Marta Kluczyńska

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The young Polish conductor received her first piano lessons in age of five. She graduated with degrees in Symphony and Opera Conducting Studies and Piano Performance Studies from The Fryderyk Chopin University of Music Warsaw.

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She attended master classes with Colin Metters, Emmanuel Villaume, Carlo Montanaro and Gabriel Chmura, and workshops organized by the European Network of Opera Academies (ENOA). She participated in the Women Opera Makers Workshop of the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence (France) in July 2019. 

At the age of 24 she made her opera debut at the Polish National Opera in Warsaw where she, as a resident conductor, has since conducted numerous performances, including "The Haunted Manor" by Stanisław Moniuszko, "A Midsummer Night's Dream" by Benjamin Britten, "The Nutcracker" by Peter Tchaikovsky, "Romeo and Juliet" by Sergej Prokofiev, "A Midsummer Night's Dream" (Ballet by John Neumeier), and "Don Quixote" by Ludwig Minkus.

Marta Kluczyńska conducted the world premieres of operas by the young Polish composers Jagoda Szmytka, Wojtek Blecharz, Sławomir Wojciechowski, and Marcin Stańczyk within the context of "The P Project" in 2013 and 2014. She has led symphonic concerts with orchestras such as Sinfonia Varsovia, Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra (Katowice), Polish Radio Orchestra (Warsaw), Lodz Philharmonic Orchestra, and Sinfonia Iuventus.

In 2017 Marta Kluczyńska made her publicly and critically acclaimed debuts at the Wrocław Opera with La Cenerentola by Gioacchino Rossini, Oberto by Giuseppe Verdi and at Landestheater Coburg (Germany) with Le nozze di Figaro by W. A. Mozart, as well as with the orchestra of the Kraków Opera at the Ada Sari International Vocal Artistry Competition. In 2018 she was invited as an associate conductor in Festival of the Aegean (Syros, Greece).

In 2019 Marta Kluczyńska was chosen as the only participant from Europe to take part in The Dallas Opera Hart Institute for Women Conductors Residency.