Magdalena Pawlisz conducted many prominent opera orchestras, including those of the Royal Opera House in London, Welsh National Opera in Cardiff, Komische Oper Berlin. She also worked with a range of symphony orchestras, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Kammerakademie Potsdam or Orchestra de Cadaques, to name a few.
Magdalena Pawlisz studied conducting with Rafael Jacek Delekta, Steven Sloane, Harry Curtis, as well as in masterclasses with Colin Metters. She assisted Michail Jurowski, Enrico Calesso, Patrik Ringborg at Mainfranken Theater Würzburg and GöteborgsOperan. As guest conductor, she has already performed in Italy, Sweden, Germany and in her native Poland.
Magdalena Pawlisz obtained Master’s degree at the Universität der Künste Berlin and a Doctoral degree at the Krzysztof Penderecki Academy of Music in Krakow. Her doctoral research has led to a revival of Franciszek Lessel’s Mass in C Major (c.1800), performed under Magdalena’s baton for the first time in 2021.
Magdalena Pawlisz has a Bachelor in Violin and has concluded post-graduate Executive Master in Art Administration studies at the Zurich University.