Agata Igras is a versatile flutist with over 20 years of musical career and performances in almost 40 countries on 4 continents as a soloist, chamber musician and orchestra member.
She worked with world renowned flutists like :
Julius Baker, William Bennett, Robert Aitken, Jean-Claude Gerard, Emmanuel Pahud, Carlos Bruneel, Patricia Morris, Robert Dick and Patrick Gallois. She played under such conductors as Lord Yehudi Menuhin, Krzysztof Penderecki, Emmanuel Krivine, Gerd Albrecht, Rafael Payare, Sascha Goetzel, Shlomo Mintz with soloists including Piotr Anderszewski, Martha Argherich, Ian Hobson, Sharon Kahm, Shlomo Mintz, Maxim Vengerov, Boris Pergamenschikow, Yuri Bashmet, Wolfgang Schulz, Jean Pierre Rampal, Albrecht Mayer, Paul Meyer, Maurice Andre, Alfred Brendel, Byron Janis, José Cura, Placido Domingo, Alexander Lonquich.
She recorded 3 solo CD's which brought her very positive international critique and nominations to Fryderyk - the Polish Phonographic Award as well as Clef de Resmusica distinction for the Martinu Chamber Music CD. Recently "Real Life Song" album of Polish contemporary songs with soprano - Joanna Freszel, where she recorded all flute parts was awarded with the Orphée d'Or 2016 Prize.
Graduated from the F.Chopin Music Academy in Warsaw where she studied in the flute class of prof. E. Dastych – Szwarc and the Royal Conservatory in the Hague, the Netherlands in the flute class of prof. Rien de Reede and Thies Roorda.
She holds a PhD degree from the F.Chopin University of Music in Warsaw.
Agata Igras is the Adjunct Professor of flute and chamber music at the F. Chopin University of Music in Warsaw as well as at the Academy of Art in Szczecin and is regularly invited to masterclasses in Poland and abroad.