Assistant Professor Krzysztof Marosek, DMus Hab.

Krzysztof Marosek began to learn organ play­ing in the class of Mari­et­ta Kruzel, MA, at the Karol Szy­manows­ki Sec­ondary Music School in War­saw. In 1983 he obtained a diplo­ma of com­ple­tion of the Fry­deryk Chopin Acad­e­my of Music in War­saw, organ class of Pro­fes­sor Józef Ser­afin. In 1986 he stud­ied at the Sum­mer Acad­e­my for Organ­ists in Haar­lem (Hol­land) under Daniel Roth, Piet Kee and Mar­tin Hasel­böck.

He has par­tic­i­pat­ed in numer­ous inter­na­tion­al organ com­pe­ti­tions and fes­ti­vals in Poland and abroad, e.g. in Kamie­ń Pomor­ski, Leżaj­sk, Gdań­sk, Słup­sk, Pozna­ń, and also in Liepzig, Deven­ter (Hollan­d), Buda­pest, Prague, St. Albans (Eng­land). From 1982 for many years he co-cre­at­ed a cham­ber ensem­ble for two vio­lins and bas­so con­tin­uo togeth­er with instru­men­tal­ists from the Nation­al Phil­har­mon­ic in War­saw. The quar­tet per­formed at many fes­ti­vals in Poland and abroad.

In 1983 he start­ed a per­ma­nent coop­er­a­tion with the War­saw Cham­ber Opera. He has played solo recitals and organ parts in bas­so con­tin­uo in baroque operas, pas­sions, ora­to­rios and can­tatas, accom­pa­ny­ing soloists, choirs and orches­tras e.g. as part of the Mozart Fes­ti­vals tak­ing place for many years in War­saw, Fes­ti­val of Old Pol­ish Music in Warsaw’s His­tor­i­cal Build­ings called Ad hym­nos ad can­tus, Baroque Operas Fes­ti­val, or the Claude Mon­tever­di Fes­ti­val. He has also per­formed at the Inter­na­tion­al Fes­ti­val of Con­tem­po­rary Music ‘The War­saw Autumn’, and for a few years now he has par­tic­i­pat­ed in the first per­for­mances of cham­ber operas of the 20th and 21st cen­turies (B. Brit­ten, V. Ull­mann, J. Kof­fler, E. Pał­łasz). At the same time he has played with many phil­har­mon­ic orches­tras, e.g. the Nation­al Phil­har­mon­ic, Sile­sian Phil­har­mon­ic, Łódź Phil­har­mon­ic, or Kalisz Phil­har­mon­ic, under  the baton of such famous con­duc­tors as Antoni Wit, Kazi­mierz Kord, or Tade­usz Stru­gała.

He has giv­en con­certs and record­ed albums in Poland and abroad with an ensem­ble of ear­ly instru­ments called Musi­cae Anti­quae Col­le­gium Var­so­viense under the baton of Władysław Kłosiewicz. He has also made solo, cham­ber, orches­tra and choir record­ings. In the recent years he has played con­certs with one of the most out­stand­ing Pol­ish vio­lin­ists Krzysztof Jakow­icz.

Since 1984 he has taught at Warsaw’s music acad­e­my, and in Sep­tem­ber 2014 he obtained a doc­tor habil­i­ta­tus at the Fry­deryk Chopin Uni­ver­si­ty of Music in War­saw, where he has cur­rent­ly worked as Assis­tant Pro­fes­sor.

last modified: 02/01/2015