Jan Duszyński
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Jan Duszyński


Composer; graduated from Juilliard School of Music in New York. His oeuvre is marked by music written for film and theater (including a number of collaborations with Warsaw theater companies) and spans a variety of styles. Duszyński’s “stage” music includes solo, chamber, orchestral and vocal works, each presenting contemporary means of expression and providing Duszyński with a platform for experiments with various composing techniques. (EC)

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Second String Quintet

year of composition: 2013
duration of the piece: 22'
genre: chamber (from 2 to 9 performers)
programme edition: 2013/14
commission: Fundacja 4.99
materials accessible until: 8 May 2016
recording accessible until: indefinitely


SECOND STRING QUINTET premiere, held on 18 November 2013 at the Władysław Szpilman Studio of Polish Radio in Warsaw.


Michał Szałach, violin I
Jan Aniołek, violin II
Jakub Kowalik, viola
Jerzy Wołochowicz, cello
Tomasz Januchta, double bass

Sfex for accordion and cello

year of composition: 2015
duration of the piece: 12'
genre: chamber (from 2 to 9 performers)
language version: POL; ENG
programme edition: 2015/16
commission: Stowarzyszenie Akordeonistów Polskich
materials accessible until: 31 March 2019
recording accessible until: 28 September 2022


Sfex for accordion and cello premiere, held on 18th April 2015 in frame of 6th Festival of First Performances in Chamber Hall NOSPR in Katowice.


12 November 2015, Moskwa

date and place of 2nd performance:

29 November 2015, Warszawa


Maciej Frąckiewicz, accordion
Magdalena Bojanowicz, cello