Górczyński, Michał International Festival of Contemporary Music Warsaw Autumn

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Composer, educator, soloist and chamber musician, he graduated in clarinet from the Chopin University of Music in Warsaw. He is the cofounder of Kwartludium ensemble, specialising in contemporary music performance. Górczyński has written music for theatre performances and films. As an improviser, he has collaborated with artists such as Kazuhisa Uchihashi, Dror Feiler, Ken Vandermark, Mikołaj Trzaska, Zdzisław Piernik, Butch Morris, John Butcher, and Mark Sanders. He invented the concept of “music for languages,” which consists in creating pieces that set the world’s various tongues (Yiddish, Japanese, Indonesian, Persian, English). As a soloist, Górczyński has appeared with Wrocław and Szczecin philharmonic orchestras, OMN New Music Orchestra, AUKSO – Chamber Orchestra of the City of Tychy, and the Silesian String Quartet. For several years now, he has specialised in contrabass clarinet performance. His repertoire encompasses contemporary classical, classical, ethnic, and improvised music. Górczyński is a member of ensembles such as Kwartludium, Bastarda, Polonka, and William’s Things.