Nikolet Burzynska

Friday, March 3rd, 2017 - 12:05 pm

Nikolet Burzyńska is a Polish composer appreciated by Hilary Hahn in her call for scores and co-author of “Pianostasy” for 21 pianos and symphonic orchestra performed by Kalisz Philharmonic. Her music has been performed by such artists as Musiques Nouvelles, New Music Orchestra, Hilary Hahn, Miranda Cuckson, Polish Radio Orchestra and Szymon Bywalec, Orkest de ereprijs and Rob Vermeulen, Voix de Strass, Kalisz Philharmonic, Silesian Philharmonic and Massimiliano Caldi. Nikolet’s compositions have been heard worldwide including: IRCAM (salle Varèse), Palais du Rhin, Warsaw Chamber Opera, “Seoul Computer Music Festival”, “Festival Internacional Compositores de Hoje” in Brasil, “La semaine du son” in France, “Next” in Austria, “Young Composers Meeting” in Holland, “Warsaw Autumn” in Poland, “Druskomanija” in Lithuania and on WQXR, WEFT, Accent 4, Polish Radio Programme 1.

She received prizes in: “27 pieces: the Hilary Hahn Encores”, Tactus Young Composers Forum in Belgium, Sorodha Composition Competition, Competition for the 90th anniversary of the III Silesian Revolt for the piece „Silesian Pyromagma” for choir and orchestra, 1st International Composition Competition “Patri Patriae” for the piece “Flamma” for female choir and orchestra, to name a few.

During her studies in The Fryderyk Chopin University of Music, Strasbourg Conservatory and additional courses she worked with such composers as Mark Andre, Louis Andriessen, Jeroen D’hoe, Jung Hee Choi, Marcin Błażewicz, Stanisław Moryto, Tadeusz Wielecki, Martijn Padding, Richard Ayres. She was granted by the Prime Minister Scholarship, Marshal of the Silesian Voivodeship Scholarship.