ROMAN CZURA - COMPOSER
Roman Czura, composer, born in 1989 in Darmstadt, Germany. He studied composition in his hometown, Kraków, Riga and Katowice amongst others with Cord Meijering, Anna Zawadzka-Gołosz, Juris Karlsons and Eugeniusz Knapik. He graduated with distinction from the Karol Szymanowski Music Academy in Katowice and obtained in 2019 his DMA. He teaches at his Alma mater since 2014.
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.