Born in Gdynia, Poland, Wojtek Blecharz graduated with honors from Frederic Chopin Music Academy in Warsaw in 2006, and in 2015 he received a Ph. D. in music composition at the University of California San Diego. Since 2012, Blecharz has been curating the Instalakcje music festival at Warsaw’s Nowy Theater, featuring nonconcert music: sound and performance installations, sound sculptures, music videos and music theater. Blecharz has also directed both of his opera-installations Transcryptum (2013) commissioned by Grand Theater National Opera in Warsaw and Park-Opera (2016) commissioned by Theater Powszechny in Warsaw. His works were performed at Warsaw Autumn Festival, Salzburg Biennale, Museum of Modern Art in Tel Aviv, Bendigo International Festival of Exploratory Music (Australia), MATA Festival (New York), Mostly Mozart Festival (New York), Klangwerkstadt (Berlin) and others.