Polish-born Krzesimir Dębski’s music career as an musician has been that of a performer as well as a composer of classical music, opera, television and feature films.
He studied composition and conducting at the Paderewski Academy of Music in Poland. Following graduation, Dębski became interested in Jazz.
Since 1986, Dębski has curtailed his concert performance activities and concentrated primarily on composition. He has composed more than 50 symphonic and chamber music pieces, including an opera, 2 symphonies, religious works and 9 instrumental concertos.
Since 1986, he has composed the music for over 60 films, received 8 platinum albums and has composed the music for the highest grossing movie in Polish film history,
“With Fire and Sword”.
As Deputy Chairman of the Polish Association of Contemporary Music, Dębski has written music for film, theater, symphony, chamber orchestra and experimental ensembles. As a composer, Dębski won the Fryderyk (the Polish equivalent for the Grammy Award). He was also awarded The International Film Music Academy, coveted “Philip” prize presented to him by the legendary film composer, Ennio Morricone.
In 2006 Krzesimir Debski received a commission from Hollywood’s Limelight Films for composing the new score to 16 Charlie Chaplin shorts from 1916-1918.
Krzesimir Dębski has conducted concertos in which the following international stars performed: Jose Carreras, Nigel Kennedy, Adam Makowicz, The Canadian Brass,Vadim Repin, Mark O’Connor, Jean-Luc Ponty, John Blake, Ewa Malas-Godlewska and Jose Cura.