About The Duo Wolak – Donnelly

Armed with a clarinet, a piano, and their personable stage presence, Kornel Wolak and Chris Donnelly present a remarkable blend of classical and jazz music rarely heard in live performance. From revered classical pieces such as Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto in A Major, to Gershwin’s famous Rhapsody in Blue, and Oscar Peterson’s classic Hymn to Freedom, Chris and Kornel captivate […]

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WOLAK/DONNELLY: One of the freshest-sounding new groups (or duos) we’ve heard in a while comprises Polish-born clarinettist KORNEL WOLAK and local jazz pianist/composer CHRIS DONNELLY. We’ve been fans of Donnelly’s imaginative solo work and, most recently, in jazz trio MYRIAD3, but had not been familiar with Wolak before. He had been a member of internationally-acclaimed […]