Łukasz Borowicz

Studied in the class ofBogusław Madey at the Fryderyk Chopin Academyof Music in Warsaw, where he was conferreda doctorate in conducting under the tutelageof Antoni Wit. In 2005–06 he was assistant toKazimierz Kord at the Teatr Wielki – Polish NationalOpera in Warsaw. Between 2007 and 2015 he wasthe artistic director of the Polish Radio Orchestra,and he has been the First Guest Conductor of thePoznań Philharmonic Orchestra since 2006.As well as the Polityka weekly “Passport” award(2008), he has also received the Coryphée of PolishMusic award (2011), the Norwid Award (2013) andTansman Prize for Outstanding Musical Personality(2014).The orchestras he has conducted include the RoyalPhilharmonic Orchestra, BBC Scottish SymphonyOrchestra, Konzerthausorchester Berlin, KomischeOper Berlin, NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover,MDR Sinfonieorchester Leipzig, DüsseldorferSymphoniker, Sinfonieorchester der VolksoperWien, Opéra Orchestre national Montpellier,Luzerne Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra dellaSvizzera Italiana, Czech National SymphonyOrchestra, Prague Philharmonia, Prague SymphonyOrchestra, and the majority of Polish symphonyorchestras.Borowicz has conducted a diverse range ofpieces at the Ludwig van Beethoven Easterfestivals: Cherubini’s Lodoïska, Spohr’s Berggeist,Weber’s Euryanthe, Donizetti’s Maria Padilla,Italo Montemezzi’s L’amore dei tre re, Verdi’sSimon Boccanegra, Gluck’s Iphigénie en Tauride,Britten’s The Turn of the Screw, Williams’ At theBoar’s Head, Holst’s Riders to the Sea and Bizet’sDjamileh.His recordings now number over 75, with hiscomplete symphonic works of Andrzej Panufnikrecorded on cpo label having won the SpecialAchievement Award ICMA 2015. The recordingof Quo vadis oratory by Feliks Nowowiejskiunder his direction with the Orchestra of PoznańPhilharmonic received the International ClassicalMusic Award 2018.