The award-winning Polish conductor, Marta Gardolińska has been establishing her name in the classical music scene in her country and abroad as an inspiring and versatile conductor. She has led ensembles such as the ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien, the Polish Baltic Frédéric Chopin Philharmonic in Gdansk, Poland, The Orchestra of Teatro Lirico Giuseppe Verdi di Trieste, Italy, the Symphony Orchestra of Filharmonia Podkarpacka im. A. Malawskiego in Rzeszów, Poland and the Hong Kong Sinfonietta.

Along with her work as a symphonic conductor, she also has built a solid knowledge of the Viennese tradition thanks to her cooperation with the Johann-Strauss-Operette-Wien company, touring in Germany with the operettas “The Bat” and “The Bird Seller”. Marta holds the Associate Fellow of the Taki Concordia Conducting Fellowship 2017-2019 and was also the chief conductor and artistic director of the TU-Orchester Wien in their 2017/18 season.

The bursary for the BSO Young Conductor in Association is generously funded by Terence and Annette O’Rourke