Concerts Concerts


9th July, 12.00 PM, 3.00 PM Paweł Wakarecy 9th July, 12.00 PM, 3.00 PM Paweł Wakarecy

Paweł Wakarecy

After completing his piano studies with Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroń at the Feliks Nowowiejski Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz, Paweł Wakarecy graduated with honours in 2011 and became an assistant lecturer on the faculty of his alma mater. He developed his abilities at master classes taught by e.g. Bernard Ringeissen, Ewa Pobłocka, Jacques Rouvier, Dang Thai Son, Mikhail Voskresensky and Nelson Goerner. He took part in national and international piano competitions. He received special awards in the International I. J. Paderewski Piano Competition in Bydgoszcz (2007) and was a finalist of the International Fryderyk Chopin Competition in Darmstadt (2009). In the 16th International Frederic Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw (2010), he was awarded a distinction and a special award "for the most highly assessed Polish participant". Paweł Wakarecy gave concerts in prestigious halls in Poland (e.g. Duszniki Zdroj Chopin Festival, "Chopin and his Europe" Festival in Warsaw) as well as abroad in Germany, Sweden, Russia, Bulgaria, France, Switzerland, Belgium, Norway, Italy, Great Britain, China, Japan and Chile. In 2013 he performed in important places connected with Chopin's life - at Chopin festival in Valldemossa (Mallorca), in Schubert Saal of Vienna Konzerthaus and at Chopin Festival in Nohant  (France).The pianist has performed in many prestigious concert halls, as Cadogan Hall and Westminster Cathedral Hall in London, Salle Cortot in Paris, Oji Hall in Tokio, Great Hall of Kiev Conservatory. He has played with such ensembles as: Warsaw Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, the Polish Radio Orchestra, the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra in Katowice, Sinfonia Varsovia, Sinfonia Iuventus Polish Orchestra, the Polish Philharmonic Sinfonia Baltica, the majority of philharmonic orchestras in Poland, as well as the Russian Chamber Orchestra in St Petersburg and the Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra;  under the baton of Agnieszka Duczmal, Jerzy Maksymiuk, Antoni Wit, Marek Moś, Łukasz Borowicz, Zygmunt Rychert, Jerzy Salwarowski, Czesław Grabowski, Bohdan Jarmołowicz, Daniel Smith.


Piano recital


Fryderyk Chopin [1810-1849]

  • 5 Polonaises (in G minor, WN 2, in B flat major, WN 1, in A flat major, WN 3, in G sharp minor, WN 5, in B flat minor, WN 10)
  • 2 Mazurkas (in A minor, WN 14, in C major, WN 24)
  • Prelude in C major, Op. 28 No. 1
  • 6 Mazurkas (in F major, WN 25, in A flat major, WN 45, in C major, WN 48, in A minor, Op. 7 No. 2, in A minor, WN 60, in G minor, WN 64)
  • Nocturne in E flat major, Op. 9 No. 2
  • Waltz in E flat major, Op. 18