Marcin Dominik Głuch,
pianist, conductor and composer; b. 7 May 1973 in Warsaw. He studied choral conducting with Antoni Szalinski, chamber piano music with Krystyna Makowska-Lawrynowicz as well as composition with Romuald Twardowski at the Music Academy in Warsaw. In June 1997 he got an honours degree for his master thesis entitled The presence of Polish music culture in Gothenburg exemplified by the Philharmonic Hall.
From 1997 he worked as a pianist in the Performing Arts School “Dansforum” in Gothenburg, Sweden, wherehe also cooperated with the authorities of the Festival of Science, the Film Festival, the Music High School aswell as with the artists: Piotr Skałuba, Jan Englert, Piotr Janowski, Grant Martyrosian, Dawid Dorel Ambrus,Małgorzata Gucewicz-Boublej, Birgitt and Ellen Finnilä, and the choreographers: Lia Schubert, Vaclav Havlik,Mariana Dascalu, and Ran Hamilton. In 2002 his ballet “Memories from a Garden” had its premiere in the TirNa Nog Theatre in Gothenburg. In the years 2002-2007 he cooperated with the Polish Cultural Institutes in Stockholm, Rome and Prague aswell as with the Swedish Protestant Church in Berlin, Nice, Paris and Palma de Mallorca. In the artistic seasonof 2006-2007 he was a visiting pianist and choir conductor of the Musical Theatre “Rampa” in the Targówekdistrict of Warsaw, where he was working on the staging of the play “The Brother of Our God” with music by Z.Konieczny. Marcin Dominik Głuch was also a pianist of the Monte Carlo Ballet in Monaco. Together with the balletcompany he performed in the Shanghai Grand Theatre Arts Center and Beijing Tiangiao Theatre in China,Auditorium de Dijon, Grand Theatre Massenet St. Etienne and Auditorium Merignac Bordeaux in France,Teatro de la Maestranza in Sevilla, Spain, Forum Grimaldi in Monaco, Ludwigsburg Schlossfestpiele 2005 in Germany, Cankarjev Dom in Lubljana, Slovenia, during the 32nd Festival Internacional Cervantino inGuanajuato, Mexico, and in the Detroit Opera House and the Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Artsin New Orleans, USA. Between 2007 and 2009 he led master classes for young pianists in music schools of the first andsecondlevel, which were based on his program of “Working on Sound, Phrase and Musical Sentence and Its Influenceon the Musical Imagination of a Child”. The classes took place in a number of Polish cities and towns, amongothers in: Świnoujście, Koszalin, Starogard Gdański, Giżycko, Gubin, Żagań, Szprotawa, Jarocin, Koło,Wolsztyn, Wągrowiec, Biłgoraj, Skierniewice, Radomsko, Krosno, Mielec, Tarnobrzeg, Stalowa Wola,Strzyżów-upon-Wisłok, Kolbuszowa, Lubin, Jelenia Góra, Głogów, Głubczyce, Kędzierzyn Koźle, Krapkowice,Strzelce Opolskie, Bielsko Biała, Olkusz, Zakopane, Gorlice, Radziejów, Wołomin and Ruda Śląska. In 2008 he was Chairman of the Jury of the J. Garścia All-Poland Composers’ Competition for Children andYouth in Stalowa Wola. Since the artistic season of 2008-2009 Marcin Dominik Głuch has been cooperating as a visiting pianist withtwo publishing houses: Samfundet in Copenhagen, Denmark and Gehrmans in Sweden. Since August 2009 he has commenced a similar cooperation with the Fennish Music Information Centre in Helsinki. He is Artistic Director of International Masurian Chopin Festival in Ostróda.
Since 2002 he has been actively propagating Polish piano music by making guest appearances for Polishassociations across Europe. He has given performances for: the ‘Polonica’ Cultural Association in Aix-en-Provence, France, the Polish-German Association in Bremen, Germany (during the opening of the Artur Rubinstein Commemorating Exhibition), the Polish-German Association in Schlezwig (during the concertcelebrating 5th anniversary of Poland’s accession to the United Europe), the Polish-Italian Association in Modena,Bologna, Padova, Italy, the Polish-Danish Association in Esbjerg and Aalborg, Denmark, and for the Polish-Hungarian Association in Budapest, Dunajvaros, Pecs, Hungary. In 2008 together with a singer, Marcin Bronikowski, he gave a concert in the Polish Embassy in London, UK.
Marcin Dominik Głuch is also the author of numerous academic publications concerning Polish musical culture in Sweden. His works can be found in the Library of the Polish Cultural Institute in London and the Royal Library in Stockholm.
Memories from Garden, ballet (2000-2001)
Colourful trifles for piano (2004)
Lappish Serenade for piano (2004)
A Little Blue Horse scherzo for piano (2004)
Saltatrix for piano (2006)
Poranek nad stawem for piano (2006)
G. F. Handel Messiah; Kullavik Records, Sweden (2004)
Brat Naszego Boga, a spectacle with music by Z. Konieczny, Teatr Rampa in Warsaw (2007)
F. Chopin Songs op. 74 (DVD), Anna Kostrzyńska - soprano, Marcin Głuch - piano; German Institute in Bologna and Polish Institute in Rome (2010)
Przybylski * Górecki * Głuch, Marek Matuszczak - piano; Ars Sonora - ARSO-CD-14 (2011)
The presence of Polish music culture in Gothenburg exemplfied by the Philharmonic Hall, Göteborg 2003
Pleiads of Polish musicans in Scandinavia, Zeszyt Naukowy nr 36, Akademia Muzyczna w Warszawie, Warszawa 1997
Poles in the Royal Opera in Stockholm, "Relacje" 2005 nr 12
Polish and Swedish percussive music in Gothenburg, Zeszyt Naukowy nr 47, Akademia Muzyczna w Warszawie, Warszawa 1999
Polish Violinists in Gothenburg, Zeszyt Naukowy nr 38, Akademia Muzyczna w Warszawie, Warszawa 1997
Reflections on music in Sweden, Zeszyt Naukowy nr 40, Akademia Muzyczna w Warszawie, Warszawa 1998
The presence of Pilish music culture in Malmö, Zeszyt Naukowy nr 50, Akademia Muzyczna w Warszawie, Warszawa 2000
The presence of Polish music culture in Gothenburg exemplified by the Philharmonic Hall, "Nowa Gazeta Polska" (Sztokholm) nr 10 (104) z dn. 23.05.2004