20.06.2021

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Maciej Wota

Maciej Wota was born 5 December 1992. He graduated from The Frederic Chopin University of Music of piano playing with Prof. Jerzy Sterczyński and organ playing with Prof. Andrzej Chorosiński. Currently he works at the University as an assistant in Piano Department. He participated in many piano master classes with professors such as: Andrzej Jasiński, Józef Stompel, Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroń, Boris Petrushansky, Rem Urasin, Nikolai Demidenko, Dmitri Alexeev, Ludmil Angelov, Janina Fialkowska. Furthermore he took a part with masterclasses on period pianos with professors: Tobias Koch, Andreas Staier, Alexei Lubimov and Paolo Giacometti.
Maciej Wota is a laureate of many piano competitions: first prize and a special prize for the best performance of Chopin mazurkas in X International Chopin Piano Competition in Antonin (2008), second prize in IV International Chopin Piano Competition in memoriam G. Ferenczy in Budapest and prize for the best performance of Chopin Polonaise (2010), fifth prize and Chopin Prize in IX International Competition for Young Pianist Arthur Rubinstein in memoriam in Bydgoszcz (2011), laureate of 46. Polish Piano Festival in Słupsk (2012), finalist of IV International Piano Competition Halina Czerny-Stefańska in memoriam, Poznań (2017), 5th Prize in National Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw (2020).He performed in Poland, Germany, Norway, England, Belgium, Italy, Russia, Ukraine, Lithuania, Hungary, also in Australia and USA. In December 2019 he was a Professor in F. Chopin Keimyung University in Daegu (South Korea).


Program

Nocturne in E major Op. 62 no. 2
Waltz in A flat major Op. 34 no. 1
Ballade in F major Op. 38
Mazurka in B major Op. 63 no. 1
Mazurka in F minor Op. 63 no. 2
Mazurka in C sharp minor Op. 63 no.3
Waltz in C sharp minor Op. 64 no. 2
Scherzo in B flat minor Op. 31