Piano Recital – Piotr Kosinski

Paderewski Music Society

 presents

Piotr Kosinski

Winner of the First Prize

in the American Paderewski

Piano Competition 2010

in

Piano Recital

7:30 PM

Friday, May 24, 2013

Thayer Hall at The Colburn School

200 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles

Program

 

Ignacy Jan Paderewski

Chant d’amour op. 10 no 2

Scherzino op. 10 no 3

Frédéric Chopin

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

intermission

Sergei Prokofiev

Piano Sonata No. 8 in B-flat major, Op. 84
Andante dolce

Andante sognando
Vivace

 

American Paderewski Piano Competition 2010 Winner Piotr KosinskiPiotr Kosinski

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.

 

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