„(…) Sinfonia Iuventus is a phenomenon on a worldwide scale (…). I believe this is an excellent way to educate and promote new talents (…).” Dziennik
The Polish Sinfonia Iuventus Orchestra came to existence at the initiative of Jerzy Semkow world famous Polish conductor. It was established by order of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage on October 1st, 2007. It brings together the most talented graduates and students of the country’s musical academies under thirty years of age.
Since its debut in June 2008, the orchestra has worked with many distinguished conductors including Gabriel Chmura, Theodor Guschlbauer, Kazimierz Kord, Jan Krenz, Grzegorz Nowak, Krzysztof Penderecki, Jerzy Swoboda, Evgeny Volynskiy, Antoni Wit, Tadeusz Wojciechowski, as well with conductors of young generation. Orchestra has worked with such prominent soloist as Dorota Anderszewska, Abdel Rahman El Bacha, François-René Duchâble, Lukas Geniušas, Krzysztof Jabłoński, Jakub Jakowicz, Andrei Korobeinikov, Ivan Monighetti, Janusz Olejniczak, Piotr Paleczny, Agata Szymczewska.
The Orchestra has made recordings for radio, television and film released with Universal Music, CD Accord, DUX, Polskie Radio SA, Albany Records, TVP Kultura.
Sinfonia Iuventus has performed at numerous venues in Poland and abroad in Austria, China, France, Italy, Lithuania, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland and Ukraine.
Since April 2009, the orchestra is a real member of the European Federation of National Youth Orchestras (EFNYO).
Currently the orchestra’s Artistic Director is Tadeusz Wojciechowski.