The Harrison-Frank Family Foundation

Kamila Bydlowska

Described as ‘a true musician of today’s generation’ (Lark Reviews), Polish-born and London-based violinist Kamila Bydlowska performs as a soloist, chamber musician and collaborator across multiple genres.
She has appeared in venues and festivals in Europe, Asia and America, including the Royal Albert Hall, St Martin-in-the-Fields, Jazz Cafe, iTunes Festival in London, Holywell Rooms in Oxford, KIOI Hall in Tokyo, Tengiz Amirejibi International Music Festival in Tbilisi, Georgia; iPalpiti Festival of International Laureats in Los Angeles, Midem Festival in Cannes, UK International Tango Festival and London Electronic Arts Festival.
Kamila made the world- first recordings of the Violin Concertos by the 20th Century British composers William Wordsworth and Arnold Griller with Liepaja Symphony Orchestra (Latvia) on the Toccata Classics label, released in August 2019. and January 2021. Other recent concerto engagements include Bruch, Sibelius, Bartok as well as Szymanowski, Arnold, Ethel Smyth.
She broadcast on BBC Radio 3, Classic FM (UK), WNYC (New York), RAI (Italy) & Japanese TV. A multiple winner of awards, she is the recipient of the Ministry of Culture of Poland Scholarship and Artistic Excellence Award from Indiana University.
Born in Slupca, central Poland into a family of non-musicians, at seven she started to play the violin and went on to study on a full scholarship at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music in Bloomington, USA, with Mauricio Fuks and Kevork Mardirossian and Royal College of Music in London with Ani Schnarch.

Kamila plays a modern violin by W.E. Hill & Sons, on loan from the Harrison-Frank Family Foundation.

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