maria was a member of Nigel Kennedy's “Orchestra of Life” and performed in the most illustrious concert halls in Europe, including Royal Albert Hall in London, Symphony Hall in Birmingham, Bridgewater Hall in Manchester. Agata-Maria has been particularly influenced by her encounters and work with Maxime Tholance. Participating in master classes, she was guided and inspired by leading musicians such as: Zakhar Bron, Bruno Canino, Benjamin Schmid, Maurizio Sciaretta, Bartlomiej Niziol, Wanda Wilkomirska and Konstanty Andrzej Kulka. Agata-Maria composes under the nickname "Clara Jaz". In this recording you can hear her performing her own composition "The last dream of Scheherazade".
Clara Jaz The last dream of Scheherazade