ULTRA RARITY


“This is rare as rare can be, Poland original and only recording and pressing. Kazimierz Wiłkomirski; (September 1, 1900, Moscow - March 7 1995, Warsaw) was a Russian-Polish cellist, composer and conductor. Son of Alfred Wiłkomirski, brother of Wanda Wiłkomirska and violinist Michael Wilkomirski. Graduate of the Moscow Conservatory (cello student of Alfred von Glenn). From 1930-1939, member of the Kwartet Polski (Polish Quartet) with Irena Dubiska, and from 1945-1947 of the Szymanowski Quartet. During World War II, living in occupied Warsaw, participated in underground quartet concerts with Eugenia Umińska. From 1934-1939, director of the Gdańsk Conservatory; 1945-1947, first rector of Łódź Conservatory.”

LDirector of the Baltic State Opera (then Gdańsk Opera) in 1952-57; professor of the Academy of Music in Sopot. After 1957, Director and Principal Conductor of Opera Wrocławska. He gave many concertos as solo cellist. (No real cover exist for this recordings, that are genuine rare.)” - Saulo Zucchello