Bruzdowicz Joanna

Joanna Bruzdowicz (* May 17, 1943 Warsaw- † November 3, 2021 Taillet, France) Polish pianist, composer, music journalist and active organizer of musical life. After graduating from the State Higher School of Music in Warsaw, she continued her studies in Paris in composition with Nadia Boulanger, Olivier Messiaen and Pierre Schaeffer, and musicology with Jacques Chailley at the Sorbonne. The artist’s composing oeuvre includes, among others instrumental pieces, electroacoustic compositions as well as stage and film music.

In 2001, Joanna Bruzdowicz was awarded the Order of Polonia Restituta, in 2013 – the Silver Medal for Merit to Culture – Gloria Artis, and in 2019 – the Honorary Award of the Polish Composers’ Union for many years of promoting Polish music and Polish musicians on the stages of Festival International de Musique en Catalogne .

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Pieces with the violin:

  • Variations for string quartet (1963)
  • Epigrams for solo violin (1964)
  • Per Due for violin and piano (1966)
  • Violin Concerto No. 1 (1975-76) CD with a recording of the Concerto by Krzysztof Jakowicz
  • Marlos Grosso Brasileiras “Chant d’amitié” for flute, violin, harpsichord and tape (1980)
  • Trio dei Due Mondi for violin, cello and piano * (1980)
  • Trio per Trio, a suite of dances for flute, violin and harpsichord (1981)
  • Spring in America, sonata for violin and piano (1994)

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