SZYMON NIDZWORSKI

SAXOPHONIST, COMPOSER
CREATOR OF FILM AND THEATER MUSIC

Szymon Nidzworski graduated with honors from the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw
and perfected his workshop with the world-famous saxophonist and teacher Jean Yves Fourmeau
at the Conservatoire ŕ Rayonnement Régional Cergy-Pontoise in France and at the Hochschule
für Musik “Hans Eisler” in Berlin.

Ministry of Culture and National Heritage and the Société Générale bank scholarship holder.
He is a member of the exclusive group of artists Henri Selmer Paris.

Nidzworski collaborated with the outstanding Polish documentary director Ewa Ewart , composing
music for her production. The “Curse of Abundance” (2018) documentary which had its world
premiere at BBC World opened the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change –
COP24. In 2019, the film won the 2nd prize at the Festival de Télévision de Monte-Carl o as well as
the Intermedia-Globe Gold Award and the Global Awareness Special Award at the World
Media Festivals in Hamburg.

Moreover, in 2019, he made the soundtrack for “We the people”, a film commemorating the first
partially free parliamentary elections in Poland, created to celebrate the 30th anniversary of these
elections. (dir. Ewa Ewart, TVN24 production), which also won the Gold prize at the World
Media Festivals in Hamburg.

He also composed and featured the soundtrack for the documentary film called “Touch”, produced by
TVP Kultura, depicting the life of the famous Polish actress Jadwiga Jankowska-Cieślak.
(dir. Katarzyna Michałkiewicz).

Released in 2017 author’s album called Szymon Nidzworski Project feat. Andrzej Seweryn “Behind
Your Eyelids” (distributed by Warner Music Poland) was inspired by theater and film music and
became a hot spot of his activity as a film music composer. This album was noticed and appreciated
not only by music critics, but also by numerous film directors.

As a saxophonist, he cooperated with the Capitol Music Theater in Wrocław and Danuta Baduszkowa
Music Theater in Gdynia. However, a special chapter in Nidzworski’s career started when he worked
at Arnold Szyfman Polish Theater in Warsaw, and thus, cooperated with some outstanding Polish
actors such as Andrzej Seweryn.

Being a part of the “Motion New Earth Band” project, Nidzworski co-creates a collectiva consisting
of: Motion Trio, Zbigniew Paleta and Tomas Celis Sanchez.

Except for his own album, he has made many recording sessions of both classical, film, theater and
entertainment music. Together with the Morpheus Saxophone Ensemble he recorded a song called
“Lenten Music” composed by Paweł Łukaszewski. In 2015 the album “Musica Sacra 5”,
which featured this song, won the Fryderyk Award in the category of Polish classical music.

Currently cooperating with National Theatre in Warsaw – he composes a music for the latest
performance.