Agnieszka Duczmal

Agnieszka Duczmal ( born January 7, 1946 in Krotoszyn ) is a Polish conductor and founder of the Poznań Amadeus Orchestra.

Duczmal began her musical studies in 1966 at the Poznan Ignacy -Jan- Paderewski Academy of Music. While still a student, she founded a chamber orchestra in 1968. 1971-1972 she was hired as an assistant conductor at the Poznan Philharmonic.

Led by their chamber orchestra was taken over by the Polish Radio in 1977, in 1988 renamed " Amadeus Chamber Orchestra ".

She has appeared as guest conductor with many philharmonic orchestras. As the first female conductor, she ran the La Scala orchestra.

The Amadeus Orchestra joined in Poland and abroad at many Tournees. The soloists were playing among others Martha Argerich, Mischa Maisky and Henryk Szeryng. It produced numerous recordings for Polish Radio and for famous record companies, such as ASV Records, Wergo, ADDA, Canyon Classics, AMF, Europe Musica and Vienna Modern Masters.

The schedule are works in the foreground of Mozart.

Agnieszka Duczmal is married to the bassist of the Amadeus Orchestra Józef Jaroszewski, her daughter, Anna Jaroszewska - Mróz, also was a conductor.

In 1982, she was awarded by the President of Italy the title of " La Donna del Mondo ".

In 1998 she was awarded the Order " Polonia Restituta ".


  • Teresa Brodniewicz: Każde drgnienie jej batuty, Studio No. 3 /1994, of Prószyński i S- ka