Krzysztof Urbański

Krzysztof Urbański

Conductor

• Born 1982

Biography

Polish conductor Krzysztof Urbański attended the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw, studying conducting with Antoni Wit. He won the Prague Spring International Conducting Competition and graduated from the Chopin Academy of Music in 2007. He has conducted the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, the Staatskapelle Dresden, the London Symphony Orchestra, the Philharmonia Orchestra, the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, the New York Philharmonic, the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington, D.C., the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia Orchestra, and the Orchestre de Paris. Urbański was the chief conductor of the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra from 2010 to 2017, and serves as the principal guest conductor of the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, the principal guest conductor of the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra, and music director of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. He has also taught at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, serving as an adjunct professor since 2011. Urbański has recorded for Deutsche Grammophon, Alpha, Telarc, and Accentus.

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