Dariusz Przybylski

composer and organist, b. 28th July 1984 in Konin. Author of operas, symphonic and vocal works and chamber music. He graduated with honors Magna cum Laude from F. Chopin University of Music in Warsaw where he studied composition with Prof. Marcin Błażewicz and organ with Prof. Andrzej Chorosiński.

In the academic year 2006-07 he was granted a Socrates/Erasmus scholarship to study in the Hochschule für Musik in Cologne  composition with Prof. York Höller, electronic composition with Prof. Hans Ulrich Humpert, instrumentation with Prof. Krzysztof Meyer and organ with Prof. Johannes Geffert.

In 2010, he received a doctorate in musical arts in the F. Chopin University of Music and earned the highest degree in composition (Konzertexamen) from the Hochschule für Musik in Karlsruhe where he studied with Wolfgang Rihm.

Since 2008 Assistant Professor at the F. Chopin University of Music in Warsaw.

2010/11 Visiting Professor of composition at Keimyung University in Daegu, South Korea. Composer in residence at the "kofomi" Composers’ Forum in Mittersill 2009 (Austria), International Composers’ Academy Bad Ischl 2010 (Austria), Scratch Cantatas Festival in 2012 Niznhyi Novgorod (Russia), 2012/13 at the Vocalensemble Phoenix16 – Berlin. Member of the Polish Composers' Union, ISCM Polish Section, ZAiKS.

He has been selected to take part in the Programme for the Promotion of 13 Composers (2007-2010), organized by the Krzysztof Penderecki European Music Centre.

He has participated in master classes of composition (taught by Helmut Lachenmann, Chaya Czernowin, Olga Neuwirth, Paul Edlin, Dominic Muldowney, Roderick Watkins, Philip Wilby), organ music interpretation (by Karol Gołębiowski, Edgar Krapp, Gerhard Weinberger, Gary Verkade, Wolfgang Zerer), and organ improvisation (by Tomasz Adam Nowak, Daniel Roth).

Dariusz Przybylski is a winner of numerous composer and organ competitions. Scholarships including the Polish Minister of Culture, the DAAD, the Deutsche Bank Foundation - Academy Opera Today, the International Ensemble Modern Academy, Kunststiftung NRW Scholarship. 

As an organist, Dariusz Przybylski has given concerts in many Polish cities as well as abroad. New music has pride of place in his repertoire, and he has given numerous first performances of new works. He also performs as an improviser.

His compositions have been performed in, among others, Royal Festival Hall in London, Moscow Philharmony, Minsk Philharmony, Warsaw National Philharmony, the Polish Radio Witold Lutosławski Concert Studio in Warsaw. The most important commissions: Deutsche Oper Berlin, Beethoven Association Cracow, Vocalensemble Phoenix16 – Berlin, Poznan Philharmony, Mazovian Music Theatre – Warsaw, DUX Recordings Producer,  

Przybylski's music can be found on compact discs (released by DUX, Megavox, and POLMIC). The CD with his Bogurodzica (Mother of God, 2003) for solo organ performed by Andrzej Chorosiński on the organ of the Basilica in Licheń became a Double Platinum Disc, whereas his CD 20 Years of the Organ Conversatorium in Legnica (DUX) was nominated for the Fryderyk Award of the Polish music industry in 2005.

In 2006, Przybylski took part in the international composition project Mozart Pyramid held in Canterbury (England) as part of the Mozart Year, as well as in the project 60 Commissions for the 60th Anniversary of the Polish Composers' Union. Dariusz Przybylski is a member of the PCU Youth Circle, in which he held the function of secretary in 2006-08. Since 2008, he has been the President of the Youth Circle.

 His scores have been published by Verlag Neue Musik in Berlin. www.verlag-neue-musik.de