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Steinway Piano Festival - Mateusz Krzyzowski, piano

22SETT14:30Steinway Piano Festival - Mateusz Krzyzowski, pianoCristofori Room14:30(GMT+00:00)

Dettaglio dell'evento

Mateusz Krzyzowski, piano, 1st Prize at the Paderewski competition 2022.

Programme

Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849):

  • Ballade in G minor op. 23,
  • Scherzo in B flat minor op. 31,
  • Polonaise in A flat major op. 53,

Karol Szymanowski (1882-1937):

  • Etudes op. 4 No. 1 and 3,
  • Fantasy in C major op. 14

Mateusz Krzyzowski – Ambassador of Culture in Tychy. The first Polish artist to win 1st prize at
the I. J. Paderewski International Piano Competition that took place in Bydgoszcz. Winner of
the W. A. Mozart best performance award of a piano concerto, among extra-statutory prizes in
the form of recitals, as well as, concerts with an orchestra in the most prestigious halls in the
world.
Mateusz’s musical education started in his hometown in the Felix Rybicki Music School
Complex in Tychy in the class of MSc Bozena Furmanska. He continued his education in Karol
Szymanowski State General Music School of the 2nd degree in Katowice in the class of MSc
Lubow Nawrocka and MSc Sebastian Nawrocki. He is currently a student of Fryderyk Chopin
University of Music in the class of Joanna Lawrynowicz-Just PhD, DSc, ProfTit.
The main premise of Mateusz Krzyzowski’s interpretation is always based on the composer’s
intentions. For Mateusz it is crucial to filter these intentions through his own sensitivity, in close
contact with the observer of the given musical text in order to create a one-off artistic creation so
that the listener will be able to have a unique experiential impressions.
In recent years, he has recorded chamber music available on three discs: “Peine et Plaisir” by
Opus Series, “Interwar Retrospections” and “The Most Beautiful Songs” published by Sarton
Records.
His recent achievements from several competitions include 1st prize in the 12th International
Competition for Young Pianists “Arthur Rubinstein in memoriam” in Bydgoszcz. Special award
for the best performance of Karol’s Szymanowski piece. The Chopin’s Prize holder, as well as the
award for the best performance of the concerto with the orchestra. He is a laureate of the 2nd
prize of the 1st Karol’s Szymanowski International Competition in Katowice. He is also the
winner of the Paderewski’s Center Scholarship Competition in Kasna Dolna. Polish
representative in the semi-finals of the 18th Chopin International Piano Competition in Warsaw.
Moreover, Mateusz is a scholarship holder of the “Young Poland” of the Minister of Culture and
National Heritage programme, Jerzy Semkow Foundation, Marshal of the Silesian Voivodeship
National Fund for Children and the “Tychy – Dobre Miejsce” Foundation.
Last but not least, he gave concerts in the following Philharmonics:
National, Silesian, Subcarpathia, Pomeranian, Lodz city, Kielce city, Polish National Radio
Symphony Orchestra, The Polish Wieniawski Philharmonic Orchestra in Lublin, Chamber
Philharmonic in Lomza city, Karol Szymanowski Philharmonic in Cracow, “Sinfonia Baltica”,
Kaunas State Philharmonic.
He was accompanied by orchestras under the direction of, among others, Kai Bumann, Marek
Mos, Michal Klauza, Wojciech Rodek, Miroslaw Jacek Blaszczyk, Alexander Humala, Marek

Wroniszewski, Jan Milosz Zarzycki, Jakub Chrenowicz, Jurek Dybala. His abroad concertos
took place in France, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Japan, Lithuania, Ukraine, Slovakia,
Hungary.
He performed at music festivals in Nohant, Tokyo, Duszniki-Zdroj city, Slupsk city, Antonin city
and Wroclaw city.

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