Jerzy Katelwicz died November 16, 2015

Jerzy Katelwicz. Conductor, Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra; pianist, and educator...Jerzy Katlewicz was one of the finest and the most deserving for the promotion of indigenous culture in the world of Polish conductors. His artistic career in a unique way intertwined with the Philharmonic. Karol Szymanowski Krakow - here held his concert diploma in 1952; he was also the longest in the history of the Krakow Philharmonic responsible for its artistic image - from 1968 to the 1980s. George Katlewicz (b. April 2, 1927 r. Bochnia) in 1952. Graduated with honors from conducting at the State Higher School of Music in Cracow in the class of Arthur Malawski. In 1955. He won the first prize in the Competition for Young Conductors in Besancon Belgian. Earlier, in the years 1947 - 1949 he worked as an organist in the church. Nicholas Bochnia, and from 1949-1952 he was music director of the theater "Grotesque" in Cracow. Then he served as music director and conductor and opera conductor of the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Krakow; artistic director of the Philharmonic in Poznan and Director of the State Opera and the Baltic Philharmonic in Gdansk. After a period as director, he directed the Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir of Polish Radio and Television in Krakow, and in 1979-82 he was the artistic director Noordhollands Philharmonisch Orkest in Haarlem in the Netherlands.