prof. dr hab. Andrzej Tuchowski

Andrzej Tuchowski is a composer and musicologist, professor of music theory at University of Zielona Góra and at the Karol Lipiński Music Academy in Wrocław. He is the author of books: Symbolika oper Benjamina Brittena (Symbolic meaning in Britten’s operas, Zielona Góra 1990), Benjamin Britten: twórca, dzieło, epoka (Benjamin Britten: The Composer, his Oeuvre, his Time, Kraków 1996),  Integracja strukturalna w świetle przemian stylu Chopina (Structural coherence in the Light of Transformational Changes in Chopin’s Style, Kraków 1996), Nationalism, Chauvinism and Racism as reflected in European Musical Thought and in Compositions from the Interwar Period, (Berlin- New York  2019). He has also published over 80 articles in Polish, English, Italian and Russian, concerning theoretical, aesthetical and socio-political aspects of nineteenth- and twentieth-century music. In his compositional output he has concentrated mainly on accordion and chamber music. He received the 1st Prize at the International Composers' Competition in Castelfidardo, Italy in 2000 (for Te lucis ante terminum for accordion).