WOJCIECH WALECZEK & ACOUSTIC QUARTET
PEARLS OF POLISH MUSIC – the most beautiful Polish classical and movie works arranged for piano and string quartet by composer Kamil Pawłowski
PERŁY MUZYKI POLSKIEJ – utwory najsłynniejszych kompozytorów polskich w aranżacji na fortepian i kwartet smyczkowy w aranżacji Kamila Pawłowskiego
- Michał Kleofas Ogiński – Polonez „Pożegnanie ojczyzny”
- Stanisław Moniuszko – Mazur z opery „Straszny Dwór”
- Grażyna Bacewicz – Oberek
- Henryk Wieniawski – Kujawiak
- Wojciech Kilar – Suita muzyki filmowej
- Fryderyk Chopin – Andante spianato i Wielki Polonez Es-dur
- Karol Szymanowski – Etiuda b-moll
- Ignacy Jan Paderewski – Krakowiak Fantastyczny
CHOPIN PIANO CONCERTOS in arrangement for piano and string quartet /
KONCERTY FORTEPIANOWE CHOPINA w aranżacji na fortepian i kwartet smyczkowy
PIANO QUINTETS / KWINTETY FORTEPIANOWE
Recognised as an artist of uncompromising quality, pianist Wojciech Waleczek has been enjoying a busy career as a recitalist, chamber musician and soloist with orchestras all over the world. He has appeared throughout Europe, Asia, Africa and both Americas performing at the well-known concert venues.
He received a Doctor of Arts and a Habilitated Doctor of Arts from the Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz, Poland. He was awarded the Decoration of Honor „Meritorious for Polish Culture” from the Polish Minister of Culture and National Heritage.
Acoustic Quartet was established in 2014. The string quartet consists of the graduates of the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice. The quartet has its roots in the AUKSO Chamber Orchestra of the City of Tychy. The musicians lead active professional lives, playing concerts as soloists, concertmasters in orchestras, and chamber musicians in classical, ethno and popular music ensembles. They pay particular attention to the promotion of Polish music. The musicians have honed their skills at the greatest music festivals in Poland and Europe: Warsaw Autumn, Wratislavia Cantans, Dialogue of Four Cultures Festival, Sacrum Profanum, Film Music Festival in Krakow, Jazz Jamboree, European Culture Congress in Wrocław, Open’er Festival, EXPO Saragossa, Edinburgh Festival, Luzerne Festival, Armonie Sotto La Rocca.
Composer of a young generation. He gained various courses leading to Master’s degrees and a doctoral degree. His intensive professional activity as well as an opportunity to cooperate with outstanding composers and directors enabled him to fulfill his aspirations as a composer. His charismatic, creative and individual style make his high-quality works to be admired by the audience.