Lukasz Borowicz
(c) Bruno Fidrych

Polish conductor Lukasz Borowicz (*1977) has been named Music Director of the Poznan Philharmonic Orchetsdra. He is the successor of Marek Pijarowski, who led the orchestra for nearly 15 years, a record in the history of the Philharmonic. Borowicz has long been associated with the Philharmonic as its first guest conductor.

Lukasz Borowicz studied with Boguslaw Madey at the Fryderyk Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw, where he received his doctorate in conducting under the direction of Antoni Wit. From 2007 to 2015 he was Chief Conductor of the Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra in Warsaw.

A prolific recording artist with over 100 albums his recordings comprise the complete violin concertos by Grazyna Bacewicz for Chandos, the complete symphonic works by Andrzej Panufnik for cpo, and several titles for Hyperion. Borowicz received the ICMA Special Achievement Award in 2015 for his pioneering work on the Panufnik cycle. In 2018 he received another ICMA award for his recording of Quo Vadis by Feliks Nowowiejski.

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