Professor FCUM Maciej Piotrowski, DMus Hab.

He began to per­form when still a stu­dent. He stud­ied the piano at the Fry­deryk Chopin Acad­e­my of Music in War­saw in Pro­fes­sor M. Trombini-Kazuro’s class and Pro­fes­sor B. Hesse-Bukowska’s class. He grad­u­at­ed with hon­ours in 1982.

He has per­formed in many cities in Poland and also in Bul­gar­ia, Hun­gary, Czekia, Slo­va­kia, Lithua­nia, Ger­many, Aus­tria, France, Italy, Spain, Fin­land, Swe­den, Rus­sia, Japan, Mex­i­co, USA, Cana­da and Aus­tralia. He has par­tic­i­pat­ed in many music fes­ti­vals includ­ing Duszni­ki Zdrój, Słup­sk, Antonin, Busko-Zdrój, Gam­ing (Aus­tria) and Tole­do (Spain). He has played many times with Bar­bara Hesse-Bukows­ka, pre­sent­ing com­po­si­tions for two pianos and orches­tra; he has accom­pa­nied the Amer­i­can mez­zo-sopra­no Kim­bal Wheel­er; he has also played with the Varso­via Quar­tet and NIH Cham­ber Play­ers, flautists Julius Bak­er, Thomas Pre­vost and Grze­gorz Cimoszko and oboist Stanisław Malikows­ki.

For sev­er­al years now Maciej Piotrows­ki has been play­ing in duet with Woj­ciech Walasek, the excel­lent cel­list (in Poland, Aus­tria, Spain, Ger­many, Bul­gar­ia, France and oth­er coun­tries).

He has record­ed works by Bach, Mozart, Chopin, Szy­manows­ki, Rach­mani­noff, Prokofiev and Rav­el for Pol­ish Radio and Tele­vi­sion. He has lec­tured at the Fry­deryk Chopin Uni­ver­si­ty of Music in War­saw since 1985 (piano and piano cham­ber music) and also taught mas­ter cours­es in Japan, Brazil, Aus­tralia and USA. Maciej Piotrows­ki has judged piano com­pe­ti­tions in Poland, Ger­many, Spain, Thai­land, France and Cana­da.

In 2012 he was elect­ed Deputy Dean of the Depart­ment of Vocal and Act­ing Stud­ies of the Fry­deryk Chopin Uni­ver­si­ty of Music for the term of office of 2012–2016.

last modified: 05/05/2015