Paweł Hendrich

Composer born in 1979 in Wrocław. He graduated from the Engineering and Economics Departmentof the University of Economics in Wrocław. He also studied composition at the Karol Lipiński Music Academy in Wrocław and the High School of Music in Cologne.

His works have been performed at festivals and concerts in Poland, Germany, Austria, Sweden, Denmark, Spain, Czech Republic, Turkey, Hungary, Malta, Slovakia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, United States, Russia, and China.

He has received commissions from Warsaw Autumn (premiered by Ensemble Musikfabrik), German Radio (premiered by Kwartludium), Goethe-Institut, BHF BANK Foundation and Ensemble Modern, The Municipality of Wrocław (premiered by Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra), the Institute of Music and Dance, the New Music Orchestra, The Forbidden City Chamber Orchestra, the National Forum of Music (for the Lutosławski Quartet and LutosAir Quintet), the Society of Authors ZAiKS, and the Polish Composers’ Union (for Pablostrom and de ereprijs).

For over a decade, he has been programming and composing in the Max environment and performing live electroacoustic music. With Cezary Duchnowski and Sławomir Kupczak, he has founded the Phonos ek Mechanes trio, which performs at festivals of improvised, contemporary and electroacoustic music, as well as concerts in Poland and abroad.

In 2010, DUX Records released Paweł Hendrich’s solo CDChamber Works, followed by Metaforma in 2017. In 2012, Bôłt Records released Phonos ek Mechanes’ first CD titled C+–. His works have been included on several other records, including those published by Ensemble Modern.
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