Composer, author of the music for most works of Krzysztof Warlikowski.

Born on the 20th of May 1971 in Oława. Composer. In 1997, he graduated from the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music, having completed Professor Włodzimierz Kotoński's musical composition class. 

In 1995, he won first prize at the UNESCO International Rostrum of Composers in Paris, in the young composers category. A year later, his Epifora won top prize at the IV UNESCO International Rostrum of Composers of Electroacoustic Music in Amsterdam, in the young composers category. 

Author of two operas, symphonic, chamber, vocal and electronic compositions. Starting in 1996, he composed the musical scores for the majority (30 in total) performances directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski, including Tancerz Mecenasa Kraykowskiego at Teatr Powszechny in Radom (1997). He has also collaborated with the likes of Adam Hanuszkiewicz, Grzegorz Jarzyna and Wajdi Mouawad.

He has composed soundtracks for films by the likes of Andrzej Wajda, Jerzy Skolimowski, Małgorzata Szumowska and Šarūnas Bartas.

In 2001, he was awarded the Culture Prize of the Silesian Country of Lower Saxony. He received the 2012 Prix France Musique Sacem for the music he composed for J. Skolimowski's feature film Essential KillingIn 2022, he was awarded the Cannes Soundtrack Award and the Excellence Award from the European Film Academy for the soundtrack to the IO directed by Jerzy Skolimowski.

Selected plays


  • 2022 Excellence Award from the European Film Academy in the Original Score category for the soundtrack to EO by veteran director Jerzy Skolimowski.

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