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MARZENA MAJCHER is a Polish composer of music for films and theater plays, contemporary classical music, she is also guitarist. She graduated Department of Composition at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw under the direction of the well-known composer Professor Krzysztof Knittel. She also graduated Instrumental Department - Classical Guitar at the Academy of Music in Łódź.

She
creates music commissioned for films and theater plays. She composed music for over 35 films, 7 theater plays and TV series. Her achievements include compositions of contemporary classical music for chamber ensembles and symphonic orchestra. Films with her music have been awarded many times and presented at Film Festivals around the world.

She performs concerts, presenting her music with film visualization at Music and Film Festivals. She founded the famous avant-garde artistic group Ankh Fabrik. Scholarship holder of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage (2017).

Latest compositions of contemporary classical music are: Chemistry of Love for string quartet (2017), Figures for symphony orchestra (2016), 88 Fractals for string quartet and two female voices (2015). In her works, the composer is often inspired by various fields of science and experiments - transforms other spaces and non-musical structures from
the world around us into the language of music.

Well-known works with the music for movies and theater plays by her: the feature film
Hanoi - Warsaw (awarded with the European Film Academy Award, Tallin), documentary film Himilsbach, (awarded the Golden Hobby-Horse at the Film Festival in Krakow).
Music for the theater plays: Kobro (awarded the special "Golden Mask") and Angel's Wing.

She collaborated with well-known directors: Grzegorz Królikiewicz, Leszek Mądzik, Katarzyna Klimkiewicz, Kim Hee Jung. Her music was performed by Agata Zubel, Miłosz Pekała and the Quartet NSQ +.

Important concerts took place at the Music Festival Ecos Urbanos in Mexico (Mexico City 2017), in the Planetarium of the Copernicus Science Institute (Warsaw 2017), at the OFF Camera Plus Film Festival (Krakow 2014), on TVP Culture - 'live music' for Charlie Chaplin's film, at the Festival of Contemporary Art Revisions_5, where her futuristic album was the best musical projects of the 'Event of the Year 2011' (Warsaw 2011).

The composer at her concerts often uses an interactive instrument - Exformer, created especially for her by Michał Silski. The artist uses this additional stream of information for sound modeling, thus enriching the music she plays with additional dimensions.


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Contemporary classical music:

2017 CHEMISTRY OF LOVE parts: I Dopamine, II Phenylethylamine, III Estrateraenol,
        IV Epinephrine, V Norepinephrine, VI Endorphins
        for soprano and string quartet with film visualization
2016 FIGURES I Triangle, II Circles, III Diamonds, IV Squares for symphony orchestra
2016 THE SOUND OF SAND  for string quartet
2015 88 FRACTALS for string quartet and two female voices with film visualization
2015 EN LA SOMBRA for guitar and percussion
2015 FOUR EVENTS for symphony
2015 GALAXY E-minor for solo guitar 
2005 – 2015 XII STRING QUARTETS for films: "Everybody can dream", "Dudi",
        "Million kilometers", “Pack”, "Rachel"
2005 BAR–DO trio for flute, viola and classical guitar
2004 CONTINENT OF APPLE - theme with variations for solo guitar

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Music for theatrical performances:

2017 RACHELA / dir. Iwona Siekierzyńska, Studio Theater in Warsaw
2017 RACHELA / dir. Iwona Siekierzyńska, TV Theater, TVP Kultura
2016 MY CITY / dir. Iwona Siekierzyńska, BRO Theater in Gdynia
2015 MY CASE / dir. Iwona Siekierzyńska, BRO Theater in Gdynia
2014 KOBRO / dir. Iwona Siekierzyńska, New Theater in Łódź
1999 WING OF AN ANGEL / dir. Leszek Mądzik, Andersen Theater in Lublin
1997 FURROW / dir. Leszek Mądzik, Theater Festival in Brittany, France 

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