Bronisława Kawalla

Laureate of the first prize at the International Bach Competition in Washington D.C. in 1975, she was born to a well-known family of musicians. She graduated from the Secondary School of Music in Kraków, class of Maria Bilińska-Riegerowa and from the Music Academy in Warsaw, class of Jan Ekier. She honed her skills in Paris under the tutelage of Nadia Boulanger and Monique Haas, and under Philippe Entremont at the Académie Internationale de Maurice Ravel.

The pianist records for the Polish Radio and Television, Veriton and the Polskie Nagrania record company. She performs in Poland and abroad, in orchestras under exceptional conductors, she also takes part in international music festivals. Her performances are enthusiastically received by the audience and highly praised by the critics and the press – Daily Telegraph has placed her among the “leading pianists of today”.

Bronisława Kawalla is also a pedagogue – a professor at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw. Her pupils receive awards in national and international competitions alike. For her artistic and pedagogical activities she has received state awards.


Prelude in D flat major op. 28 no.15
Barcarolle in F sharp major op. 60
Nocturne in E flat major op. 9 no.2
Fantaisie-Impromptu in C sharp minor op.66
Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise in E flat major op 22