NFM Boys' Choir

The choir was founded in 2009 by Andrzej Kosendiak, Director of the National Forum of Music in Wrocław, and from the beginning it has been working under the direction of Małgorzata Podzielny. From 2023, Mikołaj Szczęsny will be the assistant artistic director of the ensemble.

The NFM Boys’ Choir actively participates in artistic life, giving concerts with the best orchestras and conductors, such as John Eliot Gardiner, Giovanni Antonini, Zubin Mehta, Giancarlo Guerrero, and Jacek Kaspszyk. It has been invited to numerous artistic events taking place during the International Festival Wratislavia Cantans and Leo Festival, as well as to film production projects (of Agnieszka Holland and Michał Kwieciński), in addition to working for television and theatre. It has also performed in Germany, Austria, Czechia, Slovakia, and Japan.

The choir’s discography includes albums released by the NFM: Salzburg Marian Mass (2015) with music by Mozart, Witold Lutosławski. Opera omnia, Vol. 7 (2018) with songs for children, works by Marcin Józef Żebrowski (2018) conducted by Andrzej Kosendiak, the album This Day (2019) with music for children by Bob Chilcott and The Light of a Winter Night (2022), the latter containing arrangements of Christmas carols and pastorals by Michał Ziółkowski, with the NFM Choir and NFM Leopoldinum Orchestra conducted by Małgorzata Podzielny. The most recent album is the Mr Kleks’ Philharmonic (2023) with the arrangements of songs about Mr Kleks.

In addition to the classes included in the choir’s regular work schedule, the young singers also participate in workshop sessions held several times a year, conducted by Polish and international experts. The choir won two Gold Diplomas during the 55th International Choral Festival in Międzyzdroje (2020) and the Gold Prize of the 11th World Peace Choral Festival Online Events in Vienna (2021). The choir also received a Golden Diploma and a Special Award for the highest score in the category of children’s and youth choirs in the National Choral Competition held during the National Choral Forum “Wrocław City of Music” (2021), a Golden Diploma in the online edition of the National Sacred Music Competition “Dona Nobis Pacem” of the Polish Association of Cultural Animators “Cultural Connoisseur” in Wrocław (2022) and the 1st place during the Ohrid Choir Festival competition in Macedonia (2022).

Małgorzata Podzielny
Artistic Director of the NFM Boys’ Choir and NFM Girls’ Choir

Assistant professor at the Faculty of Music Education, Choral Studies and Church Music of the Karol Lipiński Academy of Music in Wrocław; she graduated from this university in the Faculty of Music Education (in the conducting class of Maria Oraczewska-Skorek) and the Faculty of Composition, Conducting, Music Theory and Music Therapy (music theory). She also completed postgraduate choral studies in Bydgoszcz. She obtained diplomas with honours in all her specialties. Małgorzata Podzielny was a scholarship holder of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage. For 20 years she was the conductor of the Con Brio Choir at the Grażyna Bacewicz First Degree Music School in Wrocław. Currently, she leads the Rondo Vocal Ensemble (since 2006) and is Artistic Director of the NFM Boys' Choir of the National Forum of Music (since 2009), as well as the NFM Girls’ Choir, established in September 2022.

Noye’s Fludde – Children’s Opera
NFM Boys' Choir / NFM Girls' Choir
12:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
Musical Puzzles
NFM Leopoldinum Orchestra
10:00 AM
NFM, Main Hall
Saint Nicolas Cantata
15th Anniversary of the NFM Boys' Choir
7:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
Giovanni Antonini / Wrocław Baroque Ensemble
7:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall, reversed stage
Christmas Carols
NFM Children's Choirs
5:00 PM
NFM, Red Hall
Welcome Summer
NFM Children's Choirs
5:00 PM
NFM, Red Hall
Filharmonia Pana Kleksa
Chóry Dziecięce NFM / NFM Orkiestra Leoopoldinum
Światło zimowej nocy
Chór NFM / NFM Orkiestra Leopoldinum / Chór Chłopiecy NFM
This Day
Chór Chłopięcy NFM
Witold Lutosławski. Opera Omnia 07. Piosenki dla dzieci
Chór Chłopięcy NFM / Lutosławski Quartet / LutosAir Quintet
Marcin Józef Żebrowski
Andrzej Kosendiak / Wrocławska Orkiestra Barokowa
Stanisław Moniuszko. Widma
Andrzej Kosendiak, Chór NFM, Chór Chłopięcy NFM, Wrocławska Orkiestra Barokowa
Salzburska Msza Maryjna
Andrzej Kosendiak, Wrocław Baroque Ensemble
Barbara Olech
Manager of NFM Boys’ Choir and NFM Girls’ Choir
Weronika Piotrowska
NFM Boys’ Choir and NFM Girls’ Choir Specialist
Valentyna Maruniak
NFM Boys’ Choir and NFM Girls’ Choir Specialist
NFM Wrocław Philharmonic
NFM Leopoldinum Orchestra
Wrocław Baroque Orchestra
Wrocław Baroque Ensemble
West Side Sinfonietta
NFM Choir
NFM Girls' Choir
Lutosławski Quartet
LutosAir Quintet
Polish Cello Quartet

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