Music Director and Chief Conductor of the Poznań Philharmonic, Principal Guest Conductor of the Cracow Philharmonic. One of the most versatile conductors of his generation, Borowicz conducts opera and has received numerous prizes for his over 110 recordings. From 2007 to 2015 he was Chief Conductor of the Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra in Warsaw, and from 2006 to 2021 he was Principal Guest Conductor of the Poznań Philharmonic.
Borowicz made his operatic debut at Polish National Opera with Don Giovanni, which has been followed by over 190 performances at the house including several premieres. Recent opera premieres include a new production of Moniuszko’s Halka at the Theater an der Wien and the Teatr Wielki – National Opera of Poland as well as Janacek’s Journal d’un disparu and de Falla’s El amor brujo at the Opéra national du Rhin.
Łukasz Borowicz has appeared as guest conductor and recorded with: London Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Paris Opera (Les Huguenots), SWR Sinfonieorchester, Bamberger Symphoniker. Gürzenich-Orchester Köln, Orquestra Titular del Teatro Real (Madrid), L’Opéra Orchestre national Montpellier Occitanie, Prague Symphony Orchestra FOK, Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic New Music Group.
In the 22/23 season Borowicz debuts with Israel Philharmonic and returns to WDR Sinfonieorchester, Prague Philharmonia PFK, Staatskapelle Halle, Janáček Philharmonic Orchestra (Ostrava), Orchestre National de Lille.
Borowicz’s recordings have been awarded four Diapason d’Or prizes and two ICMA prizes (2015 and 2018).
Born in Warsaw in 1977, Łukasz Borowicz graduated from the Frederic Chopin Music Academy, where he studied under Bogusław Madey and received a doctorate in conducting under Antoni Wit. He has received the Polityka Passport Award (2008), Coryphée of Polish Music Award (2011), Norwid Award (2013) and Tansman Prize honouring an outstanding musical personality (2014) as well as Honorary Award of Polish Composers Union (2021). Łukasz Borowicz is a Professor at the Krzysztof Penderecki Academy of Music in Cracow.