Musical director for the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra from 1950-1955 and 1958-1977.
Witold Rowicki (true surname Kałka, 26 February 1914 in Taganrog – 1 October 1989 in Warsaw) was a Polish conductor. He held principal conducting positions with the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra and the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra.
Witold Lutoslawski's Concerto for Orchestra was dedicated to him.
His recordings include:
- all symphonies of Antonín Dvořák,
- works of Wojciech Kilar
- the Violin Concerto of Mieczysław Karłowicz
- various works of Karol Szymanowski.
- Schumann and Prokofiev piano concertos with Sviatoslav Richter, Mozart piano concertos with Ingrid Haebler