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  • Academy In Rome 2019

  • Concerts for MASTERCARD and BULGARI during

    76th Venice International Film Festival

    Palazzo Piasani Moretta

  • Chengdu - China

    Tianfu Concert Hall in Centre for China - Europe Cooperation

  • Bangkok - Thailand

    Opening The Museum - space for residential audio. With legendary Mark Levinson.

Michał Andrzej Lech


- cello player from Poland. Got master degree on Academy of Music in Katowice. Michal was a principal cellist in several chamber, symphonic and opera orchestras. In 1998 he founded Altra Volta string quartet which is succesfuly concerting around the world. Michal performed in such countries as: Poland, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Vatican, Spain, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Sweden, Lithuania, Belarus, Sri Lanka, India, Czech Republic, Thailand, Egypt, Brasil, USA, Canada, China.

Michal was recording for Polish Radio, TV Mezzo, Polish TV, Vatican Radio, Daniel Hertz.
He cooperate with Mark Levinson, Lorelei and Durga Mc Broom, Stanisław Soyka and many others.


As a solist he was playing for Mark Levinson's company - Daniel Hertz during TED Talks in Ferrari Museum in Modena and opening The Museum - place for residential audio in Bangkok. With Aria Singers - Gala Concert in Theatro Tirinnanzi in Legnano, concerts during 74', 75', 76', 77' Biennale Cinema (Venice International Film Festival) for main sponsor - Mastercard and Bulgari. In October 2019 was invited by Martino Crespi Events to perform with Aria Singers and italian trumpet player - Stefano Serafini in the seventeenth-century Palazzo Barberini in Rome during Academy in Rome - Oscar Night for splendid guests: Academy leaders, CEO Dawn Hudson and president David Rubin with Roberto Cicutto, president of Istituto Luce, Cinecittà were present. Had honor to played for amazing guests such as Monica Bellucci, Giuseppe Tornatore, Kasia Smutniak, Luca Zingaretti, Carlo Verdone and many others.


Michael Lech cello Venice street wiolonczelista

Michael's performances with Altra Volta string quartet were appreciated on many concert and festival stages such as the International Festival La Nuit de la Voix - Opera Comique in Paris, during the76th International Film Festival in Venice, the Chopin’s Music Gardens Festival held in the Royal Castle in Warsaw, the International Festival La Folle Journée - Teatr Wielki Polish National Opera in Warsaw, where during the celebrations of the Chopin Anniversary Year together with the Camerata Silesia Ensemble of Singers of the Katowice City they gave a world premiere of a masterpiece of the French composer Régis Campo. The quartet performed at the 49th National Festival of Polish Song in Opole with Joanna Kondrat – the winner of Opole Debuts. In 2017, invited by the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Chengdu, participated in Polish Autumn Days in Chengdu 2017 giving concerts and lectures in Tianfu Concert Hall, Sichuan Conservatory of Music and Chengdu Library.

Furthermore, having been invited to The Embassy of the Republic of Poland in New Delhi, the qurtet, with a gala concert in Colombo, inaugurated celebrations of the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Poland and Sri Lanka. Altra Volta emsemble performed also in Shri Ram Center in New Delhi in India. The Altra Volta string quartet gave a series of concerts invited by Polish Institutes: in Vilnius – during the 8th and 12th Summer Concerts and in Minsk in Belarus at the Classical Music Festival at the Town Hall. The quartet performed on the stage of Teatro Bellas Artes in Madrid during World Youth Days in 2011, in the Column Hall in the Sejm of the Republic of Poland during the IFLAPARL world conference organized by the Chancellery of the Polish Senate and together with Stanisław Soyka during the opening ceremony of the Ulma Family Museum of Poles Saving Jews in World War II in Markowa conducted by the President of Poland Andrzej Duda. In 2018 the quartet received Award of the Mayor of Chorzów in the field of culture in the category of creative achievements.


Michał Lech - contact



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