Grzegorz Skrobiński

He grad­u­at­ed from the K. Szy­manows­ki Com­plex of State Music Schools in War­saw and the Fry­deryk Chopin Uni­ver­si­ty of Music in War­saw. He stud­ied under Pro­fes­sor Elż­bieta Tar­naw­ska, Pro­fes­sor Kata­rzyna Jankows­ka-Borzykows­ka and Pro­fes­sor Andrzej Bauer.

He has won awards at many com­pe­ti­tions (Wro­cław 2003 — 1st award, Konin 1999 — 2nd award, Łódź 2007 — 3rd award, War­saw 1999 — dis­tinc­tion, Łódź 2010 — dis­tinc­tion, Łódź 2009 — 3rd award – with the singer Joan­na Fre­szel, Kielce 2007 — 1st award – with the singer Huber­t Sto­lar­ski, and the award for the best cham­ber pianist of the com­pe­ti­tion). He won the schol­ar­ship of the Queen of Bel­gium (2003). He has giv­en con­certs on Poland’s major stages: Nation­al Phil­har­mon­ic, A. Rubin­ste­in Phil­har­mon­ic in Łódź, Wro­cław­ Phil­har­mon­ic, Fry­de­ryk Cho­pin Soci­ety, Roy­al Cas­tle, Roy­al Baths, Acad­e­mies of Music in Łódź, Gdań­sk, Wro­cła­w, Pozna­ń, Palace in Anto­ni­n, Palace in Kąś­na Dol­na (‘Bra­vo Mae­stro’ Fes­ti­val, whose quest artists were e.g.: K. Jako­wicz, S. Kamasa, P. Pław­ner, or K. Radzi­wonow­icz).

He has also per­formed abroad, e.g. in: Aus­tria, Bel­gium, Italy,  Switzer­land, Ger­many, Japan, Tunisia and oth­ers. He has col­lab­o­rat­ed with such world renowned teach­ers as: Boris Ber­man, Dang Thai Son, Domi­ni­que Mer­let, Viera Nos­sina, Ewa Pobłoc­ka, Andrzej Tatar­ski, Jerzy Mar­chwiń­ski, Kazi­mierz Micha­lik, Erik Tawa­st­stjerna, Oxana Yablon­skaya, Hiroko Naka­mura, Jacques Rou­vi­er, Ser­gei Babayan, John O’Connor, Kevin Ken­ner and many more. In 2003 he played with the world famous quar­tet called Talich String Quar­tet per­form­ing Quin­tet by A. Dvo­rak. In the same year he also par­tic­i­pat­ed in a cham­ber music fes­ti­val in Water­loo whose par­tic­i­pants were e.g.: Mis­cha Maisky, Julian Rach­lin, Pin­chas Zuker­mann, Roby Laka­tos, or Vitaly Samo­shko. He has per­formed under the baton of such con­duc­tors as: Ruben Sil­va (Con­cer­to no.2 by S. Rach­ma­ni­nov), Szy­mon Kawal­la (Con­cer­to for Three Pianos in C Major by J.S. Bach), Jan Miło­sz Zarzyc­ki (Triple Con­cer­to in C Major op. 56 by L. van Beetho­ven) and Ern­st Kova­cic (Con­cer­tino for piano trio and orches­tra).

On 2 March 2007 he per­formed at a jubilee con­cert of Wła­dy­sław Bar­to­szew­ski per­form­ing (among oth­ers) Sonata no. 2 in B-flat Minor op. 36 by S. Rach­ma­ni­nov. In 2008 he was invit­ed to a fes­ti­val at the Music Acad­e­my in Hama­matsu (Japan).

He has per­formed with such musi­cians as: Jakub Jako­wicz, Bar­tło­miej Nizioł, Szy­mon Krze­szo­wiec, Aga­ta Szym­czew­ska, Piotr Jano­sik, and also Urszu­la Kry­ger, Luto­sław­ski Quar­tet, Bar­tosz Bryła, Piotr Reichert, Lidia Grzan­ka-Urba­ni­ak, or Seba­stian Wypych.

Despite his young age he is quite suc­cess­ful as a teacher. His stu­dents win awards at inter­na­tion­al and all-Poland com­pe­ti­tions and audi­tions. He has giv­en lec­tures at many cours­es, work­shops and mas­ter class­es in Poland: in Łań­cu­t, Koło­brzeg, Zako­pa­ne, Piła, Książ,  Żaga­ń, Suwał­ki and many more.

In 2010 he per­formed with an actor Krzysz­to­f Kol­ber­ge­r in ‘Good Evening, Mon­sieur Cho­pin’, which took place as part of the fes­ti­val ‘Two The­atres — Sopot 2010’. Grze­gorz Skro­biń­ski played select­ed pieces by Fry­deryk Chopin to poems pre­sent­ed by Krzysz­tof Kol­berg­er.

Since 2010 Grze­gorz Skro­biń­ski has been Assis­tant at the Chair of Piano Cham­ber Music.

last modified: 30/01/2014