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26th August 12.00 PM, 3.00 PM Kamil Pacholec 26th August 12.00 PM, 3.00 PM Kamil Pacholec

Kamil Pacholec

The pianist was born on 11.11.1998 in Kielce, Poland. He is a Ludomir Różycki Secondary Music School graduate, where he studied with Małgorzata Kowalska. At the age of eleven he won his first international piano competition in Stalowa Wola, which enabled him to debut with a philharmonic orchestra. Since then Kamil has succeeded in several national and international piano competitions both in Poland and abroad. He won the National Auditions for the Students of Polish Music High Schools in Warsaw both in solo in 2011 and duo in 2013. He received prizes at Peter Toperczer International Piano Competition in Kosice (Czech Republic) where he was also awarded the EMCY (The European Union of Music Competitions for Youth) special prize, at XIV International Piano Competition in Gorlitz/Zgorzelec (Germany/Poland) where apart from the first place he was given additional award for the best performance of a modern composition and at Cesar Franck International Piano Competition in Kraainem (Belgium). In 2016 he won the first prize and special prizes for the best performance of a solo work by Chopin and the best performance of a piano concerto at the National Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition in Katowice. He often takes part in piano masterclasses by prominent teachers including Wojciech Świtała, Andrzej Jasiński, Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroń, Ewa Pobłocka, Arie Vardi, Phillipe Raskin and others. In 2012 Kamil was covered by the assistance program for outstandingly talented teenagers managed by the Polish Children's Fund in Warsaw. Since then he was awarded the "Świętokrzyskie Talents" (2014, 2015, 2016) and "Hope of the City of Kielce" (2016) prize in his hometown. He was given the National Center of Artistic Education scholarships for very good results in the school curriculum (2015,2016). In 2015 Kamil was awarded the Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage scholarship for his artistic achievements. In 2016 he was awarded Polish Prime Minister scholarship for outstanding artistic and academic performance. In 2016 he was invited to take part in national TV program "Young Musician of the year 2016".

Piano recital

Programme:

Fryderyk Chopin [1810-1849]

  • 4 Etudes, Op. 25 (No. 7 in C sharp minor, No. 8 in D flat major, No. 6 in G sharp minor, No. 12 Etude in C minor)
  • Mazurkas, Op. 24
  • Scherzo in B minor, Op. 20