Natan Dondalski

Koszalin, Poland

Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

Violin, Viola

Biography

Doctor of Musical Arts. He was born in 1980 in Olsztyn. He began learning to play the violin at the age of 7 under the tutelage of his father Jan Dondalski, he continued it at the State Music School. F. Chopin in Olsztyn in the violin class of Antoni Hoffman and then with prof. Mirosław Ławrynowicz at the State Secondary Music School Zenon Brzewski in Warsaw.

In 2004 he graduated with honors from the Academy of Music them. F. Chopin in Warsaw under the supervision of prof. Mirosław Ławrynowicz, as one of the last graduates of this educator. He perfected his skills with such outstanding violinists as: Grigory Zyhslin in Würzburg and Rosa Fain in Düsseldorf.

He is a laureate of many prestigious violin competitions, including: in Gdańsk (1994), in Prague (1994), in Weimar (L. Spohr, 1995), in Freiburg (L. Spohr, 1997) and in Warsaw (1997).

He participated in master violin courses with such famous people as Wanda Wiłkomirska, Marina Jaszwili, Wolfgang Marschner and Pierre Amoyal. He was a multiple scholarship holder of the Polish Culture Foundation and the Minister of Culture and Art. He has performed in most European countries and in Japan. He constantly collaborates with most of the Polish Philharmonics. He has also performed with such symphony orchestras as: Polish Radio Orchestra in Warsaw, Vratislavia Symphony Orchestra, Slovak Sinfonietta, National Polish Radio Orchestra in Katowice, Orchestra Nationala a Republicii Moldova, Weimar State Symphony Orchestra, Freiburg Philharmonic Orchestra, SWR Rundfunkorchesters Kaiserslautern, Klassische Philharmonie Bonn.

He played under the baton of such conductors as: Andrzej Straszyński, Tomasz Bugaj, Simca Heled, Makoto Suehiro, Tadeusz Wojciechowski, Jerzy Swoboda, Wolfgang Marschner, Peter Falk, Heribert Beissel, Ovidiu Balan, Marek Pijarowski, Jerzy Salwarowski, Mirosław Jacek Błaszczyk, Paweł Przytocki, Leos Svarovski, Jerzy Maksymiuk and Antoni Wit.