*27 VII 1988 Bydgoszcz
MICHAŁ SZYMANOWSKI born on 27 July 1988, in Bydgoszcz, he is a graduate of the piano class of Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroń and the symphonic-operatic conducting class of Zygmunt Rychert at Bydgoszcz Music Academy, where he is currently pursuing doctoral studies with Popowa-Zydroń and Ewa Pobłocka. He is also furthering his pianistic training with Eldar Nebolsin at the Hochschule für Musik in Berlin. He has won prizes in national and international competitions, including the Polish Chopin Competition in Warsaw and the International Ignacy Jan Paderewski Competition in Bydgoszcz. He has performed in Poland and abroad, in the US, Japan, Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland, Croatia, Bulgaria, Romania, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Cyprus and Ukraine, working with renowned orchestras and conductors.