dr hab. Maciej Tworek, prof. AMKP -HEAD
Maciej Tworek studied piano under prof. Jan Hoffman and choral studies and conducting under prof. Józef Radwan at the Academy of Music in Kraków. A participant in master classes by conductors such as Helmuth Rilling, Roger Norrington and Kurt Masur, he was assistant conductor to Valery Gergiev and Lorin Maazel.
In 2005-12, Maciej Tworek conducted the Capella Cracoviensis. In 2002 he began a conducting collaboration with Krzysztof Penderecki, which lasts to this day. It has come to fruition in numerous projects, including the recording of Penderecki’s complete symphonies and instrumental concerts with the Sinfonia Iuventus Orchestra, conducting the Violin Concerto No. 2 “Metamorphosen” with soloist Anne-Sophie Mutter and the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin in 2018, and the ensuing tour of China with Anne-Sophie Mutter and Sinfonia Varsovia orchestra.
Tworek has performed in Europe, Asia, and both North and South America, conducting the Hilliard Ensemble, the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra in Katowice, Deutsche Radio Philharmonie, NDR Radiophilharmonie, MDR Sinfonieorchester, Orquesta Sinfonica de Galicia, Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra, New Russia State Symphony Orchestra, Orquesta Sinfonica Simon Bolívar de Venezuela, Orquesta Sinfónica de Bogotá, and Brno Philharmonic.
In 2019 Mr. Tworek conducted two important concerts with the music of Krzysztof Penderecki: “Polish Requiem” on 1 September 2019, on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War, in the presence of the Presidents of Poland and Germany and Vice President of the United States of America, and the Korean premiere of “St. Luke Passion” – at the Seoul International Music Festival in October 2019. Recently Maciej Tworek conducted Tonhalle Zürich, Dresdner Philharmonie, Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra, Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, Romanian National Radio Orchestra (Enescu Festival), Russian Philharmonic Orchestra, Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, and KBS Symphony Orchestra.
Maciej Tworek has been represented by the Ludwig van Beethoven Association Artist Management since 2010.