Valentina Maria Baginska Valentina Maria Baginska
ORGAN • PIANO • HARPSICHORD

Dr Valentina Maria Baginska is an artist with international achievements as a conductor, concert organist, pianist, music professor, juror, lecturer and impresario. She graduated with first class honors degree at the Frederic Chopin University of Music in Warsaw, the Music Academies in Gdansk (PhD in organ performing) and in Riga. She perfected her virtuoso skills in prestigious European music centers.

She was assistant professor and associate conductor at the Frederic Chopin University of Music and supervisor in the National Phil­harmonic in Warsaw, conducted many choirs and orchestras. Some of her students are currently famous Polish vocalists, opera singers and conductors.

Maestro Baginska performed in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, France, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland and Ukraine during prestigious international music festivals.

She recorded CDs with organ music, made interviews and per­for­mances in Radio and TV.

She cooperated with different governmental and social organizations, corpus diplomatic; she made music therapy projects with disabled people.

Dr. Baginska introduced the organ into Kuwaiti music life. Since 2006 in Dar Al-Athar Al-Islamiyyah, she regularly performs organ recitals, chamber concerts and lectures with versatile repertoire ranging from Renaissance to Modern periods. These include organ, symphonic and piano music arranged by her for organ. She also performed Arabic music arranged for organ.

Maestro Baginska is called "a woman-orchestra" since she presents a modern digital organ Viscount-Prestige 100 in St. Augustine Warsaw and same model of organ in Kuwait. She is the initiator and animator for organ music in Kuwait, one from the founders and a former member of DAI Music Circle Committee. For her untiring efforts to popularize Polish music abroad, many connoisseurs described her as a music ambassador for Poland.