B i o g r a p h y
Bartek Gliniak is a composer of music for films and television based in Los Angeles.
His remarkable, expressive and innovative scores faithfully embody both story and character. He is a composer of scores to over 30 films including the films numerously awarded at the international film festivals.
He is a graduate of the Academy of Music in Cracow. In 1994 he received an award in the 22-th International Electroacoustic Music Competition in Bourges (France). In 1994 he had his debut at the International Festival of Contemporary Music Warsaw Autumn. Since 1996 he has been collaborating with the Experimental Studio of Polish Radio in Warsaw where he composed and recorded numerous electronic and experimental compositions.
As author of music adaptation, music consultant and music recording supervisor he worked by Oscar nominated film "Katyn" by Andrzej Wajda. Since 1996 he has been cooperating with the Experimental Studio of Polish Radio in Warsaw, one of the oldest electroacoustic music studios in Europe (founded in 1957).
An CD Album with a premiere performance of the oratorio „Seven Songs of Mary” (original title: ‘Siedem Piesni Marii’) with music by Bartek Gliniak to the libretto by Zbigniew Ksiazek released in 2007 became Double Platinum Album. In the years 2008-2009 the oratorio "Seven Songs of Mary" was numerously performed for capacity audiences. In 2009 a record with the premiere performance of “Calvarian Oratorio” (original title: ‘Oratorium Kalwaryjskie’) also created by the same authors became Golden Record just in the first month of release.
His compositions have been performed at such festivals as: the International Festival of Contemporary Music “Warsaw Autumn”, Tage für Neue Musik in Zurich, Cracow Composers Festival, Synthèse Festival in Bourges, the 3rd International Contemporary Music Festival - Lviv (Ukraine), the International Rostrum of Composers in Paris (IRC).
Since 2006 Bartek has been a member of European Film Academy (EFA).