28 December 2018, 1pm
London WC2N 4JJ
Ignacy Jan Paderewski – Tatra Album Barber – Souvenirs
Zarebski Piano Duo (Poland) Piotr Rozanski Piano Grzegorz Mania Piano
Piotr Rozanski studied piano with Katarzyna Popowa-Zydron and Ewa Bukojemska at the Academy of Music in Krakow (Poland), where he is currently an assistant piano professor. He holds also a PhD title. Piotr performs regularly as a soloist and in various chamber ensembles. He performed in Poland, USA, Switzerland, Germany, France, Latvia. He played with Kaja Danczowska, Robert Kabara, Piotr Reichert, Marcin Zdunik. Together with Maria Slawek (violin) they recorded two CDs with violin sonatas by Schumann, Prokofiev and Weinberg. Piotr is a laureate of numerous piano and chamber competitions, including the 1st Prize at the 4th EPTA Piano Competition (Krakow 2003), the 2nd Prize at the Carl Czerny Piano Competition (Prague 2003), the 1st Prize at the 38th Polish National Chopin Piano Competition (Warsaw 2006), and many other awards at solo and chamber competitions (Lodz 2010, Kiev 2010, to name few).
Grzegorz Mania graduated with distinction from the Academy of Music in Krakow. He is also a graduate (distinction) of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where he was tutored by Martin Roscoe, Charles Owen and Caroline Palmer. Grzegorz is also a graduate of the Jagiellonian University, where he read law and recently obtained a PhD for a dissertation about music and copyright. Grzegorz works as a soloist, with orchestras, as an accompanist and chamber musician. He is a member of the Extra Sounds Ensemble – the group has recently recorded a CD for Solo Musica, Munich. Grzegorz played in many important halls and during many national and international festivals in Poland and abroad – Great Britain, France, Austria, Italy, Norway, Iceland, Israel, Vietnam. Grzegorz attended many solo and chamber workshops and master-classes with most eminent artists. He was also a finalist in a number of international solo and chamber competitions.