Polmic - FB

persons' index (F)


Ewa Fabiańska-Jelińska,
composer, musicologist, and improviser; b. 13th November 1989 in Toruń. She attended the Karol Szymanowski School of Music in her hometown, studying composition with Magdalena Cynk. In 2011 she obtained a BA in musicology at the Adam Mickiewicz University on Poznań. Two years later she obtained an MA (with honours) in composition from the Ignacy Jan Paderewski Academy of Music in Poznań under Professor Zbigniew Kozub. In 2014 she completed postgraduate composition studies at Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Vienna under Professor Reinhard Karger. Currently she is a lecturer at the Academy of Music in Poznań.
She has been awarded scholarships by Marshal of the Kujawsko-Pomorskie Province, Mayor of Toruń and the City of Toruń. She received the “Young Poland” scholarship granted by the Minister of Culture and National Heritage of Poland (2012) and a scholarship in recognition of her academic achievements from the Minister of Science and Higher Education (2012/2013). As part of Composing Commissions, the programme of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage, her work Offenbarungen und Eingebungen was released by PWM Edition and performed by the Amadeus Polish Radio Orchestra under Agnieszka Duczmal (2013). Fabiańska-Jelińska has also collaborated with the Orchestra of the Poznań Philharmonic.
Her compositions have been performed at a range of national and international festivals and concerts, including International Festival of Contemporary Music "Warsaw Autumn", Music and Art Festival of the Baltic Countries "Probaltica", International Festival of Contemporary Music "Poznań Music Spring", Festival of Polish Music in Krakow and International Festival "Music in Old Krakow". Many of her works have been performed at concerts held across Europe, e.g. Czech Republic, Austria, Ireland, Estonia, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Slovenia, USA, and South Korea.
Ewa Fabiańska-Jelińska is an award-winning composer. She won the 3rd prize at the Marian Gordiejuk Composition Competition for students of secondary schools of music (held by the Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz, 2007), 1st and 2nd prize at a composition competition for the best percussion piece held by Oklahoma City University, and 1st prize at the 9th Tadeusz Ochlewski Composition Competition for Miniatures sonoristiques for prepared trombone solo (2011) organized by PWM Edition. She was also a finalist of a composition competition held as part of the 21st Fr. Stanisław Ormiński International Festival of Religious Music in Gdynia (2009), International Composition Competition “Gramodeska” in Prague (2011). She received an honourable mention at the 5th Polish National Competition of Music for Children and Young People “Silver Pane” (“Srebrna Szybka”) in 2012 and at the 4th and 5th Zygmunt Mycielski Polish National Composition Competition in 2013 and 2014.
The scores of Ewa Fabiańska-Jelińska’s works have been publised by PWM Edition, Acte Préalable and Norsk Musikforlag (Norway). Her music has been performed by many orchestras, including the Orchestra of the Poznań Philharmonic, "Amadeus" Polish Radio Chamber Orchestra, Świętokrzyska Philharmonic Orchestra, Cappella Gedanensis, Batlic Neopolis Orchestra; contemporary music ensembles such as Sepia Ensemble, NeoQuartet oraz Prague Modern, as well as outstanding soloists - Stefan Kamasa, Andrzej Tatarski, Ewa Guzowska, Katarzyna Budnik-Gałązka, and many others. In the 2014/15 artistic season she was the composer-in-residence of the string orchestra Baltic Neopolis Orchestra (programme organized by the Institute of Music and Dance).
She is a member of the Youth Circle of the Polish Composers' Union and a coordinator of the International Festival of Contemporary Music “Poznań Spring”.
updated: November 2015 (ac)

Artist's website: www.jelinska.pl


Requiem for Bieslan (Dziatwa) for mixed choir and chamber orchestra (2005)
Magnificat for mixed choir (2007)
To stand like that in front of you for mixed choir (2007)
Three Pieces for string quartet (2008)
The Fairytale Suite for cello and piano (2008)
Three Folk Lullabies for soprano and piano (2008)
Mazur for altosaxophone (2008)
Suite for trombone and piano (2009)
Agnus Dei for female choir (2009)
Pater Noster for male choir (2009)
Hermias song from the song cycle A Midsummer Nights Dream for soprano and piano (2009)
The letter of a captive for soprano and piano (2009)
Muscial Magiczne Pióro (2009)
Mother for female choir (2009)
Trombone Duet (2009)
Image I –  I'm dreaming and Image II – Get Away for trombone (2009)
Pelerin for cello solo (2009)
NOVE Prelude for guitar (2009)
Songs to words by K. K. Baczyński for female choir (2009)
Kto chce, bym go kochała for mezzo-soprano and piano (2009)
Musique ancienne for harpsichord (2010)
Three Polish Dances for marimba trio (2010)
Three Songs in tribute to Frederic Chopin for soprano and piano (2010)
Songs to words by Leopold Staff and Adam Asnyk for countertenor and guitar (lute) (2010)
The Prayer for percussion ensemble (2010)
Agnus Dei for mixed choir (2010)
Relever for flute solo (2010)
Concertino for brass quintet (2010)
Mazurka for brass quintet (2010)
Hymn dla CK Zamek w Poznaniu for natural horn (2010)
Miniature ssonoristiques for prepared trombone solo (2011)
Capriccio Tenso for violin and harpsichord (2011)
Dell‘arte for trombone quartet (2011)
Creatio continua for vibraphone and marimba (2011)
The Tempestuous Fantasy for chamber orchestra (2011)
Kurpian Songs for soprano, mixed choir and chamber orchestra (2011)
I Don't Know Your Face Yet for soprano, trombone and piano (2011)
WolfGag for children's string orchestra (2011)
Performance La Borańcza (2011)
Na Berdyczów for piano quartet (2012)
Six Mazurkas to poems by Jan Brzechwa for piano (2012)
Crux Fidelis for mixed choir (2012)
Offenbarungen und Eingebungen for string orchestra (2012)
Grandfather will come for children's or female choir (2012) (2012)
Christmas for childern's or female choir (2012)
Dialogs for trumpet and trombone (2012)
Washing for children's or female choir (2012)
Le Quai de Bercy for piano and two dancers (2013)
Arabesque for flute, trombone and piano (2013)
Reminiscence of Judith for chamber orchestra (2013)
Concerto for trombone and symphony orchestra (2013)
Cat and Mouse for children's choir (2013)
Minuet and Gavotte for piano – two miniatures for children (2013)
Five lyrical songs from the cycle: Royal-Court Manuscript for female voice and piano (2014)
Dumka and Furiant for flute and accordion (2014)
Two Scandinavian Preludes for clarinet, piano and cello (2014)
There Are More Things for violin, flute, clarinet and piano (2014)
Fantasia for violin (viola) and piano (2014)
Concertino for trombone and string orchestra (2014)
Ad Gloriam Dei Cantabile for trumpet (oboe) and organ (2014)
Allegro ma non troppo for vocal ensemble to words by W. Szymborska (2014)
Three Polish Dances for brass quintet and organ (2014)
Psalm 63 for mixed choir (2014)
Kujawiaczek and obertas for flute (violin) and harp (piano) (2014)
Concerto for viola and string orchestra (2014-2015)
Hommage a Marc Chagall for string quartet (2015)
Prelude and Toccatina for viola and trombone (double bass) (2015)
Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist and St. John the Evangelist for string orchestra (2015)
Oglądać ten stary Toruń for soprano and piano (2015)
Kujawiak-dumka and oberek for viola duo (2015)
Za pieśńtwoją! forsoprano and double bass (2015)
I Chorale for trombone quartet (2015)
Mater Dei for violin (viola) quartet (2015)
Oratorio for soprano, trombone and string orchestra (2015)
Elegy for viola solo (2015)
Sonata for viola and piano (2015)
Performance Moniuszko, powiedz mi coś na uszko (2015)
Chorale and Toccatina for brass quintet (2015)
My soul longs for God for mixed choir (2015)
Kolebany i Obertas for children choir (2015)
A-Gis Tango for viola, piano and cello (2015)
Amnesia for trombone quartet (2016)
M-Aria for viola, piano and cello (2016)
Menojre for solo cello (2016)
Meditation for organ (2016)
Prelude for solo flute (2016)
Fantasia for solo viola and string quartet (2016)
The song of angel for mixed choir and chamber orchestra (2016)
Meditation I for piano, trombone, clarinet and double bass (cello) (2016)
Meditation II for soprano saxophone and string quartet (2016)
The Soul of Seul for clarinet and vibraphone (2016)
Fantasia for symphony orchestra (2016)
Performance Pozytywka (2016)
The Christmas Prelude for organ (2017)
The Tree of Life for viola, guitar and string quartet (2017)
Meditation IV for flute quartet, oboe, viola and piano (2017)
LaJulia for viola, cello and piano (2017)
Stabat Mater for soprano, flute, violin, cello and harpsichord (2017)
Sonata for trombone and piano (2017)
Toccata for accordion and piano (2017)
Samba MiReLla for viola, cello and  piano (2017)
Concertino for brass quintet and percussion ensemble (2017)
Lullaby for piano trio (2017)
Mass for soprano, female choir and chamber orchestra (2017)
Poemat SymFoniczny for symphony orchestra (2017)
MedytacJa, a scenic monodrama (2017)
Baby's Expressions for solo alto saxophone (2018)
Obertas for solo clarinet (2018)
Passacaglia for violin and viola (2018)
Reflexion for clarinet and percussion (2018)
BallaDo-BallaRe for flute and harp (2018)
Suite for trombone and wind symphony orchestra  (2018)