Krysztof Ksiazek Piano 2021

Krysztof Ksiazek
Poland
1992

Participating at #CMIM2022

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Piano 2021

 

About

Biography
Krzysztof Książek has performed extensively at such prestigious festival as the International Chopin Festival in Duszniki-Zdroj, Chopin and his Europe Festival in Warsaw, the Paris Festival Chopin, and the New Year’s Music Festival in Gstaad. Recently, he appeared as a soloist with Collegium 1704 conducted by Václav Luks during a concert entitled “Chopin’s Warsaw Piano”, featuring a replica of a Buchholtz piano. He has released four recordings.

Krzysztof Książek brał udział w bardzo wielu słynnych koncertach jak Międzynarodowy Festiwal Chopinowski w Dusznikach-Zdroju, Międzynarodowy Festiwal Muzyczny Chopin i Jego Europa, Festiwal Chopinowski w Paryżu, i Noworoczny Festiwal Muzyczny w Gstaad. Niedawno zagrał jako solista w Collegium 1704 pod dyrekcją Vaclav Luks w koncercie chopinowskim w Warszawie “Chopin’s Warsaw Piano” na pianinie Buchholtz. Nagrał cztery utwory.

Training 
2016Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover, SolloklasseArie Vardi 
2014-2016: Feliks Nowowiejski Music Academy, MMus, Stefan Wojtas 
2011-2014: Krakow Academy of Music, BMus, Stefan Wojtas  

Prizes and Awards 
2018: Concours international Chopin International Competition on Period Instruments– 3rd Prize, Award for the best performance of a mazurka 
2017: International Piano Competition in memory of Halina Czerny-Stefańska– 1st Prize  
2015: Fryderyk Chopin International Piano Competition – semifinalist, special prize recipient

 

Semi-final

BACH: Prelude and Fugue in B minor, BWV 869

SZYMANOWSKI: Four of the Mazurkas, Op. 50

No. 1 (Sostenuto, molto rubato) • No. 2 (Allegramente, poco vivace) • No. 3 (Moderato) • No. 4 (Allegramente, risoluto)

RACHMANINOFF: Études-Tableaux, Op. 33

No. 1 in F minor • No. 2 in C major • No. 3 in C minor • No. 4 in D minor • No. 5 in E-flat minor • No. 6 in E-flat major • No. 7 in G minor • No. 8 in C-sharp minor

 

Krysztof Ksiazek is generously sponsored by Mimi Lépine and André Dubois.