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Jan Krzysztof  Broja

Jan Krzysztof Broja

Jan Krzysztof  Broja

*20 V 1972 Warszawa

He studied at the Dr. Hochs Conservatory in Frankfurt on the Main, in Hanover and in the Music Academy in Warsaw, which he finished in 1998. He perfected his piano skills with Jan Ekier, Wolfgang Hess, Karl-Heinz Kämmerling, Szabolcs Esztény (improvisation) and Krystyna Borucińska (chamber music).

He is a laureate of many awards i.a. in 1989 won a special prize in the Paul Hindemith Competition in Hanau, in 1991 - 3rd Prize on Gotrian-Steinweg Competition in Brunswick, in 1995 - 2nd Prize in the Dinu Lipatti Competition in Bukarest and 3 special awards in the 13th International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, in 1999 - 1st Prize on the Mykolajus Konstantinas Čiurlionis Competition in Vilna and in 2002 - a prize in the Sergiei Rachmaninov Competition in Pasadena, California.

He has given concerts in Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, Russia, in South America, USA and Japan. He participated in many music festivals.  He cooperated in the production of Polański's film "The Pianist".

Since 2004 he is living in Spain and is a professor in the Conservatorio Superior de Música in Salamanca.  


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