BIO

Antonina Styczeń, freelance flute player, soloist, and explorer of modern musical currents. Graduated with distinction from both the Chopin University of Music in Warsaw and the prestigious conservatory Royal College of Music in Madrid. Laureate of numerous music competitions (e.x. International Music Competition in Bukarest) and beneficiary of various scholarships (e.x. Fundación Albeniz in Spain, Scholarship of the Minister of Culture of Poland “Young Poland”, twice Prize for Artistic Achievements of the Minister of Culture of Poland, three times winner of “Open Philharmonic of Music ‘Safety Pin’” (prestigious Polish foundation for young musicians).

Benefited from master class guidance from respected pedagogues such as Andras Adorjan, Walter Auer, Samuel Coles, David Dolan, Carsten Eckert, Pierre Ives-Artaud and Andrea Lieberknecht.

CALENDAR

14th January

New Year Concert – Sopot, Poland

Antonina Styczen – principal flute of Polish Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra.

4th February

Auditions for Boston Conservatory at Berklee and Miami Music Festival.

26th February

Vivaldi vs Piazzolla Concert, Tczew, Poland.

Antonina Styczen – soloist, Wojciech Rajski – conductor, Polish Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra.

18/19th March

Bach in the Subways Warsaw 2017

Antonina Styczen – soloist (flute), Aleksandra Klimczak – soprano, Bach in the Subways Warsaw Orchestra.

21th March

Educational Concert – Sopot, Poland

Antonina Styczen – soloist, Ariel Ludwiczak – conductor, Polish Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra.

7th April

Charity Concert – Warsaw, Poland

Antonina Styczen – flute, Krzysztof Meisinger – guitar.

PROJECTS

Projekt Mieczysław Wajnberg: Works for flute

Mieczysław Wajnberg: Works for flute is an album produced by the German label TACET Musikproduktion. It features the new-generation flautist Antonina Styczeń together with the Polish Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Wojciech Rajski, and distinguished young chamber musicians Zuzanna Fedorowicz and Paweł Czarny. The album includes four catalogued pieces for flute composed by the Polish-Jewish composer – Mieczysław Wajnberg (later often spelt Weinberg)

ASAK

Meeting of classical music performers active in Warsaw – Antonina Styczeń and Andrzej Karałow – experimenting with a combination of largely distinct musical styles, classical, improvised, and electronic, to create a combustive mix of what they like to call “romantic electro”.

WITKACY

Project loosely bsased on the autobiographical novel by the Polish 20th century eccentric writer Witkacy “622 Downfalls of Bungo or The Demonic Woman”, describing the love affair of the young Witkiewicz (Bungo) with the actor Irena Solska (opera singer, Akne Montecalfi).