About

Magdalena Pawlisz is an orchestral conductor and a cultural leader.

Magdalena Pawlisz was responsible for planning and executing the Concert of Cappella Gedanensis at the 2019 Rotary Institute for Baltic Countries at the European Solidarity Centre in Gdansk, which received great acclaim. Her doctoral research has led to a revival of Mass in C Major by Franciszek Lessel, containing a scholar reconstruction of the musical score and a first performance of the work with the Częstochowa Philharmonic under Magdalena’s baton in May 2021.

Magdalena Pawlisz has held positions as an assistant conductor at the Mainfranken Theater Würzburg and the GöteborgsOperan. She has appeared as guest conductor in Italy, Sweden, Germany and in her native Poland. Magdalena has recently debuted with the University of Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conducting Lutoslawski’s Concerto for Orchestra and Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony.

Magdalena Pawlisz has obtained her Master’s degree in conducting at the Berlin University of Arts. She is pursuing post-graduate Executive Master in Art Administration studies at the Zurich University. She is based in Krakow, Poland.

Schedule

University of Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra | LUTOSLAWSKI, MAYER, BEETHOVEN | Live-stream

University of Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra | LUTOSLAWSKI, MAYER, BEETHOVEN | Live-stream

October 22nd, 2021 Magdalena Pawlisz conducted the University of Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra Emilie Mayer, Ouverture No. 2 in D major Witold Lutosławski, Concerto for Orchestra…

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Częstochowa Philharmonic | LESSEL Mass in C Major | Live-stream

Częstochowa Philharmonic | LESSEL Mass in C Major | Live-stream

May 14th, 2021 Magdalena Pawlisz conducted the Częstochowa Philharmonic During this concert, a lost work – Mass in C Major (c.1800) by Franciszek Lessel (c.1780-1838)…

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Cappella Gedanensis | BACEWICZ, GRIEG, MORRICONE | Rotary Institute 2019

Cappella Gedanensis | BACEWICZ, GRIEG, MORRICONE | Rotary Institute 2019

September 27th, 2019 Magdalena Pawlisz conducted the Cappella Gedanensis Grażyna Bacewicz, Concerto for String Orchestra (1948) Kurt Atterberg, Suite for Violin, Viola and String Orchestra (1917) Edvard…

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Orchestra of the Royal Opera House | MOZART, BENJAMIN | RPS Women Conductors Course

Orchestra of the Royal Opera House | MOZART, BENJAMIN | RPS Women Conductors Course

July 3rd-5th, 2019 Magdalena Pawlisz conducted the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House and the CHROMA-Ensemble The Women Opera Conducting Course was organised by the…

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Polifonica Vogherese | HUMMEL, BACH, HAENDEL | XXXI Christmas Concert in Voghera

Polifonica Vogherese | HUMMEL, BACH, HAENDEL | XXXI Christmas Concert in Voghera

December 15, 2018 Magdalena Pawlisz conducted the Polifonica Vogherese choir and Orchestra da camera di Voghera XXXI Christmas Concert in Voghera (Italy) J. N. Hummel,…

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Credentials

Ihre solide Vorbereitung und eine sehr gut entwickelte Schlagtechnik haben ihr ermöglicht, sich am Pult mit der notwendigen Souveränität zu beweisen. – Enrico Calesso, Generalmusikdirektor des Mainfranken Theaters Würzburg, ständiger Gastdirigent am Landestheater Linz

The first thing to mention is her musical and personal integrity. Many conductors at the present time promote themselves with much bravura and superficial talent. Magdalena does not follow this fashion. – Colin Metters, Hon RAM, Professor Emeritus in Conducting, Royal Academy of Music London

Magdalena just conducted a concert with Lutoslawski’s Concerto for orchestra and Beethoven’s 7th symphony and both the orchestra and the audience were really thrilled with her performance. Her emotional dedication and natural authority make every rehearsal a joy for the musicians and her attention for detail and her musicality guarantee satisfying performances. – Henrik Schaefer, Music Director Folkoperan Stockholm, Artistic Director Masters in Orchestra Performance at the University of Gothenburg, Former member of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

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