2023 Orchestral concerts and special recitals

For background information about the Isca Ensemble please see the next page.

Tickets are available in advance online at  
www.iscaensemble.org.uk or www.ticketsource.co.uk

Sidmouth concert tickets are also available from

Paragon Books, 38 High Street, Sidmouth (01395 514516).

Saturday 19th. October 2024 at 7.30 p.m.






Renowned Polish cellist


Verdi : Overture 'Force of Destiny'

Dvorak : Cello Concerto

Berlioz : Symphonie Fantastique



Kacper Nowak


Polish born Kacper Nowak won the first prize at the Concours de Woluwé St-Pierre in Brussels in 2005 and in the following year entered the Royal Conservatory of Brussels. He subsequently pursued his studies at the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp and in 2012 won the Grand Prize of the Prix Edmond Baert competition. In 2014 Kacper obtained his master’s degree and was awarded the Oranjebeurs scholarship from the Netherlands. He has participated in a number of master classes with musicians such as Gérard Caussé, Augustin Dumay, Boyan Vodenitcharov, France Springuel and many other distinguished musicians.


In 2015 Kacper became a laureate of the 22nd Johannes Brahms Competition in Austria and won the first prize together with the public prize at the I Solisti competition in Belgium. In the autumn of 2018, he released his first cello piano CD Contrastes with Christia Hudziy - the CD was nominated as one of the 5 best cello recordings of the year by the Cello Society in NYC.


In May 2019, Kacper won the first prize in the solo category of the International Competition of Madrid and in January 2020, he won with the Urban Piano Quartet the Nordic Strings Competition ensuring them a tour in the most prestigious concert halls in China during the 2022/2023 season. In the same year he also secured the Gold Medal at the Vienna International Music Competition.

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