Adam Krzeszowiec - NOSPR
Adam Krzeszowiec was a laureate of international cello competitions in London, Paris, Hradec, Warsaw, Katowice and Dąbrowa Górnicza. He was a semifinalist of the International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, the Rostropowicz competition in Paris and the Geneva Competition. His tutor at the Academy of Music in Katowice was prof. Paweł Głombik. He graduated in 2011 with honours and received rector’s special award. He also studied at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz in Cologne (with Frans Helmerson) and at the Chapelle Musicale Reine Elizabeth in Brussels (with Gary Hoffman). He has played the greatest concert halls of Europe as a soloist and chamber musician: Wigmore Hall in London, Victoria Hall in Geneva, Salle Gaveau in Paris and Tchaikovsky Hall in Moscow. He has worked with such orchestras as NOSPR, Filharmonia Śląska, Śląska Orkiestra Kameralna, Polska Orkiestra Radiowa, Filharmonia Koszalińska, Filharmonia Zielonogórska, Kansai Philharmonic Orchestra, Morphing Vienna Chamber Orchestra, Arcata Stuttgart Kammerorchester, Orchestre de Chambre de Wallonie, Orkiestra Kameralna AUKSO, Bratislava Chamber Orchestra and Leopolis Chamber Orchestra. He participated in prestigious music festivals in Verbier and Gstaad (Switzerland), where his solo and chamber performances won him the Firmenich Cello Prize and the Prix Phillip Chaignat. He participated in the Mischa Maisky Carte Blanche concert, invited by Mischa Maisky himself. He performed at the following festivals as a chamber musician: Seiji Ozawa Academy, Schleswig- Holstein Musik Festival, Verbier Festival, Ensemble Festival in Książ, Podium Festival. Since 2010 he has been performing in a duo with the pianist Anna Gburek. Together, they won an honourable mention in the I Konkurs Duetów z Fortepianem (1st Competition for Duos with a Piano) in Warsaw and 1st prize in the 11th Premio Citta di Padova Music Competition. Adam Krzeszowiec was nominated for the Fryderyk 2013 award for his recording of Grażyna Bacewicz’s cello concerto with Sinfonia Iuventus. Since 2012, he has been concertmaster of the cellos section at NOSPR and an assistant at the string instruments department at the Academy of Music in Katowice.