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Magda Pietraszewska


Professional Orchestral work:

  • Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra (job offer)
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
  • Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
  • Chamber Orchestra of Wales (principal)
  • The London Contemporary Orchestra
  • National Polish Symphony Orchestra
  • Poznan Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Poznan Opera
  • Plock Philharmonia
  • International Baltic Chamber Orchestra (principal and no.2)
  • Orqesta de Ciudad de Almeria
  • Sinfonia Cymru
  • The New London Soloists
  • Oxford Chamber Orchestra
  • Guildford Philharmonic

Other Orchestral work:

  • Les Miserables London (deputy)
  • George Michael Symphonica (principal)
  • Malta Music and Theatre Festival Orchestra (principal)
  • Film Music Festival Orchestra
  • Goran Bregovic Orchestra
  • Zbigniew Gorny Polish TV Orchestra


  • Music Creation LTD
  • Gagliano Ensamble
  • AJ Strong
  • Laura Mvula
  • Floating Points
  • Kanye West
  • Film “Per Sofia”
  • Rob Reed
  • Ross Turner
  • Natalia Gutman
  • Senesino Players
  • Polish Radio Archive
  • “Universitas Cantat”

Solo and Chamber Music:

  • Haydn Cello Concerto in C Major with City Chamber Ensemble, London
  • Shostakovich Cello Concerto with Paderewski Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra
  • Tchaikovsky Roccoco Variations with Zielona Gora Philharmonic Orchestra and Poznan Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Dvorak Cello Concerto with Paderewski Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra
  • Schumann Cello Concerto with Poznan Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Solo recitals and live broadcasts in Poland, Denmark, Czech Republic, Germany, France
  • Gagliano Ensemble (present)
  • Piaccere Trio (present): tour in Holland, Festpiele Mechelnburg Verprommen Festival, Germany
  • The Wu Quartet (member 2007-2010) : Recitals in Wigmore Hall, Purcell Room, St. James Piccadilly; Radio 3 live broadcast; members of ECMA, Martin Music Scholarship/Philharmonia Orchestra Trust; Park Lane Group

Prizes and Awards:

  • 3rd Prize – International Competition for Cello Solo, Katowice 2004
  • 2nd Prize – International Chamber Music Competition, Lodz 2004 & 2001
  • 2nd Prize – National D Danczowski Cello Competition, Poznan 2002
  • Distinction and Special Prize International Competition for Young Cellists, Poznan 1998
  • 4th Prize – National Chamber Music Competition, Wroclaw 1997
  • Giles Petersen BBC Radio 1 Worldwide Award for live Maida Vale recording with Floating Points
  • Martin Music Scholarship Fund/Philharmonia Orchestra – Ensemble award with Wu Quartet
  • Park Lane Group Award with Wu Quartet (2009-2010)
  • Scholarship for Postgraduate Diploma course at The Royal Academy of Music
  • Polish Minister of Culture Music Scholarship and Award (2002-2006)
  • I J Paderewski Academy of Music Award (2002 & 2005)

Education and Qualifications:

  • The Royal Academy of Music; Postgraduate Diploma in Performance (PGDip, Dip RAM, distinction, 1st)
  • I J Paderewski Academy of Music, Poznan; Masters Degree (MA, 1st class, distinction)

Teachers: Mats Lidstrom, Stanislaw Pokorski, V. Yagling, Z.Nelsova, V.Despalij, B. Greenhouse, S.Doane, R.Cohen, H.Roberts, L.Gorokhov, A. Bauer, S.Jablonski, T.Strahl, L.Handy

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