Assistant Professor Krzysztof Marosek, DMus Hab.

Krzysztof Marosek began to learn organ play­ing in the class of mgr Mari­et­ta Kruzel 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 organ com­pe­ti­tions and fes­ti­vals in Poland and abroad, e.g. in w Olsz­tyn — All-Poland Audi­tions for Sec­ondary School (2nd place), in Gdańsk – All-Poland Organ Com­pe­ti­tion (hon­orary men­tion), Leipzig, Budapest, Prague, Deven­ter, St. Albans. At the same time he has per­former at the most impor­tant nation­al fes­ti­vals such as in Kamień Pomorsk, Leża­jsk, Słup­sk, Szczecin, Kosza­lin, Łódź, Toruń, Włocławek, Leg­ni­ca, Katow­ice, Kaz­imierz Dol­ny and abroad – in Ger­many, Swe­den, Nether­lands, of 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 par­tic­i­pat­ed in con­certs in Poland and abroad, e.g. in Ger­many, Aus­tria, France, Lebanon, Rus­sia, or Italy.He has played solo, cham­ber and ora­to­rio con­certs and per­formed 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 (numer­ous pre­miere per­for­mances), Baroque Operas Fes­ti­val, or the Claude Mon­tever­di Fes­ti­val. In 1988, togeth­er with the War­saw Cham­ber Opera Esem­ble, he took part in the pre­miere per­for­mance of Gio­van­ni Paisiello’s Pas­sion at the Inter­na­tion­al MIDEM Fes­ti­val in Cannes, which was com­bined with the pro­mo­tion of the record­ing of that work.

He has also per­formed at the Inter­na­tion­al Fes­ti­val of Con­tem­po­rary Music ‘The War­saw Autumn’ (M. Kagel, Z. Pen­her­s­ki), 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 twice per­formed at the Chopin Fes­ti­val in Duszni­ki – in 2010, the Jubilee Chopin Year dur­ing an anniver­sary Mass for the soul of Fry­deryk Chopin at the Peter and Paul the St. Apos­tols’ Church and in 2013 in the solo and cham­ber part togeth­er with mae­stro Krzysztof Jakow­icz.

In Decem­ber 2013 at the Grand The­atre – Nation­al Opera in War­saw, he par­tic­i­pat­ed in the pre­miere par­for­mance of the new stag­ings of Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s Iolan­ta and Béla Bartók’s Bluebeard’s Cas­tle direct­ed by Mar­iusz Tre­lińs­ki and con­duct­ed by Valery Gergiev.

He has giv­en con­certs in Poland and abroad with an ensem­ble of ear­ly instru­ments called Musi­cae Anti­quae Col­legium Varso­viense con­duct­ed by 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 2012 he has been a mem­ber of the War­saw Music Soci­ety.

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

last modified: 22/03/2018