Anna Krzeszowiec

Anna Krzeszowiec


She is a graduate of the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice in the piano class of Prof. Wojciech Świtała and Piotr Sałajczyk.

In the field of chamber music, she studied in the class of Prof. Maria Szwajger- Kulakowska and Marek Moś. She also had the opportunity to work under Russian pianist Anna Malikova and the Altenberg Trio: Amiram Ganz, Alexander Gebert, Claus-Christian Schuster.

Chamber music has always been her passion and a major activity in her artistic life. For many years she formed a piano trio, which gave her the opportunity to learn and explore a wide repertoire covering literature from classicism to the present day. She is a first prize winner at the International Chamber Music Festival in Olesnica (2010), and a finalist at the International Chamber Music Competition in Illzach (2011), VI J. Brahms International Chamber Music Competition in Gdansk (2012) and the XVIII K. Bacewicz International Chamber Music Competition in Lodz (2013).

Since 2010, she has formed a duo with cellist Adam Krzeszowiec, with whom she was awarded First Prize at the International Malta Competition in Mdina (Malta 2014), the Grand Prix at the Premio Citta di Padova competition in Padova (Italy 2013) and an honorable mention at the 1st National Competition of Duos with Piano in Warsaw (2011).

Piano and chamber music skills and musical horizons have been broadened by meetings with such pedagogues and artists as Dang Thai Son, Anthony Spiri, Bruno Canino, Ewa Pobłocka, Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroń and Andrzej Jasiński, as well as Jelena Ocic, Jakub Jakowicz.

As a soloist and chamber musician, she has participated in the following festivals:, Warsaw Autumn, Silesian Quartet and its guests, International Krzysztof Penderecki Festival - Level 320 in Zabrze, Princess Daisy Ensemble Festival in Książ Podium Festival in Haugesund (Norway), Chopin Recitals Festival in Żelazowa Wola, Festival im. P. Casals in Prades (France), the Festival of Young Laureates of Music Competitions (organized by the Institute for Promotion and Popularization of Music "Silesia"), the Student Art Festival in Katowice, the Symphonic Music Festival in Algeria, and Music at the Castle in Lublin.

She also gained chamber music experience performing new music with the Orchestra of New Music under the direction of Sz. Bywalec. She has premiered works by leading Polish and foreign composers, including A. Zubel, P. Mykietyn and P. Szymański.

On a daily basis she works with students at the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice. She is also invited as a collaborative pianist (coach) by such institutions as the National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Silesian Philharmonic. She has also conducted chamber music classes as part of the Chamber Music Workshops organized by the National Fund for Children.

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