Kacper Nowak

Kacper Nowak is a well established Polish concert cellist based in Brussels. Gary Hoffman describes him as

„a most gifted young cellist with exceptional technical attributes and a very natural and

unmannered approach to music”


The Belgian broadcasting network (RTBF): „Kacper Nowak undoubtedly has the stature of a soloist with a voluptuous, warm, powerful, but always elegant sound. But the element that charmed us the most is perhaps his stylistic accuracy: whether he plays J-S. Bach, Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky or Martinu, Kacper Nowak is credible, andthat, in our eyes, is the height of refinement.”


Ruch muzyczny (Polish leading classical music magazine) "Kacper Nowak proved to be an absolutely sensational cellist..." "His climaxes, approached withgrandeur, vigor, and vitality; the passion, wonderfully executed Elfenmotivik in Mendelssohn, aswell as the played with lively tempo Fantasiestücke by Schumann, with significant dynamic contrasts, asif hidden within the meter and prosody of a song, were unparalleled."


Kacper was born in Poland and already from an early age he was in close contact with music. Hiseducational path started in Poznań with Danuta Taczanowska, continued in Brussels with Didier Poskin, Cologne with Maria Kliegel, Antwerp with Justus Grimm and finally at the Queen ElisabethMusic Chapel under Gary Hoffman’s artistic direction, along with Masterclasses with GérardCaussé, Augustin Dumay, Gautier Capuçon, Artemis Quartet, Jean-Guihen Queyras and NataliaGutman allowed him to develop a very individual style, full of passion but respectful towardscomposer’s will.

Kacper performed in most renowned halls in Europe and abroad (Bozar, Flagey in Brussels, deSingel in Antwerp, Villa Medici in Rome, la Seine Musicale in Paris, Opéra de Lyon, Liège Philharmonic, Poznan Philharmonic, Royal Palace in Warsaw, Duomo in Milan, Dubaï Opera, Vilnius Academy Hall, Wigmore Hall and Cadogan Hall in London, Konzerthaus Vienna, etc.) andbecame top prize winner at several competitions such as Johannes Brahms, Madrid and ViennaInternational Competitions, Liezen Cello Wettbewerb, Edmond Baert International Cello Competition in Brussels, Supernova and Nordic Strings. He recorded a series of CDs in duo with Christia Yuliya Hudziy, Urban Piano Quartet and Ensemble K that have been praised by the international press (New York Cello Society, BBC, France Musique, RTBF, Crescendo Magazine and Diapason).

In September 2022 Kacper did his debut at the Wiener Konzerthaus with Beethoven Triple Concerto and WienerKammerOrchester recorded live by MezzoTV. In October of the same year he performed solo Bach program at Cadogan Hall in London in a widely broadcasted event byMezzo and Medici Tv and supported by the brand Cartier.

In 2023 Kacper becomes a Pirastro Artist, records a CD with Lucas Krupinski solely dedicatedtoPolish music, featuring 2 premieres of works by Krzysztof Penderecki (1st violin sonata transcribed for cello) and Andrzej Panufnik (Love song originally for voice). In September of the same year, Kacper becomes laureate of the Schoenfeld International Competition in Harbin/China with his Urban Piano Quartet.


Kacper Nowak is represented by the Ludwig van Beethoven Association.

Rafał Bartmiński

Polish tenor Rafał Bartmiński graduated from the Vocal and Drama Faculty of the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice, having studied under Professor Eugeniusz Sąsiadek.

rafal-bartminski-bioWinner of 3rd prize at the 11th International Ada Sari Vocal Artistry Competition in Nowy Sącz. In 2007, he won the 2nd prize and several additional awards at the 6th International Stanisław Moniuszko Vocal Competition in Warsaw.

He started a busy performing career already as a student (Bach’s Mass in H minor and Magnificat, Mozart’s Requiem). In 2002 he made his operatic debut singing Lensky in Maciej Prus’s production of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin at the Teatr Wielki – Polish National Opera. Since then, he has collaborated with the Warsaw opera house by singing major tenor roles: Tamino in Mozart’s Magic Flute, Jontek in Moniuszko’s Halka (under Marc Minkowski), Stefan in Moniuszko’s The Haunted Manor, Ismaele in Verdi’s Nabucco, Boris in Janáček’s Káťa Kabanová, Pinkerton in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, Madwoman in Britten’s Curlew River, and Drum Major in Berg’s Wozzeck. The latter was also his debut at the Bolshoi in Moscow under Teodor Currentzis in a production by Dmitri Tcherniakov.

Highlights of his career include Nemorino in Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore (Wrocław Opera), Don Ottavio in Mozart’s Don Giovanni (Wrocław Opera, Kraków Opera), Alfredo in Verdi’s La Traviata (Podlasie Opera, Latvian National Opera), Rodolfo in Puccini’s La bohème, Don José in Bizet’s Carmen (Podlasie Opera), Wacław in Statkowski’s Maria (Wexford Opera Festival), and Shepherd in Szymanowski’s King Roger (Wrocław Opera, Oper Wiesbaden, Teatro Real in Madrid, Opéra Bastille in Paris, Opernhaus Wuppertal). The artist is also a frequent guest in concert halls. He sang leading tenor parts in Krzysztof Penderecki’s Te Deum, Kosmogonia, and Credo (CD recorded with Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra under Antoni Wit) as well as the Seven Gates of Jerusalem and Polish Requiem (with the MDR Sinfonieorchester Leipzig; with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra: Bronfman Auditorium, Tel Aviv; Municipal Auditorium, Haifa; International Convention Centre, Jerusalem). He also performed Penderecki’s Credo under Valery Gergiev at the composer’s 80th birthday gala.

He sang in Verdi’s Messa di requiem (International Sacred Music Festival in Riga; Ljubljana Festival), Mahler’s 8th Symphony (The Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion under Noam Sheriff), Szymanowski’s Harnasie (Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris), Beethoven’s Missa solemnis (Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra of Katowice under Jerzy Semkow), Beethoven’s 9th Symphony (Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra under Stanisław Skrowaczewski), and Handel’s Messiah (alongside Emma Kirkby and Michael Chance). He performed Szymanowski’s Symphony No. 3 “The Song of the Night” with the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra under Antoni Wit (DVD), with the Sinfonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks in Munich and Cologne under Mariss Jansons (CD), and the Orquesta Sinfónica de RTVE in Madrid under Hannu Lintu. The year 2015 brought his debuts as Don José in Bizet’s Carmen at the Podlasie Opera and Philharmonic and as Duke of Mantua in Verdi’s Rigoletto at the Teatr Wielki – Polish National Opera. In 2016, the artist performed as Laca in Janáček’s Jenůfa and as Grigoriy (The Pretender) in Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov (Poznań Opera House).

Rafał Bartmiński has regularly worked with leading orchestras, including the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra of Katowice, the Sinfonia Varsovia, and the Polish Radio Orchestra. He collaborates on a regular basis with such excellent conductors as Gabriel Chmura, Teodor Currentzis, Miguel Gómez Martínez, Tomas Hanus, Mariss Jansons, Jacek Kaspszyk, Hannu Lintu, Marc Minkowski, Tadeusz Wojciechowski, Krzysztof Penderecki, Andrzej Straszyński, Antoni Wit, Tadeusz Wojciechowski and Alberto Zedda, as well as directors David Alden, Dmitri Tcherniakov, Mariusz Treliński, Jakob Messer, Michał Znaniecki, Krzysztof Warlikowski, Tomasz Konina, Andrzej Domalik, Krzysztof Zanussi, Krystyna Janda. Rafał Bartmiński has made numerous recordings, including Weinberg’s Symphony No. 8 “Polish Flowers”, Penderecki’s Credo and Kosmogonia (Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir conducted by Antoni Wit), Moniuszko’s Masses (Warsaw Philharmonic Choir conducted by Henryk Wojnarowski, Fryderyk Award 2009), Tansman’s Psalms, Lutosławski’s Vocal-Instrumental Works (Orchestra and Choir of Łódź Philharmonic conducted by Daniel Raiskin), Verdi’s Falstaff, Dobrzyński’s Monbar, or The Filibusters (Polish Radio Orchestra and Polish Radio Choir under Łukasz Borowicz), Koperski’s Missa solemnis ex B (Beethoven Academy Orchestra and Choir of the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin under Marcin Nałęcz-Niesiołowski), and Pasquale Anfossi’s Oratorio la morte di San Filippo Neri (Sinfonia Viva, Poznań Chamber Choir, Gold Orpheus Award 2015).

Rafał Bartmiński has also made two acting appearances: in Casting Session directed by Krzysztof Zanussi (television play) and Maria Callas Master Class directed by Andrzej Domalik opposite Krystyna Janda. As an active propagator of Stanisław Moniuszko’s oeuvre he received the Foundation for Polish Culture’s Little Sceptre award, which was handed by Maria Fołtyn.


Rafał Bartmiński is represented by the Ludwig van Beethoven Association

Claudio Bohórquez

The German-born cellist of Peruvian-Uruguayan descent is one of the most sought-after musicians in his field.

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As a student of Boris Pergamenschikow, Claudio Bohórquez achieved success at an early age at international competitions such as the Tschaikowsky Youth Competition in Moscow and the Rostropovich Cello Competition in Paris.

This culminated in 2000 with three awards at the first International Pablo Casals Competition held under the auspices of the Kronberg Academy: Marta Casals Istomin presented Claudio Bohórquez with first prize, a special award for the best chamber music, and also the use of Casals’ Gofriller cello for a period of two years. He also won first prize at the International Music Competition in Geneva, an achievement that marked the start of his career as a soloist. Meanwhile he has become a teacher himself: from 2011 to 2016 he was professor at the Musikhochschule Stuttgart, in September 2016 he was appointed to the Hochschule für Musik "Hanns Eisler" Berlin, where he has been a guest professor since 2003.

Among others, Claudio Bohórquez has performed with almost all German radio orchestras, the Staatskapelle Dresden, the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, the Wiener Symphoniker, the Collegium Musicum Basel, the Orchestre de Paris, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich and the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields. In Japan, he performs with the NHK Symphony Orchestra and the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra. In the US, Claudio Bohórquez recently gave concerts with the Boston Symphony, Chicago Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, Detroit Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, National Symphony and the Philadelphia Orchestra.

Renowned conductors Claudio Bohórquez has worked with include Daniel Barenboim, Christoph Eschenbach, Manfred Honeck, Sir Neville Marriner, Eiji Oue, Krzysztof Penderecki, Leonard Slatkin, Tugan Sokhiev, Lothar Zagrosek and David Zinman.

Claudio Bohórquez is a guest at numerous festivals. Among them are the Casals Festival in Puerto Rico, the City of London Festival, the Penderecki Festival in Warsaw and the Jerusalem International Chamber Music Festival. Appearances in the United States have included performances at the Tanglewood, Ravinia and Aspen Festival as well as the Hollywood Bowl. He participated in the chamber music festival Lockenhaus in Austria and at Gidon Kremer's festival "Les Musiques" in Basel. As a passionate chamber musician, he has performed together with Jörg Widmann in Bilbao/Madrid, and with Viviane Hagner and Jonathan Gilad at the Beethoven Marathon at Konzerthaus Berlin.

The past seasons have led the artist to many festivals, including: a. to the Rheingau Music Festival with the Columbian Youth Philharmonic under Andrés Orozco-Estrada, to the Dresden Music Festival with a Chamber Music Project together with the violinist Philippe Quint and the pianist Boris Giltburg, to the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival and the Rheingau Music Festival. The upcoming season includes, among others, the Elbphilharmonie debut on November 8, 2018 and an Elgar cello concert with the Staatsphilharmonie Nürnberg on February 15, 2019.

In addition to numerous CD recordings, radio recordings and television appearances Claudio Bohórquez worked as an interpreter for the soundtrack of Paul English by to the film "Ten Minutes Older - The Cello", which was shown in theaters worldwide. Together with the painter Klaus-Peter Kirchner, Claudio Bohórquez developed the installation project "Raum für Pablo Casals" in homage to this great cellist. He was part of the ECHO-winning album "Four Seasons" (2017) of Daniel Hope, released by Deutsche Grammophon. In July 2018 Berlin Classics will release a new CD with the sonatas of Johannes Brahms and some bonus tracks together with Claudio Bohórquez's duo partner Péter Nagy.

Since the season 2017/18 Claudio Bohórquez is Artistic Director of the Festival Winnenden.

Claudio Bohórquez plays a G. B. Rogeri violoncello presented to him by the Landeskreditbank Baden-Württemberg.

In March 2021 following the decision of Madam Elzbieta Penderecki we have created the Penderecki Trio project, to commemorate the first anniversary of passing away of Maestro Penderecki. Performing Krzysztof Penderecki music all over the world under the baton of the composer, Claudio Bohorquez has become the member of the Trio.

Wojtek Gierlach

Bass Wojtek Gierlach has appeared in many leading operatic roles and his records have been acclaimed by music lovers all over the world.

gierlachBorn in Tarnawa Górna, he studied at the Warsaw Chopin Music Academy with Professor K. Pustelak, where he graduated with distinction.

He is a prize-winner of several international vocal competitions: Ada Sari (1999, First Prize), Bilbao (2000, Second Prize), Premio Caruso in Milan (2001, Main Prize), Francisco Viñas, Barcelona (2004, Third Prize).

Gierlach made his debut in 1999 at Warsaw Chamber Opera singing Haendel’s Imeneo title role; in this theatre he also performed the role of Don Giovanni. At the Teatr Wielki – Polish National Opera he appeared as Colline in La Bohème, Raimondo in Lucia di Lammermoor, Alfonso in Lucrezia Borgia, Escamillo in Carmen, and Gessler in Guillaume Tell. Some of his other remarkable performances in Poland include Méphistophélès in Berlioz’s The Damnation of Faust at the Cracow Philharmonic and King Louis in Weber’s Euryanthe at the Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival.

Abroad, he performed Figaro in Le Nozze di Figaro at Teatro Piccini di Bari and Argenio in Imeneo at Opera Ireland in Dublin. In Rossini’s operas he played Mustafa in L’Italiana in Algeri and in operas in Lisbon, Minneapolis and Ravenna; Assur in Semiramide at Teatro Verdi di Pisa, Alidoro in La Cenerentola at Festival d’Aix-en-Provence and at the Stadttheater in Klagenfurt, Orbazzano in Tancredi at Teatro Maestranza de Sevilla, Don Basilio in Il Barbiere di Siviglia at Deutsche Oper Berlin, the Governor in Le Comte Ory at Wildbad’s Belcanto Opera Festival, and Lord Sidney and Don Profondo in Il Viaggio a Reims at Rossini Festival in Pesaro. He also sang Timur in Turandot (Santa Cruz de Tenerife) and Commendatore in the premiere and recording of Ramón Carnicer’s Il dissoluto punito at La Coruña Mozart Festival. Some  of his other major roles include Salieri in Rimsky-Korsakov’s Mozart and Salieri at the Teatro Filarmónica de Oviedo, Orfeo at Narodne Divadlo Bratislava, Conte Rodolfo in Bellini’s Sonnambula and Creonte in Mayr’s Medea in Corinto in St. Gallen, and Méphistophélès in Berlioz’s The Damnation of Faust.

His appearances have included Bach’s Mass in B minor, conducted by Helmuth Rilling  at the Warsaw Philharmonic, and Verdi’s Requiem, conducted by Kai Baumann at the Polish Baltic Philharmonic. He performed the solo part in Olivier Greif’s Symphony in a concert inaugurating Marc Minkowski’s artistic directorship of Sinfonia Varsovia. He sang in Salieri’s The Passion of Jesus Christ with I Solisti Veneti conducted by Claudio Scimone (the concert was broadcast by RAI Italian Television), Rossini’s Stabat Mater with Orquesta Sinfónica del Principado de Asturias under Alberto Zedda and with ORquesta de Navarra under Antoni Wit, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Penderecki’s Seven Gates of Jerusalem under the composer’s baton, and Arvo Pärt’s St John’s Passion in Prague’s Spring Festival.

Wojtek Gierlach has recorded Mirteo in Meyerbeer’s Semiramide under Richard Bonynge, Zambri in Ciro in Babilonia, Pharaoh in Mosè in Egitto, and Douglas in La Donna del Lago by Rossini under Alberto Zedda, Dourlinski in Cherubini’s Lodoïsca and Domoslav in Spohr’s Der Berggeist (album released in collaboration with the Ludwig van Beethoven Association), and Voivode in Statkowski’s Maria conducted by Łukasz Borowicz.


Wojtek Gierlach is represented by the Ludwig van Beethoven Association

Iwona Hossa – soprano

is considered one of the leading sopranos of her generation. The artist's domain is, above all, the precision and technical possibilities of an extremely versatile voice, extraordinary purity of sound and captivating timbre. Her vocal artistry has been admired in many places around the world, where she always charms audiences and gains critical acclaim

Iwona Hossa – soprano

is considered one of the leading sopranos of her generation. The artist's domain is, above all, the precision and technical possibilities of an extremely versatile voice, extraordinary purity of sound and captivating timbre. Her vocal artistry has been admired in many places around the world, where she always charms audiences and gains critical acclaim.

She graduated with honors from the Vocal and Acting Department of The Ignacy Jan Paderewski Academy of Music in Poznań (Poland). He collaborates with many opera theaters and symphony orchestras in Poland and abroad. She is a laureate of the Grand Prix and the Gold Medal at the International Vocal Competition. Maria Callas in Athens. She is a versatile artist. Its rich repertoire includes works from early to modern music.She has performed under the baton of such conductors as: David Lloyd-Jones, David Agler, Maurizio Benini, Gabriel Chmura, Charles Dutoit, Gustavo Dudamel, Valery Giergiev, Kazimierz Kord, Jan Krenz, Jacek Kaspszyk, Jerzy Maksymiuk, John Neschling, Grzegorz Nowak, Krzysztof Penderecki, Jerzy Semkow, Stanisław Skrowaczewski, Antoni Wit.She has recorded 27 CDs and DVDs, mainly with Polish music. Most of them have received prestigious phonographic awards, such as the International Classical Music Awards in the Contemporary Music or Orphée d'Or category, as well as nominations for Fryderyk and Grammy Awards.Iwona Hossa had the honor of working with prof. Krzysztof Penderecki and has in her repertoire all the vocal and instrumental works of the Composer. She has performed many world premieres of pieces of Polish contemporary music, incl. Krzysztof Penderecki, Wojciech Kilar, Jerzy Maksymiuk, Henryk Mikołaj Górecki. He is an educator (Post-Doctoral degree of Musical Arts) and culture manager. Awarded, among others with the Medal for Merit to Culture - Gloria Artis and the silver Cross of Merit awarded by The President of Poland



Łukasz Krupiński

Lucas Krupinski - an outstanding London-based Polish pianist, a semifinalist of the
17th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw



In October 2021, he performed at London's Wigmore Hall during the Gala Celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Chopin Society UK, in the presence of Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra, the Royal Patron of the Chopin Society in London, and His Royal Highness Prince Edward, Duke of Kent. Lucas Krupinski is a Steinway Artist and a finalist of the UK Piano Open, Grand Prix prize winner in San Marino. He studied under professor Alicja Paleta-Bugaj and Konrad Skolarski at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw, professor Arie Vardi in Hanover and professor Dmitri Alexeev at the Royal College of Music in London. He has performed at venues including Carnegie Hall/Stern Auditorium in New York, Cadogan Hall, St. Martin in the Fields, Royal Albert Hall in London, and the National Philharmonic Hall in Warsaw, with a recital live-streamed to Lincoln Center in New York.

He has performed with orchestras such as the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Philharmonic, Buffalo Philharmonic, Orchestra of the Americas, Sinfonia Varsovia, National Philharmonic Orchestra, and Santander Orchestra, under conductors like Robert Treviño, Lawrence Foster, Jerzy Maksymiuk, Daniel Raiskin, and Alexander Walker. In the upcoming artistic season, he will perform with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London and at Holy Trinity Church in Stratford upon Avon, the burial place of William Shakespeare. His debut solo album "Espressione" was nominated for the ICMA, his new album (Chopin - Panufnik - Penderecki) will be released this autumn, this time as a duo with the esteemed cellist residing in Belgium, Kacper Nowak.

Lucas Krupinski is a respected interpreter of Beethoven, Chopin, Ravel, and Scriabin's music. His performance of Beethoven's "Appassionata" during the Leeds International Piano Competition, broadcasted by Medici TV, showcases the pianist's global developmental trajectory since the 2015 Chopin Competition.

Lucas Krupinski is represented by the Ludwig van Beethoven Association and Madame Elżbieta Penderecka.







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(Polski) Łukasz Krupiński video


Krzysztof Książek

Krzysztof Książek was a semi-finalist and recipient of two special prizes at the 17th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw as well as the 3rd Prize and the special prize for the best performance of Mazurkas at the 1st International Chopin Competition on Period Instruments.

Krzysztof Książek was a semi-finalist and recipient of two special prizes at the 17th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw as well as the 3rd Prize and the special prize for the best performance of Mazurkas at the 1st International Chopin Competition on Period Instruments.

He has won some of the most prestigious prizes in competitions, including 1st Prize, the Grand Prix, and a special prize at the International Chopin Piano Competition in Lviv (2010); 2nd Prize and a special prize for the performance of a Paderewski piece at the 2nd American Paderewski Piano Competition in Los Angeles (2013); a special prize for the best Pole qualifying for the semi-finals or finals of the competition at the 9th International Paderewski Piano Competition in Bydgoszcz (2013); 1st Prize and a special prize at the Polish National Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw (2013); 2nd Prize at the Polish National Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw (2015); 3rd Prize at the Concours International de Piano de l’Orchestre Philharmonique du Maroc (Rabat and Casablanca, 2016); 1st Prize at the 4th International Piano Competition Halina Czerny-Stefańska in memoriam (Poznań, 2017).

On 17 March 2018, he appeared as a soloist with Collegium 1704 conducted by Václav Luks during the “Chopin’s Warsaw Piano” concert featuring a replica of a Buchholtz piano. He has performed in Japan, China, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, the Republic of South Africa, the United States, Poland, Slovakia, Ukraine, and Hungary. He holds scholarships from the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, the Pro Musica Bona Foundation, and the Young Poland programme. During 2005–2011, he was supported by the Polish Children’s Fund. In March 2014, he received a Krystian Zimerman scholarship.

Książek’s interests also include chamber music, which he has studied under the tutelage of Professor Kaja Danczowska, Justyna Danczowska, Sławomir Cierpik, and Professor Maria Szwajger-Kułakowska. As part of the Książek Piano Duo he performs with his wife Agnieszka Zahaczewska-Książek, and their recent successes include first prize in the 2nd Stanisław Moniuszko International Competition of Polish Music (2021). Krzysztof Książek performs also with the singer and composer Agata Zubel.

The artist recorded two albums with Fryderyk Chopin’s music released on the DUX label, and another by the Fryderyk Chopin Institute as part of the Real Chopin series (a recording of works by Chopin and Kurpinski on a Buchholtz replica from ca. 1825). The “Apparition” CD with songs of 20th-century composers, recorded with Agata Zubel, was awarded FRYDERYK 2020 in the Album of the Year Solo Recital category (CD Accord). In December 2020, the debut album of Krzysztof Książek and Agnieszka Zahaczewska-Książek with recordings of Suites for two pianos by Anton Arensky and Sergei Rachmaninov was released.

He began his musical education at the age of nine in the piano class of Grażyna Hesko-Kołodzińska at the Stanisław Wiechowicz State Primary School of Music in Kraków. From 2005, he studied with Professor Stefan Wojtas, first as a student of the Fryderyk Chopin State Secondary School of Music in Kraków and later at the Academies of Music in Kraków and Bydgoszcz. He continues his postgraduate education in the class of Professor Arie Vardi at the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover.

Krzysztof Książek is represented by the Ludwig van Beethoven Association.










Santander Orchestra 2016

Krzysztof Książek, José Maria Florêncio, Santander Orchestra


Chopin Piano Works

Krzysztof Książek


Chopin. Koncert fortepianowy f-moll, Mazurki, Ballada/Kurpiński. Fuga i Koda B-dur

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(Polski) Krzysztof Książek video


“Chamber music is a meeting of players, … it is building a relationship” – says Agnieszka Zahaczewska-Książek in her commentary for the album. The first CD of the Książek Piano Duo came out almost eight years after their debut, but it was well worth the wait. Almost every sound shows good ensemble playing and perfect […]

Marcin Majchrowski “Ruch Muzyczny”

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