Born and raised in Warsaw, Łukasz Borowicz has gained more and more attention in recent years as one of the most promising conductors of his generation.
Since 2007 Łukasz Borowicz has been Artistic Director of the Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra in Warsaw. Łukasz Borowicz has also appeared as a guest conductor with various orchestras including Konzerthausorchester Berlin, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra London, the Düsseldorfer Symphoniker, the MDR-Sinfonieorchester Leipzig, the NDR-Radiophilharmonie Hannover, The Prague Symphony Orchestra (FOK), the Russian National Philharmonic, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and the Warsaw National Philharmonic. In addition to appearing as a regular guest conductor, in the forthcoming season Łukasz Borowicz will be giving his debut with the Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart, the Het Brabants Orkest and the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra.
Łukasz Borowicz conducted the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra London in 2012 for the Deutsche Grammophon CD production „Heart’s Delight – The Songs of Richard Tauber by Piotr Beczala“ featuring guests artists such as Anna Netrebko, Daniela Fally and GRAMMY nominated mandolinist Avi Avital. Borowicz is the conductor in a series of recordings due to be complete in 2014 of British-Polish composer Andrzej Panufnik’s complete symphonic works with the Konzerthausorchester Berlin and the Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra Warsaw. In addition, he has featured as conductor of the Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra Warsaw in many CDs including ten complete operas and symphonic music by Polish and international composers. Some of these recordings were honored with prizes such as the 2010 Diapason d’Or, Poland’s Fryderyk Prize in 2007 and 2010, a nomination at the Midem Classical Award 2008, the German Record Critics’ Award in 2009 and the BBC Music Magazine's “Orchestral Choice” for August 2010.
Born in Warsaw in 1977, Borowicz studied with Bogusław Madey at the Fryderyk Chopin Music Academy of his native city. He later completed postgraduate studies in conducting there under Antoni Wit. In 2005/2006 he assisted Kazimierz Kord at Warsaw’s Grand Theatre and Polish National Opera. Before that he had been the assistant of Antoni Wit at the Warsaw Philharmonic (2002 to 2005) and of Iván Fischer at the Budapest Festival Orchestra (2000/2001). Łukasz Borowicz has been Principal Guest Conductor of the Poznań Philharmonic Orchestra since 2006. He has won prizes at conducting competitions in Trento (1999), Athens (2000), Porto (2002), and Bamberg (2004).
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