Długosz, Łukasz

is critically acclaimed as one of the most prominent flutists. He is a graduate of soloist studies at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Munich as well as master studies at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse in Paris and the Yale University.

He a prizewinner at prestigious competition including the JeanPierre Rampal Competition in Paris, Carl Nielsen in Odense, Theobald Böhm in Munich, and Leonardo De Lorenzo Competition in Veggiano.

He appears as a soloist and chamber musician both in Poland and abroad, notably at Carnegie Hall, Vienna’s Musikverein Konzerthaus, Berlin’s Konzerthaus, Carl Orff Saal and Herkulessaal in Munich, working with many renowned orchestras under leading conductors such as Zubin Mehta, James Levine, Mariss Jansons, Jerzy Maksymiuk, and Jacek Kaspszyk. On the invitation of Krzysztof Penderecki, he has regularly performed the composer’s Flute Concerto under the composer’s baton, and recorded it on CD in 2014.

He is credited with numerous first performances of Polish and foreign composers such as Enjott Schneider, Paweł Mykietyn, Grażyna Pstrokońska-Nawratil, Piotr Moss, and Michael Colina. His concerts have been broadcast by leading radio stations such as BBC Radio 3, NDR, SWR, BR4, Deutschland Radio Kultur, Radio France, Polish Radio Channel 2, and RMF Classic. His CDs have been published notably by Sony, Naxos, and Fleur de Son Classic.

He is a juror at many Polish and international flute competitions, teaches numerous master programmes all over the world, and represents Poland at international flute conventions.

Łukasz Długosz has been nominated twice for the Passport Award of the Polityka weekly award and Polish TVP Kultura’s Gwarancja Kultury. His other accolades also include the Gasteig Music Prize, Zeit-Preis, Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben, Polish Minister of Culture and Heritage Award, Gloria Artis medal, and the International Classical Music Award (ICMA, 2015 and 2016). Polish Television made a film about Długosz, broadcast on TVP1 and TVP Polonia.

In 2010, Łukasz Długosz made his recording debut with the London Symphony Orchestra performing Michael Colina’s Flute Concerto.