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17th June 12.00 PM, 3.00 PM Piotr Nowak 17th June 12.00 PM, 3.00 PM Piotr Nowak

Piotr Nowak was born in Miastko (Poland) in 1993, and at the age of six he began his music education. He attended the Fryderyk Chopin Primary Music School in Aleksander Murawski's and Helena Ostrolucka's piano classes and the Oskar Kolberg Secondary School in Szczecinek in Helena Ostrolucka's and Katarzyna Popowa-Zydron's classes. He is currently a student of Prof. Popowa-Zydron at the Feliks Nowowiejski Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz. Piotr has been awarded in many piano competitions, such as the 5th International Chopin Piano Competition in Hartford, USA (2nd Prize, 2014), the 17th International Piano Festival in Nałęczów in Poland (1st Prize, 2013), the 44th National Chopin Piano Competition organized by the National Fryderyk Chopin Institute in Warsaw (2nd Prize, 2012), the 8th International Competition "Chopin Golden Ring" in Radovljica, Slovenia (1st Prize, 2012), the International Competition for Young Pianists "Arthur Rubinstein in memoriam" in Bydgoszcz (3rd Prize, 2011), the 7th National Piano Festival "Chopin Interpretations of Young Pianists" in Konin-Żychlin (Grand Prix, 2011). He was among the 2nd stage finalists of the 17th International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw (2015). Piotr has performed in USA, Japan, Australia, Great Britain, South Korea, Canada, Israel, Switzerland, Italy, France,  Germany, Austria, Slovenia. He has played recitals in Warsaw during official visits of the presidents of France, Mongolia, Czech Republic, Armenia and Greece Republic. He has cooperated with orchestras of the Polish Radio, and several polish philharmonic orchestras. He is a scholarship holder of the ministerial project "Young Poland". He was awarded with the "My talent for Poland" Prize by the former Polish president, Lech Kaczynski, as well as received awards from the Minister of Culture and National Heritage and the Mayor of Bydgoszcz.

 

Piano recital

Programme:

Fryderyk Chopin [1810-1849]

  • 6 Etudes, Op. 25
  • No. 7 in C sharp minor
  • No. 8 in D flat major
  • No. 9 in G flat major
  • No. 10 in B minor
  • No. 11 in A minor
  • No. 12 in C minor
  • Ballade in G minor, Op. 23
  • Waltz in F major, Op. 34 No. 3
  • Mazurka in B flat major, Op. 17 No. 1
  • Polonaise in A flat major, Op. 53