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The Sinfonia Varsovia is an orchestra based in Warsaw, Poland. It was founded in 1984 by Yehudi Menuhin, Waldemar Dąbrowski and Franciszek Wybrańczyk,[1] as a successor to the Polish Chamber Orchestra.[2] Since 2003 the orchestra has been led by Krzysztof Penderecki as its artistic director.[1]

Menuhin had a close relationship with the orchestra that he helped to found, conducting them in the recording of a full cycle of Schubert's symphonies released in 1998.[2] This followed a cycle of live performances of Beethoven's symphonies in 1994. The cycle was recorded and commercially released.[3] Other conductors to have worked with the orchestra include Claudio Abbado, Charles Dutoit, Jerzy Maksymiuk, Marc Minkowski, Valery Gergiev and Lorin Maazel.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Sinfonia Varsovia".
  2. ^ a b Greenfield, Edward. "Schubert The Symphonies-Yehudi Menuhin". Gramophone (January 1998). Retrieved 2019-03-22.
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