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Participants Universitas Cantat 2017

Warsaw University of Technology Academic Choir, Poland
Conductor: dr hab. Dariusz Zimnicki



Warsaw University of Technology Academic Choir, Poland


Warsaw UT Choir is undoubtedly one of the most dynamically developing ensembles in Poland and one of the best academic choirs nationwide. It exudes joy and energy, impresses with professionalism and delights with its sound.

The choir is composed of mostly students and graduates of the Warsaw University of Technology: young and ambitious singers with a passion for choral music.

Its repertoire consists of nearly 50 a cappella pieces, with the biggest emphasis on the works of recognized composers of the 20th and 21st century. The choir is a regular performer of exuberant American spirituals, enchanting Orthodox pieces, breath-taking arrangements of popular and folk music, and it tops up its repertoire with many monumental vocal-instrumental forms (JS Bach, J. Haydn, WA Mozart, J. Brahms, G. Mahler, J. Rutter, C. Orff).

Within 14 years of its existence the choir had the opportunity to frequently stage at both national and international festivals and has won nearly 20 choral competitions. It has performed in over 10 European countries.

Since 2004 the Warsaw UT Choir has been conducted by Dariusz Zimnicki, DA, the pedagogue of the Frederic Chopin University of Music in Warsaw. The assistant conductor is Justyna Pakulak and vocal technique education of the choir members is run by Joanna Morawska.


Dr hab. Dariusz Zimnicki - choir conductor, lecturer, composer. He graduated from Vilnius Conservatory and the Warsaw Academy of Music (2002). Currently, he works at the Warsaw University of Music and holds the position of a lecturer in the Department of Choral Conducting. Soon after completing studies had been working in Warsaw Chamber Opera as an assistant conductor. Curently he is involved in working in six choirs, especially the Warsaw University of Technology Choir and the Warsaw Archicathedral Choir. Together, they give numerous concerts comprising of both a capella works and vocal-instrumental pieces. He distinguishes by leading innovative musical projects. Furthermore, he participates in large number of festivals, gained over 20 choir awards in the country and abroad. Additionaly, he is a co-founder of the Tibi Domine Choir in Warsaw. Dariusz Zimnicki was granted a Ministry of Culture Scholarship for outstanding scholastic achievements. In 2002, he won the 3rd prize and the special prize during the Competition for Choral Conductors in Poznan. Member of artistic committee of Polish Church Choirs Association. He is also involved in organising a great number concerts, choir festivals and workshops.

 Warsaw University of Technology, Poland



Festival Director: Prof. Krzysztof Szydzisz
tel.: +48 608 30 70 30
Festival Deputy Director: AMU prof. Dr hab. Joanna Piech–Sławecka
tel.: +48 604 525 554


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