15.07.2018

12:00

Aleksandra Bobrowska

A citizen of Gdańsk and a graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester and Haute École de Musique in Geneva. She has honed her skills under musicians such as: Gottlieb Wallisch (HEM), Graham Scott (RNCM), Paweł Skrzypek (ZPSM Bednarska), Dmitri Alexeev, Boris Berman, Michael Beroff, Daniel Blumenthal, Nicolai Demidenko, Pascal Devoyon, Philippe Entremont, Nelson Goerner, Garry Graffman, Thomas Hecht, Klaus Hellwig, Elżbieta Stefańska, Krzysztof Jabłoński, Kevin Kenner, Heinz Medjimorec, David Moroz, John Perry, Andrzej Artykiewicz, Czesław Stańczyk, Ewa Pobłocka, Emilio del Rosario, Lee Kum–Sing.

She has performed in many a place in Poland (e.g. The Royal Castle of Warsaw, The National Philharmonic), as well as in Austria, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Norway, Great Britain, Italy, Spain, United States, China, Japan, and Russia. Aleksandra plays concerts as a soloist as well as a chamber musician (Wesenberg/Bobrowska duo, AlDice Duo with French Singer Candice Ielo, or the Trois Sonorités trio with the musicians of the Sinfonia Varsovia Orchestra – Aleksander Romański and Anna Jasińska). She has been also active as a pedagogue for a few years.

Program

Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23

Mazurkas, Op.24
in G minor, No. 1
in C major, No. 2
in A-flat major, No. 3
in B-flat minor, No. 4

Polonaise in F minor, Op.71, No. 3

Polonaise in A-flat major, Op. 53

Fantasia on Polish Airs, Op. 13

16:00

Andrzej Wierciński

Born in 1995 in Warsaw, he began his musical journey at the age of 6; he is currently a first-year master’s degree student at the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice in Prof. Wojciech Świtała’s piano class.

At the age of 19 Andrzej Wierciński gained fame and the hearts of music fans by winning the first prize at the 46th National Chopin Competition in Warsaw.

He has performed in most European countries, Canada, Japan, and Indonesia. He cooperated with the KAWAI company, which invited him to many tours in Asia. He repeatedly played recitals at the Fryderyk Chopin’s Birthplace in Żelazowa Wola and Fryderyk Chopin Museum in Warsaw. He has also collaborated with the greatest orchestras in Poland, i.a. he has performed Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11 together with the Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of maestro Jacek Kasprzyk during the Festival of Poland at EXPO in Milan.

He honed his skills through international master classes led by eminent pedagogues.

His latest artistic success was the 5th place and the prize for the best performance of classical sonata – Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No.4 in E-flat major – at the International Competition in Tbilisi.

Program

Mazurkas, Op. 24
in G minor, No. 1
in C major, No. 2
in A-flat major, No. 3
in B minor, No. 4

Scherzo No. 1 in B minor, Op. 20

Étude in A minor, Op. 25, No. 11

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

Scherzo No. 3 in C-sharp minor, Op. 39

Berceuse in D-flat major, Op. 57

Polonaise in A-flat major, Op. 53