Magdalena Kasprzyk·Dobija

Magdalena Kasprzyk·Dobija

violoncello · viola da gamba


photo: Artur Dobija

Born in Cracow.

Magdalena Kasprzyk-Dobija graduated Cum Laude with a Master’s degree in early music from The Royal Conservatoire in The Hague where she studied viola da gamba with Mieneke van der Velden and Joshua Cheatham and historical cello with Lucia Swarts. In the year 2019 she obtained her Master’s degree in performance on cello in the class of Piotr Janosik at The Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice. She wrote her master’s thesis about the Cello Sonatas Op. 102 by Ludwig van Beethoven as important artefacts of his late style. In the years 2016-2020 she also studied viola da gamba at The Karol Lipiński Academy of Music in Wrocław with Kazimierz Pyzik. Her school education she completed graduating in cello and composition from Fryderyk Chopin State Secondary Music School in Cracow.

Magdalena performed in Poland, Germany, France, Netherlands, Italy, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary and took part in world premieres of contemporary pieces and in recordings for Radio Cracow, Polish Television, Polish Radio, NPO Radio 4 and Radio Concertzender. She performed e.g. during festivals Emanacje (Poland), Świdnica Bach Festival (Poland), Sweelinck Festival (Amsterdam), BACHfestival (Utrecht), Pro Archi Fesztival (Hungary), International Renaissance Festival (Poland), and 25. International Festival of Kraków Composers. She was a member of Ardente Cracow Orchestra and Fresco Sonare Chamber Orchestra, and collaborated with flutist Jean-Pierre Menuge, together frequently performing in Poland and France. As a chamber music performer she took prize in international competitions in Slovakia, Poland and Hungary.

Magdalena Kasprzyk-Dobija attended courses and masterclasses with e.g. Paolo Pandolfo, Marianne Muller, Petr Wagner, Vittorio Ghielmi, Marcel Pérès, Peter Kooij, Roel Dieltiens, Irene Klein, Sara Ruiz, Alexander Gebert, Frans Helmerson, Martyna Pastuszka, Marcin Świątkiewicz. In the year 2015 she attended to II Summer Music Academy in the Krzysztof Penderecki European Centre for Music in Lusławice directed by Sharoun Ensemble Der Berliner Philharmoniker.

Apart from music, she is also involved in photography and graphic design.

concerts / events



30 June | HfMT, Hamburg (Germany)

Michaela Koudelková & Friends

recorder recital

17-23 June | Sud de la France (tournée)

Le Trèfle Fleuri & Jean-Pierre Menuge

Marais · Leclair · Telemann · Bach · Händel

18/06 Cabrières d’Aigues
20/06 Temple Réformé d’Arles
21/06 Venasque
22/06 Reillanne
23/06 Fontienne

2 June | Huis te Poort, Schiedam

Consort Songs

Georgia Burashko – mezzo-sopraan
Mieneke van der Velden, Stefan Woudenberg, Alex Baker, Magdalena Kasprzyk-Dobija, Anna Lachegyi – viola da gamba

more info


22 May | Amare, Den Haag

Kateřina Maňáková & Friends

lute/theorbo recital


7 April | St. Werenfriduskerk, Zieuwent

Matthäus Passion – Johann Sebastian Bach

Barokorkest La Sorpresa


5 April | Sint-Petrusbasiliek, Oirschot

Matthäus Passion – Johann Sebastian Bach

Barokorkest La Sorpresa

2 April | St. Martin’s Basilica, Venlo

Johannes Passion – Johann Sebastian Bach

Barokorkest La Sorpresa


4 March | Fortepiano Atelier, Kraków (PL)

Le Trèfle Fleuri

Karl Friedrich Abel • Franciszek Lessel

Rynek Główny 34 | 20:00

more info


21 January | St Annes and St Agnes Church, London

AAMplify Cello Masterclass with Joe Crouch

Nick Pritchard (tenor), Jonathan Brown (baritone), Sarah Champion (mezzo soprano), Matthew Brown (keyboards)

J.S. Bach, W. A. Mozart, G. Rossini – recitatives

1 January | NPO Radio 4

Avondconcert: Nieuwjaarsspecial – Nieuwe Lichting

Gepresenteerd door: Beitske de Jong & Wouter Pleijsier

20:00 – 23:00

Georgia Burashko – mezzosoprano

Michela Amici – baroque harp

Magdalena K. Dobija – viola da gamba

John Dowland • Girolamo Frescobaldi • Michel Lambert

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The Hague, Netherlands

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