Paderewski Music Society
Winner of the First Prize
in the American Paderewski
Piano Competition 2010
Friday, May 24, 2013
Thayer Hall at The Colburn School
200 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles
Ignacy Jan Paderewski
Chant d’amour op. 10 no 2
Scherzino op. 10 no 3
Scherzo No. 1 in B minor, op. 20
Scherzo No. 2 in B-flat minor, op. 31
Scherzo No. 3 in C-sharp minor, op. 39
Scherzo No. 4 in E Major, op. 54
Piano Sonata No. 8 in B-flat major, Op. 84
started his piano education at the Ignacy Paderewski Primary Music School in Kraków at the age of 7. In June 2008 he graduated from the Frédéric Chopin High Music School, with excellent results. He is currently studying at The Academy of Music in Kraków, under the tuition of Professor Stefan Wojtas.
He is the winner of the First International American Paderewski Piano Competition in Los Angeles, USA (2010). He has also won many prizes on Polish and international piano competitions, including the 1st prize and a Special Elżbieta Stefańska Prize for the most outstanding interpretation at 8th Polish Piano Competition in Żagań (2003), several awards at 42nd Polish Piano Festival in Słupsk (2008), 4th prize at 8th Arthur Rubinstein in Memoriam International Competition for Young Pianists in Bydgoszcz (2009), 3rd prize and special prize at the Aloise Vecchiato International Piano Competition in Finale Ligure, Italy (2009), 4rd prize at the Polish Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw (2012). He reached the finals of Ricard Viñes Concurso Internacional de Piano in Lleida, Spain (2009) and Halina Czerny-Stefańska in Memoriam International Piano Competition in Poznań, Poland (2011).
In 2003 Kosinski was granted the Scholarship of the Polish Minister of Culture for artistic achievements. From 2003 to 2008 he was a member of the Polish Fund for Talented Young People.
He has given piano recitals in Poland, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Macedonia, USA, and Canada. Kosinski performed in prestigious concert halls, such as Berlin Philarmonic Hall and collaborated with many renowned chamber music players, including Kaja Danczowska and Daniel Stabrawa.
His piano recitals have been broadcast by The Polish Radio and Television.