ROMAN CZURA - COMPOSER
Roman Czura, composer, born in 1989 in Darmstadt, Germany). He studied composition in Darmstadt, Kraków, Riga and Katowice among others with Cord Meijering, Anna Zawadzka-Gołosz, Juris Karlsons and Eugeniusz Knapik. After graduating with distinction from the Karol Szymanowski Music Academy in Katowice he continued his studies under the supervision of Prof. Eugeniusz Knapik at his Alma mater, where he also teaches since 2014 score reading and orchestration. In 2019 he obtained his DMA.
Major compositions include ...on the riverside, ner neshama for orchestra, premièred at the Wawel Castle, Concierto ardiente for guitar and orchestra, Do prostego człowieka for soprano and orchestra, Ptasie Radio (Bird Radio) for choir à capella. The Piano Concerto »Kraftfelder« and the monumental Symphony No. 2 »Wie ein Naturlaut« were premiered by the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, the latter also commissioned by this institution. His music was performed in Poland, Germany, Latvia and the US and has been awarded several awards at national and international composition competitions. He is a member of the Polish Composers Union ZKP.
He is the son of painter and filmmaker Marian Czura.