Teatr Wielki Opera Narodowa
Jagoda Szmytka

She studied composition in academic centres in Poland, Austria and Germany under such composers as Wolfganga Rihm and Beata Furrera. Before she studied composition she studied history of art, philosophy and theory of music. She is a scholarship holder of e.g.: ÖAAD, DAAD, Alfred Toepfer-Stiftung, Kunststiftung Baden-Württemberg, the city of Wrocław, Ministry of Art and National Heritage and Wolfgang-Rihm-Stipendium. Award winner of the prestigious prize “The Staubach Honoraria”. Her music was played e.g. at: Warsaw Autumn Festival, Sacrum Profanum (Cracow), KODY Fesrival (Lublin), Musica Polonica Nova and Musica Electronica Nova (Wrocław), Abbaye Royaumont (Paris), as well as during prestigious festivals in Metz, Valencia, Donaueschinger, Düsseldorf, Tokyo, Cracow, Graz, Lisbon. She worked in such music centres as: Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie (ZKM) Karlsruhe, Experimentalstudio des SWR Freiburg, Frankfurt-LAB, Kunsthaus Graz.

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