Contemporary Music Orchestra


2021: World Premiere of a new piece for soprano and large ensemble by Tomasz Skweres, commisioned by the most important polish ensemble for contemporary music – Contemporary Music Orchestra. Joanna Freszel – soprano, Szymon Bywalec - conductor

Concerto for cello and symphonic orchestra

1. and 3. march 2021

World premiere of the concerto for cello and orchestra on 1. and 4. march 2021 in Theater Regensburg.

Piotr Skweres – cello

Chin-Chao Lin – conductor

Philharmonic Orchestra Regensburg

Commision of Theater Regensburg

1. prize at Chalki International Composition Competition 2020


Festival Warsaw Autumn 2020


Orchestra Leopoldinum performes Concertino for string orchestra by Tomasz SKweres.

2. Prize by Zemlinsky Prize 2019

Tomasz Skweres wins the 2. prize of  "Zemlinsky Prize", which is one of the most important international composition competitions

festival Warsaw Autumn 2019


Tomasz Skweres receives a commision from the festival Warsaw Autumn to write a pedagogical piece targeting children for soprano and cello with theatrical elements to be performed in the Warsaw Museum.

European Contemporary Composers Orchestra


Saxophone quartet "Penrose Square" by Tomasz Skweres was choosen in an international call for scores to be performed as a part of ECCO (European Contemporary Composers Orchestra) concert in KMH (The Royal College of Music in Stockholm) played by the  Stockholm Saxophone Quartett. ECCO concert is an event which promotes European contemporary classical music all over Europe- always presenting a fine selection of the latest European musical creation.

Tomasz Skweres as a solist with the Contemporary Music Orchestra


Tomasz Skweres playes the world premiere of cello concerto by Mateusz Ryczek "Zjawy" with the Contemporary Music Orchestra (Orkiestra Muzyki Nowej) - the most important polish ensemble for contemporary music- under the baton of Maestro Szymon Bywalec in NOSPR in Katowice in Poland

Niederbayarische Philharmonie Passau

May 2019

Tomasz Skweres receives a commision from Landestheater Niederbayern for a new piece for symphonic orchestra for Niederbayerische Philharmonie Passau, Germany (Philharmonic Orchestra of Lower Bavaria).

Allan Bergius- conductor

composer portrait of Tomasz Skweres

11. + 12. + 13. + 25. January 2019

Ensemble ÖENM Salzburg (Austrian Ensemble for New Music) performs  composer portrait concert of Tomasz Skweres with his works for chamber music and solo instruments and works by composers who influenced his musik in Künstlerhaus in Salzburg and Alte Schmiede in Vienna

Tomasz Skweres conducts his piece "Critical Mass" played by Tonkünstler Orchestra (Austria)


Tomasz Skweres has been chosen as one of the five participants of the workshop "Ink still wet" for composers with RYAN WIGGLESWORTH. During this workshop  young composers have the possibility to work with the Tonkünstler Orchestra and conduct own works.

LEO Festival in Wrocław in Polen


Commision and world premiere of "concertino for string orchestra" by Tomasz Skweres at Leo Festival 2018 in the Main Hall of the National Forum of Music in Wroclaw, Poland.

Orchestra Leopoldinum, Ernst kovacic - conductor

Festival Musica Polonica Nova


National Forum of Music (NFM) in Wroclaw, Poland, Red Hall - World premiere of "Desiderium" by Tomasz Skweres during the performance of 4 short chamber operas written by Joanna Woźny, Katarzyna Dziewiątkowska Tomasz Skweres and Mateusz Ryczek, based on fables by Erna Rosenstein.

Tomasz Skweres is the winner of TONALi 2017 composer competition.

The winner piece of TONALi composer competition 2017 "Impact" for violin solo will be published by Sikorski Musikverlag and played 12 times as the compulsory piece of the TONALi 2017 violin competition. "Impact" will be premiered on 3.7.2017 in the Kulturkirche (culture church) in Hamburg and performed  on 8.7.2017 in the Elbphilharmony Hamburg.

Tomasz Skweres receives the spezial prize at the International composition competition Citta' di Udine 2016 (from 352 applications) for his piece 1. string quartet

Selected from 352 scores Tomasz Skweres recieves the Special Prize Piero Pezzé for the “Compositions for chamber instrumental group or solo instrument” section (500 euros, public performance during the festival Contemporanea 2016 and realization a CD)

Interwiev with Tomasz Skweres in Polish Radio 2

9.12.2016 10.30 pm

radio program "Bita Godzina" by Ewa Szczecińska

orchestral work commissioned by Wiener Konzerthaus

Tomasz Skweres recieves a commision for a piece for symhonic orchestra from Wiener Konzerthaus and Radio Symphony Orchestra to be premiered on 12.5.2016 in Wiener Konzerthaus. (photo by Clemens Pfeiffer)

new piece for orchestra and soprano commissioned by Stadttheater Regensburg

Tomasz Skweres recieves commision for a piece for symphonic orchestra and mezzo soprano from Theater Regensburg/Philharmonic Orchestra Regensburg to by premiered in April 2016 in Theater Regensburg. (photo by Andreas Praefcke)

ISCM World Music Days 2016 in Tongyeong in South Korea

29.3 - 3.4.2016


"sakubel osil" by Tomasz Skweres is selected in an international call for scores to by performed during the ISCM World Music Days 2016 in Tongyeong in South Korea

Tomasz Skweres is with his piece "Hesitation" for cello and piano one of the winners of the call for scores of the Association for the Promotion of New Music in New York



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