Resonans con tutti

Zabrze, Poland

Waldemar Gałązka conductor

Arlena Różycka-Gałązka second conductor


Title Composer Lyrics
Crucifixus (He was also crucified for us under Pontius Pilate) Antonio Lotti (1666-1740) Sacral - biblical text (Nicene Creed)
Jauchzet dem Herrn (Shout to the Lord all the earth) Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809-1847) Sacral - biblical text (Psalm 100)
Daemon Irrepit Callidus (The demon influence clever) Gyorgy Orban (b. 1947) Sacral - Anonymous
Sobrale mi se (I saw the girls of Pletwarberg gathered together) Stefan Gajdov (b. 1934) Folk - traditional Macedonian
Z tamtej strony rzeki (From the other side of the river) Stanisław Wiechowicz (1893-1963) Folk - traditional Polish
Concerto rustico (Rustic concert) Romuald Twardowski (b. 1930) Folk - traditional Polish
Abendlied op.69 (Stay with us) Joseph Gabriel Rheinberger (1839-1901) Gospel of Luke 24,29 Lut.
Te Deum Laudamus (Thee,o God, we praise) Houston Bright (1916-1970) Ambrosian Hymn
Ubi Caritas et amor (Where charity and love are, God is there) Maurice Durufle (1902-1986) Antiphon


Zabrze Youth Choir “Resonans con tutti” was founded in 1970 by Maria and Norbert Kroczek. The ensemble consists of nearly 80 enthusiasts of the choral music - mostly youth aged between 15-25 years old. The choir’s repertoire embraces both a cappella as well as vocal-instrumental compositions. The choir has been awarded the highest prizes at international competitions in Neerpelt, Rome, Preveza, Montreaux, Tours, Rimini, Neu Chattel, Lloret de Maar and many international festivals in Poland.

Waldemar Gałązka leads the choir since 1994. Awarded with the Cultural Activist Badge awarded by the Minister of Culture and National Heritage, a Second-Level Badge of the Minister of Education, Golden Badge by the Polish Choir and Orchestra Association, Award of the President of Zabrze in the field of culture. The vocal classes in the choir are taken care of by the II conductor- Arlena Różycka-Gałązka. Both are graduates of the Music Academy in Katowice, for several years associated with the choir, first as singers and apprentices of the founder and Choir Master Norbert Kroczek.

Zabrze is a town in southern part of Poland, in the Silesia Metropolis, a major industrial, cultural, sport and medicine centre, one of Poland’s oldest mining settlements. Awarded with a certificate "The city of industrial tourism".