The Academic Choir of the
Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice

Gliwice, Poland 

Tomasz Giedwillo - conductor

Competition Concert

Title Composer Lyrics
The XI Psalm - „I trust the God” M. Gomolka Biblical text
Sing the praises of God in the heaven A. Badev The prayer
Mother of God and Virgin A. Part The prayer
Prayer to Mother of God J. Swider K. K. Baczynski
A Mountain and a Hero S. Gajdov Traditional Macedonian
On the little clay vase S. Wiechowicz J. Porazinska

Concert of Sacred Music

Title Composer Lyrics
The XXIX Psalm
- „Bring the glory, magnates”
M. Gomolka Biblical text
Every day glorify Mary G. G. Gorczycki Unknown author
You, have mercy R. Tas Biblical text

The Choir was established in 1945 by former employees and students of Lvov Technical University who used to sing in the Lvov Technical Choir.

Academic Choir gives approx. 50 performances a year. During their numerous tours to almost all European countries, Russia, Canada, the USA, South America and South Korea they gave over 100 concerts. Since 1980 the Choir has been organizing an international festival under the name of Choir Meetings in Gliwice City – „Gliwickie Spotkania Choralne”. The latest successes of the choir in 2008 and 2009: concerts in Novosibirsk - Russia; Irish tourney and the participation at prestigious “Pipeworks Festival” in Dublin; recording material for the new CD “Missa Nova” - composition for the choir, soloists and the jazz band (composer Małgorzata Maliszczak); Concerts with M. Durufle “ Requiem” with AUKSO Orchestra and Marek Mos (artistic director and conductor).

Tomasz Giedwiłło, conductor since 2006, graduated The Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice, majoring in Composition, Theory and Education of Music in the Class of Conducting of Profesor Piotr Warzecha. During his studies he was granted a scholarship by the Minister of Art and Culture. He has been a participant of conductor’s courses in Kecskemet (Hungary), Gdansk (Poland), Ghent (Belgium). In his professional career he also works for the Academy of Music in Katowice, for the Group of Schools of Music in Tychy and for Silesian Opera in Bytom (where in 2008 he prepared the choir for the premiere “Carmina Burana” C. Orffa in the direction of Robert Skolmowski).

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