Concert New Year's Concert: Aldona Nawrocka and Tomasz Woźniak
21st and 28th December 2018 and 4th January 2019
ALDONA NAWROCKA – composer, pianist, teacher, graduate of the Frederic Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw (class of M. Borkowski), doctor of music. Musikhochschule Luzern Scholarship holder (class of B. Skrzypczak). Participant of composing courses (with E. Sikora, S. Montegue, A. Brødsgaard) and student of the Académie de Musique du XXe siècle in Paris (P. Boulez, D. Robertson), as well as Académie d'Eté (B. Ferneyhough, M-A. Dalbavie) organised by IRCAM. Winner of national and international contests. She took part in multiple interdisciplinary artistic projects in Poland and abroad. She creates instrumental, vocal and electroacoustic music. She works as an assistant professor at the Frederic Chopin Academy of Music.
TOMASZ WOŹNIAK – trumpeter, graduate of Frederic Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw, doctor of music, holder of scholarship of the Minister of Culture (Conservatoire Supérieur in Paris – class of Guy Touvron). Winner of many national and international contests – the list of his accolades includes the 1st Prize of the Grand Prix at the 1st National Trumpeter-Festival in Kalisz, 1st Prize in YAMAHA Competition in Poznań and the Chamber Prize of the 7th International Klassik-Festival Ruhr Contes. He also got twice to the semi-finals of M. André Contest in Paris. He performs as a soloist and chamber musician working with outstanding artists and conductors. His repertoire encompasses works ranging from the Baroque to modern pieces. He works for the Polish Radio Orchestra. http://tomwozniaktrumpet.com/