Baroque Collegium 1685

“Bach and a stormy applause! Baroque Collegium 1685 has again
been a wonderful success at the Visitionist Church.
The ensemble is constantly evolving in today’s challenging world .
No doubt, this will not be their last concert in our series!”
                                                                                              BACH 200 UW

Baroque Collegium 1685 is an international ensemble which
aims to explore and communicate  Baroque music, especially
oratorio-cantata pieces, with passion and drama. It was founded
in April 2016 on Agnieszka Żarska’s initiative - Polish musicologist,
conductor and culture manager, by performing  Johann Sebastian
Bach’s Easter Oratorio BWV 249 in prestigious series: BACH200UW, 
organized by the University of Warsaw.
In 2018 Baroque Collegium 1685 has initiated an artistic cooperation
with an authority on Renaissance and Baroque music – 
baritone Peter Kooij.

Baroque Collegium 1685 vocal ensemble is made up of the members
of Szczawnica Chamber Choir, a group of passionate people, who
for the last ten years, have made and popularized the vocal polyphony
music of various epochs and styles.

Baroque Collegium 1685 instrumental ensemble consists of
virtuoso instrumentalists  of HIP trend (Historically Inspired
Performed) who perform,among others, with Musica Florea
orchestra by Marek Stryncl and others European ensembles.
The artists give regular performances at festivals all over
the Europe. They have made many recordings awarded with
prestigious awards.