Scholares Minores Pro Musica Antiqua to Perform in Dallas February 7-14, 2019
Jan Karski Polish School of Dallas announces the Small Big Hearts Foundation and the Camerata Dallas Chamber Orchestra have partnered to bring to Dallas a world-famous early music children ensemble, Scholares Minores Pro Musica Antiqua from Poniatowa, Poland.
Scholares Minores offers a vibrant experience of the liturgical music of the medieval times, blending it masterfully with the chansons and motets of Renaissance and the ornate and impassioned chords of Baroque. Such a wide array of styles takes listeners on a journey through music scenes of the early ages Europe - an experience unique to an American audience.
Young artists, ages 5-17 perform dances from the early ages and play instruments authentic to the period. Performances are complemented by colorful period costumes, making the whole experience entertaining and inspiring.
The group was founded, and is still directed today, by Danuta and Witold Danielewicz, a pair of accomplished musicologists. The world-class artistry of Scholares Minores has been recognized by experts and music lovers across the globe. Scholares Minores has given over 3500 concerts in Poland and abroad. During their 122 foreign tours, Scholares Minores performed all throughout Europe, as well as in Australia, Mexico Turkey, United States, Canada, Ecuador and Japan. Scholares Minores has been consistently invited to perform at magnificent venues such as the National Philharmonic of Warsaw, the Morgan Opera House in New York, the Sydney Opera House, to name just a few. The group took part in a number of prestigious international festivals, and amassed a collection of over 100 recordings for Polish and foreign radio and TV stations as well as their own labels.