13.05.2018

12:00

Ingolf Wunder

He was born in Austria in 1985. His musical adventure began at the age of four, when he started playing the violin. It was not until 14 that he switched to the piano and won his first competition just a few months later. In 2008 he began working with Adam Harasiewicz the laureate of the first prize at the 5th Chopin Competition in Warsaw, and in 2010 he became the laureate of the 2nd place at the 16th International Chopin Piano Competition.

In 2012 the pianist completed his studies in conducting, at his diploma examination he conducted a symphonic orchestra playing the works of Schubert and Chopin. Between 2011 and 2017 he recorded four albums for the German label Deutsche Grammophon, and has given concerts in Europe, Asia and both Americas.

In September of 2017, Ingolf WUnder and his wife Paulina have started the APPASSIO.com platform, which is dedicated to teachers, pupils and students wishing to broaden their musical horizons, complete a post-graduate education and cultivating their individualism and passion.

Program

Nocturnes, Op. 9
in B-flat minor, No. 1
in E-flat major, No. 2
in B major, No. 3

Polonaise-fantaisie in A-flat major, Op. 61

Andante spianato et grande polonaise brillante in E-flat major, Op. 22

16:00

Radosław Sobczak

He was born in 1981 in Pisz. In 2006 he graduated from the Fryderyk Chopin Music Academy in Warsaw – piano class of Prof. Edward Wolanin. He completed his musical studies under Prof. Victor Macarow.

He is a laureate of numerous competitions, he performed in multiple Polish philharmonics and took part in festivals both Polish and foreign. In 2002 he played seven recitals in China at the invitation of the Shanghai Concert Hall, he added splendour to celebrations of Polish accession to the European Union during the concert for members of the European Parliament in 2003. He is the first Polish pianist to play in Muscat (Oman) at the invitation of the Polish Embassy in Riyadh. The concert took place in the Crowne Plaza hotel in 2010.

He is a member of the Leschetizky Association in Warsaw. In 2010-2012 he was a pedagogue of the Chopin-Keimyung University in Daegu, Korea. He is currently a research-and-teaching assistant at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw.

Program

Polonaise in A major, Op. 40, No. 1

Mazurka in A minor Op. 17 No. 4

Waltz in C-sharp minor, Op. 64, No. 2

Nocturne in B major, Op. 9, No. 3

Waltz in A-flat major, Op. 42

Andante spianato et grande polonaise brillante in E-flat major, Op. 22

Mazurka in A-flat major, Op. 50, No 2

Polonaise in A-flat major, Op. 53