Dorota Szwarcman

photo: private archive

Graduated from the Faculty of Composition, Conducting and Music Theory at the Frederic Chopin Music Academy in Warsaw. As a music critic and cultural journalist, she wrote for “Ruch Muzyczny”, ”Polish Music / Polnische Musik”, ”Studia”, ”Klasyki”, ”Gazeta Wyborcza”, ”Wprost” and ”Tygodnik Powszechny”. Currently associated with the weekly magazine “Polityka”, she is also in charge of its music blog “Co w duszy gra”. The author of interviews with Ewa Podles and Jerzy Marchwiński “Razem w życiu i muzyce” (“Together in life and music”), the book “Czas Warszawskich Jesieni” (“The Time of Warsaw Autumns”) and the musical part of the cultural education textbook for secondary schools - “Człowiek - twórca kultury” (“Man - creator of culture”).