About the project

This project has been developed by the Institute of Music and Dance in the year of the 10th Grzegorz Fitelberg International Conductors’ Competition in Katowice (2017). The data base presents batons from the private collections of Jan Stanisław Witkiewicz, Krzysztof Słowiński, Janusz Marynowski, as well as the collections of the Theatre Museum at Teatr Wielki – Polish National Opera and the National Museum in Warsaw.

Developed by:

Project idea: Andrzej Kosowski, director of the Institute of Music and Dance
Coordinator: Brygida Błaszczyk-Podhajska
: Agata Mierzejewska
Photographs: Waldemar Kielichowski
Catalogue cards and biographies compiled by: Joanna Gul, Institute of Musicology, University of Wrocław
Conductors’ competitions in Poland and worldwide: dr Miłosz Kula
Translation of the website's content: Józef Jaskulski
IT design and development: Studio Robot

The project team would like to thank the following persons for their assistance and rendering their collections available for the project:
Mr. Jan Stanisław Witkiewicz
Mr. Janusz Marynowski
Mr. Krzysztof Słowiński
Ms. Magdalena Szmida-Półbratek, City Museum of Wrocław
Ms. Katarzyna Wodarska-Ogidel, Theatre Museum, Teatr Wielki – Polish National Opera
Mr. Ryszard Bobrow, National Museum in Warsaw