L'Orchestre du Monde
The World Trust
L'Orchestre du Monde (LODM) is a unique gold standard ensemble which brings together leading world class virtuoso musicians, who are soloists, members of renowned string quartets and chamber ensembles, and principals from the world's greatest orchestras
Founded in 1987 by the Polish conductor and pianist, Janusz Piotrowicz, LODM gives concerts in London, presenting the greatest and most revered orchestral and choral works (with Chorale du Monde)
LODM concerts and Janusz Piotrowicz's World Trust Humanitarian Concerts are instruments with which The World Trust raises funds for many charitable purposes throughout the world, in particular the advancement of education, the protection and preservation of health, and the relief of poverty, disability and sickness
100% of all donations received by TWT are given to the humanitarian organisation or projects being promoted. TWT has hitherto supported more than 50 causes worldwide
Support & Funding
TWT and LODM have generated extraordinary goodwill from all over the world, which continues to grow. Our list of patrons include Desmond Tutu, Rowan Williams, Dame Evelyn Glennie, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Dame Judi Dench, Dame Maggie Smith, Sir Tom Stoppard CBE, Joanna Lumley OBE and Zoë Wanamaker CBE
Janusz has enchanted audiences all over the world with his interpretations of the most loved classical and romantic piano music. He developed a reputation for staging three-part epic recital programmes, with combinations such as Chopin's Four Ballades, Twenty-Four Preludes and Four Scherzos, giving up to 300 performances a year
‘magical tonal mastery … a velvet touch’ Il Tempo, Rome
‘white hot intensity’ The West Australian
‘runs and roulades soft as pearls, rather than hard and bright like diamonds’ Faro de Vigo, Spain
To ensure the continuity of our annual concert events, we rely on private and corporate funding and we would be very pleased to hear from anyone who is inspired by LODM's mission of excellence and altruism, and who is in a position to assist us, on a one-off or ongoing basis
As a project of the World Trust, Janusz gives fund raising concerts for organisations and charities worldwide including an ongoing series of recitals for the National Trust
A recital hosted by Patron Jenny Agutter at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office helped raise over £50,000 for the St Giles' Trust
We welcome enquiries from anyone who would like to raise funds for a humanitarian or cultural cause
Titus Brown - The Musical Cat
Whilst on his travels, Janusz was a guest at the home of a feline host who proved to be unusually receptive to his art.
This was observed by the other humans in the house, and Janusz received a charming account of the visit.
Here's an excerpt:
"Somewhere, among the wafting fragrances of roast meat and vegetables and gravy, Titus Brown who is, may I remind you, black and white, could smell PIANO!......."