Polish conductor, Marta Gardolińska, came to international attention as Young Conductor in Association at the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra during the 18/19 and 19/20 seasons. The 19/20 season she made her very successful North American debut with the Los Angeles Philharmonic as a Dudamel Fellow. From 21/22 season Marta will become Music Director of the Opéra national de Lorraine.
This 20/21 season will see Marta make a number of highly anticipated debuts, includg Barcelona Symphony Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre National de Lorraine and Orchestre Chambre de Paris at the Theatre des Champs-Elysees. She will also return to the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra for subscription concerts and conduct the Tonkunstler Orchestre at the Wiener Musikverein.
In 2019, she made her debut with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra at the Edinburgh Festival and other recent highlights have included concerts with Wiener Concert-Verein at the Musikverein and a return to her home city of Warsaw to conduct the young musicians of I Culture Orchestra at the Philharmonic Hall.
Among her many accolades she has received an Honourable Mention and the Special Orchestra Prize of the Witold Lutosławski Conducting Competition (Poland, 2016), the 3rd Prize and the Special Orchestra Prize from the Felix Mendelssohn International Conducting Competition (Greece, 2016) and she has been semi-finalists in the 1st International Hong Kong Conducting Competition in 2018. In 2016, Marta was awarded the title “Outstanding Pole in Austria”. She was also named Associate Fellow for the seasons 2017-2019 by the Taki Alsop Conducting Fellowship established by Marin Alsop.