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Dworzynski has since conducted the London Symphony Orchestra several times a season and has also established regular relationships with the London Philharmonic, BBC Symphony, BBC Philharmonic, BBC Scottish Symphony and Northern Sinfonia. Dworzynski is well established in his native Poland and has conducted all the major orchestras including the Sinfonia Varsovia, the radio orchestras of Katowice and Warsaw, and the Warsaw Philharmonic where he maintains a regular presence. He conducted his first opera production at Warsaw National Opera in 2009.
Dworzynski’s career first took off when at the age of twenty-one he became the assistant conductor of the National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra in Katowice, having first been Music Director (1995–9) of the Bydgoszcz Chamber Orchestra. Having graduated with distinction from the Fryderyk Chopin Music Academy, where he studied with Antoni Wit (Music Director of the Warsaw Philharmonic), he then undertook postgraduate studies with Christian Ehwald at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin, from where he also gained a distinction. He won the conducting competitions in Zagreb in 2003 and Suwon in 2005. He has made several recordings for Polish Television and Radio. From 2008 to 2010 he was Principal Conductor of the Beethoven Academy in Kraków, conducting them at the Warsaw Easter Festival and in the Warsaw Philharmonic series, and programming Beethoven and Brahms cycles. His work has been recognized by several honorary titles in Poland; in 1997 he was made a Citizen of the City of Bydgoszcz, the following year he received an artistic scholarship from the President of the City, and in 1999 he received the Polish Music Critics’ Award. He received artistic scholarships from the Polish Ministry of Culture in 2001, 2003 and 2005, and in 2007 was awarded a medal from the Society of Polish Musicians for his promotion of Polish music.