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Katarina Glowicka’s (PL/NL) music explores the stylistical points of a possible junctions between classical, ambient, folk and minimalism. Dubbed “the next star from the East” (“Junge Welt”), she came into the international spotlight with album “Red Sun” (Bolt Records, 2014). Her works have been commissioned by renowned international ensembles and soloists, such as BBC ScottishEnsemble, Ensemble Recherche, Holland Symfonia, European Contemporary Orchestra among others. She collaborated with leading artists, both classical and avant-garde, among others with French turntablist Philppe Petit. Glowicka’s works have been performed in Americas, Europe and Australia, during such an renowned festivals as Wien Modern, Biennale di Venezia, Warsaw Autumn, Gaudeamus Music Week or World New Music Days.

Her mentors included Louis Andriessen, Martijn Padding, Ivan Fedele, Michael Alcorn and Grazyna Pstrokonska-Nawratil.Newest engagements are among others commissions for Warsaw National Theatre (2015) opera based on life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis,  Fuel Theatre  in London for work with Melanie Wilson (2016) and new work for Rogier Sapiro Found, New York (2017). Newest CD,’Seven Sonnets’ (Bolt records, ARTEk Sounds, DUX) will appear in January 2015.She completed her PhD in 2008 at Sonic Arts Research Centre, Belfast. Based as a freelance in the Netherlands, she also lectures computer music and composition at Royal Conservatory Brussels.

Her personal website is: www.glowicka.com

 

Matijas Nitchke

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